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Rebecca Shabad

Rebecca Shabad is a congressional reporter for NBC News, based in Washington.

Rebecca Shabad is a congressional reporter for NBC News, based in Washington.

Latest from Rebecca Shabad

Pence heckled at conservative event with shouts of 'traitor'

Pence also declared at the event, “Black lives are not endangered by police. Black lives are saved by police.”
4d ago

D.C. police officer assaulted during Capitol riot says GOP congressman refused to shake his hand

Fanone says he's still suffering lingering effects of a traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder from the attack.
4d ago

House votes to repeal 2002 Iraq War authorization

The White House supports the repeal, and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said he would bring it to the floor for a vote.
5d ago

Hillary Clinton says Biden must clean up 'disaster' Trump created with Putin

The former secretary of state also warned that Americans are doing Putin’s work in the U.S. to sow distrust and divisiveness.
5d ago

Democrats shelve censure resolution after Rep. Greene apologizes for Holocaust comparison

Greene had compared House mask rules to the Holocaust but apologized after visiting the Holocaust museum.
5d ago

Top Pentagon officials deny saying National Guard deployment on Jan. 6 wasn't 'good optics'

The testimony contradicts what the commanding general of D.C.’s National Guard at the time, Maj. Gen. William J. Walker, previously told Congress.
5d ago

'Pure insanity': Emails detail Trump's pressure on Justice Department to overturn election

Trump's White House badgered federal officials behind the scenes while he pushed unsubstantiated claims of election fraud on Twitter.
6d ago

Omar, Greene face dueling censure resolutions in House for recent remarks

One resolution would censure GOP Rep. Greene for her remarks comparing mask-wearing in the House to the Holocaust. The other targets Omar and other members of “the Squad.”

Biden kicks off first NATO summit with focus on China, Russia

Biden reaffirmed U.S. support of the 72-year-old alliance Monday in a stark shift from predecessor Donald Trump.
6d ago

McConnell says 'highly unlikely' he'd let Biden fill SCOTUS vacancy in 2024 if GOP flips Senate

If McConnell becomes majority leader again, he also won't rule out not allowing a Supreme Court confirmation hearing if Biden tried to fill a vacancy in 2023.
9d ago

DOJ internal watchdog to investigate Trump-era leak hunt that targeted lawmakers, journalists

House Intel Chairman Schiff, whose files were among those subpoenaed, has been unable to get Biden administration officials to provide details, a source said.