Kellan Howell

Kellan Howell

Kellan Howell

Politics Reporter

Kellan Howell is a reporter covering the White House for Scripps News. She previously covered Congress, health care and marijuana policy. Before working at Scripps News, Kellan covered politics for Circa and The Washington Times. She graduated from James Madison University in 2013 and earned bachelor's degrees in journalism and international affairs. Her reporting on cannabis policy has been featured on "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver."

Recent Work
President Joe Biden.

Biden celebrates 1 year of the Inflation Reduction Act

U.S. munitions bound for Ukraine

White House requests $40 billion for Ukraine, Border Security and FEMA

President Biden in New Mexico

Biden signs order to protect U.S. military edge in advanced tech

The White House

Powder found at White House was cocaine, officials tell AP

President Biden delivers remarks on the economy

'Bidenomics' pitches an economic rebuilding of the middle class

President Joe Biden speaks at a podium.

Biden touts economic plan with 'internet for all' pitch

Hunter Biden

Hunter Biden charged with federal tax, weapons offenses

President Joe Biden listens as British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak speaks.

President Biden hosts UK PM for talks on economy, Ukraine and AI

A train crossing is shown.

White House announces $570 million to fix dangerous rail crossings

President Joe Biden

White House unveils national strategy to combat antisemitism

Ron DeSantis with Donald Trump

Who is Ron DeSantis?

The U.S. Capitol building is shown.

Where both sides of the aisle stand on unemployment, debt debate

a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

Key US COVID-19 protections won't stop as health emergency ends

A positive COVID-19 test

After 3 years, COVID-19 no longer 'global health emergency'

A group of protestors gather outside the governor's offices in Jackson, Mississippi.

Restricting transgender rights now a focal point in GOP politics

A person types on a computer.

Can the Internet survive without the controversial Section 230?

Demonstrators wave flags with marijuana leaves during a protest in front of the White House

Many still waiting for promised marijuana pardons 6 months later

Families walk towards their flight during the U.S. evacuation of Afghanistan on Aug. 24, 2021.

Congress to scrutinize Biden administration's Afghanistan withdrawal

The affidavit in support of a criminal complaint and arrest warrant against Jack Teixeira is shown.

Pres. Biden orders 'limitations' on classified material after leak

International Atomic Energy Agency Director-General Rafael Mariano Grossi, right, speaks with with Iran's Foreign Minister

Diplomacy over nukes 'not an option' with Iran

Former President Donald Trump appears in court for his arraignment

Details of Trump's indictment: What's next?

Former President Donald Trump speaks

Legal teams will now spend months preparing for Donald Trump's case

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden greet a person.

Why President Biden won't comment on Trump's indictment anytime soon

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris conducts a roundtable of women entrepreneurs in Ghana.

Vice President Harris touts US-African partnerships in 3-nation tour

This combination of the photos shows former President Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.

How war in Ukraine is shaping the 2024 Republican presidential race

Demonstrators protest outside of the federal courthouse asking Congress to pass the Equal Rights Amendment

Renewed effort to add Equal Rights Amendment to U.S. Constitution

U.S. Ambassador to Poland Mark Brzezinski speaks with Scripps News correspondent Haley Bull.

US ambassador to Poland: Collective defense is working against Russia

A cleanup worker stands on a derailed tank car.

Biden administration issues response to Ohio train derailment

Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Rep. Steven Horsford with RowVaughn and Rodney Wells

Lawmakers demand police reform at State of the Union

President Joe Biden speaks on the phone.

Experts: Handling of presidential documents leaves room for error