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
White House national security advisor Jake Sullivan.
Andrew Harnik / APU.S.

U.S. Warns Russia Of 'Catastrophic Consequences' Over Nuclear Weapons

President Joe Biden signs a book of condolence at Lancaster House in London.
Susan Walsh / APPolitics

President Joe Biden And First Lady Jill Biden Remember The Queen

U.S. President Joe Biden.
Susan Walsh / APU.S.

The U.S. Marks The 21st Anniversary Of The 9/11 Terror Attacks

Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama unveil their official White House portraits
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Former President Barack Obama, First Lady Unveil White House Portraits

University of California, Berkeley freshmen Sanaa Sodhi, right, and Cheryl Tugade look for apartments in Berkeley
Eric Risberg / APBusiness

No Relief From Skyrocketing Rent Prices Nationwide

Former U.S. President Donald Trump.
Julia Nikhinson / APPolitics

Judge Appears Willing To Unveil Some Of Mar-A-Lago Affidavit

The receipt for property that was seized during the execution of a search warrant by the FBI.
Jon Elswick / APPolitics

Media To Ask Judge To Release Trump Search Warrant Affidavit

Former New York Mayor, and former Donald Trump lawyer, Rudy Giuliani.
Jacquelyn Martin / APPolitics

Rudy Giuliani Set To Testify In Georgia 2020 Election Probe

Rep. Liz Cheney.
Jae C. Hong / APPolitics

Trump Foe Liz Cheney Defeated In Wyoming GOP Primary

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Mariam Zuhaib / APPolitics

House Dems Set To Overcome GOP For Climate, Health Care Win

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden exit Marine One at Charleston Executive Airport
Manuel Balce Ceneta / APPolitics

President Biden Is Headed On Vacation To South Carolina

President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden
Evan Vucci / APPolitics

Biden To Tour Kentucky Flooding Sites With Gov. Beshear

President Joe Biden
Susan Walsh / APPolitics

President Biden To Sign Executive Order Protecting Travel For Abortion

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri
Al-Jazeera / APU.S.

President Biden Announces U.S. Killing Of Al-Qaeda Leader Al-Zawahri

President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid.
Evan Vucci / APPolitics

Biden Says U.S. Won't Wait 'Forever' For Iran On Nuclear Deal

President Joe Biden
Evan Vucci / APU.S.

Is Biden's Strategy For Preventing Domestic Terrorism Working?

A for sale sign
Nam Y. Huh / APBusiness

Why Is There Such An Interest In Interest Rates?

Former White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx
Kevin Wolf / APU.S.

Former COVID Response Coordinator Criticizes Early Missteps

High gas prices are shown.
Jae C. Hong/APPolitics

Biden To Call For 3-Month Suspension Of Gas And Diesel Taxes

U.S. President Joe Biden.
Evan Vucci / APScience and Health

Pres. Biden Hosts Climate Meeting Amid High Gas Price Pressure

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies virtually during hearing.
Manuel Balce Ceneta / APScience and Health

Senate Health Committee Held Hearing On State Of COVID Pandemic

U.S. President Joe Biden.
Evan Vucci / APPolitics

Biden Pushing To Lower Ocean Shipping Costs, Fight Inflation

President Joe Biden arrives to speak about the latest round of mass shootings.
Evan Vucci / APPolitics

President Biden Appeals For Tougher Gun Laws: 'How Much More Carnage?'

A limited supply sign is shown on the baby formula shelf at a grocery store
Rick Bowmer / APU.S.

Government Combats Baby Formula Shortage With 'Operation Fly Formula'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, holds his face mask.
Jacquelyn Martin / APScience and Health

Officials Say More Areas Of U.S. May See Mask Recommendations

White nationalist demonstrators walk into Lee Park surrounded by counter-demonstrators.

The Role Of The 'Great Replacement Theory' In American Extremism

U.S. President Joe Biden.
Andrew Harnik/APScience and Health

Biden Marks COVID 'Tragic Milestone' In U.S. At Global Summit

U.S. President Joe Biden.
Manuel Balce Ceneta / APPolitics

President Biden's Evolution On Abortion Rights

U.S. President Joe Biden.
Evan Vucci/APPolitics

Biden To Plug Manufacturing Initiative At Ohio Metal Company

U.S. President Joe Biden
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Biden Expected To Take Steps Toward Student Loan Forgiveness