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Nathaniel Reed

Congressional Correspondent

Nathaniel Reed is a Congressional Correspondent, based out of the U.S. Capitol and Scripps News’ Washington D.C. bureau. He covers the day-to-day work of the U.S. Senate, House of Representatives and high-profile congressional campaigns across the country. Nate joined Scripps in February 2020 from NBC5 News (WPTZ-TV), Burlington, VT and Plattsburgh, NY’s NBC affiliate. His work has appeared on E.W. Scripps’ local stations, Hearst Television’s 34 stations, CNN, Investigation Discovery, Daily Mail, NBC-owned Television Stations, and affixed to his parents’ refrigerator. Nate graduated cum laude from Middlebury College in Vermont with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Film/Media Culture. He is a native of New York City. Feel free to reach him on Twitter: @ReedReports, on Facebook, Instagram, or via email:

Recent Work
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, accompanied by President Joe Biden, and Vice President Kamala Harris.
Andrew Harnik / APPolitics

Cheers For Jackson, Who Declares, 'We've Made It, All Of Us'

President Joe Biden goes to hug Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as they watch the Senate vote.
Susan Walsh / APPolitics

Jackson Confirmed As First Black Female High Court Justice

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy talks to reporters.
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

Former Trump Advisers Held In Contempt Of Congress In Jan. 6 Probe

Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson
J. Scott Applewhite / apPolitics

Senate Votes To Advance Jackson Nomination, Overcoming Stalemate

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

Mitch McConnell Says He'll Vote Against Jackson For Supreme Court

Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson
Andrew Harnik / APPolitics

Senate Hearings Conclude In Judge Jackson's Path To The Supreme Court

Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson
Alex Brandon / APPolitics

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's Confirmation Hearing Continues

President Donald Trump speaks at the Trump campaign headquarters
Alex Brandon / APPolitics

Jan. 6 Panel Sees Evidence Of Trump 'Criminal Conspiracy'

Rep. Sean Casten, D-Ill.
Amanda Andrade-Rhoades / APPolitics

Newsy Interviews Illinois Rep. Sean Casten

A college student fills out a voter registration form
LM Otero / APPolitics

Texas Holding First Election Since Adoption Of New Election Law

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer
Jacquelyn Martin / APPolitics

Senate Sends President Biden Bill Averting Federal Shutdown

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Jim Risch, (R) Idaho, talks to reporters.
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

Congress Divided Over Timing Of Russia Sanctions

The U.S. Supreme Court
Mariam Zuhaib / APPolitics

Dems Pledge To 'Move Quickly' To Confirm Supreme Court Nominee

Gretchen Carlson stands with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., left, and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.
Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

Congress Bans Company Prevention Of Public Sexual Harassment Lawsuits

Former President Donald Trump
Ben Gray / APPolitics

House Panel Probes Trump Presidential Records Found In Florida

Sen. Joe Manchin
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

Discontent Among West Virginia Dems As Manchin Cuts Against The Grain

Sen. Joe Manchin, left, and Newsy's Nathaniel Reed, right

Sen. Joe Manchin Blasts Bernie Sanders As 'Not A Democrat'

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-WVa.
Jose Luis Magana / APPolitics

What Do West Virginia Voters Think About Sen. Joe Manchin?

The U.S. Capitol
Susan Walsh / APPolitics

Senate Democrats Plan To Change Rules In Voting Rights Push

President Joe Biden
Patrick Semansky / APPolitics

President Biden On Voting Rights Passage: 'I'm Tired Of Being Quiet!'

The exterior of the U.S. Capitol building
Jacquelyn Martin / APPolitics

Democrats Face Uphill Battle To Retain Control In Midterm Elections

President Joe Biden
Patrick Semansky / APPolitics

President Biden Speaks On Pandemic Response, Build Back Better Agenda

A man dressed as the "Build Back Better Bill" wears a sash saying, "on to the Senate"
Jacquelyn Martin / APPolitics

Here's What's Next For 'Build Back Better'

President Donald Trump's face appears on large screens as supporters participate in a rally in Washington
John Minchillo / APPolitics

16 Members Of Trump's Circle Received Subpoenas This Week

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., left, speaks with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.
Patrick Semansky / APPolitics

Congress Debates The 'Billionaire Tax'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California
Andrew Harnik / APPolitics

Democrats Leave Washington With Biden Agenda Unfinished

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

Major Deadlines Facing Congress

Alejandro Mayorkas, left, Christopher Wray, center, and Christine Abizaid, right, are sworn-in prior to testifying
Jim Lo Scalzo / APU.S.

National Security Officials Brief Senators On Security Threats

High waves on Lake Pontchartrain as Hurricane Ida nears, Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021.
Gerald Herbert / APScience and Health

Officials Say New Orleans' Levees Weathered Hurricane Ida

Maricopa County ballots cast in the 2020 general election are examined and recounted in Phoenix, Arizona.
Matt York / APPolitics

Arizona Election Audit Causes Republican Rift