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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
U.S. Capitol Building
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

What's In The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill?

January 6th Select Committee members speak with reporters Tuesday
Jacquelyn Martin / APPolitics

Democrats' January 6th Committee Holds First Hearing

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer
Jose Luis Magana / APPolitics

Partisan Disagreement Stalls Bipartisan Priorities In Congress

Capitol Police
Julio Cortez / APPolitics

Capitol Police Slated To Run Out of Money

Sir Richard Branson floating in zero gravity
Virgin GalacticScience and Health

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Completes Pioneering Flight

VMS Eve and SpaceShipTwo fly over the San Francisco Bay
Virgin GalacticScience and Health

Virgin Galactic Set For First Fully Crewed Launch

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

House Authorizes Democrat-Controlled Jan. 6 Investigation

A statue of former Confederate States of America President Jefferson Davis sits in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol
Susan Walsh / APPolitics

House Votes To Remove Confederate Statues From U.S. Capitol

Supreme Court Building
J. Scott Applewhite / APSports

Supreme Court Rules Against NCAA

President Biden signs a law Thursday designating Juneteenth as a federal holiday
Evan Vucci / APLife

President Biden Signs Bill Creating Federal Juneteenth Holiday

Railway Construction in New York City
Mark Lennihan / APPolitics

Infrastructure Negotiations Blow Past Deadline

Marine Corps Veteran Jon Hancock
Gravitas Ventures / "Bastards' Road" via FacebookU.S.

Walking 6,000 Miles To Heal The Pain of War

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV)
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

Republicans Propose Funding Infrastructure With Unused COVID Relief

Rep. Liz Cheney
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

What Does The GOP Conference Chair Do?

Cher campaigns for Joe Biden in Arizona
Ross D. Franklin / APU.S.

After 100 Days, Arizona Voters Rate President Biden's Performance

Bill Nelson
Graeme Jennings / Washington Examiner Pool via APPolitics

President Biden's NASA Nominee Pledges Robust Space Program

Ingenuity helicopter on Mars

Future Missions Planned After Historic First Flight On Mars

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)
Jacquelyn Martin / APU.S.

No Room For Error As Democratic Majority Slims

A nearly empty vaccination site in Chipley, Florida
Megan Smith / NewsyU.S.

'It's Not For Lack Of Trying': Vaccine Hesitancy Haunts Rural Florida

U.S. Border with Mexico
Christian Chavez / APPolitics

Congress Debates Next Move On Immigration Reform

President Joe Biden
Patrick Semansky / APPolitics

Pres. Biden Pushes 'Common Sense' Gun Laws In Wake Of Mass Shootings

Democratic congressional leaders promote American Rescue Act
Alex Brandon / APPolitics

Newly Passed Relief Bill Goes Far Beyond Impacts Of COVID

The American Rescue Plan narrowly passed the Senate this weekend.
Senate TV via APPolitics

What's In The COVID Relief Bill?

Graphic depicting bills likely to fail in Senate
Andrew Lawler / NewsyPolitics

Dead On Arrival? Democrats Push Bills All But Certain To Die In Senate

John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport
Jeff Wick / NewsyPolitics

Revisiting The 'Airport For No One' And Congress' Earmark Ban

Merrick Garland
Drew Angerer / Pool via APPolitics

Confirmation Hearings Begin For Merrick Garland

Democratic House impeachment managers
Melina Mara / Washington Post Pool via APPolitics

Former Impeachment Managers Reflect On The Process

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer
Jacquelyn Martin / APPolitics

Prospects Dim For Bipartisan Coronavirus Relief Deal

The U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C.
Mark Tenally / APPolitics

Senate To Return Ahead Of Inauguration

Pres. Elect Joe Biden
Matt Slocum / APPolitics

Pres.-Elect Biden's COVID Relief Plan Faces Uphill Battle In Congress