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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
Troops hold inside the Capitol Visitor's Center to reinforce security at the Capitol in Washington,
Alex Brandon / APPolitics

Security Stepped Up On Capitol Hill

Republican Conference chair Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo.
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

Rep. Cheney: 'I'm Not Going Anywhere'


Congress Faces COVID Response, Biden Priorities In Early 2021

Donald Trump
Twitter / @realDonaldTrump / Newsy GraphicPolitics

Pres. Trump Threatens Funding Bill, Covid Relief Deal

U.S. Capitol
AP Photo / Jose Luis MaganaPolitics

Congress Passes Government Funding, COVID Relief Bill

A view of Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
Susan Walsh / APPolitics

Multiple Proposals But No Consensus On Stimulus

The Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

Congress Debates COVID Relief As Shutdown Deadline Approaches

Sen Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Pres-elect Joe Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer
J. Scott Applewhite / Andrew Harnik / Jacquelyn Martin / APPolitics

Time Running Short for New COVID Relief In Congress

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
Meg Kinnard / APPolitics

Democrats Favored To Win Seats In U.S. House, Senate

U.S. Capitol
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

COVID Relief Deal Extremely Unlikely Before Election

Then-Vice President Joe Biden Conducts a Swearing-in Ceremony for the late Sen. John McCain with his wife, Cindy, in 2011
Manuel Balce Ceneta / APPolitics

Turned Off By President Trump, Arizona Conservatives Vote For Biden

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Democratic Senate Candidate Mark Kelly
Rob Schumacher / The Arizona Republic POOL via AP & Carolyn Kaster / APPolitics

Polls Show Democrats Leading in Traditionally Red Arizona

President Donald Trump talks to reporters at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, in Phoenix
Alex Brandon / APPolitics

President Trump Visits Arizona Amid Stimulus Talks

President Trump's tweets on coronavirus relief
Twitter / @realDonaldTrumpPolitics

President Trump Ends Coronavirus Relief Talks

Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett Meets With Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham
Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images North America / Pool via APPolitics

'No Change' to Supreme Court Nominee Hearing Scheduled for Oct. 12

A casket containing the remains of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sits in Statuary Hall
Erin Schaff / The New York Times Pool via APU.S.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Honored In Ceremony At U.S. Capitol

Supreme Court of the United States
Patrick Semansky / APPolitics

Senate GOP Plan Fastest Supreme Court Confirmation In 30 Years

People gather at the Supreme Court in Washington, to honor the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

Tracking The Votes As Pres. Trump Prepares Supreme Court Nomination

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, approaches the microphones accompanied by, from left, Sen. Roy Blunt,
Jacquelyn Martin / APPolitics

Republican-led Coronavirus Relief Bill Fails In Senate

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
Jacquelyn Martin / APPolitics

GOP Senate Bill On Additional COVID-19 Relief Likely To Fail

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin
Graeme Jennings/Pool via APPolitics

Sec. Mnuchin Testifies on Coronavirus Stimulus

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy
Pool / APPolitics

Postmaster General DeJoy Defends Record And Reform Efforts

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

House Passes Bill To Prevent Post Office Changes Ahead Of Election

Louis DeJoy
USPS LinkPolitics

Postmaster General Set To Testify Before Senate Committee

Mail in Ballots
Hans Pennink / APPolitics

Congress Plans Hearing, Vote Over Recent Postal Service Changes

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
CNN / APPolitics

Stalemate In Congress Over Coronavirus Relief Bill

Kamala Harris
John Locher / APPolitics

Congressional Black Caucus Vice Chair Reacts to Harris as VP Pick

Capitol memorial service for Rep. John Lewis
Jonathan Ernst / APPolitics

Congress Pays Respects To Late Rep. John Lewis

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
Patrick Semansky / APPolitics

Senate Republicans, White House Divided On Next Round Of Relief

U.S. Capitol
Patrick Semansky / APPolitics

Widespread Disagreement On Capitol Hill Over COVID-19 Relief Package