Stephanie Liebergen

Stephanie Liebergen

Stephanie Liebergen

Congressional Correspondent

Stephanie Liebergen is a political reporter based out of the Scripps News Washington, D.C., bureau. After spending years on the general assignment beat, she transitioned to focus solely on politics during the 2020 campaign season. You can find her reporting on happenings at the U.S. Capitol, the White House and everything in between. Stephanie is a native of the Kansas City area and has a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Before joining Scripps News in February 2016, she worked as a TV news producer at KSHB in Kansas City, Missouri and KXTV in Sacramento, California. If you have a story idea, feel free to send her an email at You can also find her on Twitter and Facebook.

Recent Work
This combination of photos shows Republican presidential candidates.

Second GOP presidential debate: Who's in and who's out

President Joe Biden

Is impeachment being weaponized?

People advocate for cancer funding on Capitol Hill.

Cancer survivors flood Capitol Hill to lobby for research funding

Former President Donald Trump, left, and President Joe Biden, right.

Is impeachment the new normal?

A "SOLD" sign outside of a new house.

Home prices expected to remain high in coming months

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, left, speaks with OpenAI CEO Sam Altman.

In a split Congress, artificial intelligence is one area of agreement

Pfizer, left, and Moderna bivalent COVID-19 vaccines

After more than 3 years, COVID is still politically divisive

Impeachment trial for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in the Senate Chamber

Impeachment has a long history as a partisan process

Voter entrance sign

Michigan could be next state to join national popular vote compact

New graduates line up before the start of commencement.

As student loan interest resumes, some worry about impending payments

Former President Donald Trump

Roundup of all the legal challenges Donald Trump is facing

President Joe Biden talks to a person impacted by Hurricane Ian.

Why it's important for presidents to visit after disaster strikes

Former President Donald Trump.

How do RICO cases work?

Former President Donald Trump.

Court cases bound to intersect with Trump's 2024 campaign

Former President Donald Trump.

What is Georgia's RICO Act, and how could it affect Trump?

Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Should age limits be set for US elected officials in office?

Mike Pence at the Iowa State Fair

Why do presidential candidates flock to the Iowa State Fair?

People picketing ahead of an Ohio special election.

August brings important elections in Ohio, Mississippi, Tennessee

Norfolk Southern train crash

Congress now considering federal laws after Norfolk Southern crash

Woman cooling herself off with a fan

Despite rising concerns, climate change is still a partisan issue

Combination photo shows Republican 2024 presidential candidates Donald Trump, Ron DeSantis and Nikki Haley

Republican presidential debate: Here's who has qualified

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell.

Federal Reserve expected to raise interest rates again this week

Passengers at the check-in counter at the airport

Virginia Senator hopes changes will reduce passport backlog

Persidential candidate Mike Pence in Iowa in June of 2023

2024 presidential campaigns heat up as summer sets in

The U.S. Supreme Court Justices.

How does the Supreme Court work?

Hunter Biden

Hunter Biden charged with federal tax, weapons offenses

The United States Supreme Court.

A look at major cases the Supreme Court still needs to rule on

The Scripps National Spelling Bee stage

Spellers prepare for competition at the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Ron DeSantis with Donald Trump

Who is Ron DeSantis?

Sen. Tommy Tuberville.

Impact of Alabama senator's hold on military promotions grows daily