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
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Senate Television via APPolitics

Senate GOP Blocks Domestic Terrorism Bill, Gun Policy Debate

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

Sen. Chuck Schumer: 'We Are A Nation Suffocated By Firearms'

A collage showing Chief Justice John Roberts

What's The Role Of The Chief Justice?

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

Biden's Approval Dips To Lowest Of Presidency

An employee walks near empty shelves where baby formula would normally be.
Chris Granger/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate via APPolitics

House Democrats Propose $28 Million To Address Baby Formula Shortage

President Joe Biden
Manuel Balce Ceneta / APU.S.

In Buffalo, Biden Mourns Victims, Says 'Evil Will Not Win'

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

President Biden's Evolution On Abortion Rights

Servers with face masks.
Nati Harnik / APPolitics

U.S. Lawmakers Call For Billions In Aid For Struggling Restaurants

Air travelers at a security checkpoint
Evan Vucci / APScience and Health

Justice Dept. To Appeal Order Voiding Travel Mask Mandate

A dog goes out of a dog door.
Manuel Valdes / APU.S.

Pet Thefts Could Be Rising: What To Do To Prevent It

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.
J. Scott ApplewhitePolitics

Senate Votes 100-0 To End Russia Trade Status, Enact Oil Ban

The U.S. Supreme Court
Patrick Semansky / APPolitics

Democrats Propose Code Of Ethics For U.S. Supreme Court

People in masks arrive at a hospital to receive the COVID-19 vaccine
Lynne Sladky / APScience and Health

Democratic, GOP Senate Bargainers Reach $10B COVID Agreement

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney.
Alex Brandon / APScience and Health

Bargainers: Bipartisan Deal Near On Trimmed $10B COVID Bill

Jared Kushner
Alex Brandon / APPolitics

House Committee Investigating Jan. 6 To Question Jared Kushner

Former White House trade adviser Peter Navarro and White House social media director Dan Scavino
Alex Brandon / APPolitics

2 Trump Advisers Face Contempt Vote From Jan. 6 Committee

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson
Jose Luis Magana / APPolitics

Putting Judge Jackson's Child Pornography Rulings In Context

Federal Reserve nominee Sarah Bloom Raskin
Ken Cedeno / Pool via APPolitics

President Biden's Fed Nomination In Peril As Manchin Opposes Pick

A pump jack operates as the Sun begins to set on the western horizon.
Jacob Ford / Odessa American via APU.S.

Planning The Future Of U.S. Energy

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

Lawmakers Reach Deal On Ukraine Aid As Part Of $1.5 Trillion Spending

U.S. Capitol
Alex Brandon / APPolitics

What Is The GOP Going To Do About Its Controversial Members?

President Joe Biden
The White House via APU.S.

President Biden Meeting With G7 Leaders Over Russian Attack On Ukraine

Animals in crates being rescued
Kabul Small Animal RescueWorld

Hundreds Of Rescued Animals From Afghanistan Land In Canada

Former President Donald Trump
Alex Brandon / APPolitics

What's Next In Former President Trump's Records Situation?

A woman prepares food in a restaurant kitchen.
Andrew Shafer / NewsyBusiness

Restaurants Are Pushing To Get More COVID Relief Money

Members of California's Electoral College cast their votes at the state Capitol.
Rich Pedroncelli / APPolitics

The Importance Of The Electoral Count Act

Richard Brown studies current, left, and proposed congressional boundaries plans
Rogelio V. Solis / APPolitics

Here's What Redistricting Looks Like Ahead Of Midterms

A party bus in Nashville

Nashville Party Buses Face New Regulations For Safety

The Capitol is seen at dawn
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

Senate To Consider 'Build Back Better' After Thanksgiving Break

A bridge under construction

How Far Will The Infrastructure Bill's $1.2 Trillion Go?