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Nora Kelly Nora Kelly is a staff correspondent at National Journal. She previously worked at Science and Philadelphia magazine. Nora attended the University of Delaware and served as the executive editor of The Review, the independent student newspaper. She is a native of New Jersey.
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Where the 2016 Candidates Stand on the Iran Deal

August 24, 2015 There's less than one month to go in Congress's review of the Obama administration's nuclear deal with Iran. And as Hill watchers tally votes, they'd also do well to check out what the 2016 field has to say about the deal—after all, they do include five sitting senators. Some top...

Ohio Governor John Kasich Joins 2016 Race

July 21, 2015 Sixteen years after launching a short-lived campaign for the White House, John Kasich is giving it another shot. Kasich, the Ohio governor who served nearly two decades in Congress and established himself as a leading Republican deficit hawk, announced Tuesday morning that he will run for president in 2016. He...

New York Stock Exchange Suspends Trading Following 'Technical Issue'

July 8, 2015 FROM NEXTGOV arrow In what's been an unusual day for high-profile tech glitches, the New York Stock Exchange suspended trading late Wednesday morning. A NYSE spokesperson cited a "technical issue" in a statement to Bloomberg and said more updates will soon follow. The announcement came several hours after United Airlines temporarily grounded its...

No Shooting at Washington Navy Yard, Officials Say

July 2, 2015 After being on lockdown for hours, the U.S. Navy confirmed that no shooting took place Thursday morning at the Washington Navy Yard, after reports of an incident there. In a press conference late Thursday morning, Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser said that a Navy Yard employee reported at approximately 7:29 a.m....

Top Defense Officials Told Congress Parts of the Pentagon's ISIS Strategy

June 17, 2015 A week after President Obama said his administration had yet to develop a "complete strategy" to fight the Islamic State, his top defense and military officials tried to tell Congress that it has. At a House Armed Services hearing Wednesday, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter and Chairman of the Joint...

Will Donald Trump Actually Matter in the 2016 Race?

June 16, 2015 Donald Trump is not going to be president of the United States. This the entire nation could probably agree on, even as he announced Tuesday his official bid for the White House. "I have heard that a truly successful person, a really, really successful person, and even modestly successful, cannot...

Obama on Iraq Troop Training: 'We Don’t Yet Have A Complete Strategy'

June 8, 2015 In a press conference Monday, President Obama said that the Pentagon hasn't presented him with a "finalized plan" on combating the Islamic State, specifically with the help of Iraqi forces. "We don't yet have a complete strategy," Obama said, speaking at a press conference from the international G-7 summit in...

Obama on Fighting ISIS: 'We Don’t Yet Have A Complete Strategy'

June 8, 2015 In a press conference Monday, President Obama said that the Pentagon hasn't presented him with a "finalized plan" on combating the Islamic State, specifically with the help of Iraqi forces. "We don't yet have a complete strategy," Obama said, speaking at a press conference from the international G-7 summit in...

What Transportation Officials Are Saying to Congress About Amtrak

June 2, 2015 Congress had its first opportunity to confront railroad officials about what happened the night of May 12, when an Amtrak train derailed, killing eight and injuring more than 200 people. At a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on Tuesday, members asked officials from Amtrak, the National Transportation Safety Board,...

The Justice Department Just Launched an Offensive Against FIFA

May 27, 2015 Loretta Lynch's Justice Department unsealed a 47-count indictment Wednesday morning laden with racketeering, corruption and conspiracy charges against 14 people associated with FIFA, the world soccer association, and international soccer organizations. It's the latest in a series of high-profile moves from the Justice Department since Lynch became attorney general last...