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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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Newly Released Emails Detail Benghazi Correspondence

May 21, 2015 The New York Times on Thursday released 350 pages of Hillary Clinton's personal emails related to the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11, 2012. The emails are a subset of the 850 pages that the State Department turned over to the special House committee investigating...

Obama on Baltimore: 'I've Seen This Movie Too Many Times Before'

April 29, 2015 The anguish and protest of Baltimore's underserved communities are personal to President Obama. But that doesn't mean he plans to visit the city anytime soon. In an interview aired Wednesday morning, Obama told radio host Steve Harvey that when he travels, "I take a lot of assets out of where...

Obama: Baltimore Rioters 'Need to Be Treated as Criminals'

April 28, 2015 President Obama on Tuesday afternoon condemned the violence and looting in Baltimore after the funeral of a 25-year-old black man, who died this month after an encounter with city police officers. In a lengthy, six-part answer to a reporter's query, Obama said looters are hurting businesses and opportunities in their...

How New Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s Justice Department Is Going to Act in Baltimore

April 28, 2015 Loretta Lynch wasted no time on Monday—her first day in office—laying out exactly how she wants the Justice Department to handle the recent unrest in Baltimore. The city's discord is rooted in the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who died on April 19 after a confrontation with police officers left...

Could the South Carolina Police Shooting Be the Last Push for Body Cameras?

April 9, 2015 Before the public had heard the names Michael Brown and Eric Garner, the debate over police-officer body cameras had already begun in law enforcement circles, with advocates and dissenters weighing the costs, benefits, and best practices associated with their use. Those police-linked deaths last summer pushed the conversation into the...

What's Happening With All These Power Outages in Washington?

April 7, 2015 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Washington is experiencing a new kind of power struggle right now. Just in time for cherry-blossom-and-school-trip season, parts of downtown Washington lost electricity Tuesday afternoon, leading to evacuations of prime tourist spots and probably a dip in workplace productivity. The power outages Tuesday afternoon may be linked to an explosion...

How One Philadelphia Woman Tweeted Her Way to Federal Terrorism-Related Charges

April 3, 2015 In the case of one Philadelphia woman with aspirations to join the Islamic State, retweets do equal endorsements. The Justice Department charged Keonna Thomas, 30, on Friday with "knowingly attempting to provide material support and resources, including herself as personnel, to a designated foreign terrorist organization," the Islamic State. Starting...

The Shocking Claims in the Terrorism Indictment of Two New York Women

April 2, 2015 Two women in New York City have been charged with conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction, the Justice Department said Thursday. The women, Noelle Velentzas, 28, and Asia Siddiqui, 31, "did knowingly and willfully" plan to use an explosive device in an attack on U.S. soil, the complaint...

Indiana Lawmakers Introduce a 'Fix' to Controversial 'Religious Freedom' Law

April 2, 2015 One week after Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a controversial "religious freedom" law that critics say permits discrimination against LGBT citizens, state lawmakers have announced they've crafted a "fix" for the legislation. The proposed "fix," introduced Thursday, says that individuals, organizations, and for-profit businesses cannot refuse "services, facilities, use of...

'Harry, This Is Barack': Reid Gets a Surprise Call-in on Nevada Public Radio

March 27, 2015 Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid was just finishing up a discussion on collective bargaining during a Friday appearance on Nevada Public Radio when an unexpected fan called in. It was President Obama. "Well, I'll be damned," Reid repeated several times after Obama greeted him on the air. "Are you allowed...