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Kellan Howell

Politics Reporter

Kellan Howell is a reporter covering the White House for Newsy. She previously covered Congress, health care and marijuana policy. Before working at Newsy, Kellan covered politics for Circa and The Washington Times. She graduated from James Madison University in 2013 and earned bachelor's degrees in journalism and international affairs. Her reporting on cannabis policy has been featured on "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver."

Recent Work
President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden
Evan Vucci / APPolitics

Biden To Tour Kentucky Flooding Sites With Gov. Beshear

President Joe Biden
Susan Walsh / APPolitics

President Biden To Sign Executive Order Protecting Travel For Abortion

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri
Al-Jazeera / APU.S.

President Biden Announces U.S. Killing Of Al-Qaeda Leader Al-Zawahri

President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid.
Evan Vucci / APPolitics

Biden Says U.S. Won't Wait 'Forever' For Iran On Nuclear Deal

President Joe Biden
Evan Vucci / APPolitics

Is Biden's Strategy For Preventing Domestic Terrorism Working?

A for sale sign
Nam Y. Huh / APBusiness

Why Is There Such An Interest In Interest Rates?

Former White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx
Kevin Wolf / APU.S.

Former COVID Response Coordinator Criticizes Early Missteps

High gas prices are shown.
Jae C. Hong/APPolitics

Biden To Call For 3-Month Suspension Of Gas And Diesel Taxes

U.S. President Joe Biden.
Evan Vucci / APSci/Health

Pres. Biden Hosts Climate Meeting Amid High Gas Price Pressure

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies virtually during hearing.
Manuel Balce Ceneta / APSci/Health

Senate Health Committee Held Hearing On State Of COVID Pandemic

U.S. President Joe Biden.
Evan Vucci / APPolitics

Biden Pushing To Lower Ocean Shipping Costs, Fight Inflation

President Joe Biden arrives to speak about the latest round of mass shootings.
Evan Vucci / APPolitics

President Biden Appeals For Tougher Gun Laws: 'How Much More Carnage?'

A limited supply sign is shown on the baby formula shelf at a grocery store
Rick Bowmer / APU.S.

Government Combats Baby Formula Shortage With 'Operation Fly Formula'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, holds his face mask.
Jacquelyn Martin / APSci/Health

Officials Say More Areas Of U.S. May See Mask Recommendations

White nationalist demonstrators walk into Lee Park surrounded by counter-demonstrators.

The Role Of The 'Great Replacement Theory' In American Extremism

U.S. President Joe Biden.
Andrew Harnik/APSci/Health

Biden Marks COVID 'Tragic Milestone' In U.S. At Global Summit

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

President Biden's Evolution On Abortion Rights

U.S. President Joe Biden.
Evan Vucci/APPolitics

Biden To Plug Manufacturing Initiative At Ohio Metal Company

U.S. President Joe Biden
President Joe Biden / APU.S.

Biden Expected To Take Steps Toward Student Loan Forgiveness

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Alex Brandon / APSci/Health

Fauci: 'Pandemic Phase' Over For U.S., But COVID-19 Still Here

psilocybin mushrooms
Richard Vogel / APPolitics

More Doctors Are Embracing Psychedelics

Pedestrians walk on the campus at Stanford University.
Jeff Chiu / APU.S.

White House Overhauling Student Loan Repayment Programs

Marijuana plants
Ed Andrieski / APPolitics

The Road To Legal Marijuana

A nurse checks on a COVID-19 patient.
Kyle Green / APSci/Health

Uninsured Americans Could Soon Be Charged For Covid Testing, Vaccines

A person being swabbed during a COVID-19 test.
Brittainy Newman / APSci/Health

Uninsured Americans Now Being Charged For COVID Tests

President Joe Biden speaks to reporters
Carolyn Kaster / APWorld

President Biden: Putin A 'Dictator' Committing 'Genocide' In Ukraine

Members of the Supreme Court pose for a group photo
Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP, Pool, FilePolitics

What's Next: Jackson To Join More Diverse And Conservative High Court

President Joe Biden arrives on Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House
Carolyn Kaster / APPolitics

Biden Finds No Respite At Home After Returning From Europe

President Joe Biden participates in an arrival ceremony with Polish President Andrzej Duda at the Presidential Palace
Evan Vucci / APU.S.

On Last Europe Day, Biden Meets With Polish Leader, Refugees

President Joe Biden
Evan Vucci / APWorld

U.S., EU Announce Partnership To Undercut Russian Energy