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Rachel Roubein

Staff Correspondent

rroubein@nationaljournal.com

Rachel Roubein is a Staff Correspondent at National Journal covering Congress. She previously covered health and human services at Carroll County Times in Westminster, Maryland, where she won awards for her Affordable Care Act coverage and state government, health and investigative reporting.

Rachel is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a major in journalism and minors in Spanish and international development and conflict management. She hails from the South/Midwest.

Latest From Rachel Roubein

House Republicans Prepare Vote for Next Week on Border Package

McCarthy, Scalise face first big leadership test.

What Would the National Guard Actually Do at the Border?

Texas is sending Guard troops to the border, and the White House is mulling its options. But plenty of questions remain.

The House GOP's Border Proposal Has Washington Headed for a Deadlock

The working group's proposals laid out Wednesday morning clash with what the Senate and White House are looking for. And it's not even clear they could make it out of the House.

Both Parties Looking to Pare Down Obama's Border Funding

Senate Democrats propose to cut $1 billion from the president's request; House Republicans are expected to unveil an even deeper cut Wednesday.

The Border Surge: Is It a 'Crisis' or Not?

Republicans are sure the surge of unaccompanied children from Central America is a major problem. They just can't quite decide what to call it.

Congress Fiddles—and Squabbles—as Border Crisis Grows

Chances of a swift solution to the flood of unaccompanied children across the border seem remote.

McCain: Iraq War Might Not Have Started if I Were President

Arizona Republican said he would have scrutinized the evidence more if he were in the Oval Office in 2003.

Show More from Rachel Roubein

House Republicans Prepare Vote for Next Week on Border Package

McCarthy, Scalise face first big leadership test.

What Would the National Guard Actually Do at the Border?

Texas is sending Guard troops to the border, and the White House is mulling its options. But plenty of questions remain.

The House GOP's Border Proposal Has Washington Headed for a Deadlock

The working group's proposals laid out Wednesday morning clash with what the Senate and White House are looking for. And it's not even clear they could make it out of the House.

Both Parties Looking to Pare Down Obama's Border Funding

Senate Democrats propose to cut $1 billion from the president's request; House Republicans are expected to unveil an even deeper cut Wednesday.

The Border Surge: Is It a 'Crisis' or Not?

Republicans are sure the surge of unaccompanied children from Central America is a major problem. They just can't quite decide what to call it.

Congress Fiddles—and Squabbles—as Border Crisis Grows

Chances of a swift solution to the flood of unaccompanied children across the border seem remote.

McCain: Iraq War Might Not Have Started if I Were President

Arizona Republican said he would have scrutinized the evidence more if he were in the Oval Office in 2003.

Show More from Rachel Roubein