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Rachel Roubein

Staff Correspondent

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

Why an Ethics Report on a Questionable Congressional Trip Will Stay Secret

Office of Congressional Ethics reports are usually made public. But one report on a controversial trip by House members to Azerbaijan wasn't, and watchdog groups aren't happy.

The Art of the Congressional Investigation

Staffers learn how to investigate from professionals who have experience doing just that on Capitol Hill.

Capitol Police Arrest Congressional Fellow for Bringing Loaded Handgun to the Hill

The fellow, an active-duty Marine, was charged after being caught with the weapon during a routine search.

How Congress Cuts Its Own Budget

House committee offices have taken the biggest budget hit in recent years.

After Controversies, the Capitol Police Chief Is Retiring

Kim Dine, who has presided over the department through a string of embarrassing incidents, will leave in January.

Ethics Committee Clears Members on Azerbaijan Trip

The lawmakers acted in good faith, the panel finds, but outside groups may have lied to the committee about details of the trip.

Here's Who Gets to See the Pope on the Hill

Not many people will be allowed to watch Pope Francis inside the Capitol in September, but about 20,000 will get the chance to stand outside and watch on the Jumbotron.

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