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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

Washington Mayor: 'No Evidence' of Gunshots or Shooter at Navy Yard

U.S. Navy and Washington, D.C. officials have confirmed that no shooting occurred Thursday morning, after a lockdown that began just before 8 a.m.

This Is the Bill Same-Sex Marriage Foes Want Congress to Pass Now

The First Amendment Defense Act would protect gay marriage opponents from discrimination for their beliefs.

How the Obamacare Decision Reinforces the GOP's 2016 Calculus

In the hours after the Supreme Court's decision in King v. Burwell , Republican presidential candidates are honing in on a messaging strategy.

Republicans, Stunned by the Supreme Court, Plot Next Anti-Obamacare Moves

The GOP's plans for the law hinged on using a judicial win for leverage. Now they're turning to a new legislative strategy—and pinning their hopes on 2016.

Victory on Trade at Hand for Obama, GOP Leaders

A key White House priority nears the finish line as McConnell praises the president for "speaking truth to power to his base."

House Ethics Panel Extends Review of Azerbaijan Trip, Slams Leaks

The committee is looking into whether a trip taken by nine lawmakers was secretly sponsored by a state-owned oil company.

McConnell Readies Next Piece of the Trade Puzzle

Now it's the Senate's turn to steer the fast-track bill on its complicated path to Obama's desk.

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