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Kellie Lunney



Kellie covers Congress and public lands for Greenwire and E&E News. Before joining the company, she covered federal agencies, focusing on veterans' issues, military families and the federal workforce for Government Executive. She also reported for National Journal for five years, profiling influential Washingtonians and writing occasionally about lobbying and affordable housing. Before becoming a journalist, Kellie worked at the Housing and Urban Development Department. She is a graduate of Colgate University, where she majored in political science and French.

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'Hard call' from Trump preceded Zinke pressure — Murkowski

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski said today that a phone call from President Trump on the health care vote preceded reported pressure from the Interior secretary linking the Alaska Republican's vote to energy development policies in her home state. "It was not a very pleasant call," she told E&E News of the Tuesday conversation with Trump.