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Kerry Picket

Kerry Picket

Kerry Picket is a senior congressional reporter for The Washington Times and fill-in radio host at SiriusXM Patriot 125. She previously covered the hill at other DC-based outlets including the Daily Caller and the Washington Examiner. Before that, she produced news for Robin Quivers of The Howard Stern Show on SiriusXM, wrote entertainment news for MTV Radio, and worked as a production assistant at She appears frequently as a guest commentator on cable news programs and syndicated radio shows. She can be reached at

Articles by Kerry Picket

U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene speaks during the 17th annual Floyd County GOP Rally at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021 in Rome, Ga. (Troy Stolt/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP)

Marjorie Taylor Greene says a GOP intraparty ‘civil war’ is necessary

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene makes no excuses for routinely criticizing fellow Republicans, arguing against claims that a GOP "civil war" will hurt the party. In fact, the Georgia Republican says the battle is necessary if conservatives want to take a bigger stake in the party. Published February 6, 2022

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Md., speaks during a news conference before participating in the House Democratic Issues Conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Rep. Steny Hoyer tests positive for COVID-19

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer announced Tuesday night that he tested positive for COVID-19, which adds him to the growing list of lawmakers who contracted the virus in the past few months. Published February 1, 2022

This Jan. 6, 2021, photo shows a view of the New York state Assembly Chamber as members meet on the opening day of the 2021 legislative session at the state Capitol in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink) **FILE**

New York Democrats propose new congressional map

New York Democratic lawmakers have released a map for congressional districts that rejects a proposal by the House Democratic campaign arm chairman and leaves him vulnerable in a redrawn district. Published January 31, 2022