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Kery Murakami

Kery Murakami

Kery Murakami covers Congress for The Washington Times, with a focus on racial justice issues. He has covered national higher education, healthcare, banking and telecommunications policy in Washington, D.C. He has covered state and local politics at such papers as The Seattle Times, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and Newsday. Contact him at

Articles by Kery Murakami

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., during Paid Leave for All rally on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) ** FILE **

House divided over bipartisan infrastructure bill

The fate of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure package passed by the Senate on Tuesday is far from certain in the House, where far-left and centrist Democrats are battling over what comes next. Published August 10, 2021