Stephanie Liebergen - Newsy

Stephanie Liebergen

Politics Reporter / Producer

Stephanie Liebergen is a political reporter based out of Newsy's Washington, D.C., bureau. After spending years on the general assignment beat, she transitioned to focus solely on politics during the 2020 campaign season. You can find her reporting on happenings at the U.S. Capitol, the White House and everything in between. Stephanie is a native of the Kansas City area and has a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Before joining Newsy in February 2016, she worked as a TV news producer at KSHB in Kansas City, Missouri and KXTV in Sacramento, California. If you have a story idea, feel free to send her an email at stephanie@newsy.com. You can also find her on Twitter and Facebook.

  Recent Work
COVID advocates meet with staff of Speaker Pelosi.
Andrew Shafer / NewsyPolitics

COVID Survivors, Families Say They Need More Support From Congress

Republicans speak at a press conference
Megan Smith / NewsyPolitics

Republicans Amp Up Calls For Americans To Get Vaccinated

Voters stand in line.
KNXVPolitics

Amid Voting Rights Debate, Some States Are Expanding Ballot Access

Dog in kennel.
NewsyU.S.

New CDC Dog Ban Impacting Soldiers, Diplomats Overseas

U.S. Supreme Court
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

Supreme Court Ruling Deals A Blow To Voting Rights Advocates

Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden
Patrick Semansky / APPolitics

Cybersecurity Was A Key Issue For Biden-Putin Summit

hiring sign outside theatre
NewsyPolitics

First Round Of States To End Federal Pandemic Unemployment Benefits

Two workers examine 2020 ballots.
Brynn Anderson / APPolitics

Audits, Recounts And Lawsuits: Why We're Still Looking At 2020 Ballots

supporters of President Donald Trump besiege the U.S. Capitol in Washington
Jose Luis Magana / APPolitics

GOP Senators Poised To Block Jan. 6 Commission

Rioters try to break through police barrier at US Capitol on Jan. 6.
Julio Cortez / APPolitics

In Bipartisan Vote, House Approves Bill Creating Jan. 6 Commission

Absentee ballot envelope.
KNXVPolitics

State Legislatures Continue Push For New Voting Laws

Police officers arrest a woman during a George Floyd protest.
EW Scripps CompanyU.S.

What Is Qualified Immunity And How Might Lawmakers Change It?

Vice President Kamala Harris and Speaker Nancy Pelosi
The White HousePolitics

Pelosi, Harris To Make History At Pres. Biden's Address To Congress

Supporters of D.C. statehood
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

Why The Fight For D.C. Statehood Has Reached A Critical Moment

A holstered gun
Eric Gay / APPolitics

FedEx Shooting Highlights Loophole In Indiana's 'Red Flag' Gun Law

Sen. Tim Kaine and Sen. Mark Warner
Jose Luis Magana / APPolitics

Kaine And Warner Propose Bill To Apply Virginia Gun Laws Nationwide

A sign outside a covid-19 vaccine clinic in Arlington County, Va. alerts patients they will not be able to get J&J's vaccine
Kellan Howell // NEWSY StaffSci/Health

Vaccine Sites Scramble To Pause Use Of J&J COVID-19 Vaccine

Gun shop owner sorts paperwork.
KOAAPolitics

Gun Background Checks Soared During Pandemic

Woman gets COVID-19 vaccine
Marcio Jose Sanchez / APSci/Health

In Washington, Some Frustrated Residents Travel Hours to Find Vaccines

People waiting in line to vote in Atlanta.
Brynn Anderson / APPolitics

A Breakdown Of Georgia's New 'Election Integrity' Law

Man calls in firearm background check application.
Mark Duncan / APPolitics

What Gun Background Check Loopholes Exist?

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

Republicans Are Pushing For Congress To Lift COVID Precautions

U.S. Capitol
Carolyn Kaster / APPolitics

Some Senate Democrats Want To Bring Back The Talking Filibuster

U.S. Capitol building.
Patrick Semansky / APPolitics

Senate Passes COVID Relief Bill Without $15 Minimum Wage

Woman puts ballot in drop box
NewsyPolitics

House Democrats Hope To Pass Sweeping Election Reform Bill

Voters use electronic machine to fill out ballot.
NewsyPolitics

State Legislatures Considering Hundreds Of Election-Related Bills

Attorneys David Schoen, Bruce Castor, Michael Van der Veen
U.S. SenatePolitics

Trump's Defense Team Argues 'Fight' Is Normal Political Speech

Rep. Jamie Raskin
U.S. SenatePolitics

House Managers: Insurrection Was Foreseeable, Trump Lacked Remorse

Screenshot of Donald Trump tweet reading "WE HAVE JUST BEGUN TO FIGHT!!!"
U.S. SenatePolitics

Impeachment Managers Say Trump Spent Months Inciting Capitol Riot

U.S. Senate chamber
U.S. Senate / APPolitics

Senate Votes To Proceed With Trump's Second Impeachment Trial