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 You can also find her on Twitter and Facebook.

  Recent Work
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.

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

House Democrats Hope To Pass Sweeping Election Reform Bill

Voters use electronic machine to fill out ballot.

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

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and other Senate Democrats
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

Democrats Might Use Reconciliation To Pass COVID-19 Relief Bill

U.S. Capitol
Patrick Semansky / APPolitics

Explaining The Filibuster And Why The Senate Might Eliminate It

President-elect Joe Biden sits behind Secretary-designate Miguel Cardona
Carolyn Kaster / APU.S.

Biden Administration Could Make Changes At Dept. Of Education Quickly

Joe Biden, Major and the staff at Delaware Humane Association
Delaware Humane Association / Stephanie Gomez CarterPolitics

Major Biden Makes History As First Rescue Dog In The White House

Pres. Donald Trump speaks at Jan. 6, 2021 rally.
Jacquelyn Martin / APPolitics

House Votes To Impeach President Trump For Incitement Of Insurrection

Raphael Warnock, Sen. Kelly Loeffler, Sen. David Perdue, Jon Ossoff

Georgia Runoffs To Determine Which Party Controls Senate

Woman with kids drops ballot in drop box.
Christina Paciolla / APPolitics

Successes, Failures And Lessons Learned From The 2020 Election

The 2020 Electoral College ballot from Georgia.
John Bazemore / APPolitics

What To Expect When Congress Approves The Electoral College Ballots

Man holds up Arizona Electoral college votes in 2016
Matt York / APPolitics

Explaining How The Electoral College Works

2016 Electoral College votes in Washington
Elaine Thompson / APPolitics

Some Crucial 2020 Election Events Are Coming Up In December

President-elect Joe Biden speaks Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Delaware.
Carolyn Kaster / APPolitics

President-elect Joe Biden Pledges To "Get Right To Work"

Attorney General William Barr leaves the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., on Capitol Hill.
Susan Walsh / APPolitics

Attorney General Authorizes Investigation Of Voting Fraud Allegations