Susan Davis

congressional correspondent for USA Today

Susan Davis appears in the following:

A judge threw out New York's new congressional district map. Democrats aren't happy

Friday, May 20, 2022

A judge's decision to throw out Democratic-drawn congressional maps is pitting New York lawmakers against each other in a year already tilting against the party's chances of holding on to the House.


Senate Democrats failed to advance a bill protecting abortion access nationwide

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Senate Democrats tried, and failed, to advance legislation to establish a federal law to protect abortion access nationwide.


The Senate will vote on a bill creating a federal right to an abortion, Schumer says

Tuesday, May 03, 2022

Though Democrats don't have the votes to pass such a bill, the Senate majority leader insisted voting on it wouldn't be "an abstract exercise," putting every senator's stance on the record.


Upcoming primaries will gauge Trump's influence over GOP voters

Monday, May 02, 2022

President Trump has endorsed over 140 Republican candidates in this year's primaries. Tuesday will mark the first big test of his influence in Ohio's GOP Senate primary.


Newly-released audio reveals that Kevin McCarthy supported ousting Trump after Jan. 6

Friday, April 22, 2022

House GOP minority leader Kevin McCarthy was recorded in January saying he'd advise then-President Trump to resign after Jan. 6. It raises questions about his future and relationship with Trump.


Clash over immigration policy derails Senate COVID aid bill

Wednesday, April 06, 2022

Senate Republicans, with the support of some Democrats, want to use the $10 billion spending bill to block the expiration of a policy that has made it easier to deport migrants during the pandemic.


Senators agree on another round of emergency pandemic funding

Tuesday, April 05, 2022

Senators have reached a deal on $10 billion for additional COVID aid. It's far less than what the Biden administration wanted, but it's what lawmakers could agree to.


Senators reach $10 billion deal on COVID funds

Monday, April 04, 2022

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer wants to expedite the vote to get the money approved by Congress before the Easter break.


Week in politics: Reactions to Court nominee; Trump retracts an endorsement in Ala.

Saturday, March 26, 2022

News about current and prospective members of the U.S. Supreme Court. Plus, why former President Donald Trump retracted his endorsement of an Alabama congressman.


The U.S. tried permanent daylight saving time in the 1970s — then quickly rejected it

Saturday, March 19, 2022

The Senate this week voted with unanimous consent to adopt permanent daylight saving time hours to eliminate the need to change clocks twice a year.


Zelenskyy references Pearl Harbor and 9/11 attacks in address to Congress

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed a joint session of Congress on Wednesday.


In an appeal to Congress, Ukrainian President Zelenskyy asked the U.S. to help Ukraine

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Ukraine's president addressed a joint meeting of Congress Wednesday morning. He appeared virtually and referenced Pearl Harbor and the 9/11 attacks in his speech.


Violence Against Women Act reauthorization is added to a $1.5 trillion spending bill

Wednesday, March 09, 2022

A reauthorization of the landmark 1994 law is included in an annual federal spending package moving through Congress.


Many parents are angry over COVID policies. They could be key to GOP 2022 gains

Monday, March 07, 2022

Republicans believe COVID-19 policies largely backed by Democrats are causing a schism among parents of school-age children and that will help the GOP win elections this year up and down the ballot.


Republicans are looking to win over angry parents in November's elections

Friday, March 04, 2022

Republicans believe COVID policies largely backed by Democrats are causing a schism among parents of school-age children — and that these "angry parents" will help the GOP win elections this year.


A preview of the State of the Union address

Tuesday, March 01, 2022

Ahead of President Biden's State of the Union address, NPR's Ari Shapiro previews the State of the Union address with NPR reporters and correspondents.


Former Democratic Senate leader Harry Reid has died at age 82

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

The Nevada Democrat, a one-time amateur boxer who brought a pugilist approach to politics, died Tuesday afternoon after a four-year battle with pancreatic cancer.


'The guy from Searchlight': Former Senate leader Harry Reid is dead at 82

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Born into poverty in Searchlight, Nev., the onetime amateur boxer served in Congress for 34 years — first in the House and, later, for three decades in the Senate.


These 3 YA Novels Will Transform Your Summer Into Something Fantastic

Sunday, August 22, 2021

A good fantasy novel can really transform the world — whether it's this world or another one entirely. Here are three YA fantasy novels to transform the dog days of summer for young readers.


How House Democrats' Campaign Chief Plans To Defy History In 2022

Monday, August 02, 2021

Republicans need to gain just five seats in next year's midterm elections to take control of the U.S. House. It's New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney's job to make sure that doesn't happen.