Susan Davis

congressional correspondent for USA Today

Susan Davis appears in the following:

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.


Infrastructure Agreement Advances, But It's Not A Done Deal

Thursday, July 29, 2021

A bipartisan group of Senators worked out the details on how to pay for a massive infrastructure plan. But it faces a host of hurdles in Congress, including from members of both parties.


The Senate Moves Ahead On A $3.5 Trillion Spending Plan

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

As the Senate moves forward with a procedural vote on a bipartisan infrastructure deal, they are also hoping to move a $3.5 trillion spending plan with just Democratic votes.


Senate Vote On Infrastructure Package Took Place Wednesday Evening

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Bipartisan Senate negotiators say they have reached a deal on an infrastructure package and a procedural vote on the measure will take place Wednesday evening.


Select Committee Heard From 4 Police Officers Who Defended The Capitol On Jan. 6

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

The Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol began its work Tuesday. Four police officers who defended the building that day testified.


Biden's Bipartisan Infrastructure Package Faces 1st Test Vote In The Senate

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is pressing ahead with a procedural vote on the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal. Republicans want it delayed until work on a final bill is completed.


Progressives Are Hoping That Justice Stephen Breyer Steps Down At The End Of The Term

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

They want President Biden to appoint a young liberal to replace the 82-year-old justice. But Breyer has publicly shown no indication of whether he will stay or go.


President Walks Back Threat To Block Infrastructure Deal Over Democratic Priorities

Monday, June 28, 2021

A bipartisan $1.2 trillion infrastructure deal is back on track after President Biden walked back an apparent veto threat.


Senate Democrats Take Up Act Which Would Expand Voting Rights

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Senate Democrats have scheduled a procedural vote on their massive election overhaul bill. Without support from any Senate Republicans, it is expected to fail and debate on the issue will stall.


Senate Democrats Made A Voting Rights Bill A Top Priority, But It's Expected To Fail

Monday, June 21, 2021

Senate Democrats have made a major voting rights bill a top priority, but Tuesday's vote on it is expected to fail. Internal divisions about the bill plus opposition from Republicans have stalled it.


Texas Democrats Are Pressing Their Congressional Counterparts To Expand Voting Rights

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Texas Democrats last month staged a dramatic walkout that successfully — if temporarily — blocked Republicans from passing a restrictive voting measure for the state.


Where Infrastructure Negotiations Stand In Congress

Monday, June 14, 2021

The Democratic majority in Congress has been struggling to advance Biden's agenda as moderates have tried to bring Republicans on board with an infrastructure bill.


The Odds Of Kyrsten Sinema Striking An Infrastructure Deal With Republicans Are Slim

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., is leading a new round of infrastructure talks with Republicans. She has build a reputation for working across the aisle as a moderate, but the odds of a deal are slim.


West Virginia Senator Aims To Block Historic Voting Rights Bill

Monday, June 07, 2021

A Democrat senator from West Virginia says he will vote against one of the party's most significant voting rights bills in years, effectively overturning the legislation.


House Democrats Looking At How To Alter Tax Code To Fund Biden's Infrastructure Plan

Thursday, May 20, 2021

House Democrats have begun looking at the tax code to see how to change it to pay for President Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure plan. Republicans are vowing to do everything they can to stop it.


Republicans Pledge Unified Fight To Protect 2017 Trump Tax Cuts

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

The GOP is preparing to battle Democrats over plans to roll back portions of the tax cuts to pay for President Biden's infrastructure and stimulus proposal.


House GOP Vote To Decide The Fate Of Rep. Liz Cheney

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

House Republicans will meet behind closed doors to vote to remove their No. 3 leader Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney. GOP lawmakers complain her anti-Trump position puts her out of step with the conference.


Et Tu, Elise? Cheney Set To Lose Leadership Job To Lawmaker Who Nominated Her For It

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Elise Stefanik, a four-term congresswoman, is working to remove Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., from her leadership post over her ongoing criticism of former President Donald Trump.


Republicans Move To Oust Rep. Liz Cheney From House Leadership

Sunday, May 09, 2021

Infighting over the future of the Republican Party could reach new heights, with an expected vote on whether Rep. Cheney remains the third-ranking GOP leader in the House.