Susan Davis

congressional correspondent for USA Today

Susan Davis appears in the following:

Legislative Expectations On Guns

Sunday, August 11, 2019

While there's a lot of talk about legislation around guns after recent shootings, its unclear if anything will be done in Congress.

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Top Senate Republican Pushes Forward With Drug Bill That Divides GOP

Friday, August 09, 2019

Senate Finance Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, is making the case for bipartisan legislation to lower seniors' drug costs. Many Republicans oppose it over free market principles.

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News Brief: Gun Legislation, Intelligence Leadership Changes, Jimmy Aldaoud

Friday, August 09, 2019

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate will discuss measures aimed at addressing gun violence in September. Also, changes in national intelligence leadership.

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Grassley Pushes Prescription Drug Bill

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Senate Finance Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, is pushing for a bill to lower prescription drug prices that divides the GOP. But it may be the only way to get a bill to President Trump's desk.

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Sunday Politics

Sunday, August 04, 2019

We look at the president's response to recent mass shootings.

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Will Hurd Won't Seek Reelection

Friday, August 02, 2019

The only black Republican in the U.S. House, Will Hurd, won't seek reelection. The 41-year old represents a key Texas swing district along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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'August Recess' Begins For House As Democrats Mull Question Of Impeachment

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Democrats are proceeding cautiously on the question of impeachment, and it is likely to come up again this week in the presidential primary debates.

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Pelosi Says Democrats Need A Stronger Case Before Pushing For Impeachment

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Democrats pushing for impeachment hoped Mueller's hearing would help shift public opinion. Without any bombshells, Speaker Pelosi says the party needs to make its strongest case before moving forward.

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Lawmakers Question Mueller Over His Report On Russian Election Interference In 2016

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Robert Mueller warned in his opening statement that he would not go beyond his report on the Russian interference in the 2016 election. But lawmakers tried to get him to underline their points.

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Trump, Congress Reach Agreement On 2-Year Budget Deal

Monday, July 22, 2019

The deal to set spending levels and raise the debt limit would end a decade of roller coaster fiscal standoffs in Washington.

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Trump Strategy, Attacking 4 Congresswomen Of Color, Could Pay Off

Friday, July 19, 2019

This week proved President Trump is doubling down on his support among working class, white voters ahead of 2020. It's a risky political strategy, but it could be enough to deliver his reelection.

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Black Women, Motivated To Oust Trump, Aren't Convinced Of Any Democrat Yet

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

While former Vice President Joe Biden has a commanding lead in early polling for the Democratic nomination, black women interviewed by NPR all say they are still weighing their options.

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Black Female Voters In South Carolina Mull Presidential Candidates

Monday, June 24, 2019

Black women are the most reliable voters for the Democratic Party. As candidates for the 2020 race campaign in South Carolina, black women are still deciding who their candidate will be.

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Democrats Campaign At South Carolina Fish Fry

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Democratic presidential candidates attended a major event last night for South Carolina Democrats, a fish fry held by Rep. Jim Clyburn. He's defended Joe Biden's recent comments about segregationists.

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McConnell's Faces Internal Pressure On Blockade Of Election Security Legislation

Friday, June 21, 2019

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's opposition to election security legislation faces new pressures in the Senate.

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News Brief: Tanker Attacks, Foreign Election Influence, Sudan Opposition

Friday, June 14, 2019

The U.S. blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, while Iran denied responsibility. Also, a bill on foreign election influence and a Sudanese opposition leader speaks from hiding.

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Why 2020 Democrats Are Lining Up For Clyburn's 'World Famous' Fish Fry

Friday, June 14, 2019

The annual fish fry is hosted by Congressman James Clyburn. He's the most influential Democrat in South Carolina politics, and as House majority whip, the highest-ranking black leader in Congress.

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Former Nixon White House Counsel Testifies On Allegations Of Obstruction Against Trump

Monday, June 10, 2019

John Dean, former White House counsel during Watergate, testified Monday before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats called him to discuss allegations of obstruction against President Trump.

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Study Shows Freezing Office Temperatures Affect Women's Productivity

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Do you often hear your colleagues complain that the office is too cold or that they have to bundle up? A new study shows that women are more productive when their surrounding temperatures are higher.

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Need Help Deciphering That Vague Text Message? AI Wants To Help

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Texting is the go-to way to communicate these days, but it has its gray areas. Some companies have created apps that use artificial intelligence to help people text and communicate better.

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