Susan Davis

congressional correspondent for USA Today

Susan Davis appears in the following:

President Obama: The Election Will Not Be 'Rigged'

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Donald Trump, who has begun to slip in the polls, has charged that the outcome of November's election will be "rigged." President Obama blasted that as "ridiculous" in a wide-ranging news conference.

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Can This Campaign Be Saved? GOP Scrambles To 'Reset' Trump

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Party loyalists are hopeful the GOP presidential nominee can change course after a disastrous first week of the general election campaign.

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Donald Trump Declines To Endorse Ryan, McCain Ahead Of Their Primaries

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Steve Inskeep talks with NPR congressional reporter Susan Davis about Donald Trump's unwillingness to endorse House Speaker Paul Ryan and Sen. John McCain in their primaries next week. Echoing Ryan's words when Trump clinched the GOP presidential nomination, Trump said of endorsing Ryan, "I'm not there yet."

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The Policy Split Between Clinton And Kaine On Abortion, Explained

Monday, August 01, 2016

The Democratic presidential nominee and her running mate have opposing views on the Hyde Amendment, a long-standing policy to limit federal funding of abortions.

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4 Reasons Why Progressives Aren't Thrilled With Clinton's Pick Of Kaine

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine's positions on Wall Street reforms and trade deals are already drawing the ire of groups who had backed Clinton's primary rival Bernie Sanders.

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Congress Adjourns For Summer, Leaving Behind Unfinished Business

Thursday, July 14, 2016

The House and Senate are set to adjourn Thursday for a seven week summer recess that leaves behind in Washington, D.C., much unfinished business and sets up what could be a contentious fall.

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Probable Vice Presidential Pick Tim Kaine To Campaign With Hillary Clinton

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is a on a short list to become Hillary Clinton's vice president. Kaine was also a finalist to become President Obama's running mate.

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House Democrats End 26-Hour Sit-In Over Gun Control

Thursday, June 23, 2016

House Democrats continued a sit in on the floor of the chamber overnight and into Thursday to force a vote on gun legislation. Speaker Paul Ryan adjourned the House until July 5.

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House Republicans Pass Zika Funding; Democrats' Sit-In Goes All Night

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Defying the sit-in, Republicans passed a funding measure for Zika and left for the July 4 recess. The House will convene in a pro forma session Friday but no business will be conducted until July 5.

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Marco Rubio To Run For Reelection To Florida Senate Seat

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Sen. Marco Rubio announced Wednesday he will run for reelection to his Florida seat. The one-time Republican presidential candidate pledged not to run again but has reconsidered. The Florida seat is considered a competitive one for the GOP in an election cycle in which the party's control of the Senate could be in jeopardy.

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Demanding Action On Gun Control, House Democrats Stage Sit-In

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Once the House was gaveled into session, Democrats shouted down the chair. Republican leaders recessed the House, but returned later in the day to vote on unrelated measures.

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Marco Rubio May Decide To Run For Senate Re-Election After All

Thursday, June 16, 2016

The retiring Florida Republican senator is under pressure from his party to reverse course and run again this November.

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David Copperfield Wants Congress To Believe In Magic

Friday, June 10, 2016

The magician is lobbying Congress to pass a resolution recognizing magic as an art form.

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House Speaker Paul Ryan Outlines Republican Plan To Fight Poverty

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday outlined the first of six policy goals that congressional Republicans hope to achieve under a Republican president.

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With Anti-Poverty Plan, Ryan And House GOP Launch 2016 Campaign Agenda

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Speaker Ryan is leading the effort to outline the GOP's goals after this election. The series of proposals will leave room for presumptive nominee Donald Trump to put his stamp on the party platform.

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House Speaker Paul Ryan Endorses Donald Trump

Thursday, June 02, 2016

After holding back his support, House Speaker Paul Ryan now says he will vote for the presumptive GOP nominee for president, Donald Trump.

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Hispanic Lawmakers Say Hillary Clinton Needs A Little 'Sizzle' In A VP

Friday, May 27, 2016

Two top Hispanic House Democrats weigh in on what Hillary Clinton should look for in a running mate.

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Ryan Shoots Down Trump Endorsement, As He Readies House GOP Campaign Agenda

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

House Republicans will begin rolling out their policy agenda in June. It will, in theory, allow lawmakers to run with Donald Trump on ideas they agree on, and be able to demonstrate where they differ.

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Obama Visits Asia Pacific Nations Awaiting Action On TPP Trade Deal

Friday, May 20, 2016

President Obama heads to Japan and Vietnam, two nations waiting for the U.S. to act on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the long-stalled multilateral trade pact.

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Speaker Paul Ryan Calls Donald Trump Meeting 'Encouraging'

Thursday, May 12, 2016

House Speaker Paul Ryan met with the de facto nominee of the Republican Party Donald Trump Thursday and called the conversation encouraging and a good first step, while acknowledging that the two have legitimate policy differences.

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