Susan Davis

congressional correspondent for USA Today

Susan Davis appears in the following:

To Quell Growing Rebellion, House GOP Leaders Promise Action On Immigration In June

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Over initial objections by House GOP leaders, the House is expected to take up immigration legislation next month that threatens to further divide the party in the middle of an election year.

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House Republicans Agitating For Immigration Fight

Thursday, May 17, 2018

A growing number of House Republicans want to force votes on immigration legislation this summer despite opposition from GOP leaders, including Speaker Paul Ryan and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy.

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Senate Approves Overturning FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Several Republicans joined Democrats in voting to overturn the FCC's controversial decision. But the measure has little chance of success in the House.

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John McCain's Absence Weighs On The Senate

Saturday, May 12, 2018

The Arizona Republican has not been in the U.S. Capitol this year, but he is still having an impact on the Senate.

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Sen. McCain's Absence Looms Over Senate

Friday, May 11, 2018

Arizona GOP Sen. John McCain hasn't stepped foot in the U.S. Senate this year. His absence looms large over the chamber this month.

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News Brief: Cohen Allegedly Received Russian Payments, Trump Ends Iran Deal

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Michael Cohen may have received hundreds of thousands of dollars in payments from corporate clients and a Russian billionaire. Also, President Trump says the U.S. will withdraw from the Iran deal.

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4 Takeaways From The Big Primary Kickoff Night

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Republicans dodged a big bullet with a convicted coal executive's loss of the GOP Senate primary. But they continue to be the party facing more division.

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GOP Primaries Focus On Candidates' Loyalty To President Trump

Friday, May 04, 2018

Voters in 11 states this month will elect their nominees to run in November. In the 2018 GOP primaries, one question is dominating all the rest: Who will be the most loyal to President Trump?

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Republican Primaries Focus On Candidates' Loyalty To Trump

Friday, May 04, 2018

Primary election season is accelerating with 11 states holding elections in May. In GOP primaries, 1 question has become a litmus test for candidates: Who will be the most loyal to President Trump?

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Speaker Ryan Backs Down From House Chaplain Fight

Thursday, May 03, 2018

The Rev. Patrick Conroy informed Speaker Paul Ryan he was rescinding his earlier resignation, effective immediately. In a statement, Ryan said he accepts and the chaplain will now remain in the job.

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Ryan's Dismissal Of House Chaplain Sparks Outrage And Suspicion

Friday, April 27, 2018

Speaker Paul Ryan's quiet firing of the House chaplain, the Rev. Patrick J. Conroy, has erupted into a partisan fight on Capitol Hill.

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Senate Ethics Panel Admonishes Sen. Menendez

Thursday, April 26, 2018

The bipartisan panel unanimously agreed that Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., violated Senate rules and codes of conduct in his relationship with a longtime friend who was convicted of Medicare fraud.

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New Charges Against VA Nominee: 'Candyman' Dispensed Drugs Freely, Wrecked Car

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Detailed new allegations surfaced Wednesday against Dr. Ronny Jackson, President Trump's pick to lead the VA. The White House is defending Jackson, who wants a chance to clear his name.

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VA Nominee Accused Of Drinking On Duty, Improper Prescriptions, Sen. Tester Says

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

More than 20 military employees described a "toxic work environment" to senators and staff, the Democrat told NPR. President Trump says the decision to withdraw is up to Ronny Jackson.

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Mike Pompeo On Track To Be Confirmed As Secretary Of State

Monday, April 23, 2018

The CIA director faces a narrow path through a closely divided Senate, but Republicans are confident he has the votes to win confirmation on the floor later this week.

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Senate Panel Expected To Vote Against Pompeo To Lead State Department

Monday, April 23, 2018

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee votes Monday on President Trump's pick for secretary of state. But, it's looking like Mike Pompeo will not get the panel's backing.

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On 4/20, Chuck Schumer To Introduce Bill To Decriminalize Marijuana

Friday, April 20, 2018

The top Senate Democrat will introduce a bill to decriminalize pot at the federal level. It is one of the furthest-reaching legislative efforts by any congressional leader affecting marijuana policy.

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Washington Honors 'Gold Standard' Public Servant Ed Lorenzen

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Congressional party leaders, former lawmakers and budget wonks paused to honor former congressional aide and budget expert Ed Lorenzen, who died tragically with his young son in a January house fire.

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House Speaker Paul Ryan To Retire This Fall

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan has decided he will not seek re-election in 2018. NPR's Susan Davis explains what this means for the Republican party, his congressional seat and leadership on the Hill.

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'No Regrets': House Speaker Paul Ryan Will Not Seek Re-Election

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Amid an uneasy tenure that saw the failure of an Obamacare repeal and the passing of tax cuts — as well as an uneven relationship with President Trump — Ryan is calling it quits.

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