Susan Davis

congressional correspondent for USA Today

Susan Davis appears in the following:

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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White House: Mueller Is Overreaching And Trump Has The Power To Fire Him

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders would not say whether President Trump plans to remove Robert Mueller. Under Justice Department rules, a special counsel can only be fired for "good cause."

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$1 Trillion Deficits To Return, National Debt To Rise, Projects CBO

Monday, April 09, 2018

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released its first 10-year economic outlook to factor in the GOP's 2017 tax cuts and a recent two-year spending deal.

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Will Trump And Guns Be Enough To Unseat An Endangered House Republican?

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman is one of the GOP's most battle-tested incumbents. In 2018, President Trump's unpopularity and an energized Democratic base present his toughest hurdles to re-election yet.

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Colorado, Guns And Politics

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

In Colorado's 6th Congressional District, likely Democratic candidate Jason Crow is campaigning for more gun control against battle-tested, and NRA-endorsed, incumbent GOP Rep. Mike Coffman.

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House Passes $1.3 Trillion Government Funding Bill

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

To avoid a government shutdown, the Senate must vote by midnight Friday. Among its many provisions, the bill includes additional border security money and funding for secure voting equipment.

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News Brief: Austin Bombings, Cambridge Analytica, Spending Bill

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

We have the latest developments in the Austin bombings investigation. Also, Ina Fried of Axios discusses Cambridge Analytica and Facebook, and an update on a congressional spending bill.

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Republican Lawmakers Say Mueller Needs No Protection

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Top Republicans on Capitol Hill say they are confident that President Trump will not try to fire special counsel Robert Mueller.

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Ohio Democrat Marcy Kaptur Makes History As Longest-Serving Woman In The House

Sunday, March 18, 2018

The 18-term lawmaker takes the title from the late Massachusetts GOP Rep. Edith Nourse Rogers.

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Congressional Republicans Unlikely To Act To Counter Trump On Tariffs

Thursday, March 08, 2018

Since taking office, no issue has pitted the president against his allies in Congress more than tariffs have. Party leaders, including Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., have voiced rare public concern.

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Befuddled By Trump, Senate Will Not Vote On Gun Measures Next Week

Thursday, March 01, 2018

The White House meeting confused and frustrated many Republican lawmakers, who were seeking clear guidance from Trump on a gun bill he would sign that could attract GOP votes in Congress.

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Sen. Marco Rubio Backs Down On Some Gun Ownership Restrictions At CNN Town Hall

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio has long been a gun rights supporter. But in a televised town hall with victims of the Parkland, Fla. shooting, he backed down on some restrictions on gun ownership.

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Lawmakers Seem No Closer To Immigration Solution As Debate Draws To A Close

Thursday, February 15, 2018

As the Senate's immigration debate begins to draw to a close, lawmakers seem no closer to a solution than when the debate started.

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House Conservatives Say They Will Challenge Speaker Ryan On Any Broad Immigration Plan

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Conservatives in the House are expressing their opposition to any broad immigration agreement. They say they will challenge Speaker Paul Ryan's leadership if he brings such a bill to the floor.

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What Kinds Of Proposals Are Being Considered As Senate Immigration Debate Begins?

Monday, February 12, 2018

The Senate began an unusual debate on immigration Monday. There's no specific bill to debate, and no certainty on how long this debate will go, or what it will ultimately produce.

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News Brief: Government Funding Lapses, Market Volatility, Syria

Friday, February 09, 2018

The federal government's funding lapsed after Sen. Rand Paul stalled a vote. Also, a look at recent swings in the stock market and how the fight against ISIS in Syria is getting more complicated.

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Budget Negotiations Latest

Friday, February 09, 2018

We have the latest on federal budget negotiations after Sen. Rand Paul delayed a vote past midnight, triggering another government funding lapse.

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Senators Reach 2-Year Budget Deal

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Senate leaders have reached a budget pact to increase spending for the Pentagon and domestic programs, offering a reprieve from fiscal fights that have been a cloud over Capitol Hill.

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