Susan Davis

congressional correspondent for USA Today

Susan Davis appears in the following:

Capitol Hill Is Divided Leading Up To President Trump's First SOTU Address

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

President Trump will deliver his first official State of the Union address in front of a divided and confrontational Congress. The mood on Capitol Hill is antagonistic and divided leading up to the speech.

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Congress Responds To White House Immigration Plan

Friday, January 26, 2018

President Trump has laid out a proposal that would give as many as 1.8 million young immigrants a pathway to U.S. citizenship in exchange for border wall funding and other immigration policy changes.

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News Brief: Trump Ordered Mueller Fired, Trump Speaks In Davos, Immigration

Friday, January 26, 2018

A new report says President Trump ordered the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller but backed off when a White House lawyer threatened to quit. Also, Trump is speaking to world leaders in Davos.

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White House Outlines What Trump Needs In Immigration Deal

Thursday, January 25, 2018

The Trump administration says it is willing to offer a path to citizenship for up to 1.8 million people who are in the country illegally.

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White House Outlines Trump's Immigration Proposal

Thursday, January 25, 2018

On the table: a path to citizenship for up to 1.8 million people who are in the country illegally if lawmakers will spend $25 billion on a border wall and make changes to the legal immigration system.

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Congress Has 16 Days To Avoid Another Shutdown

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Now that the government shutdown has ended, Congress has 16 days to pass another funding bill to avoid another shutdown. Lawmakers are also under pressure to come up with a bipartisan immigration bill.

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Government Shutdown Coming To An End After Senate Agreement

Monday, January 22, 2018

The three-day partial government shutdown is coming to an end. Senate Democrats agreed to a stopgap funding measure after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell committed to a vote on immigration legislation.

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On Trump's First Anniversary, Another First: Why This Shutdown Is Different

Saturday, January 20, 2018

On the first anniversary of President Trump's inauguration, the federal government is in a partial shutdown, but it's still unclear which party will ultimately be blamed.

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House Republicans Reviving Debate Over Earmarks

Thursday, January 11, 2018

House Republicans are planning two days of hearings next week to debate whether Congress should overturn the eight-year ban on earmarks. Advocates say it's lawmakers' constitutional prerogative, but opponents say it will revive a "culture of corruption" on Capitol Hill.

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Trump-Bannon Fallout Shows No Sign Of Letting Up

Monday, January 08, 2018

President Trump has issued new rebukes of the new book — Fire and Fury — for which former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is now apologizing for not denouncing sooner.

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Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch Announces Retirement, With Speculation Focused On Romney

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

The longest-serving Republican in the Senate says he will not seek an eighth term this fall. Former 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney is said to be mulling over a bid for the open seat.

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What The GOP Would Like To Get Done In 2018

Friday, December 22, 2017

Now that Republicans have passed a massive tax bill, they are hoping to tackle entitlement spending in 2018. But they will have to deal with one fewer seat in the Senate and elections in November.

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Congress Wraps Up 2017

Friday, December 22, 2017

Congress left town after approving a short-term extension of government funding. Big fights await in 2018, but Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell tells NPR repealing the ACA is not a high priority.

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News Brief: McConnell On 2018, Lawsuit Against Trump Dismissed

Friday, December 22, 2017

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell talked with NPR about his legislative agenda for 2018. Also, Jonathan O'Connell of The Washington Post discusses a dismissed lawsuit against President Trump.

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McConnell Ready To 'Move On' From Obamacare Repeal, Others In GOP Say Not So Fast

Thursday, December 21, 2017

With an even slimmer GOP majority in the Senate in 2018, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell doesn't see much of a point in repeating health care efforts that failed this year.

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Even After Republican Tax Win, Government Could Still Face Shutdown

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Congress passed the GOP tax bill Wednesday after a delay late Tuesday. Now, lawmakers are working to avoid a government shutdown at the end of the week.

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What Democrat Doug Jones' Win In Alabama Means For Congress

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special U.S. Senate election. This means the state will send a Democrat to the Senate for the first time in two decades, shrinking the GOP majority and emboldening Democrats heading into the 2018 midterm elections.

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News Brief: Outlook For Alabama, California Fires, Honduras Election

Monday, December 11, 2017

As voters in Alabama prepare to elect a new senator, we look at the potential consequences. Also, an update on fires in California and the contested election in Honduras.

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Charges Of Sexual Impropriety Upends Congress

Friday, December 08, 2017

Three members of Congress resigned in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations in three days capping an extraordinary week on Capitol Hill. The reckoning over sexual harassment has upended Congress.

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Congress Examines Sexual Harassment Settlements Paid With Taxpayer Dollars

Thursday, December 07, 2017

A House panel today examined taxpayer-funded settlements given to victims of sexual harassment on Capitol Hill. The process through which they are paid out is opaque to the public.

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