Susan Davis

congressional correspondent for USA Today

Susan Davis appears in the following:

Republicans Withdraw Graham-Cassidy Bill To Repeal Obamacare

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Republican senators conceded Tuesday that their latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act does not have the votes. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's job may be in jeopardy after several failed attempts on health care.

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Amid Cancer Treatment, McCain Releases Battle Cry For A Functional Congress

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., has been managing debate this week on the annual defense bill, giving him a chance to champion the military and a Senate operating through open legislative procedures.

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GOP Lawmakers Prepare To Vote On Spending Deal Trump Cut With Democrats

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Congressional Republicans are headed toward voting on a government funding and storm relief deal President Trump made with Democrats that gives the minority party leverage going into the fall.

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6 Priorities Congress Has To Deal With In 12 Days

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Lawmakers have less than two weeks of legislative days to head off a government shutdown, raise the nation's borrowing limit and provide financial assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

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This Week In Politics: President Trump Takes Aim At GOP Leadership

Friday, August 25, 2017

Trump has bad-mouthed Senate leaders Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan and Arizona Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake. How long will the backbiting between the White House and Capitol Hill continue?

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How Lawmakers Are Responding To President Trump

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

At a Phoenix campaign rally, Trump repeatedly attacked Republicans in Congress. He even threatened to shut down the government. September could be the most confrontational month yet in Washington.

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Varied Republican Response To Charlottesville Raises Questions On Legislative Ability

Thursday, August 17, 2017

After their failed health care efforts, Republican lawmakers are regrouping for the coming fight this fall to overhaul the entire federal tax code. But President Trump's handling of the racist-fueled violence in Charlottesville shows in stark terms how hard it is to keep the party on the same page.

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Republicans Try To Move Forward With Their Tax Overhaul Plans

Thursday, August 17, 2017

A group of Republicans gathered at former President Ronald Reagan's ranch in Santa Barbara, California, on Wednesday to plan for overhauling the tax system.

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After Health Care Collapse, GOP Seeks Redemption With Tax Cuts

Friday, August 04, 2017

Congressional Republicans are shifting their focus to legislation to overhaul the federal tax code. They want to send a bill to President Trump by Thanksgiving.

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Top Republican Lawmakers Shift Priorities To Overhauling Tax Code

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Republicans are feeling pressure to deliver the first overhaul of the federal tax code in more than 30 years after the collapse of the long-promised dismantling of the Affordable Care Act.

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What Happens Next With Obamacare Repeal

Friday, July 28, 2017

The Senate effort to undo the Affordable Care Act has failed. The promise of repeal has animated the Republican Party for seven years; the defeat was a devastating loss for the GOP and the president.

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McCain Votes No, Dealing Potential Death Blow To Republican Health Care Efforts

Thursday, July 27, 2017

After a week of high drama, another played out in the early hours of Friday with Sen. John McCain joining two moderate Republicans, two independents and every Democrat in voting against the bill.

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Repeal-And-Replace Effort In Senate Still Dominated By Confusion

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Republicans headed into an all-night session in an uncomfortable position where the only legislation they can potentially pass is a bill most senators oppose.

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Senate Republicans Continue Effort To Pass Health Care Law

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell forced Republicans to take a vote on a measure that would have repealed parts of Obamacare and saw that effort fail. The Senate will continue those efforts.

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Senate Health Care Debate To Dismantle Obamacare Continues

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The Senate has another day of debate on healthcare. Tuesday a repeal and replace proposal fell short of the votes needed to pass and on Wednesday, lawmakers will take a vote on a repeal only option.

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Senate Scores Narrow Win In Effort to Dismantle Affordable Care Act

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence cast a tie-breaking vote that now allows the Senate to begin debating health care legislation. But what happens next on health care, no one seems to know for sure.

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Republicans Scramble For A Health Care Endgame Strategy

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

President Trump and Senate GOP leaders are making a last-ditch effort to try to piece together a health care proposal that can pass the narrowly divided Senate.

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McConnell Stares Down Growing GOP Divisions After Health Care Failure

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Senate Republicans' failure on health care was a big setback for Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. He's known as an incredibly effective leader, but faces growing divisions within his party.

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Sen. McConnell's Plan B To Repeal Affordable Care Act Fails

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Three Republican senators Tuesday effectively scuttled Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act without replacing it. This was hours after the Senate's bill to repeal and replace Obamacare was blocked when two more GOP senators came out in opposition to it.

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Sen. McCain's Recovery From Blood Clot Surgery Threatens GOP Health Care Vote

Monday, July 17, 2017

The imperiled Senate health care bill hit an unexpected hurdle over the weekend with a health scare that is keeping GOP Sen. John McCain home in Arizona. Without his vote, the bill cannot pass.

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