Susan Davis

congressional correspondent for USA Today

Susan Davis appears in the following:

Morning News Brief: North Korea Anniversary, Turkey Referendum

Friday, April 14, 2017

North Korea marks its founder's birthday. Turkish voters go to the polls for a draft constitution. Ishaan Tharoor of The Washington Post joins the conversation. Kendrick Lamar releases a new album.

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New Jersey's Self-Proclaimed Moderate Congressman Takes Heat From All Sides

Thursday, April 13, 2017

On the political spectrum of most conservative to most liberal congressional districts, New Jersey's 7th congressional district is the political median of America. Which is why its Republican Rep. Leonard Lance, a self-proclaimed moderate, is taking heat from all sides. NPR takes a look at how much interest his constituents have in centrist attitudes in the Trump era.

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Morning News Brief: Trump Orders Syria Airstrikes, Hosts Chinese President

Friday, April 07, 2017

President Trump says he ordered strikes against a Syrian air base in response to a chemical weapons attack ordered by Bashar Assad. Also, Trump met with China's President Xi Jinping.

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Republicans Change Rules To Clear Gorsuch Confirmation

Friday, April 07, 2017

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set a new precedent that will ease the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch. Lawmakers are also reacting to President Trump's airstrikes in Syria.

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Congressional Leaders Urge Trump Administration For Broader Syria Strategy

Friday, April 07, 2017

Lawmakers voiced cautious support for the decision to launch strikes in Syria, but leading voices in both parties want the administration to collaborate with Congress on where the strategy goes now.

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Senate Pulls 'Nuclear' Trigger To Ease Gorsuch Confirmation

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set a new precedent in the Senate to advance Supreme Court nominations with a simple majority. The GOP change ended a Democratic filibuster of Neil Gorsuch.

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Pulse Check: Can The GOP Health Care Bill Be Saved?

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

The same House conservatives who helped defeat the bill are now trying to revive it, just ahead of their two-week recess to go home and face constituents.

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Are Proposed Health Care Changes Still Alive?

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

The White House and a group of House Republicans say they are trying to reach a deal to revive their failed health care bill, but there's little optimism for success this time around.

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The Senate Could Go 'Nuclear' This Week. What Does That Mean?

Monday, April 03, 2017

A potentially historic and consequential week lies ahead in which Republicans stand ready to change the rules of the Senate to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.

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Republicans 'Turn The Cannons On Each Other' In Week Of Public Feuding

Friday, March 31, 2017

President Trump and congressional Republicans are lobbing insults and blame at one another, as some Republicans consider working more closely with Democrats to get things done.

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House GOP Says Health Care Fight Not Over, But Offers No Path Forward

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

House Republicans say they will try again to advance a bill to repeal and replace key pillars of President Obama's health care law.

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Paul Ryan Looks To Unite GOP After Health Care Failure

Monday, March 27, 2017

Speaker Paul Ryan said on Friday that his party was going through "growing pains" as the Republican health care bill failed. Now Republicans have to figure how to pick up the pieces and figure out how to govern, or risk another leadership crisis in the House.

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What Failure On Obamacare Repeal Means For Tax Reform

Saturday, March 25, 2017

President Trump is eager to put the health care debacle behind him and focus on tax reform, but the failure to repeal the Affordable Care Act could handicap that effort.

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After Health Care Defeat, What's Next For Republicans?

Saturday, March 25, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan decided not to bring the Republican health care proposal to a vote. Republicans are in a majority, but they couldn't get together enough votes for it to pass.

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Health Care Bill Collapses After Republicans Fail To Garner Enough Support

Friday, March 24, 2017

Republicans pulled their health care bill on Friday after failing to secure enough votes for it to pass in the House. In a statement, President Trump said he wanted to move onto tax reform.

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Trump, Ryan Pull Health Care Bill After Failing To Secure Enough Votes

Friday, March 24, 2017

Republicans pulled their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Friday after failing to secure enough votes for it to pass in the House of Representatives.

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Republican Leaders Postpone Vote On Health Care Bill

Friday, March 24, 2017

Republican leaders are postponing a vote on the American Health Care Act again after failing to secure enough support the bill.

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House Republicans Pull Health Care Bill After Failing To Secure Votes

Friday, March 24, 2017

House Republicans pulled their health care bill on Friday after failing to secure enough votes. House Speaker Paul Ryan spoke to reporters after the decision came to pull the bill.

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Trump To House Republicans: Pass Health Care Bill Or Obamacare Stays In Place

Friday, March 24, 2017

President Trump sent a message to House Republicans on Thursday night that they must pass their health care bill on Friday or the Affordable Care Act stays in place.

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Trump Faces Most Consequential Day Of His Presidency So Far

Friday, March 24, 2017

The president's reputation as a deal-maker is on the line Friday as House Republicans face a politically perilous vote to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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