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Susan Davis is a political correspondent for NPR and a co-host of the NPR Politics Podcast. She has covered Congress, elections, and national politics since 2002 for publications including USA TODAY, The Wall Street Journal, National Journal and Roll Call. She appears regularly on television and radio outlets to discuss congressional and national politics, and she is a contributor on PBS's Washington Week. She is a graduate of American University in Washington, D.C., and a Philadelphia native.

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Thursday

A roll of "I Voted!" stickers are shown, Oct. 6, 2020, at the Miami-Dade County Elections Department in Doral, Fla. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Tuesday

President Joe Biden drives a Cadillac Lyriq through the showroom during a tour at the Detroit Auto Show, Sept. 14, 2022, in Detroit. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Friday

Judge Juan Merchan presides over proceedings as Stormy Daniels, far right, answers questions on direct examination by assistant district attorney Susan Hoffinger in Manhattan criminal court as former President Donald Trump and defense attorney Todd Blanche look on, Tuesday, May 7, 2024, in New York. Elizabeth Williams/AP hide caption

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Thursday

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on his "Investing in America agenda" at Gateway Technical College, Wednesday, May 8, 2024, in Sturtevant, Wis. Morry Gash/AP hide caption

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Wednesday

Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, R-La., speaks at a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, May 7, 2024. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Mike Johnson Keeps His Job — For Now

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Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, R-La., pauses during a news conference amid threats that Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., a staunch ally of former President Donald Trump, is threatening to oust Johnson from his leadership post, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, May 7, 2024. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Some GOP House Members Want To Fire The Speaker. Again.

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Tuesday

"I Voted" stickers are set out at a polling place in Newtown, Pa., Tuesday, April 23, 2024. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Monday

Staffers disinfect the lectern and adjust the vice presidential seal prior to a speech by then-Vice President Mike Pence, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at Lanconia Municipal Airport in Gilford, N.H. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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Monday

The TikTok logo is seen on a mobile phone in front of a computer screen which displays the TikTok home screen, Saturday, March 18, 2023. Michael Dwyer/AP hide caption

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Sunday

Fact-check: South Carolina Rep. Nancy Mace's statements on the Trump trials

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Politics chat: White House Correspondent's dinner, control of Congress

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Thursday

President Biden speaks with Micron CEO Sanjay Mehrotra, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer as they look at a mock-up of a semiconductor facility in Syracuse, N.Y. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Wednesday

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., speaks with members of the press during votes on a bill that would enshrine same-sex and interracial marriages into federal law, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Thursday

Signs and buttons are scene before President Joe Biden speaks at the Carpenters Union Hall, Tuesday, April 16, 2024, in Scranton, Pa. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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In The Ads Race, It's No Contest: Biden Is Swamping The Airwaves

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Wednesday

Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, R-La., talks with Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., in the House chamber, Thursday, April 11, 2024, at the Capitol in Washington. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Tuesday

The U.S. Supreme Court on October 4, 2023. Catie Dull/NPR hide caption

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Friday

Joe Biden, left, embraces Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., during a Democratic presidential primary debate, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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Friday

Political divisions among Democrats over the Israel-Hamas war are at the center of several upcoming primaries against liberal members who oppose the war. Anadolu/Anadolu via Getty Images hide caption

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Thursday

Some Democratic House members face opposition because of their criticism of Israel

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Wednesday

Demonstrators rally in support of Palestinians, Tuesday, April 2, 2024, at Lafayette Park across from the White House in Washington. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Saturday

House Speaker Mike Johnson is under fire from his party for passing the spending bill

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Friday

Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, R-La., discusses President Joe Biden's policies at the Mexican border during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Roundup: Ouster Threat For Mike Johnson; Biden App Turns Volunteers Into Influencers

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Thursday

Asylum-seeking migrants line up in a makeshift, mountainous campsite to be processed after crossing the border with Mexico, Friday, Feb. 2, 2024, near Jacumba Hot Springs, Calif. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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Wednesday

Voters arrive at a polling location as Arizonans cast their ballot on primary election day, Tuesday, March 19, 2024, in Guadalupe, Ariz. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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