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Susan Davis

Congressional Correspondent, Washington Desk

Susan Davis is a congressional 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 with Robert Costa. She is a graduate of American University in Washington, D.C., and a Philadelphia native.

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Joe Biden, then the Democratic U.S. presidential nominee, speaks during a campaign stop at Pittsburgh Union Station September 30, 2020 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY), leader of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, speaks during a news conference shortly after conceding to opponent Mike Lawler at the DCCC on November 9, 2022 in Washington, DC. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images hide caption

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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 08: House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) delivers remarks to supporters alongside Ronna Romney McDaniel, Republican National Committee chair, and Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN), at a watch party at the Westin Hotel on November 9, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images) Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images hide caption

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Weekly Roundup: November 25, 2022

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U.S. House considers creating a new delegate seat for the Cherokee Nation

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Nancy Pelosi announces her candidacy for the 5th Congressional District at the Cathedral Hill Hotel in San Francisco, Calif. on February 12, 1987. Vince Maggiora/San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images hide caption

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After 20 Years, Nancy Pelosi Will Step Down As Top House Democrat

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks to reporters on March 10, 2020. On Wednesday, he was re-elected to lead Senate Republicans. Samuel Corum/Getty Images hide caption

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Fallout from the GOP's poor showing in midterms continues on Capitol Hill

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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks at his election night watch party after the midterm elections, early on November 9, 2022, in Washington, DC. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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If the GOP wins the House, Kevin McCarthy will make a bid to be speaker

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Kevin McCarthy faces early loyalty test in his bid for GOP speaker

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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) (C) attends a news conference following a GOP caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center February 13, 2019 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Some Trump-backed candidates didn't do as well as the GOP thought they would

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