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Susan Davis

Congressional Correspondent, Washington Desk

Susan Davis is a congressional correspondent for NPR. 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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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., confers with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., during a news conference on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Senate Democrats say they have the votes to formally disapprove of the FCC's Internet policy that will take effect next month. Here, supporters of net neutrality protest the decision to repeal the Obama-era rule. Kyle Grillot/Reuters hide caption

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Senate Approves Overturning FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., in the Capitol last October. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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John McCain's Absence Weighs On The Senate

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News Brief: Cohen Allegedly Received Russian Payments, Trump Ends Iran Deal

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President Trump speaks to supporters during a campaign rally on April 28, 2018, in Washington Township, Mich. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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GOP Primaries Focus On Candidates' Loyalty To President Trump

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Republican Primaries Focus On Candidates' Loyalty To Trump

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House Chaplain Patrick Conroy speaks during a memorial service at the Capitol on Sept. 27, 2017. Conroy resigned under pressure from House Speaker Paul Ryan in April, but that has been reversed after Conroy wrote to Ryan protesting his ouster and suggesting anti-Catholic bigotry was a factor. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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In his resignation letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan, the Rev. Patrick Conroy noted that he was stepping down "as you have requested" and has since made it clear that he had no interest in leaving Capitol Hill. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Ryan's Dismissal Of House Chaplain Sparks Outrage And Suspicion

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Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., speaks to reporters in front of the courthouse in Newark, N.J., on Nov. 16, 2017. The federal bribery trial of Menendez ended in a mistrial when the jury said it was deadlocked on all charges against him. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, nominee for veterans affairs secretary, leaves the Dirksen Building afte meeting with Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., on Tuesday. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call via Getty Images hide caption

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New Charges Against VA Nominee: 'Candyman' Dispensed Drugs Freely, Wrecked Car

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More than 20 military employees have shared concerns about Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, who was on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, with members and staff of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, said the panel's top Democrat, Jon Tester. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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VA Nominee Accused Of Drinking On Duty, Improper Prescriptions, Sen. Tester Says

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