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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

President Joe Biden is greeted by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after arriving at Ben Gurion International Airport, Oct. 18, 2023, in Tel Aviv. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Wednesday

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., speaks during a town hall hosted by the Democratic lawmaker at Montana Technological University, Nov. 10, 2023, in Butte, Montana. Matthew Brown/AP hide caption

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Tuesday

Republican presidential candidate former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley gives a speech on the state of her campaign on Feb. 20, 2024, in Greenville, S.C. Meg Kinnard/AP hide caption

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Monday

A staff member reaches in as little boy tries to take the Vice Presidential Seal from the podium as Vice President Mike Pence speaks in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Let The Veepstakes Begin

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Friday

Information used by the GOP in its impeachment inquiry of Biden may have been lies

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The U.S Capitol in Washington is illuminated on Feb. 9, 2024. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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ICYMI: Politics News From The Week

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Wednesday

Former U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, Democratic candidate for New York's 3rd congressional district, speaks at his election night party Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024, in Woodbury, N.Y. Suozzi won a special election for the House seat formerly held by George Santos. Stefan Jeremiah/AP hide caption

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Monday

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks during a news conference on border security, following the Senate policy luncheon at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Sunday

Mitch McConnell's fading influence on House Republicans can be traced back to Trump

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Friday

The leadership strength of Mike Johnson and Mitch McConnell is tested in Congress

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Thursday

President Joe Biden speaks to the House Democratic Caucus Issues Conference at Lansdowne Resort, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024 In Leesburg, Va. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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A U.S. Supreme Court police officer stands in fron of the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024, in Washington. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Saturday

Week in politics: Biden in a precarious place as he runs for reelection

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Friday

Taylor Swift waves after the AFC Championship NFL football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024, in Baltimore. Nick Wass/AP hide caption

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Thursday

House Speaker is forced to skirt his own party to pass bills

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Wednesday

Trump says VP pick won't impact the race. So what's he looking for in a running mate?

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Tuesday

This Jan. 22, 2020, file photo shows the likeness of Benjamin Franklin on $100 bills in Dallas. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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It Takes Big Bucks To Run A Campaign

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Sunday

Kirsten Engel, an Arizona Democrat running for U.S. House, speaks during a Women's March rally in Phoenix on Jan. 20. Caitlin O'Hara/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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House Democratic candidates make abortion access top focus of '24 campaigns

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Friday

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis speaks in the Fulton County Government Center during a news conference, Aug. 14, 2023, in Atlanta. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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Thursday

A staff member reaches in as little boy tries to take the Vice Presidential Seal from the podium as then-Vice President Mike Pence speaks in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Let The Veepstakes Begin

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Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told Republican senators that the politics of the border have shifted, referencing former President Trump's desire to make immigration a centerpiece of his campaign. Mariam Zuhaib/AP hide caption

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Senate border negotiations forge ahead despite pressure from Trump

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Wednesday

President Joe Biden arrives to speak at an event on the campus of George Mason University in Manassas, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2024, to campaign for abortion rights, a top issue for Democrats in the upcoming presidential election. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump reacts after speaking at a primary election night party in Nashua, N.H., Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2024. At left are Vivek Ramaswamy and Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Monday

Democratic congressional candidates focus on abortion in a bid to regain the House

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