Most Recent Appearances by Susan Davis

Airdate: May 23, 2014

The latest on alleged mismanagement of VA hospitals, the indictment of five Chinese Army officialsover cyber spying, analysis Tuesday’s primary elections and President Lyndon Johnson's call to make America a 'Great Society' fifty years later. Joining Gwen: Jeff Zeleny, ABC News; Pete Williams, NBC News; Susan Davis, USA Today; Karen Tumulty, Washington Post.

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Airdate: March 14, 2014

Ukraine's interim Prime Minister visits the White House and Crimea referendum, CIA accused of spying on Senate intelligence committee, and the Republican party wins Florida congressional seat in special election. Joining Amy Walter of Cook Political Report: Susan Davis, USA Today; Ed O'Keefe, Washington Post; Indira Lakshmanan, Bloomberg News.

 

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Airdate: January 31, 2014

A roundtable discussion on President Obama's 2014 year-of-action agenda, the determined GOP opposition, and chances for bipartisan compromise. Joining Gwen: John Dickerson, Slate Magazine & CBS News; Susan Davis, USA Today; Christie Parson, Tribune News; Todd Purdum, Politico & Vanity Fair.

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Airdate: December 20, 2013

President Obama met with the White House press for his end of year news conference; a new review on NSA practices; a rare budget deal in Congress and a look at the economy's standing at year's end.  Joining Gwen: Susan Davis, USA Today; Pete Williams, NBC News; Greg Ip, The Economist; Dan Balz, Washington Post.

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Airdate: November 22, 2013

Why Democrats decided to exercise the “nuclear option”; a tentative deal with the Afghan government over U.S. troops in Afghanistan through 2024; the Senate debate over military sexual assaults; and JFK’s accomplishments and legacy. Joining Gwen: Martha Raddatz, ABC News; James Kitfield, National Journal; Susan Davis, USA Today, and Michael Duffy, Time Magazine.

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Airdate: September 06, 2013

While President Obama lobbied global leaders to support intervention in Syria at the G-20 Summit in Russia, his foreign policy team testified on Capitol Hill as Congress considers whether to approve military action. Will Syria define Obama’s foreign policy priorities? Joining Gwen: David Sanger, New York Times; John Dickerson, Slate & CBS; Susan Davis, USA Today; and Ed O’Keefe, Washington Post.

 

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Airdate: July 5, 2013

During this holiday week, we pause to take stock of the successes and challenges for Congress and the Obama administration.  We examine America's role abroad in Egypt and Syria plus the economic outlook for the remainder.

 

In the Webcast Extra, our panelists discuss Obama’s trip to Africa, fallout from the SCOTUS decisions on Capital Hill, Wendy Davis and her abortion filibuster, and Ben Bernanke’s possible successors.

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Airdate: April 26, 2013

The latest on the Boston bombing investigation and the U.S. assessment that Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria used chemical weapons. Also, U.S. Senator Max Baucus will not be seeking re-election. Plus, the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Joining Gwen: Martha Raddatz, ABC News; James Kitfield, National Journal; Susan Davis, USA Today; Dan Balz, Washington Post.

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Airdate: March 8, 2013

The panelists examine Obama's Republican “charm offensive” aimed at finding bipartisan solutions to the budget crisis. Also, with the stock market surge and positive job numbers, we look at the the unexpected boom following the spending cuts. Plus, the implications of Rand Paul's 13-hour filibuster. Joining Gwen: Greg Ip, Economist; and Susan Davis, USA Today; and Charles Babington, AP.

 

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Airdate: January 04, 2013

We ring in 2013 with analysis of the last-minute bipartisan deal that averted a financial crisis and examine future battles between the White House and Congress over spending cuts and the deficit.  Plus, will the partisan divide remain entrenched with the incoming 113th Congress? Joining Gwen: Susan Davis, USA Today; Peter Baker, New York Times; Eamon Javers, CNBC; and Michael Viqueira, NBC News.

 

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Airdate: November 30, 2012

Fiscal cliff negotiations between Congress and the White House have reached a standstill as both sides clash over spending cuts and tax increases. Also, the potential nomination of Susan Rice to succeed Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State has left Obama and Republicans at a political stalemate.  Joining Gwen: Gloria Borger, CNN; Michael Viqueira, NBC News; Susan Davis, USA Today.

 

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Airdate: Deficit Deal Stalemate

Newly re-elected, President Obama has to find a way to get a divided Congress to reach an agreement to prevent a fiscal crisis or risk pushing the country into recession. We look in the vault to November 2011 when the supercommittee failed to reach a budget deal affecting national politics and the economy.

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Airdate: October 26, 2012

With less than two weeks to go, the roundtable takes a look at the candidates’ swing-state campaign sprint. Also, we analyze the foreign policy plans of both candidates after the final debate. Plus, we examine the battle for Senate control which rests in the hands of a few states.  Joining Gwen:  James Kitfield, National Journal; Gloria Borger, CNN; Molly Ball, The Atlantic; Susan Davis, USA Today.

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Airdate: August 3, 2012

Mitt Romney and President Obama rally undecided voters in battleground states. The Tea Party scores a big victory in Texas runoff with Senate nominee Ted Cruz. Plus, the July jobs report and Congress leaves key legislation unfinished at start of summer recess. Joining Gwen: Amy Walter, ABC News; Karen Tumulty, The Washington Post; David Wessel, The Wall Street Journal; Susan Davis, USA Today.

 

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Airdate: May 11, 2012

What’s the political fallout of President Obama’s support for same-sex marriage? Plus, longtime Senator Richard Lugar, R-Ind., lost his party's primary. What does that mean for moderate republicans and incumbents? Also, the double-agent al-Qaeda plotter. Joining Gwen: Major Garrett, National Journal; John Dickerson, Slate Magazine & CBS News; Susan Davis, USA Today; Pierre Thomas, ABC News.

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Airdate: February 17, 2012

As the GOP presidential primary race between Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney tightens, the panel previews the Arizona and Michigan primaries. Plus, President Barack Obama’s proposed budget, a deal to extend payroll tax cuts, and tensions over Iran’s nuclear program. Joining Gwen: Karen Tumulty, Washington Post; Jackie Calmes, New York Times; Susan Davis, USA Today; Martha Raddatz, ABC News.

 

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Airdate: November 25, 2011

The supercommittee failed to reach a budget deal this week, affecting national politics and the economy. Also, the GOP presidential candidates debated foreign policy, with Newt Gingrich facing new scrutiny on his immigration stance. John Dickerson guest-hosts with: Susan Davis, National Journal; David Wessel, The Wall Street Journal; Dan Balz, The Washington Post; Gloria Borger, CNN.

 

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Airdate: November 25, 2011

NOTE: The Full Show for November 25, 2011 will be posted this Friday, please enjoy last week's show and an early Webcast Extra.

On the Webcast Extra: Mitt Romney releases a television advertisement that uses Barack Obama’s words out of context. And what are Romney’s chances in Iowa? Also, is Grover Norquist the Democrats' budget bogeyman? And why the Holiday economic news is a little better this year.

 

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Airdate: November 25, 2011

NOTE: The Full Show for November 25, 2011 will be posted this Friday, please enjoy last week's show and an early Webcast Extra.

On the Webcast Extra: Mitt Romney releases a television advertisement that uses Barack Obama’s words out of context. And what are Romney’s chances in Iowa? Also, is Grover Norquist the Democrats' budget bogeyman.  And why the Holiday economic news is a little better this year.

 

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Airdate: November 25, 2011

The Show for November 25, 2011 will be posted this Friday, please enjoy last week's show and an early Webcast Extra.

On the Webcast Extra: Mitt Romney releases a television advertisement that uses Barack Obama’s words out of context. And what are Romney’s chances in Iowa? Also, is Grover Norquist the Democrats' budget bogeyman.  And why the Holiday economic news is a little better this year.

 

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Airdate: September 23, 2011

President Obama unveils his deficit reduction plan, with new taxes and spending cuts. Plus, Congress argues over disaster relief and a possible government shutdown. Also, Palestinians appeal for full membership at the UN. And the GOP presidential candidates debate. Joining Gwen: Christi Parson, Tribune Newspapers; John Harwood, CNBC/New York Times; Karen Tumulty, Washington Post; Susan Davis, National Journal.
 

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Airdate: April 15, 2011

While President Obama and Rep. Paul Ryan both unveiled plans to cut $4 trillion from the national debt they continue to argue over how to do it. The GOP and Democrats continued to fight over America’s deficit, from taxes to overhauling Medicare and Medicaid.  This week: Susan Davis, National Journal; Jeff Zeleny, New York Times; Janet Hook, Wall Street Journal; John Harwood, CNBC/NY Times.
 

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Airdate: January 28, 2011

With violent protests erupting across Egypt, Nancy Youssef of McClatchy Newspapers, reports on the struggle on the street, the reaction of the Obama administration and President Mubarak’s future.  Also, analysis of Barack Obama’s State of the Union Speech with John Dickerson of Slate Magazine and CBS News, Jackie Calmes of The New York Times, Susan Davis of National Journal.
 

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Airdate: December 24, 2010

The latest National Journal’s Insiders Poll on the political winners & losers of 2010.
The panel weighs in, and looks back at a big year for congress and President Obama.  In 2011 will there be gridlock or will “opportunistic bipartisanship” be the phrase of the New Year?  With Peter Baker, Dan Balz, Gloria Borger and Susan Davis.

The new National Journal Political Insiders Poll tracks the winners & losers of 2010

 

 

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Airdate: October 1, 2010

The White House and both parties face a critical month ahead as Congress leaves Washington and the midterm campaigns begin in earnest. Joining Gwen to discuss the uncertainty facing Democrats, the President hits the campaign trail and Obama Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel exits: Gloria Borger (CNN), Jeff Zeleny (New York Times), Susan Davis (National Journal) & Christi Parsons (Chicago Tribune).

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