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Daniel Newhauser

Daniel Newhauser is a staff correspondent for National Journal, where he primarily covers the House of Representatives. He was formerly a House leadership reporter for Roll Call, where he started as an intern in 2010 and quickly earned a slot as a beat reporter. A native of San Antonio, Texas, Newhauser traveled further West to study journalism at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and write for newspapers including the East Valley Tribune and the Green Valley News & Sun.
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House Files Lawsuit Against Administration Over Obamacare

November 21, 2014 House Republicans filed their long-anticipated lawsuit against the Obama administration on Friday, claiming the White House abused executive authority by acting independently of Congress on parts of the Affordable Care Act. The complaint alleges the administration unlawfully delayed the implementation of a mandate that large employers provide health insurance to ...

Appropriations Chair: Immigration Order Can't be Defunded Through Spending Bill

November 20, 2014 Republicans' options to rebut President Obama's expected executive order on immigration are narrowing, as leaders remain under pressure by some in their caucus to limit his ability to give work permits to undocumented immigrants. Speaker John Boehner and his team said they are considering all avenues to limit the scope ...

Boehner: The House Will Vote to Repeal Obamacare

November 6, 2014 House Speaker John Boehner warned President Obama on Thursday against acting on an immigration-related executive order and said the House will vote again to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The comments come two days after Republicans swept the electorate, picking up more than 10 seats in the House and taking ...

Will Boehner's Lawsuit Compromise the House General Counsel?

November 3, 2014 After a second law firm dropped involvement in the House's lawsuit against President Obama, House Speaker John Boehner will turn to the chamber's in-house counsel, a decision former occupants of the office say could tarnish its nonpartisanship. Several former House general counsels who served under both parties told National Journal ...

Syria Measure Likely to Pass, Despite Doubts in Both Parties

September 16, 2014 The House is poised to hand President Obama authorization to openly arm Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, despite some bipartisan skepticism of the administration's strategy and a recognition that broader military action will likely be necessary. The vote will come Wednesday, and Congress will ...

House Republicans Find Obama's Plans in Syria 'Unrealistic'

September 12, 2014 Speaker John Boehner took the stage at a closed door meeting of the House Republican Conference on Thursday morning and summed up the stark reality facing his members: This is not the president they prefer, nor the overall military strategy they want, but it is all they have. Boehner's reluctant ...

Vote on Spending Bill Postponed Amid Syria Debate

September 10, 2014 House Republicans are grappling with an eleventh-hour request from the White House to include an authorization to arm Syrian rebels in a must-pass spending bill that is slated to come to the House floor Thursday. The White House is dispatching officials to the Capitol on Wednesday afternoon for a classified ...

Congressional Leaders Stand Back To Let Obama Strike Islamic State

September 10, 2014 President Obama told congressional leaders Tuesday that he does not need their authorization to expand military operations against the Islamic State—and at least for now, most leaders are not arguing. Obama held a more than hour-long meeting with the top four congressional leaders Tuesday afternoon, one day ahead of a ...

Obama Prepared to Strike Islamic State Without Hill Approval

September 10, 2014 President Obama told congressional leaders Tuesday that he does not need their authorization to expand military operations against the Islamic State—and at least for now, most leaders are not arguing. Obama held a more than hour-long meeting with the top four congressional leaders Tuesday afternoon, one day ahead of a ...

House Republicans Seek Their Own Strategy Against the Islamic State

September 4, 2014 House Republicans are laying groundwork to capitalize on widespread discontent with President Obama's handling of ISIS, scheduling a series of hearings and meetings aimed at drafting a plan to defeat the jihadist group. While the Republican Conference has no authority over military operations or nearly enough influence with the Obama ...