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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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As Shutdown Clock Ticks, Parties Trade Barbs Over Omnibus

December 3, 2015 Nine days from a gov­ern­ment shut­down, Re­pub­lic­ans and Demo­crats are trad­ing ac­cus­a­tions faster than le­gis­lat­ive of­fers, as ne­go­ti­at­ors hope to get talks back on track to pass a massive om­ni­bus ap­pro­pri­ations spend­ing bill and fund the gov­ern­ment past Dec. 11. House Ap­pro­pri­ations Com­mit­tee Chair­man Har­old Ro­gers sug­ges­ted that Demo­crats are...

House Vote Gives GOP the Upper Hand in Refugee Fight

November 19, 2015 The House bill paus­ing Syr­i­an refugee re­set­tle­ments in­to the U.S. may nev­er be­come law, but a strong bi­par­tis­an House vote all but as­sures the is­sue will re­sur­face after the Thanks­giv­ing break with Re­pub­lic­ans in a po­s­i­tion of strength. With 47 Demo­crats join­ing all but two Re­pub­lic­ans to pass the bill...

Ryan Is Elected Speaker, Vows to Fix “Broken” House

October 29, 2015 The House elec­ted Rep. Paul Ry­an as speak­er on Thursday, cap­ping weeks of un­cer­tainty about who will lead the cham­ber and the Re­pub­lic­an Party and end­ing the tu­mul­tu­ous rule of Speak­er John Boehner. In his speech ac­cept­ing the po­s­i­tion, Ry­an con­ceded that the House has been crippled. But he called...

Almost Nobody's Happy Even Though the House Acted on Budget Deal

October 29, 2015 For weeks, the House was le­gis­lat­ively para­lyzed as con­ser­vat­ives battled the Re­pub­lic­an es­tab­lish­ment over the fu­ture of the party. This week, the House be­came un­stuck, and yet al­most no long-term work is fin­ished and al­most no one was left happy with the res­ults. Speak­er John Boehner’s last week in of­fice...

Republicans Nominate Paul Ryan for Speaker

October 28, 2015 Rep. Paul Ry­an was nom­in­ated to be a can­did­ate for speak­er in a private vote by a wide ma­jor­ity of House Re­pub­lic­ans on Wed­nes­day, set­ting up a pub­lic vote on Thursday that re­mains his last obstacle to claim­ing the gavel. The vote caps a chaot­ic search for a new Re­pub­lic­an...

Can Boehner Push Through a Debt Ceiling Increase Before He Leaves?

October 26, 2015 Speak­er John Boehner is slated to re­tire Fri­day, set­ting up a busy le­gis­lat­ive week as he tries to “clean the barn,” as he put it, for his likely suc­cessor, Rep. Paul Ry­an. The House will likely vote to au­thor­ize the Ex­port-Im­port Bank and raise the debt ceil­ing be­fore Wed­nes­day’s in­tern­al...

The Debt-Limit First Move No One Wants to Make

October 23, 2015 House and Sen­ate lead­ers are at an im­passe about how to move a debt-ceil­ing bill, after sup­port for a House Re­pub­lic­an plan to con­di­tion­ally raise the na­tion’s bor­row­ing cap col­lapsed amid wide com­plaints with­in the con­fer­ence. A Wed­nes­day whip check of a debt-lim­it bill craf­ted by the Re­pub­lic­an Study Com­mit­tee...

Freedom Caucus Gives Paul Ryan a Majority —but Not a Mandate

October 22, 2015 Rep. Paul Ry­an made sig­ni­fic­ant in­roads with House con­ser­vat­ives after a day of meet­ings and as­sur­ances, yet that may still not be enough to garner the un­an­im­ous sup­port he de­mands as a con­di­tion to run­ning for speak­er. At a private meet­ing Wed­nes­day even­ing, about two-thirds of the con­ser­vat­ive House Free­dom...

Texas Rep. Bill Flores Starts Lobbying for Speaker Votes

October 14, 2015 Correction: An earlier version of this story's headline misidentified Flores as a representative from Florida. The headline has been corrected to reflect the correct state he represents. As the race for House speak­er re­mains para­lyzed amid Rep. Paul Ry­an’s hes­it­a­tion to jump in, at least one Re­pub­lic­an is reach­ing out...

House Republicans Leave Washington With No Answers

October 13, 2015 House Re­pub­lic­ans left Wash­ing­ton for the weeklong Colum­bus Day re­cess Fri­day with no path­way for end­ing the polit­ic­al tu­mult and un­cer­tainty in their lead­er­ship ranks. But mem­bers are not abandon­ing hope that Rep. Paul Ry­an, who many call the closest thing that frac­tious Re­pub­lic­ans have to a con­sensus pick for...