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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 Republicans Are Waiting for Paul Ryan to Make Up His Mind

October 9, 2015 House Re­pub­lic­ans met Fri­day morn­ing after a day of chaos Thursday that saw House Ma­jor­ity Lead­er Kev­in Mc­Carthy sud­denly drop his bid to suc­ceed John Boehner as speak­er of the House. And their hopes have largely turned to a man who only the day be­fore said, not for the first...

Boehner Delays Majority Leader Election

October 5, 2015 Re­spond­ing to calls for time from his mem­bers, House Speak­er John Boehner delayed down-bal­lot lead­er­ship elec­tions on Monday, not­ing they will hap­pen only after the whole House votes to elect a new speak­er on Oct 29. The in­tern­al GOP Con­fer­ence elec­tion to choose a speak­er will still take place Thursday....

One Candidate for House Speaker Wouldn't Have a Problem Shutting the Government Down

October 5, 2015 "Finally these mem­bers are call­ing me back,” Rep. Jason Chaf­fetz said, tap­ping his buzz­ing Apple Watch as he faced a room­ful of re­port­ers for the first time since mak­ing pub­lic his long-shot bid to be­come the next Speak­er. The elec­tion is Thursday, and Chaf­fetz is only on day two of...

Outgoing Speaker Boehner: A Shutdown Will Not Happen

September 28, 2015 Speak­er John Boehner said Sunday that the House will avoid a gov­ern­ment shut­down by passing a clean con­tinu­ing res­ol­u­tion, and he ad­ded the cham­ber will or­gan­ize a se­lect com­mit­tee to in­vest­ig­ate Planned Par­ent­hood. Boehner, speak­ing on CBS’s Face the Na­tion, said the com­mit­tees will look in­to the the prac­tices al­legedly...

With Boehner Leaving, the Republican Leadership Frenzy Begins

September 25, 2015 As ru­mors spread through the Cap­it­ol this month that Speak­er John Boehner could be toppled in a con­ser­vat­ive coup, a pic­ture began to ap­pear of a what a post-Boehner lead­er­ship table could look like. Then on Fri­day morn­ing, Boehner sur­prised even his closest friends by an­noun­cing that he will re­tire...

GOP Leaders Try to Urge Conservatives Away From a Shutdown

September 18, 2015 House Re­pub­lic­an lead­ers are try­ing a new strategy to counter hard­liners in their con­fer­ence who want them to shut down the gov­ern­ment over fund­ing for Planned Par­ent­hood: reas­on. Lead­er­ship, ap­pro­pri­at­ors, cam­paign of­fi­cials and anti-abor­tion ad­voc­ates are out in full force try­ing to dis­suade Re­pub­lic­ans from push­ing the con­fer­ence in­to what...

With Shutdown Clock Ticking, House Republicans No Closer to Consensus

September 17, 2015 House Re­pub­lic­ans emerged from an hour-long meet­ing Wed­nes­day even­ing no closer to a de­cision about how to fund the gov­ern­ment at month’s end while ad­dress­ing act­iv­ists’ con­cerns about chok­ing off fed­er­al fund­ing for Planned Par­ent­hood. In fact, with just eight le­gis­lat­ive days to go be­fore a gov­ern­ment shut­down, more op­tions...

Abortion Politics the Biggest Obstacle to Avoiding a Shutdown

September 14, 2015 Con­gres­sion­al Re­pub­lic­an lead­ers will take their first hope­ful steps this week to­ward avoid­ing a gov­ern­ment shut­down over fed­er­al fund­ing for Planned Par­ent­hood, bring­ing up freest­and­ing bills aimed at crack­ing down on abor­tion. Yet with con­ser­vat­ives in­sist­ing that the is­sue be ad­dressed in a spend­ing bill, and some hint­ing at harsh...

September Will Be Make or Break Month for the Iran Deal in Congress

August 5, 2015 Congress will vote in September on a resolution of disapproval of a multinational deal with Iran aimed at preventing it from acquiring a nuclear bomb, Republican leaders announced Tuesday Both Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said their chambers would take up Iran measures after the August...

With House Defiant, Senate Eyes a 2-Month Highway Bill

July 28, 2015 Democrats might be his opposition, but the House is Mitch McConnell's enemy. Facing an end-of-the-week deadline, a Congress itching to go home for the August recess, and an interchamber gulf over how to fund the nation's roads and whether to revive the Ex-Im Bank, the Senate majority leader's most likely...