Daniel Newhauser

Daniel Newhauser

Daniel Newhauser reports for States Newsroom, of which Wisconsin Examiner is a part.

The full U.S. House is set to vote Thursday to remove Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from the House Education and Labor Committee, and the Budget Committee. The outcry continues to grow over the Georgia Republican’s history of violent, racist comments and conspiracy theories. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images

Resolution to expel Marjorie Taylor Greene signed by dozens of House Democrats

By: - March 19, 2021

WASHINGTON — Dozens of U.S. House Democrats backed a resolution filed Friday to expel controversial U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from Congress, an extraordinary measure that’s only been successfully employed twice since the Civil War. U.S. Rep. Jimmy Gomez filed the expulsion resolution, after introducing it in January. The text of the legislation is simple, […]

Demonstrators protest Arizona's new immigration law outside the Arizona Capitol building on April 23, 2010. Protesters said the law will lead to racial profiling and civil rights abuses against the Hispanic community. Photo by John Moore | Getty Images

U.S. House passes Dreamers bill over GOP objections, as immigration debate intensifies

By: - March 19, 2021

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House took up two bills Thursday that would grant legal status to broad groups of immigrants living and working in the United States, including a pathway to citizenship for hundreds of thousands of undocumented people brought to the country as children. The measures mark the first step towards what advocates for […]

Capitol rally to support Dreamers as the U.S. Supreme Court takes up cases against the Trump administration's push to end the DACA program. 11/12/19

New attempt in Congress to help Dreamers runs into familiar obstacles

By: - March 18, 2021

WASHINGTON — Legislation creating a path to citizenship for undocumented people brought to the U.S. as children faces a new border crisis and old partisan objections, diminishing the chances it will become law despite full Democratic control of Congress and the White House. On Thursday, the U.S. House is poised to pass the American Dream […]

Lauren Boebert (R-CO) attends a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021

Boebert objects to ban on guns in U.S. House committee room

By: - February 19, 2021

U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) objects to ban on guns in U.S. House committee room

Stop the Steal Trump rally

Patriot Party of the State of Wisconsin created as Trump voters split from the GOP

By: and - February 12, 2021

WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump may have stepped back for now from the idea of creating a new political party, but that hasn’t stopped diehard Trump fans disillusioned with the Republican Party from creating Patriot Parties of their own all across the country. Onetime Trump voters in Wisconsin, Florida, Georgia, Colorado, Missouri, North Carolina, […]

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: Rioters enter the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, DC. Congress held a joint session to ratify President-elect Joe Biden's 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump. Trump encouraged the protesters to come to Washington and addressed them decrying the "stolen" election. Now a group of Democrats is seeking his impeachment. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Democrats unveil resolution to impeach Trump, fearing a self-pardon

By: - January 8, 2021

WASHINGTON — Among the factors undergirding the new effort by House Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump again is a controversial legal theory that doing so could bar him from pardoning himself, according to those involved. The theory is among the many reasons — and there are many, as tempers still flare after an violent […]

Political Fund raising cash contributions in hat

How state political parties helped big money pay for this year’s elections

By: - November 30, 2020

WASHINGTON — State parties played an unprecedented role in financing the presidential election this year, making it possible for the national political parties to raise eye-popping sums from individual donors — and keep more money than they might otherwise be allowed.  That’s all thanks to a 2014 Supreme Court decision that eliminated the overall limit […]

Political action committees are getting ready to spread their influence in Georgia's contests to decide control of the U.S. Senate. Clockwise from top left: Sen. Kelly Loeffler, Rev. Raphael Warnock, Sen. David Perdue and Jon Ossoff. Photos by Georgia Recorder staff

Georgia’s runoff elections for U.S. Senate lure big PACs ready to spend cash

By: - November 15, 2020

WASHINGTON — With two concurrent runoff elections that could swing the balance of the Senate, Georgia is about to become the center of the political universe, and a flurry of new super PACs are primed to get in on the action amid predictions of huge spending in the two races. Some come from political novices: […]

RNC stage in 2008

RNC convention host committee doles out millions in leftover cash with few restrictions

By: - October 22, 2020

WASHINGTON — After the Republican National Convention pulled out of Charlotte earlier this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, the host committee pledged to give more than $3 million to local community groups by the fall.  But a recent filing with the Federal Election Commission shows the committee has handed out less than $400,000 in cash […]