Daniel Newhauser

Daniel Newhauser

Daniel Newhauser reports on politics for the States Newsroom network, of which the Nevada Current is a member.

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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 […]

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 on […]