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Susan Davis

Susan Davis is a congressional correspondent for NPR. She has covered Congress, elections, and national politics since 2002 for publications including USA TODAY, The Wall Street Journal, National Journal and Roll Call. She appears regularly on television and radio outlets to discuss congressional and national politics, and she is a contributor on PBS's Washington Week with Robert Costa. She is a graduate of American University in Washington, D.C., and a Philadelphia native.

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We're going to spend the next few minutes considering the strange tale of Monica Witt. She is the former U.S. Air Force intelligence officer who, as of this week, faces charges of espionage against the U.S. Witt defected to Iran back in 2013. She's believed to be there now, which raises questions about Iran's efforts to spy on the U.S. and vice versa. Our next guest is an expert on those efforts.

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Spending negotiators may have reached an agreement on an outline to avoid a government shutdown, but the final legislation is still incomplete less than three days before the Friday deadline.

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Well, Democratic and Republican leaders on Capitol Hill seem to be solidly behind this border security deal. Here's Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.

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