Category: The Hill – Politic News

Dem gun efforts run into Senate GOP bulwark

Democratic efforts to pass new gun restrictions in the early months of their new majority are running repeatedly into obstacles from the GOP-controlled Senate. The latest fight concerns the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which contains a provision to ensure…

2020 Democrats jockey for position in wonk primary

Democratic presidential hopefuls are rolling out policy proposal after policy proposal in an effort to differentiate themselves in an otherwise crowded primary field. Julián Castro, the former Housing and Urban Development secretary, became the latest candidate to delve into the…

Morgan Ortagus named as new State Dept spokeswoman

National security analyst and former Fox News contributor Morgan Ortagus has officially been named the State Department’s new top spokeswoman. Secretary of State Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoNuclear issues sharpen focus on US-Saudi relations Overnight Energy: Pompeo says Paris accord…

Dems escalate Mueller demands with subpoena

Democrats say it is up to Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrColbert mocks Trump for ‘oranges’ gaffe House Oversight Committee serves subpoenas in security clearance, census probes Mellman: Trump after Mueller MORE whether they move forward with a subpoena demanding…