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News : Politics

Overnight Defense & National Security — Oath Keepers leader arrested in Jan. 6 probe

Sunday  11:00,   17 april 2022

It's Thursday, welcome to Overnight Defense & National Security, your nightly guide to the latest developments at the Pentagon, on Capitol Hill and beyond. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup.The leader of the Oath Keepers was arrested >>>

Hillicon Valley — Tech giants hit with Jan. 6 panel subpoenas

Sunday  11:00,   17 april 2022

Today is Thursday. Welcome to Hillicon Valley, detailing all you need to know about tech and cyber news from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. Follow The Hill's tech team, Chris Mills Rodrigo... >>>

Newsom denies parole for RFK assassin

Sunday  11:00,   17 april 2022

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) on Thursday announced that he will deny parole to Sirhan Sirhan, Robert F. Kennedy's assassin, saying in a statement the 77-year-old inmate had "failed to address the deficiencies" that led him to commit the... >>>

Psaki says Biden will continue to do 'hard things'

Sunday  10:55,   17 april 2022

Battered by 24 hours of rising inflation numbers, a Supreme Court block on vaccine mandates and all-but-certain defeat for a voting rights push, Jen Psaki reached for a favorite tool: Snark. 'We could certainly propose legislation to see if people... >>>

Senate Slaps Down Ted Cruz’s Big Attempt at Being Serious

Sunday  10:55,   17 april 2022

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX). First, Cruz groveled before Fox News’ Tucker Carlson, claiming he mistakenly used the word “terrorists” to describe Jan. 6 rioters. In reality, he’s consistently used that word at least 17... >>>

Alec Baldwin to turn in cell phone amid 'Rust' probe 'this week,' attorney says

Sunday  10:55,   17 april 2022

Alec Baldwin will turn his cell phone over for review by the authorities "this week" as part of the investigation into last year's fatal shooting on the New Mexico set of his movie "Rust," according to his attorney"We reached an agreement last... >>>

Overnight Health Care — Biden's Supreme Court setback

Sunday  10:55,   17 april 2022

Welcome to Thursday's Overnight Health Care, where we're following the latest moves on policy and news affecting your health. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. The newest way to combat the COVID blues? Wordle. Leading today: The >>>

On the Money — SCOTUS strikes down Biden vax-or-test rules

Sunday  10:55,   17 april 2022

Happy Thursday and welcome to On The Money, your nightly guide to everything affecting your bills, bank account and bottom line. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. Today's Big Deal: The Supreme Court just gutted President Biden's >>>

Takeaways from the landmark sedition indictment against the Oath Keepers

Sunday  10:50,   17 april 2022

The Justice Department on Thursday announced the first sedition charges related to the January 6 insurrection, a watershed moment in the year-long investigation. © John Minchillo/AP Rioters on the West Front at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in... >>>

The Republican Party goes even deeper down the Trump rabbit hole

Sunday  10:50,   17 april 2022

On Thursday, the Republican National Committee threatened to keep its 2024 presidential nominee from participating in the three traditional general election debates unless and until the debates are adjusted more to their liking. © Chip... >>>

Inflation, vaccines, voting rights: Biden faces brick walls

Sunday  10:50,   17 april 2022

Presidents, for all they can do on their own, are hemmed in on the big stuff by the other branches of government. It's the news about inflation that could be most damaging to Biden. Everyday people might not be hanging onto the latest voting... >>>

Biden hosts Manchin, Sinema at White House to discuss voting rights

Sunday  10:50,   17 april 2022

President Biden met with Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) on Thursday evening about voting rights as the president looks to find a path forward to passing legislation. The White House said that the meeting began at 5:30pm and >>>

Picture Surfaces of Oath Keeper Leader Charged With Seditious Conspiracy at 2021 CPAC

Sunday  10:50,   17 april 2022

Stewart Rhodes was one of 11 people charged Thursday and could face up to 20 years in prison for his role in the January 6 Capitol riot.Rhodes, who is described as the leader of the far-right militia group the Oath Keepers, was spotted at the... >>>

The Memo: Supreme Court, Sinema deliver twin blows to Biden

Sunday  10:45,   17 april 2022

President Biden, embattled on several fronts, got hit by a twin blow Thursday, as the Supreme Court struck down a key vaccine mandate and his quest to pass legislation protecting voting rights looked close to defeat.The Supreme Court ruled against... >>>

Romney says it 'would be nuts' for the RNC to block candidates from commission debates

Sunday  10:45,   17 april 2022

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) on Thursday said it "would be nuts" for the Republican National Committee (RNC) to block GOP candidates from attending debates run by the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD).The Utah Republican told Insider that... >>>