Comer subpoenas Hunter Biden's bank records

House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) announced Thursday that he issued long-promised subpoenas for the personal and business bank records of President Biden's son Hunter Biden as part of the House GOP's impeachment inquiry into the president. Comer also

Musk visits southern border with Rep. Gonzales

Elon Musk announced on his social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, that he was visiting the country’s southern border with Rep. Tony Gonzales (R-Texas) Thursday. Musk posted online that he arrived at Eagle Pass, a city that borders Mexico, to “eyeball the situation”

Five defining fights in Milley's tumultuous tenure

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark Milley on Friday will step down as the nation’s highest-ranking military officer after four tumultuous years in American history dissected across two presidencies. The four-star general — confirmed overwhelmingly by the Senate 89–1 in

Trump, Biden duel over autoworkers' support

Welcome to The Hill's Energy & Environment newsletter {beacon} Energy & Environment Energy & Environment The Big Story Trump, Biden clash over EVs, autoworker support Former President Trump skipped the second GOP debate Wednesday to instead address autoworkers in Michigan,

Ramaswamy defends TikTok use

Ramaswamy bats away attacks as GOP rivals pounce {beacon} Technology Technology The Big Story Ramaswamy parries attacks on TikTok use at GOP debate Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy defended his recent decision to join TikTok as GOP rivals again pounced on

What a shutdown means for federal health programs

Presented by Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association — A handful of conservative House Republicans remain opposed to a short-term agreement {beacon} Health Care Health Care The Big Story How a shutdown will impact federal health programs The federal government is barreling

Student loan payments set to resume for millions

Welcome to The Hill's Business & Economy newsletter {beacon} Business & Economy Business & Economy The Big Story Student loan payments return as shutdown looms Payments are restarting for millions of student loan borrowers at a tumultuous time for Congress, which is

House clashes with Pentagon over Space Command

Presented by GE Aerospace — Lawmakers accuse President Biden of playing politics {beacon} Defense &National Security Defense &National Security The Big Story House hammers US officials on Space Command decision The House Armed Services Committee accused President Biden of

Sen. Stabenow tests positive for COVID

Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) said Thursday that she tested positive for COVID-19 and would continue working remotely as she isolated. “I tested positive for COVID-19 this afternoon and am currently experiencing mild symptoms. Per CDC guidelines, I plan to isolate and work

Trump won't try to move Georgia charges to federal court

Former President Trump won’t try to move his Georgia criminal prosecution to federal court, his lawyer said Thursday. The surprising turn of events comes weeks after Steve Sadow, Trump’s attorney, notified the state judge that Trump may attempt such a move. “President Trump now

What’s really at stake with a government shutdown

Some members of Congress have taken the position that keeping our government functioning doesn’t really matter, and that pulling the plug on funding for the new fiscal year starting on Oct. 1 is a good way to make a political statement and drive our country in a different

Home borrowing costs hit 23-year high

Home mortgage rates have reached the highest figure since 2000, as the average borrowing rate for 30-year home loans topped 7.31 percent this week, mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday. The new figure is a slight increase from last week’s 7.19 percent. A year ago it was 6.7

CDC director urges flu, COVID vaccination amid low uptake

Vaccination rates for COVID-19 and the flu have declined, and a significant portion of the U.S. population indicated they are not interested in getting either this year, according to a new survey. The survey from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases found that only

Why aviation faces a double whammy as shutdown looms

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is facing down a dual threat as Congress careens toward a government shutdown, with potential consequences for an air travel industry already struggling with waves of delays. On top of losing funding, the law establishing the agency’s

What we learned from the second GOP debate

Welcome to The Hill's Campaign newsletter {beacon} Campaign Report Campaign Report The Big Story What we learned from the second GOP debate Seven Republican presidential hopefuls tangled Wednesday night in an unruly second primary debate, with time running out on convincing