Radiation compensation dropped from defense bill

Presented by the Working Forests Initiative — {beacon} Energy & Environment Energy & Environment PRESENTED BY The Big Story NDAA leaves out radiation compensation amendment The House-Senate compromise version of a major defense bill leaves out an amendment that

Congress releases defense bill draft

Welcome to The Hill's Defense & NatSec newsletter {beacon} Defense &National Security Defense &National Security The Big Story Annual defense bill drops some contentious provisions A compromise draft version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) drops amendments

Advertisers flee X after Musk rant

Welcome to The Hill's Technology newsletter {beacon} View Online Technology Technology The Big Story Advertisers may listen to Musk on ending ads on X Elon Musk may have struck a permanent blow to the financial future of the platform formerly known as Twitter with a rant

Ramaswamy faces backlash over debate performance

Vivek Ramaswamy emerged from the fourth GOP debate in Alabama facing backlash from Republicans over his aggressive performance. The 38-year-old GOP millennial called former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley “fascist” and compared her campaign launch video to “a woke Dylan Mulvaney

FDIC chief under pressure to resign

Presented by Wells Fargo — {beacon} Business & Economy Business & Economy PRESENTED BY The Big Story Senate GOP wants bank regulator to step down Senate Banking Committee members are calling on Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Chairman Martin Gruenberg to

UPenn loses $100 million donation after antisemitism hearing

The University of Pennsylvania (Penn) lost a major $100 million donation on Thursday amid the fallout from Penn President Liz Magill's comments at a recent House hearing on campus antisemitism. In a letter to Penn Senior Vice President Wendy White, lawyers for Ross Stevens, the

DeSantis wins fourth GOP debate, WaPo poll says

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) won the fourth Republican primary debate, according to a poll of debate watchers. The 538-Washington Post-Ipsos debate poll found that 30 percent of respondents who watched the Wednesday debate said that the Sunshine State governor won. Former Gov.

Sen. Kevin Cramer's son charged with manslaughter

Sen. Kevin Cramer's (R-N.D.) son was charged with manslaughter on Thursday after he killed a North Dakota sheriff’s deputy in a car wreck Wednesday evening, according to local police. Police said Ian Cramer, 42, crashed his family's SUV that was reported stolen into a police

More than 4 million watched GOP debate on NewsNation, CW

More than 4 million people watched the fourth Republican presidential primary debate Wednesday evening on NewsNation and The CW. A total of 1.6 million viewers watched the debate on NewsNation, marking the cable news channel's largest audience in its history, including

Trump to visit Nevada following Biden trip

Former President Trump will visit Reno, Nev., later this month where he's expected to host a rally in the key battleground state, his campaign announced Thursday. Trump will delivery remarks to a Team Trump Nevada Commit to Caucus event Dec. 17 at the Reno Sparks Convention

Lawmakers compromise on NDAA

Presented by Contraceptive Access Initiative — Senate and House Armed Services unveiled their versions of the NDAA, cutting some controversial amendments from earlier drafts {beacon} Evening Report PRESENTED BY © Greg Nash/The Hill Hot-button amendments dropped from NDAA

Cheney goes after Ramaswamy 'inside job' remarks

Former Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) slammed Vivek Ramaswamy over his claims during the fourth GOP presidential debate that the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol was an “inside job.” “If what he means by ‘inside job’ is it was a sitting president of the United States who launched

States sue NCAA over transfer rule

Seven state attorneys general announced they filed a lawsuit Thursday against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) challenging the association’s limits on college athletes' transfers. In the lawsuit, the coalition claims that the association’s Transfer

These 3 Democrats voted to censure Jamaal Bowman

Three House Democrats joined Republicans in voting to censure Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-N.Y.) on Thursday, bucking party leadership to back a reprimand of their liberal colleague. Reps. Jahana Hayes (D-Conn.), Chris Pappas (D-N.H.) and Marie Gluesenkamp Perez (D-Wash.) all