House panel advances $46 billion energy bill, defying Trump

The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday advanced a $46.4 billion spending bill covering energy and water programs, defying requests from President TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Hill’s Morning Report – White House, Congress: Urgency of now around budget GOP presses Trump to make a deal on spending Democrats wary of handing Trump a win on infrastructure MORE […]

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Momentum grows to create 'Do Not Track' registry

Legislation to stop tech companies from tracking users online is finding new momentum as Congress seeks to crack down on big tech’s privacy practices. On Tuesday, Sen. Josh HawleyJoshua (Josh) David HawleyHillicon Valley: FCC Republicans backing T-Mobile, Sprint merger | Tech giants to testify on election security | GOP senator offers ‘Do Not Track’ bill […]

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Collins offering bill to boost battery research as GOP pushes energy 'innovation'

Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsDem senator: Many Republicans ‘privately expressed concerns’ about Mueller findings Congress: Support legislation to defend Medicare home health  The Hill’s Morning Report — Presented by Pass USMCA Coalition — Trump: GOP has `clear contrast’ with Dems on immigration MORE (R-Maine) is introducing a bill Wednesday to boost the reliability of wind […]

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Tech gets brief reprieve from Trump's Huawei ban

The Trump administration’s decision to delay an order to blacklist products from Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei by 90 days is giving American tech companies a brief reprieve from a decision that threatened to rattle the industry. Commerce Secretary Wilbur RossWilbur Louis RossHillicon Valley: Trump takes flak for not joining anti-extremism pact | Phone carriers largely […]

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Iraq War looms over Trump battle with Iran

The Iraq War is casting a long shadow over the debate on Capitol Hill about what to do with Iran. Democrats point to the nearly nine-year war as a warning sign of what the administration should avoid as it engages in saber-rattling with Tehran. ADVERTISEMENT Sen. Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineThe Hill’s Morning Report – […]

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GOP faces new challenge in 2020 abortion fight

Republicans hoping to paint Democrats as extreme on abortion are facing a major obstacle in the wake of Alabama’s restrictive new law. Democratic presidential candidates are seizing on the state’s ban, which has no exemptions for rape and incest, arguing that it shows President TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Hill’s Morning Report – White House, Congress: Urgency […]

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Momentum grows to create 'Do Not Track' registry

Legislation to stop tech companies from tracking users online is finding new momentum as Congress seeks to crack down on big tech’s privacy practices. On Tuesday, Sen. Josh HawleyJoshua (Josh) David HawleyHillicon Valley: FCC Republicans backing T-Mobile, Sprint merger | Tech giants to testify on election security | GOP senator offers ‘Do Not Track’ bill […]

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