Watch live: Yellen testifies on Biden budget before House Ways and Means 

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is scheduled to testify before the House Ways and Means Committee on Friday morning to discuss President Biden’s budget plan. On Thursday, President Biden unveiled a sweeping budget plan for the coming fiscal year. The request details a series of ambitious proposals from the White House, including plans to extend the […]

Norfolk Southern train derails in Alabama just before CEO testifies

On-board camera video from Springfield, Ohio, captured the moment the Norfolk Southern Railroad derailed on Sunday. (Timothy Taylor via Storyful) Another railroad train derailed in Alabama hours before Norfolk Southern CEO Alan Shaw was due to attend Congress on Thursday. About 30 trains derailed in Calhoun County, according to the Calhoun County Emergency Management Agency. […]

The Hill’s 12:30 Report — Garland testifies amid classified doc probes

To view past editions of Hill’s 12:30 Report, click here. Sign up here to receive The Hill’s 12:30 report in your inbox. –> Midday views on what’s going on in politics and how to have a sense of humor about it.* *teeth. Haha. Hahaha. smell. Haha. smell. I break down in hysterical tears. […]

Mom Testifies About Drug Deaths amid Mayorkas’ Open Border

The House Committee on Homeland Security will use the first hearings to shed light on how cartels transport drugs through border areas and the harm to civilians caused by illegal immigration and drug cartels. launched a war against Democrats determined to downplay the “This is killing Americans. We must re-establish control of the southern border,” […]

Alex Murdaugh testifies in South Carolina murder, fraud trial

Lying double-murder suspect Alex Murdau admitted on Friday that he sometimes takes 60 or more pills a day. The 54-year-old disgraced South Carolina Attorney General said in court that “opiates gave me energy” and some days he takes 2,000mg of Oxy in a 30mg pill. said. When asked if he took 60 tablets a day, […]

Top Maine elections official testifies against mandatory voter ID

Maine election officials testified Monday against a bill requiring voters to show photo ID when casting ballots, saying it was unnecessary and would reduce voter participation. Maine already requires proof of identity when registering to vote, and requiring residents to present certain IDs again would increase costs, complexity, and consequences, alienating eligible voters. When it […]