The Hill

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Below are articles I wrote that have been published in The Hill, a political newspaper based in Washington, D.C. Its print edition is published daily when Congress is in session, and weekly when Congress is out of session. The newspaper is available across the D.C. area.

New TSA chief vows to tighten airport security
July 29, 2015 – A month on the job, newly-confirmed TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger promised to implement better security measures to protect our nation’s airports.

Warren: Lifting oil export ban ‘dangerous’ for environment
July 28, 2015 – Senate Democrats voice opposition to lifting the U.S. crude oil export ban. Meanwhile, the issue is gaining bipartisan support across Congress.

House chairman: Social cost of carbon measure ‘rejects reality’
July 22, 2015 – House Republicans attacked the Obama administration’s social cost of carbon during a hearing held by the Natural Resources Committee.

Hollywood stars shell out for Hillary
July 16, 2015 – Collaboration. A list of donations from Hollywood stars for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.

Chemical safety nominee receives praise
July 15, 2015 – President Obama’s appointee for the Chemical Safety Board was praised by senators during her confirmation hearing.

The Hill’s Whip List: Senators take sides on Iran deal
July 14, 2015 – Collaboration. A collection of statements issued by senators in reaction to the deal on Iran’s nuclear program.

House Agriculture chairman: No ‘downside’ to crude oil exports
July 8, 2015 – The House Agriculture Committee is ready to lift the ban on crude oil exports from the United States.

Consumer agency: Troops face ‘roadblocks’ repaying student loans
July 7, 2015 – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau presented a report on the hardships and roadblocks faced by military service members when repaying student loans.

Democrats diss Paul, Bush; disregard Trump, Santorum
July 5, 2015 – Collaboration. A digest of the DNC’s targeting via social media and press releases. This story was picked up by several other outlets after publication, including The Drudge Report and Politico.

Study: 80 percent of Texas counties issuing same-sex marriage licenses
July 1, 2015 – Despite state opposition to the Obergefell v. Hodges Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage, most of Texas is freely issuing licenses to gay couples.

From Miss America to Fox News host
July 1, 2015 – Gretchen Carlson visits a local book shop to promote her autobiography, “Getting Real.”

Pundits weigh in on trade fight
June 11, 2015 – Collaboration. A summary of various political pundits’ opinions on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade fight.