Politics

PBM execs face House grilling

Presented by Otsuka — The subject: Drug costs {beacon} Health Care Health Care   The Big Story PBMs in the hot seat Pharmacy benefit manager (PBMs) executives will appear before the House Oversight Committee Tuesday to face what is likely to be a bipartisan grilling over whether the companies are contributing to the high costs...
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Crypto spends big in Arizona

Welcome to The Hill's Technology newsletter {beacon} Technology Technology The Big Story  Crypto leaders spend big on Arizona Democratic primary A super PAC funded by leaders in the crypto industry, along with other GOP donors, are throwing their weight behind one side in a Democratic House primary in Arizona.  © AP Photo/Eric Gay The race...
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Judge dismisses Nina Jankowicz lawsuit against Fox News

A judge in Delaware tossed a lawsuit filed by Nina Jankowicz, the former head of the short-lived Department of Homeland Security (DHS) disinformation board, against Fox News. The judge granted Fox's motion on Monday to have the case dismissed, according to court documents, ruling the statements Jankowicz had alleged were defamatory were either about the...
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Biden calls into campaign HQ: ‘I’m not going anywhere’

President Biden called into the Wilmington headquarters on Monday to throw his support behind Vice President Harris, in his first remarks since he dropped his reelection bid. “We’re still fighting this fight together. I'm not going anywhere,” Biden said on the call. “I will always have your back.” The president called in while Harris and...
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NJ Gov. Murphy met with Trump to wish him well after assassination attempt

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) met in-person with former President Trump on Saturday to wish him well in the aftermath of an assassination attempt that left Trump with an injured ear. The governor's office confirmed to The Hill that Murphy and his wife reached out to Trump immediately after the shooting earlier this month...
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Michael Moore: Biden resignation would help Harris beat Trump

Director and activist Michael Moore argued Monday that it would be in the best interest of Vice President Harris’s campaign for President Biden to resign, leaving her the Oval Office. Biden ended his reelection campaign on Sunday, with many Democrats quickly coalescing around Harris as a favorite to take over the party’s nomination for president....
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Live updates: Harris shores up support as Vance hits the trail

Democrats woke Monday to a transformed presidential race after President Biden withdrew his candidacy Sunday afternoon and threw his support behind Vice President Harris. Since then, Democrats have been coalescing around her. Harris garnered high-profile endorsements from Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), a handful of Democratic governors and more. On Monday, she...
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Khanna second Democrat to call for Secret Service director to resign

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) became the second Democrat to call for Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle’s resignation, saying the stance is “not political.” “I just don't think this is partisan. If you have an assassination attempt on a president, a former president, or a candidate, you need to resign,” Khanna said during questioning of Cheatle....
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Live updates: Secret Service director faces calls to resign at hearing

Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle is testifying before the House Oversight and Accountability Committee on Monday to face questions about the security lapses that allowed a gunman to open fire on former President Trump at a rally about a week ago. Cheatle is facing calls to resign or be fired, largely from Republicans, but has...
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