Al Weaver, The Hill

Al Weaver

The Hill

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Past articles by Al:

The Hill’s Morning Report — Against all odds, gun safety bill set to become law

It was a significant day for guns in America on Thursday as the Senate broke a years-long stalemate and passed a bipartisan gun violence package and the Supreme Court struck down a New York state l… → Read More

The Hill’s Morning Report — Biden on defense, says recession not ‘inevitable’

President Biden’s plea for Americans’ patience during a rare sit-down interview on Thursday won’t remedy the nation’s inflationary pressures, diminish the odds of a recession or calm voters’ bewild… → Read More

The Hill’s Morning Report — High drama expected at first Jan. 6 committee hearing

The House select panel on Jan. 6 has prepared a prime-time narrative tonight that asserts that American democracy and the Constitution were nearly goners in the hands of elected officials and a lar… → Read More

The Hill’s Morning Report — Biden giving negotiators room on guns

The debate over gun violence legislation took multiple turns on Tuesday as President Biden waded into the Senate’s continued talks and multiple outside figures made emotional pleas calling for chan… → Read More

The Hill’s Morning Report — Senators plead for patience as gun talks intensify

Senate negotiators on Monday said that talks are progressing on a package to combat gun violence but indicated discussions could spill into next week in search of a final deal in response to a spat… → Read More

The Hill’s Morning Report — Congress returns amid suspense over guns, Jan. 6 hearings

Lawmakers return to Capitol Hill to a one-two punch of high-stakes happenings this week as a bipartisan group of senators continues talks on a potential gun violence package and the Jan. 6 select c… → Read More

The Hill’s Morning Report — Biden challenges GOP to act on guns

President Biden used a rare evening address to the nation from the White House on Thursday to speak to Americans while urging Congress to send him legislation to ban assault weapons and respond to … → Read More

The Hill’s Morning Report — The latest on gun negotiations

Congress returns to Washington on Monday, and a bipartisan group of senators this week continues exploring legislation in response to recent mass shootings, now including at a grocery store, an ele… → Read More

The Hill’s Morning Report — Biden touts inflation plan as costs rise

President Biden has five months before voters fill out their midterm ballots. His job approval numbers keep dropping. The war in Ukraine is costing Americans. COVID-19 is surging (although less dea… → Read More

The Hill’s Morning Report — Can Biden get a gun deal with ‘rational’ Republicans?

President Biden, fresh from his visit to Uvalde, Texas, a day earlier, called on “rational” Senate Republicans on Monday to nudge lawmakers toward a deal on gun restrictions as the tragic deaths of… → Read More

The Hill’s Morning Report — Bipartisan group meets on gun safety legislation

Americans this week begged and berated members of Congress to act after Tuesday’s mass shooting in Texas, and in response, a small, bipartisan group of senators on Thursday decided to make yet anot… → Read More

The Hill’s Morning Report — Will Congress act on guns?

Grief consumed Texas and the country on Wednesday following a gunman’s spree that killed 19 schoolchildren and two teachers in the town of Uvalde on Tuesday. In Washington, lawmakers debated legisl… → Read More

The Hill’s Morning Report — Texas school shooting roils gun debate; Trump dealt Kemp blow

America’s national anguish about mass school shootings and its deep political divisions about guns continue today. President Biden used the word “carnage” to describe the shooting deaths of at leas… → Read More

The Hill’s Morning Report — Will GOP primaries offer clues about 2024?

Former President Trump’s power within the Republican Party will get its latest examination tonight as voters head to the polls in four states, including Georgia, where Gov. Brian Kemp (R) is on the… → Read More

The Hill’s Morning Report — Biden: US economy has ‘problems’; vows Taiwan defense

President Biden while in Japan today conceded U.S. inflation presents real challenges of uncertain duration. The House is out of Washington until June. The Senate this week will work on legislation… → Read More

The Hill’s Morning Report — Biden visits Asia amid challenges at home

President Biden is in South Korea at this hour and will be in Japan this weekend, eager to demonstrate U.S. leadership among allies, send an implicit message of strength to China and North Korea an… → Read More

The Hill’s Morning Report — Recount looms in Pennsylvania

As Tom Petty once wrote, the waiting is the hardest part. That’s the situation in Pennsylvania, where the race between Mehmet Oz and David McCormick for the Senate GOP nomination remains too … → Read More

The Hill’s Morning Report — Pennsylvania Senate race goes to overtime

Pennsylvania will have to wait a little longer to find out who the GOP’s Senate nominee will be this fall. Candidates Mehmet Oz and David McCormick todayare deadlocked in the Keystone State and the… → Read More

The Hill’s Morning Report — Biden to visit Buffalo after mass shooting

Officials on Sunday struggled anew to identify how the most expert and powerful in America charged with keeping citizens safe can prevent more massacres committed by lone white gunmen filled with h… → Read More

The Hill’s Morning Report — Showdown: Five GOP lawmakers get subpoenas

Members of the House special committee investigating Jan. 6 subpoenaed five of their colleagues on Thursday in advance of public hearings next month that will begin to lay out the committee’s narra… → Read More