Author: Alexis Simendinger

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’ bewilderment that two gallons of gasoline and a small steak now cost them about the same. Faced with tighter budgets and record high inflation, families can skip…

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 elementary school and a hospital. A group of nine senators met virtually Wednesday to discuss possible legislation to respond to mass shootings that have gripped…