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Haris Alic

Haris Alic

Haris Alic covers Congress for The Washington Times. A veteran journalist, Alic has covered Capitol Hill, the executive branch and presidential nominating contests. During the 2022 midterm cycle, Alic moderated a Republican primary debate for the U.S. Senate in New Hampshire. 

Alic was most recently a politics reporter at Fox News. He got his start in journalism as a staff writer for the Washington Free Beacon.

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Articles by Haris Alic

President Joe Biden meets with members of the Congressional Black Caucus in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023. Biden hasn’t announced a reelection campaign, but some of the themes of his likely bid should be on display when he addresses a national Democratic Party meeting. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Black lawmakers put Biden on the spot to deliver new policing laws

President Biden is facing intense pressure from fellow Democrats to overhaul the nation's police laws after Tyre Nichols' death at the hands of five Memphis police officers, but he's no closer to a legislative deal than when the effort collapsed in the last Congress. Published February 3, 2023

Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., questions Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Senators move to create an inspector general to probe NIH funding

A group of Republican senators introduced legislation on Tuesday to create an inspector general at the National Institutes of Health to probe how the agency is doling out taxpayer money, which became an issue because of the money trail leading to China's Wuhan lab. Published January 25, 2023