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Ramsey Touchberry

Ramsey Touchberry is a Capitol Hill Reporter for The Washington Times focusing on energy and environment. Prior to joining The Times in early 2022, Ramsey covered Congress for Newsweek and was a multimedia reporter at a local NPR and PBS affiliate in Florida. A native of the Sunshine State, Ramsey graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in broadcast and digital journalism. He can be reached at

Articles by Ramsey Touchberry

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, of D-N.Y., speaks to reporters after a policy luncheon Wednesday, May 31, 2023, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib)

Senate races to pass debt-limit deal to avoid first-ever default

The Senate was poised to pass the bipartisan debt ceiling agreement struck by President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy as early as Thursday night, preparing to send it to Mr. Biden's desk just days before a first-ever default on the nation's bills was to take place. Published June 1, 2023