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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

A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sign outside the Andrew W. Breidenbach Environmental Research Center, Friday, Feb. 17, 2023, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Joshua A. Bickel)

Biden suffers new bipartisan blow as Senate rolls back EPA authority

The Senate passed a measure Wednesday to reject President Biden's new rule to expand the federal government's jurisdiction over streams and wetlands, marking the latest congressional rebuke for the president and setting the stage for his second veto. Published March 29, 2023

Phillip Washington, the nominee to become administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 1, 2023. Washington, President Joe Biden’s choice to run the FAA, has withdrawn his nomination, a setback for the administration that comes after the Denver International Airport CEO failed to gain enough support in the closely divided Senate. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Biden FAA nominee withdraws amid pushback from GOP senators, Sinema

President Biden suffered a setback over the weekend after his nominee to head the Federal Aviation Administration withdrew from consideration amid pushback from Senate Republicans and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, an independent who caucuses with the Democrats. Published March 26, 2023

President Joe Biden speaks with reporters as he walks to Marine One upon departure from the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, March 17, 2023, in Washington. Biden is headed to Delaware. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

House fails to override Biden veto of bill targeting ESG investing in pensions

The House failed Thursday to override President Biden's first veto, delivering a blow to critics of so-called ESG investing who tried to scuttle a Labor Department rule that allows retirement plan managers to consider factors like climate change and social justice politics in their investment decisions. Published March 23, 2023