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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

President Joe Biden talks about his nomination of Julie Su to serve as the Secretary of Labor during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 1, 2023. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Democrats buck party to help GOP sink Biden’s ‘retirement rip-off’

President Biden was dealt a major rebuke by Congress on Wednesday thanks to a pair of Senate Democrats who sided with Republicans in favor of scuttling a contentious 401(k) rule that allows the consideration of climate change and social justice politics. Published March 1, 2023

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., questions Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen as she testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing, Tuesday, May 10, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Montana Democrat is expected to announce Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023, that he will seek re-election to a fourth term.   (Tom Williams/Pool Photo via AP)

Enough Democrats join GOP to nuke ‘woke’ Biden 401(k) rule

Senate Republicans will have enough votes on Wednesday to nullify the Biden administration's new rule allowing 401(k) fund managers to consider climate change and social justice politics when investing clients' savings, a move that will prompt President Biden to issue his first veto. Published March 1, 2023

Soldiers holding a Taiwanese flag are seen during a preparedness enhancement drill simulating the defense against Beijing's military intrusions, ahead of the Lunar New Year in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan on Wednesday, Jan 11, 2023. China renewed its threats Wednesday to attack Taiwan and warned that foreign politicians who interact with the self-governing island are "playing with fire." (AP Photo/Daniel Ceng) ** FILE **

Congress eyes rapidly arming Taiwan to counter Chinese aggression

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill will unveil bipartisan legislation Wednesday to bolster security relations with Taiwan, proposing a lend-lease agreement that would allow the U.S. to more rapidly arm Taipei with weapons ahead of a possible invasion by China. Published March 1, 2023

U.S. Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., announces in Indianapolis, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, that he will run for Indiana governor in 2024. Braun will face Indiana Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch for the Republican nomination. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Republicans pushing to keep wokeness out of retirement plans

The movement to inject climate change and social justice politics into corporate boardrooms and investment strategies has suffered a series of setbacks in the past year, from getting shut out of a dozen states to getting pummelled by lawsuits and congressional investigations. Published February 27, 2023