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Ryan Lovelace

Ryan Lovelace

Ryan Lovelace is a political reporter for The Washington Times with a focus on covering the advocacy groups in Washington. He previously reported for American Lawyer Media and covered politics and the Supreme Court for the Washington Examiner. He can be reached at rlovelace@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Ryan Lovelace

The U.S. Capitol Building Dome is seen before the sun rises in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Club for Growth takes aim at vulnerable House Democrats in impeachment ads

A leading free-market advocacy group that was once skeptical of President Trump is now all-in defending him against House Democrats' impeachment inquiry, using the probe as a political weapon to target the party's vulnerable congressional candidates and boost its picks of Republican economic conservatives. Published November 3, 2019

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks to the media with members of the Senate Republican leadership, from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., McConnell, and Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, after their weekly policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Senate spending impasse sets up shutdown fight

The Senate voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to pass appropriations for several federal agencies but remained gridlocked on a more contentious spending bill, setting up a government shutdown fight with the specter of an impeachment trial looming. Published October 31, 2019

In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on 'Foreign Influence Operations and Their Use of Social Media Platforms' on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)  **FILE**

Jack Dorsey: Twitter dropping political ads

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said Wednesday that the platform will no longer run political ads anywhere in the world, saying that such ads risk influencing votes and a belief that "political message reach should be earned, not bought." Published October 30, 2019