Charles Hilu

Charles Hilu is a reporter for The Dispatch based in Virginia. Before joining the company in 2024, he was the Collegiate Network Fellow at the Washington Free Beacon and interned at both National Review and the Washington Examiner. When he is not writing and reporting, he is probably listening to show tunes or following the premier sports teams of the University of Michigan and city of Detroit.

Charles Hilu

House Democrats Help Mike Johnson Tee Up Ukraine Aid for a Vote

Plus: What to watch for as arguments in Trump’s Manhattan trial begin.

Joe Biden Faces Backlash From Arab American Voters

Plus: The president is in danger of being left off the ballot in two states in November.

House Speaker Mike Johnson Gets Political Cover From Donald Trump

Plus: Don’t expect the former president to face backlash from pro-life leaders for his turn on abortion.

When a ‘Pro-Life’ Republican Defends His State’s Abortion Rights

Plus: Will Washington state Republicans again choose a MAGA diehard as they try to retake a congressional seat?

Arizona’s Bombshell Abortion Ruling

Plus: Donald Trump is driving Republicans’ new course on abortion.

Will Ukraine Aid Sink or Save Speaker Mike Johnson?

The Republican’s position hangs in the balance.

No Unity Ticket for No Labels

How a troubled process turned off would-be nominees for the third-party effort.

The Michigan GOP’s Online Wars Could Last Through Election Day

Plus: A look at Biden’s standing with Catholic voters.

Dems Zero-In on Abortion in Michigan’s Senate Battle

The Biden campaign begins outreach to ‘Haley Republicans.’

RFK Jr. Chooses His VP

Plus: Turnover grips the House of Representatives.