Haley Byrd Wilt

Haley Byrd Wilt is an associate editor for The Dispatch. She previously reported on Congress for CNN and The Weekly Standard.

Haley Byrd Wilt

Health System Horrors

Cori Bush’s memoir, which includes gut-wrenching stories of two abortions, illuminates the medical trials many black women endure.

Progressives Push for a Ukraine Ceasefire

A group of Democrats is urging the White House to pursue a diplomatic end to Russia’s war as Republican support for Ukraine aid may be waning.

Get Ready For a Busy Lame Duck

Democrats may want to act on the debt ceiling and Ukraine aid, but that’s easier said than done.

How the Jones Act Sparked Calls of Treason

The recommendation, serious or not, underscores a surprising level of intensity around shipping policy.

Democrats Urge a Saudi Split

Some lawmakers want the Biden administration to take a harder line on Saudi Arabia following OPEC’s decision to cut oil production.

Plan to Grant More Green Cards to STEM Graduates Resurfaces

The measure has support from the Pentagon but faces hurdles in the Senate.

Congress Heads for the Exits Until November

But first the House has to pass a government funding bill, and the lame-duck session is looking packed.

Customs Targets Thousands of Suspected Forced-Labor Shipments Under New Bill

An official sheds light on challenges in enforcing the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act.

Momentum on ECA Reform Builds in the Senate

Plus: Will Republicans keep backing Ukraine aid?

Biden’s Taiwan Defense Vow Gets Mixed Reception on Capitol Hill

‘It certainly adds to the ambiguity to have the president taking one position and the rest of his administration taking another.’