Jinitzail Hernandez

Immigrant raids could lead to more family separations
CQ on Congress, Episode 161

The Trump administration says it will round up undocumented immigrants who have missed a court date in an effort to deter others migrants from seeking refuge in the United States. But raids could exacerbate family separations, report CQ Roll Call’s Tanvi Misra and Jinitzail Hernandez, who just returned from visiting one of the largest migrant detention centers in Homestead, Fla., where the government is holding 2,000 teenage immigrants.

The mountains between Congress and modernization

Time is running out for the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress to find bipartisan consensus on a variety of issues.

Watch: Meadows, Cummings get in fiery exchange over Kellyanne Conway Hatch Act subpoena

During a House Oversight and Reform committee hearing Wednesday, Rep. Mark Meadows and Rep. Elijah E. Cummin...
Bracing for impact: Is the military climate-ready?

When Hurricane Michael struck the Florida panhandle on Oct. 10, 2018, it rolled right over the top of Tyndall Air Force Base, damaging nearly every single structure on the base and decimating much of the surrounding area.

Politics aside, everyone hates burpees

It's 7 a.m. on a Wednesday and the sun isn't even warm yet. Do you know where your congressman is? He might be working out outside Longworth while Rep. Markwayne Mullin makes fun of him.

‘It is my body, not the state's’, Busy tells Judiciary Committee

"I am not speaking about birth, sir, I am speaking about abortion," former Dawson's Creek actress Busy Philipps told Rep. Louie Gohmert in a heated exchange.

Watch: Trump and May's full press conference

President Donald Trump slammed London's mayor, spoke in favor of "Brexit", and touted his Republican approval rating in response to questions about a GOP mounted block on his proposed tariffs on Mexican goods during Tuesday's London press conference.

Rolling through one last time: Views of the final Rolling Thunder rally

Every Memorial Day weekend Sunday since 1988 has witnessed cruisers roaring through the streets of D.C. One of the world's largest motorcycle rallies took over the district every year in support of prisoners of war, veterans, and service members missing in action.

Who’s the guy in the background of all those Capitol Hill TV hits?
Undercover Capitol: taking you inside the historic workplace — one video at a time

He was a Cherokee, a cowboy, an actor and a political commentator. He was born in 1879, but he’s in the background of a handful of Capitol Hill TV news hits every day. 

He’s Will Rogers, Oklahoma’s favorite son. And his statue sits between the House floor and Statuary Hall in one of the few Capitol rooms where TV cameras can regularly shoot interviews. CQ Roll Call’s Jason Dick spoke with Oklahoma Republican Rep. Tom Cole about the ‘Old Country Boy’ himself, a Native American multimedia icon whose celebrity star still shines on Capitol Hill.

Is Artificial Intelligence the final frontier? Probably not

Watch CQ Roll Call’s senior writers Gopal Ratnam and Kate Ackley dispel some common misconceptions about artificial intelligence.

Yes, you can ride in a bow tie, and other lessons from Bike to Work Day
Rep. Earl Blumenauer joined packs of cyclists for the annual commute and free T-shirt frenzy

We caught up with Rep. Earl Blumenauer as he whizzed down the street during his Friday commute to Capitol Hill.

(And by “we” I mean my colleague and cycling enthusiast Ed Felker, who puts the pedal to the pavement rain or shine and kindly wore a GoPro for the occasion.)

2 minutes with CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo
Fintech Beat's Chris Brummer talks blockchain, derivatives and Hollywood

Watch Fintech Beat co-founder Chris Brummer take two minutes for a fintech hot take with the chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Christopher Giancarlo. ...
What is jawboning, explained
Fintech Beat

The act of regulation through informal methods such as speeches and letters — also known as jawboning — is used often in creating policy. Chris Brummer explains why it’s of particular importance to financial technology regulation....
Trump on Mueller report: 'Nothing wrong with firing him'
 

President Donald Trump stopped by the cameras on his way to Marine One on Friday. The always quotable POTUS discussed a range of topics including special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, fresh-to-the-campaign Joe Biden, and the appropriate age to run for president....
4 fintech regulation issues to keep an eye on in the U.S. and abroad
 

The regulation of financial technology is complex and expanding to cover more aspects of our lives, just like the technology itself. Watch as Fintech Beat's Chris Brummer explains four important regulation issues you should keep an eye on in the near term....
Karen Bass honors Nipsey Hussle on House floor
 

Rep. Karen Bass spoke on the House floor Wednesday to honor Grammy-nominated rapper and South Los Angeles advocate Nipsey Hussle, who was shot and killed in front of his clothing store....
Lieu: ‘Of all the people that Republicans could have selected, they pick Candace Owens’
 

The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing Tuesday on hate crimes and the rise of white nationalism. Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu took a moment to play a clip of controversial remarks on Adolf Hitler made by conservative commentator Candace Owens, who testified before the panel.

Climate debate heats up Oversight Committee
 

“Mr. Chairman,” said former Secretary of State John Kerry in front of the committee, “this is just not a serious conversation.”

Financial technology is changing how we do business, and regulators are trying to catch up
Fintech Beat

Whether you’re paying a friend for drinks on Venmo or logging in to your online banking, you’ve probably engaged with fintech.

Final Four video takes nearly four takes
 

Rep. Jodey C. Arrington tried several times Wednesday to cheer Texas Tech on to victory against Michigan State in their Final Four match up....