The Hill is an American political newspaper published in Washington, D.C. since 1994. [4] [5] [6] It is published by Capitol Hill Publishing, which is owned by News Communications, Inc.

Focusing on politics, policy, business and international relations, The Hill coverage includes Congress , the White House and federal campaigns.


The Hill ' s first editor was Martin Tolchin, a former correspondent in the Washington bureau of The New York Times . [6]

In 2003, Hugo Gurdon, [5] who was previously a foreign correspondent (New York, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Washington, industrial editor at The Daily Telegraph ( London ) and founding managing editor of the Toronto-based National Post ), became The Hill ' s editor in chief . Gurdon turned The Hill from a weekly paper into a daily during congressional sessions. In 2014, Gurdon left for the Washington Examiner and was replaced by his managing editor, Bob Cusack. [2]

The newspaper has the largest circulation of any Capitol Hill publication, with more than 24,000 print readers. [5] It also operates a news website which features six blogs dedicated to specific political and policy issues: Ballot Box, Blog Briefing Room, Congress Blog, Floor Action, In the Know, and Twitter Room.

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