Democrats

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Joe Lieberman on Biden, Trump and centrism: ‘It’s a strategy for making democracy work’
The Democratic ex-senator preaches a deeply unfashionable gospel of compromise in a country paralysed by division

David Smith in Washington

24, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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House committee subpoenas far-right groups and leaders over Capitol attack – as it happened
Five new subpoenas sent to leaders of Proud Boys, Oath Keepers and 1st Amendment Praetorian

Maanvi Singh (now) and Joan E Greve (earlier)

24, Nov, 2021 @12:50 AM

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Biden pushes back against progressive criticism over renominating Powell as Fed chair – as it happened
‘We need stability and independence,’ says president – follow all the latest news

Abené Clayton (now), Gloria Oladipo and Joan E Greve (earlier)

23, Nov, 2021 @1:27 AM

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‘Corporate’ Senate Democrats imperil the Build Back Better plan, says Tlaib
House progressive warns such Democrats are influenced by donors who ‘don’t have the best interests of the American people in mind’

Martin Pengelly in New York

22, Nov, 2021 @1:39 PM

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Joe Biden reportedly telling allies he will run for president again in 2024
President shared his decision ‘with a small group of donors’ during a virtual fundraiser, reports the Washington Post

Richard Luscombe

21, Nov, 2021 @8:25 PM

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Democrats worry inflation could imperil agenda and congressional majorities
Republicans blame Biden’s spending packages but supporters argue Build Back Better will help Americans pay their bills

Joan E Greve in Washington

21, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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House passes Biden’s $1.75tn Build Back Better plan after months of negotiations – as it happened
House predictably voted mostly along party lines for the legislation, which focuses on programs ranging from education to healthcare

Vivian Ho now and Joanna Walters earlier

19, Nov, 2021 @10:09 PM

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House Democrats pass Biden’s expansive Build Back Better policy plan
Bill now goes back to the Senate, where it faces total opposition from Republicans and an uphill battle against centrist Democrats

Lauren Gambino and David Smith in Washington and Vivian Ho

19, Nov, 2021 @5:43 PM

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Democrats vow passage of social policy bill as Republican leader derails planned vote
Democrats will vote on the Build Back Better plan Friday after Kevin McCarthy furiously railed against it

Lauren Gambino in Washington

19, Nov, 2021 @1:44 PM

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US treasury pushes back as budget office warns Biden’s bill will swell deficit - as it happened
Nancy Pelosi is confident that Americans will soon have ‘historic cause for celebration’ – follow all the latest news

Maanvi Singh (now), Vivian Ho and Joanna Walters (earlier)

19, Nov, 2021 @12:54 AM

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This is what gerrymandering looks like | The fight to vote
We zoomed in on four districts that provide some of the clearest examples of how US politicians are locking in election results for the next decade

Sam Levine

18, Nov, 2021 @3:00 PM

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‘This is not about me,’ AOC says as House censures Paul Gosar over violent video – as it happened
The Republican congressman loses his position on the oversight committee for what Nancy Pelosi called ‘an insult to the institution’

Maanvi Singh (now) and Vivian Ho (earlier)

18, Nov, 2021 @1:07 AM

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