US Congress

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Democrats reach deal to pass major climate bill after Sinema says yes – as it happened
Arizona senator says she will support key Biden package

Chris Stein in Washington

05, Aug, 2022 @8:08 PM

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I testified to Congress about the gun industry. It rattled me to my core | Ryan Busse
Gun-makers are openly marketing to – and perhaps even creating – the next generation of mass shooters, all in service of their bottom line

Ryan Busse

05, Aug, 2022 @10:18 AM

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Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema act out of ego, not principle | Robert Reich
If there’s one thing the two supposedly Democratic senators love, it’s media attention

Robert Reich

03, Aug, 2022 @10:15 AM

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Democrats prepare for showdown over key spending and climate bill – as it happened
Senate Democrats move forward with $740bn legislative package after Manchin agrees deal with Schumer

Vivian Ho

01, Aug, 2022 @8:16 PM

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Lucas Kunce: ‘Populism is about everyday people coming together’
Former US Marine with a progressive take on identity and masculinity hopes Missouri Democrats will pick him as their nominee for US Senate

Martin Pengelly

31, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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DoJ reportedly preparing court fight to get Trump insiders to testify – as it happened
Prosecutors expect former president to try to invoke executive privilege to prevent his ex-officials from speaking

Richard Luscombe

29, Jul, 2022 @8:03 PM

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U-turn as Manchin agrees deal with Democrats on major tax and climate bill
Biden notes ‘extraordinary effort it took to reach this result’ and urges Congress to pass measure

Maanvi Singh and agencies

27, Jul, 2022 @11:02 PM

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Gun executives tell Congress: don’t blame us for deadly shootings
CEOs face aggressive questioning from lawmakers about their companies’ responsibility for recent attacks

Joan E Greve

27, Jul, 2022 @8:36 PM

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Trump speaks in Washington DC for first visit since leaving office – as it happened
Ex-president addresses conservative summit while Pence digs at Trump over 2020 election lie – follow all the latest news

Richard Luscombe

26, Jul, 2022 @9:50 PM

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‘Nancy, I’ll go with you’: Trump allies back Pelosi’s proposed Taiwan visit
Mike Pompeo and Mark Esper support visit to ‘freedom-loving Taiwan’ but Biden concerned any trip would antagonise Beijing

Martin Pengelly in New York and agencies

26, Jul, 2022 @3:19 PM

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Six staffers arrested after climate sit-in at Chuck Schumer’s office
On Monday, 17 people sat in the Senate majority leader’s office to demand he reopen climate negotiations

Richard Luscombe

25, Jul, 2022 @9:28 PM

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Judge blocks Georgia DA from investigating ‘fake elector’ in setback for Trump inquiry – as it happened
Judge’s decision considered a complication in inquiry widely seen as one of the best chances of holding Trump liable for his ‘big lie’

Richard Luscombe

25, Jul, 2022 @8:16 PM

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