Biden administration

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Democrats' $15 minimum wage rise under threat after Senate’s parliamentarian ruling – live
Elizabeth MacDonough rules that federal minimum wage rise cannot be part of Covid recovery bill going through Senate

Martin Belam

26, Feb, 2021 @1:09 PM

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Republicans criticizing Haaland's nomination have ties to fossil fuels
The congresswoman has faced hostile questioning from senators during her confirmation for interior secretary. Some of them are personally invested in fossil fuels

Alex Kotch

26, Feb, 2021 @12:00 PM

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'We shouldn't still be fighting for equal rights': LGBTQ+ bill faces tough battle ahead
The landmark Equality Act comes amid unprecedented attacks on trans rights and could be derailed by GOP senators

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

26, Feb, 2021 @2:08 AM

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Biden warns Americans 'this is not the time to relax' as vaccinations ramp up – as it happened
President said Americans must continue to take every precaution to limit their risk of contracting coronavirus

Maanvi Singh, Joan E Greve and Martin Belam

26, Feb, 2021 @1:25 AM

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Biden hails 50m vaccine doses since he took office but warns US not to relax
President says 50m effort in 37 days is ‘weeks ahead of schedule’ and ‘the more people get vaccinated, the faster we’ll beat this’

Joan E Greve in Washington and agencies

25, Feb, 2021 @11:38 PM

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Trans doctor Rachel Levine faces historic Senate confirmation hearing
Levine would make history as the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the US Senate

Ed Pilkington in New York

25, Feb, 2021 @3:40 PM

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Biden reverses Trump actions on green cards, architecture and 'anarchist jurisdictions'
Move undoes actions that blocked many immigrants from entering the US and sought to cut funding to cities Trump deemed ‘lawless’

Guardian staff and agency

25, Feb, 2021 @3:11 AM

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Saudi heir complicit in Khashoggi murder, US assessment reportedly finds
Reuters reports that intelligence assessment of murder of journalist will find that Mohammed bin Salman was complicit

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

25, Feb, 2021 @2:48 AM

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Biden signs order to protect US supply chains as Moderna announces progress on vaccine updates – as it happened
Biden order aims to prepare for future crises similar to pandemic

Maanvi Singh (now), Joan E Greve and Martin Belam (earlier)

25, Feb, 2021 @1:01 AM

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Biden is locking up migrant children. Will the world still care with Trump gone? | Moustafa Bayoumi
Flowers, butterflies and a rosy banner saying ‘Bienvenidos’ decorate the child detention site. Is that meant to fool us into thinking this is humane?

Moustafa Bayoumi

24, Feb, 2021 @11:12 AM

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'Tired of getting slapped in the face': older Black farmers see little hope in Biden's agriculture pick
Black farmers have been disregarded by the USDA for years. Will anything change in Tom Vilsack’s second stint?

Summer Sewell

24, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Deb Haaland faces hostile Republican questioning in confirmation hearing
Biden’s pick for interior secretary criticized for tweeting ‘Republicans don’t believe in science’ in October 2020

Oliver Milman

23, Feb, 2021 @6:52 PM

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