House of Representatives

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Matt Gaetz: Liz Cheney ‘sickened’ but stops short of calling for resignation
Two of most powerful women in Congress comment as Nancy Pelosi says Republican in ‘clear violation’ of House rules

Martin Pengelly in New York

11, Apr, 2021 @6:26 PM

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Clyburn offers Manchin history lesson to clear Senate path for Biden reforms
Majority whip faces up to West Virginia senator on filibuster while insisting Georgia voting law is ‘the new Jim Crow’

Richard Luscombe

11, Apr, 2021 @5:48 PM

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‘Putin-style democracy’: how Republicans gerrymander the map
With red states set to gain seats, the GOP is ready to disadvantage Democrats and deliver the US House

Tom McCarthy

11, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘Truth will prevail’: Matt Gaetz takes break from scandal to speak at Trump club
Congressman facing allegations over sex, drugs and nude photos speaks to Women for America First, which helped organise 6 January rally

Martin Pengelly

10, Apr, 2021 @12:07 PM

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On the House review: John Boehner’s lament for pre-Trump Republicans
The former speaker’s memoir will not make him any new friends in a party under the far-right’s sway

Lloyd Green

10, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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'A 10ft pole is not long enough': Matt Gaetz isolated in sex-trafficking scandal
Donald Trump reportedly advised to keep quiet about ally, a Florida congressman who is unpopular in his own Republican party

Guardian staff and agencies

03, Apr, 2021 @1:21 PM

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US Capitol: one officer and suspect dead after car rams into barrier
Police shoot suspect after he allegedly rams vehicle and then lunges at officers with a knife

Daniel Strauss in Washington and Martin Pengelly

03, Apr, 2021 @12:38 AM

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DoJ reportedly investigating whether Matt Gaetz paid women for sex
Florida congressman reportedly under investigation over alleged cash and gifts given to women contacted online

David Smith

02, Apr, 2021 @2:52 PM

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NRA’s grassroots clout still formidable with Republicans despite legal setbacks
The House bills to ban assault weapons and require mandatory background checks seem unlikely to pass the Senate

Peter Stone in Washington

01, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Black farmers speak out against the 'festering wound' of racism in agriculture
House agriculture committee hearing comes on the heels of $5bn being allocated to farmers of color earlier this month

Summer Sewell

26, Mar, 2021 @1:23 AM

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Zuckerberg faces Capitol attack grilling as Biden signals tougher line on big tech
The head of Facebook, and his Google and Twitter counterparts, could face a rough ride at the scene of the insurrectionists’ crime

David Smith in Washington

24, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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How Democrats can use Biden's $1.9tn Covid relief to win the midterms
The bill’s passage may be the party’s best chances of avoiding a historical trend and keeping control of both chambers of Congress after next year’s elections

Joan E Greve in Washington

21, Mar, 2021 @9:00 AM

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