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Condemnation – and support: Trump's midwest base split by Capitol attack
Images of mayhem from the heart of Washington shocked many supporters but others felt extreme action was justified

Chris McGreal in Kansas City

10, Jan, 2021 @9:00 AM

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During this miserable lame-duck period, we must trust in a better future | Art Cullen
Control of the Senate hangs in the balance, and our economy and constitutional order teeter. But I have hope

Art Cullen

05, Jan, 2021 @11:28 AM

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Here's something to give thanks for this Thanksgiving: our democracy survived | Art Cullen
Trump and company did everything possible to try to thwart rule of law. Americans wouldn’t stand for it

Art Cullen

25, Nov, 2020 @1:48 PM

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Republican officials finally forced into action on Covid-19 as reality bites
Some GOP governors who for months toed Trump’s line on coronavirus, are performing U-turns on mask-wearing

Tom McCarthy

20, Nov, 2020 @1:52 PM

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‘He made a connection’: how did Trump manage to boost his support among rural Americans?
Despite overall defeat, Trump boosted his support in the Iowa heartland and some say sounded the death knell for the ‘country club Republican’ party

Chris McGreal in Howard county, Iowa

20, Nov, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Tyson Foods managers bet on how many workers would get Covid, lawsuit alleges
Allegation made in wrongful death lawsuit against meat producer, one of America’s largest

Lauren Aratani

19, Nov, 2020 @7:58 PM

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New restrictions announced in US states seeing Covid-19 surges
Residents in Oregon are being asked to limit gatherings to six people while New York implements rules for out-of-state visitors

Victoria Bekiempis

09, Nov, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Democrats fail to persuade swaths of rural America's heartlands
Results across the midwest showed the US still divided as Trump again won Iowa and Republicans held on to crucial Senate seats

Chris McGreal in Des Moines, Iowa

04, Nov, 2020 @7:19 PM

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It's been a strange trip. Four years ago, who would've thought Biden might win? | Art Cullen
In 2016, Trump won the state by nine percentage points. Now it is in play – and a bellwether for the country

Art Cullen

02, Nov, 2020 @11:38 AM

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Trump lead in Iowa poll rattles Democrats – but Biden still leads nationally
Other states offer bigger prizes as Biden holds national lead and Trump counts on election day surge

Victoria Bekiempis in New York

01, Nov, 2020 @5:13 PM

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US election roundup: Trump and Biden swing through battleground states
Both candidates to rally in Minnesota and Wisconsin while president rails against supreme court over North Carolina ruling

Julian Borger , Tom McCarthy and Joanna Walters

30, Oct, 2020 @6:34 PM

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Australians ask me what the mood is in the US. I say optimism, quickly smothered by dread | Chloe Angyal
The contrast between America and Australia, where I grew up, is stark. I just hope the election brings relief

Chloe Angyal

30, Oct, 2020 @1:51 AM

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