US Congress

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Trump plots revenge on Republicans who betrayed him as Senate trial looms
President mulls third party while senators who will decide on impeachment squabble over Capitol attack

Richard Luscombe

24, Jan, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Don't believe the anti-Trump hype – corporate sedition still endangers America | Robert Reich
CEOs only acted after the Capitol attack because Democrats took power. Their political dominance must be reduced

Robert Reich

24, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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US man charged with threatening to 'assassinate' Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Texan Garret Miller, who took part in Capitol riot, faces five criminal charges including trespassing and making death threats

Victoria Bekiempis and Martin Pengelly in New York

23, Jan, 2021 @8:24 PM

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The Squad shouldn’t have to feel terrified of their colleagues in Congress | Arwa Mahdawi
After the 6 January riot, the Capitol isn’t just a hostile working environment – it’s a disaster waiting to happen

Arwa Mahdawi

23, Jan, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Biden warns Covid will 'get worse before it gets better' as he unveils strategy
President says ‘This is a wartime undertaking’ as he laments ‘tragic cost of failure’ to date

Lauren Gambino in Washington

21, Jan, 2021 @10:37 PM

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'Never been more optimistic': speeches, songs and celebrations cap Biden's inauguration day –as it happened
Biden marks start of presidency with flurry of executive orders on a range of issues including coronavirus and the environment – follow all the latest

Maanvi Singh, Joan E Greve and Martin Belam

21, Jan, 2021 @4:54 AM

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'This is democracy's day': Biden sworn in as 46th president of the United States
Millions watch inauguration from home as chief justice administers oath of office at Capitol, two weeks after mob riot

Lauren Gambino in Washington

21, Jan, 2021 @3:33 AM

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The Guardian view on Joe Biden's inauguration: democracy prevails – for now | Editorial
Editorial: The passing of power from a dangerous man to one set on healing his country is a relief. But American democracy remains in peril

Editorial

20, Jan, 2021 @7:18 PM

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Biden prepares ambitious agenda even as he cleans up Trump's mess | Analysis
The new administration faces no shortage of obstacles to progress – but Biden is setting his sights high nonetheless

Richard Wolffe

20, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Trump to issue more than 100 pardons before Biden sworn in
President has been warned against self-pardon, according to White House officials

Martin Pengelly in New York, Luke Harding and agencies

19, Jan, 2021 @8:37 AM

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US Capitol on alert as nation prepares for transfer of power from Trump to Biden – as it happened
Barr said to have told Trump voter fraud claims were ‘bullshit’, while president set to issue a flurry of pardons before Wednesday – follow the latest

Maanvi Singh (now), Joanna Walters, Lauren Gambino, Daniel Strauss, Lauren Aratani and Martin Belam (earlier)

19, Jan, 2021 @1:28 AM

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Five anti-vaccine groups got loans via US government relief program – report
The organizations, said to have received more than $850,000 through the paycheck protection program, have spread Covid misinformation

Amanda Holpuch in New York

18, Jan, 2021 @6:54 PM

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