US Congress

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Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in to supreme court after ruling deals blow to climate crisis – as it happened
Ketanji Brown Jackson becomes first Black woman in US history to sit on the nation’s highest court

Lauren Gambino

30, Jun, 2022 @8:09 PM

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Jan 6 committee hearings: Cheney describes possible witness tampering after ex-aide’s testimony – as it happened
Cassidy Hutchinson says Trump knew his supporters had guns when he urged them to march to the Capitol – follow all the latest news

Joan E Greve in Washington

28, Jun, 2022 @9:04 PM

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Lauren Boebert: could the rightwing extremist be re-elected to Congress?
The controversial House member from Colorado is facing a challenger from the center, complicating her hopes of a smooth sailing primary

Nick Bowlin

27, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Bipartisan gun control law sent for Biden’s signature after House vote
Fourteen Republicans vote with majority for first major gun reform legislation in nearly 30 years

Joan E Greve in Washington

24, Jun, 2022 @7:51 PM

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A Way Out of No Way review: Raphael Warnock, symbol of hope for America
The Democratic Georgia senator has delivered an inspiring memoir, well-timed as the US tears itself apart

Charles Kaiser

18, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Greenhouse gases must be legally phased out, US scientists argue
A petition calls on the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate emissions under the Toxic Substances Control Act

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

16, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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US House passes bill to expand supreme court security to justices’ families
The bill comes after an armed man was arrested outside Brett Kavanaugh’s house as the court is due to rule on an abortion case

Guardian staff and agencies

14, Jun, 2022 @9:55 PM

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Garland says he is watching January 6 hearings amid pressure to investigate Trump
US attorney general says official guidelines do not prevent him from investigating ex-president

Hugo Lowell in Washington

13, Jun, 2022 @11:37 PM

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AOC refuses to endorse Biden for 2024 as Democrats doubt his ability to win
Congresswoman says she’s focused on trying to preserve Democrats’ congressional majority in November’s midterms

Richard Luscombe

12, Jun, 2022 @3:39 PM

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‘Want real decisions’: Pulse shooting survivors mark grim anniversary
In the aftermath of Buffalo and Uvalde, those who lived through the Orlando attack six years ago join calls for action

Gloria Oladipo

12, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The January 6 panel said Trump incited an ‘attempted coup’. Will it kill him or make him stronger?
If Merrick Garland acts on revelations and decides to prosecute, Trump will play the victim of a deep state conspiracy

David Smith in Washington

11, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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January 6 hearing: five key takeaways from the first primetime Capitol attack inquiry
The House select committee presented their findings that the US Capitol attack was the ‘culmination of an attempted coup’

Maanvi Singh

10, Jun, 2022 @6:59 AM

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