US Congress

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House passes landmark legislation protecting same-sex marriage
Final vote was 258 to 169, with 39 Republican members joining every House Democrat

Lauren Gambino and Joan E Greve in Washington

08, Dec, 2022 @7:16 PM

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is subject of House ethics investigation
Spokesperson for New York Democrat ‘confident’ undisclosed matter ‘will be dismissed’

Martin Pengelly in New York

08, Dec, 2022 @12:10 PM

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More classified documents reportedly found on Trump property – as it happened
Attorneys for ex-president discover two classified items, report says

Chris Stein in Washington

07, Dec, 2022 @9:00 PM

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Democrats ditch Manchin’s ‘dirty deal’ after opposition from climate activists
West Virginia senator had proposed to attach energy bill to appropriations legislation but plan fails amid criticism of party leadership

Nina Lakhani in New York

07, Dec, 2022 @7:40 PM

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Raphael Warnock wins Georgia runoff, bolstering Democratic Senate majority
Incumbent Democrat fends off challenge from Republican Herschel Walker to gain party’s 51st seat

Joan E Greve in Washington

07, Dec, 2022 @5:20 AM

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Raphael Warnock wins crucial Georgia runoff election – as it happened
Incumbent beats Republican Herschel Walker to strengthen Democratic majority

Maanvi Singh

07, Dec, 2022 @5:07 AM

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Trump Organization found guilty of tax fraud – as it happened
Ex-president’s business empire guilty on all counts, including conspiracy and falsifying records

Joanna Walters (now), Gloria Oladipo and Chris Stein (earlier)

06, Dec, 2022 @10:48 PM

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Will the ‘cool, calm, collected’ Hakeem Jeffries change when in power?
Some believe Black lawmakers adapt to leadership by becoming more moderate – others disagree

Edwin Rios

05, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Democrats aim to seize outright Senate majority in Georgia runoff
The contest between Raphael Warnock and Trump-backed Herschel Walker will decide if Democrats maintain their majority

Lauren Gambino

05, Dec, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Republican moderate refuses to disown Trump over constitution threat
Dave Joyce of Ohio, chair of the Republican Governance Group, says he will vote for Trump if he is nominee in 2024

Martin Pengelly in New York

05, Dec, 2022 @5:01 AM

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Teenager canvassing for Warnock shot in Savannah ahead of Georgia runoff
Police say no indication shooting politically motivated as teen working for Democrat is treated for non-life threatening injuries

Adam Gabbatt in New York

04, Dec, 2022 @6:54 PM

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Hakeem Jeffries ‘stops talking’ when asked what he thinks of Kevin McCarthy
McCarthy seeking votes to be speaker when Republicans take over the House next year party

Martin Pengelly in New York

04, Dec, 2022 @4:07 PM

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