US politics

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Biden calls court’s Roe ruling ‘tragic reversal’ during meeting with Democratic governors – as it happened
President: ‘I share the public outrage of this extremist court that is committed to moving America backwards’

Lauren Gambino in Washington

01, Jul, 2022 @8:18 PM

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The Guardian view on Biden’s risky gamble: betting on lowering oil prices | Editorial
Editorial: The climate agenda risks being derailed by energy market disruptions caused by Russia’s war in Ukraine


01, Jul, 2022 @5:05 PM

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Mark Meadows’ associate threatened ex-White House aide before her testimony
It was the second warning Cassidy Hutchinson had received before her deposition, cautioning her against cooperating with the panel

Hugo Lowell in Washington and Martin Pengelly in New York

01, Jul, 2022 @3:32 PM

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The US supreme court has declared war on the Earth’s future | Kate Aronoff
In a major environmental case, the court has made clear that it would rather represent the interests of corporations and the super-rich than the needs and desires of the vast majority of Americans – or people on Earth

Kate Aronoff

01, Jul, 2022 @12:46 PM

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‘Truth matters’: Liz Cheney lambasts Trump-backed rival in Wyoming debate
Republican vice-chair of January 6 committee, trailing in primary, challenges Harriet Hageman to say 2020 election was not stolen

Martin Pengelly in New York

01, Jul, 2022 @12:03 PM

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Anti-abortion movement achieved goal of reversing Roe – but it is far from done
A total end to abortion in the US is the next goal – and how the movement aims to accomplish that depends on who you ask

Jessica Glenza

01, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Explosive testimony piles pressure on Trump – how likely are criminal charges?
The January 6 committee cannot charge Trump, but it can make criminal referrals. Here are the key legal issues at stake

Martin Pengelly in New York

01, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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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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A quarter of Americans open to taking up arms against government, poll says
Survey of 1,000 registered US voters also reveals that most Americans agree government is ‘corrupt and rigged’

Victoria Bekiempis

30, Jun, 2022 @3:48 PM

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Kinzinger slams fellow Republican Boebert and warns of ‘Christian Taliban’
Adam Kinzinger says ‘no difference between this and the Taliban’ after Lauren Boebert’s call to end separation of church and state

Victoria Bekiempis

30, Jun, 2022 @1:20 PM

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Earthly Order: ‘mercurial professor’ with urgent ideas on climate change
In his ambitious new book, distinguished professor Saleem Ali tries to bridge the gap between politics and science to help plan for a safer future

David Smith in Washington

30, Jun, 2022 @6:06 AM

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Captured US veteran told mom captors were ‘anxious’ to start release talks
In a statement, Lois Drueke said she was ‘happy to hear is voice and know he’s alive and all right’

Ramon Antonio Vargas

30, Jun, 2022 @12:12 AM

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