US Senate

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‘This is our last chance’: Biden urged to act as climate agenda hangs by a thread
Failure to pass legislation to cut emissions before the UN summit in Glasgow could be catastrophic for efforts to curb global heating

Oliver Milman in New York and Lauren Gambino in Washington

18, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Pressure mounts on ex-DoJ official Jeff Clark over Trump’s ‘election subversion scheme’
Former assistant attorney general faces possible disbarment and criminal charges after Senate report details machinations on Trump’s behalf

Peter Stone in Washington

17, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Winemaking and marathon running: what Kyrsten Sinema does instead of her job
Sinema is one of two Democrat holdouts against passing Biden’s Build Back Better agenda – but hasn’t made public why. Here’s what she is public about

Luke O'Neil

16, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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The Senate’s findings on the last days of Trump’s presidency are grim. Will it matter?
Don’t expect the report to change minds: for Republicans, fealty to Trump is the acid test

Lloyd Green

12, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Big pharma has a powerful new shill, Kyrsten Sinema, fighting drug price reform | Andrew Perez and David Sirota
In the 2020 election cycle, pharmaceutical political action committees suddenly funneled more money to her than they did the whole six years she served in the US House

Andrew Perez and David Sirota

11, Oct, 2021 @10:18 AM

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Who is Kyrsten Sinema? Friends and foes ponder an Arizona Senate enigma
Democrat’s commitment to bipartisanship and reluctance to explain position on Biden spending plans contribute to mounting frustrations – and a possible primary challenge

Lauren Gambino in Washington

10, Oct, 2021 @2:37 PM

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Frances Haugen takes on Facebook: the making of a modern US hero
The former employee exposed how the tech giant puts profit before the public good. Will her testimony change anything?

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

10, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Stop calling Joe Manchin ‘moderate’ – he’s just a greedy reactionary | Arwa Mahdawi
Contrary to what the senator says, there’s absolutely nothing ‘entitled’ about expecting a government to care about the people it represents

Arwa Mahdawi

09, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Schumer ‘poisoned the well’ over debt limit, McConnell says in insult-laden letter
Republican leader lashes out in letter and call to Biden after criticism from own party over deal with Democrats

Martin Pengelly and agencies

09, Oct, 2021 @12:15 PM

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Progressive Democrats draw strength from muscle-flexing in Congress
The left of the party is celebrating holding firm on insisting on both parts of Biden’s domestic agenda over centrist objections

Joan E Greve in Washington

09, Oct, 2021 @8:45 AM

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Capitol attack committee considers criminal contempt referral for Steve Bannon – as it happened
Former Trump adviser earlier told investigators he would not be cooperating with subpoena to provide documents – get the latest

Dani Anguiano (now) and Vivian Ho (earlier)

09, Oct, 2021 @12:04 AM

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Biden talks up vaccine mandates and says unvaccinated have ‘put our economy at risk’ – as it happened
President backs mandates and says ‘no other way to beat the pandemic than get the majority of people vaccinated’ – follow all the latest

Maanvi Singh (now) and Vivian Ho (earlier)

08, Oct, 2021 @12:59 AM

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