US Senate

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Ted Cruz wants two-term limit for senators – and a third term for himself
Texas senator says he ‘never said I’m going to unilaterally comply’ with his own proposed restriction

Martin Pengelly in New York

05, Feb, 2023 @6:06 PM

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Protests after video of fatal Memphis police beating is released – as it happened
FBI director says he’s ‘appalled’ by video of fatal police encounter – follow all the latest news

Mostafa Rachwani (now), Maanvi Singh, Gabrielle Canon, Maya Yang and Chris Stein (earlier)

28, Jan, 2023 @4:58 AM

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Adam Schiff, lead prosecutor of Trump’s first impeachment, declares Senate run
California congressman makes play for Dianne Feinstein’s seat, which is being eyed by at least three other candidates

Maanvi Singh and agencies

26, Jan, 2023 @7:55 PM

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Pence documents discovery sparks scrutiny on US classification system – as it happened
Some lawmakers on both sides now asking if discoveries mean it’s time to look at how government manages its secrets

Chris Stein in Washington

25, Jan, 2023 @9:03 PM

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Scalper bots caused Taylor Swift ticket chaos, Senate panel hears in testimony
President of Live Nation, Ticketmaster’s parent company, tells Senate judiciary committee the bots caused technical glitches

Lauren Aratani

24, Jan, 2023 @7:23 PM

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Four Oath Keepers found guilty of seditious conspiracy in latest January 6 convictions – as it happened
Verdict comes after group’s founder and co-defendant were also convicted of seditious conspiracy in November

Chris Stein

23, Jan, 2023 @9:01 PM

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Ruben Gallego to run for Arizona Senate seat held by Kyrsten Sinema
Democratic congressman and former marine faces potential three-way race with newly declared independent and a Republican next year

Joan E Greve

23, Jan, 2023 @3:04 PM

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Senate musical chairs: California prepares for political battle over Feinstein vacancy
An ‘avalanche’ of candidates, including Katie Porter, Barbara Lee and Adam Schiff, announce candidacy for California seat

Maanvi Singh

21, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Biden honors Roe v Wade as anti-abortionists rally in Washington – as it happened
President says he continues to call on Congress to protect right to procedure while anti-abortion advocates rally blocks away

Chris Stein in Washington

20, Jan, 2023 @9:00 PM

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White House condemns appointments of far-right Republicans to House oversight panel – as it happened
‘House Republicans may be setting the stage for divorced-from-reality political stunts,’ says White House spokesman

Gloria Oladipo (now) and Chris Stein (earlier)

18, Jan, 2023 @9:02 PM

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Republican targeting Hunter Biden says: ‘I don’t target individuals’
Wisconsin senator Ron Johnson grilled on why Jared Kushner should escape scrutiny for profiting from proximity to presidency

Martin Pengelly in New York

16, Jan, 2023 @5:01 AM

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Democrats plan defense as Republicans ramp up investigations into president and Hunter Biden – as it happened
House judiciary committee Republicans announce their own investigation into president’s classified documents

Chris Stein

13, Jan, 2023 @9:00 PM

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