US domestic policy

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Al Gore hails Biden’s historic climate bill as ‘a critical turning point’
Exclusive: ex-US vice-president says with $370bn package of clean energy spending ‘we have changed history and will never go backwards’

Oliver Milman

12, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Democrats celebrate as climate bill moves to House – and critics weigh in
Bernie Sanders calls climate measures a ‘very modest step forward’ and Republicans denounce the bill altogether

Joan E Greve in Washington

08, Aug, 2022 @4:28 PM

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Biden’s landmark climate and spending bill – what’s in it, and what got cut?
The Inflation Reduction Act is a far cry from Biden’s original ambition, but it nonetheless represents victory for the president

Edward Helmore and agencies

08, Aug, 2022 @2:46 PM

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Senate passes $739bn healthcare and climate bill after months of wrangling
Inflation Reduction Act will reduce planet-heating emissions and lower prescription drug costs – and give Biden a crucial victory

Joan E Greve in Washington

07, Aug, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Climate bill could slash US emissions by 40% after historic Senate vote
Inflation Reduction Act could put US within striking distance of Biden’s goal of halving emissions by 2030, analysis suggests

Oliver Milman

07, Aug, 2022 @7:29 PM

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Democrats secure breakthrough with Kyrsten Sinema on climate bill
The Arizona senator said she had agreed to last-minute changes on the measure’s tax and energy provisions

Lois Beckett and agencies

05, Aug, 2022 @12:53 PM

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Hungary’s far-right PM Viktor Orbán speaks at CPAC summit – as it happened
Orbán gives address to Conservative Political Action Conference in Dallas

Chris Stein in Washington

04, Aug, 2022 @8:02 PM

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Biden hails ‘most significant legislation to tackle climate crisis’ after Manchin says yes – as it happened
President lauds ‘huge step forward’ for his domestic agenda after deal between Manchin and congressional Democrats

Richard Luscombe

28, Jul, 2022 @8:03 PM

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Joe Biden hails Senate deal as ‘most significant’ US climate legislation ever
Proposal backed by centrist senator Joe Manchin also addresses healthcare, tax rises for high earners and cutting federal debt

David Smith in Washington

28, Jul, 2022 @6:32 PM

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U-turn as Manchin agrees deal with Democrats on major tax and climate bill
Biden notes ‘extraordinary effort it took to reach this result’ and urges Congress to pass measure

Maanvi Singh and agencies

27, Jul, 2022 @11:02 PM

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Biden’s $37bn crime prevention plan delayed by Covid diagnosis
President had hoped to announce plans for 100,000 extra US police officers but speech in Pennsylvania cancelled

Victoria Bekiempis in New York

21, Jul, 2022 @4:58 PM

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Anger as Manchin kills Democrats’ climate plans – what happens now?
The centrist senator has seemingly sunk Biden’s hopes of passing a major bill, and among climate activists the despair is palpable

Oliver Milman in New York

16, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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