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Nancy Pelosi: the Democrats have reappointed her as speaker of the House of Representatives. Behind her, the finger pointing has already begun however after disappointing congressional results. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

The Democrats’ decision to appoint Nancy Pelosi as the next speaker of the House of Representatives this week was not surprising. But the real contes(...)

US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi brushed off questions as to whether the next term would be her last in the role. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

Democrat Nancy Pelosi was nominated by her party for a fourth term as Speaker of the House of Representatives on Wednesday, despite Democrats’ disappo(...)

President-elect Joe Biden has already started to appoint his cabinet. Photograph: The New York Times

More Republicans on Thursday broke with President Donald Trump’s refusal to cooperate with Joe Biden, saying Mr Biden is entitled to intelligence brie(...)

 US president-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden: World leaders have phoned him to offer congratulations on his election win.  Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP

Senior Democrats have lambasted Donald Trump’s refusal to accept the results of the US presidential election, accusing him of undermining American dem(...)

US President Donald Trump: Warned of ‘massive ballot counting abuse’.  Photograph:  Alex Brandon/PA Wire

US President Donald Trump and senior members of his administration continued to dispute the outcome of the presidential election, declining to accept (...)

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to remain in her role for the new term. Photograph: J Scott Applewhite/AP Photo/Bloomberg

As results from congressional election continued to trickle in on Thursday, it appeared increasingly likely that the Senate will remain in Republican (...)

Supreme Court justice Amy Coney Barrett speaks during her swearing-in ceremony at the White House in Washington, on Monday. Photograph: Oliver Contreras/The New York Times

Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in as a member of the US supreme court at a ceremony at the White House on Monday night, after the US Senate voted by 52-4(...)

US president Donald Trump stands with newly sworn-in supreme court justice Amy Coney Barrett during a ceremonial event on the South Lawn of the White House. Photograph; Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images

At any other time, the vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the supreme court would dominate US media coverage for weeks. But coming as it does in the(...)

US president Donald Trump arriving to speak at a campaign rally in New Hampshire on Sunday. Photograph:  Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

US president Donald Trump accused the media of a “fake news media conspiracy” and a co-ordinated effort to commit election fraud by reporting on coron(...)

Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Photograph: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty

The US Senate is expected to vote on Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the supreme court on Monday, as a key procedural hurdle was cleared when the 10(...)

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