Dreamer protest: at least 800,000 immigrants to the United States are believed to have benefited from Daca. Photograph: Joe Penney/Reuters

President Donald Trump has responded to a chorus of protest from Republicans by postponing a decision about whether to rescind an Obama-era provision (...)

Samantha Power said that she was  confident for the future as the election of Donald Trump had resulted in a lot more young people becoming active in politics. Photograph: Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images

Irish-born former American ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power said she would consider running for public office in the United States or (...)

Former  Republican presidential hopeful and ex-Florida governor  Jeb Bush who has bid  $1.3bn for the Miami Marlins as part of a consortium including iconic former New York Yankee Derek Jeter. Photograph:  Justin Sullivan/Getty

In the same week last month that the rest of the world was obsessing over the landmark of Donald Trump’s first 100 days in the White House, one of his(...)

US president Donald Trump signs an executive order. He is a reality TV star before he is a politician and reality TV requires a diet of constant conflict. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

It is a bit of a stretch, but imagine if Donald Trump were a smart politician. What would his first 100 days have looked like? The answer is blindingl(...)

 An image from March 2012 of former US president George HW Bush in his office in Houston, Texas. File photograph: Larry W Smith/EPA

Former US President George HW Bush has been moved to an intensive-care unit at a Houston hospital with pneumonia and was stable and resting comfortabl(...)

People stand outside the building housing the offices of Orbis Business Intelligence  where former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele works, in central London, Britain, on Thursday. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Christopher Steele, who wrote reports on compromising material Russian operatives allegedly had collected on US president-elect Donald Trump, is a for(...)

“Many working people voted for the guy who said he would change the rigged system.” Photograps: Getty Images

As Democrats in the US plan a new campaign to win back the White House and Congress, a few lessons can be learned from the recent election. First, D(...)

Declan Ganley: Rivada Mercury lodged a claim with a US court asking it to declare that excluding it was “arbitrary and capricious”. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

A consortium led by Declan Ganley’s Rivada Networks is taking legal action against the US government in an effort to stay in the race for a federal t(...)

“It is shameful to think that the actions of figures such as Rosa Parks [above] and Harvey Milk have now been replaced with the lazy, crude, stupid and infantile justice warriors, be they on  the left or right.”

At the beginning of 2016, the consensus would have been that the likes of Germaine Greer and Peter Tatchell were liberal progressives, and that politi(...)

 Bernie Sanders applauds his former rival at a rally in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Photograph: Justin Saglio/Getty Images
US election: a complete timeline
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2015 April 12th – Hillary Clinton launches campaign Hillary Clinton officially launches her much-anticipated bid for the presidency with a sleek ro(...)