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Christian Heyne, who lost his mother to gun violence, urges Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell to legislate on background checks. Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

There were tentative signs yesterday [Wednesday] that Congress was considering new measures on gun control, as the fall-out from two back-to-back mass(...)

Former White House counsel Don McGahn  behind US president  Donald Trump.   File photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

The Trump administration moved to block former White House counsel Don McGahn from handing over sensitive documents to Congress as the battle between (...)

 President Donald Trump has warned the government shutdown could last for years. Photograph: Bloomberg

Sunday is day 16 of a partial government shutdown that US president Donald Trump said could go on for months or years, if he is not given funding for (...)

Nancy Pelosi in the US House of Representatives on Thursday shortly before her election as speaker. Photograph:  Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

On a day of pomp and pageantry, ebullient Democrats assumed control of the US House of Representatives on Thursday and elected Nancy Pelosi to be spe(...)

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi  speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington last week. Photograph: Susan Walsh/AP Photo

A liberal heroine, born in the 1940s, part of a Democratic dynasty, runs for high US office. Some on her own side wince at her poll ratings and air of(...)

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi has pledged to work constructively with US president Donald Trump as the Democrats prepare to take control of the H(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks to the media about Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the supreme court as he departs the White House on Wednesday for events in Philadelphia and  Memphis. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

US president Donald Trump has said it is a “very scary time for young men in America”, as he lauded his supreme court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, as an (...)

Judge Brett Kavanaugh   shakes hands with President Donald Trump after being nominated to the US supreme court in the East Room of the White House on Monday. Photograph:  Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

Federal appeals court judge Brett Kavanaugh has been nominated by US president Donald Trump to replace Anthony Kennedy on the US supreme court, in a m(...)

Pearse Lyons in his distillery in the Liberties. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Pearse Lyons, the Irish-born entrepreneur who founded the hugely successful Alltech animal nutrition group, has died in Kentucky at the age of 73. M(...)

A rally supporting the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), or the Dream Act, outside the US Capitol building in Washington, DC on Sunday. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

The US government shutdown is entering its third day as Republicans were forced to abandon a planned vote late on Sunday in the absence of sufficient (...)

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