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Ed Crawford: ‘I pledge to work closely to advance US interests and values in Ireland’. Photograph: FedNet

Ed Crawford, US president Donald Trump’s nominee to become the next US ambassador to Ireland, has pledged to work to further US-Irish relations and ma(...)

 Kamala Harris    –  already living down her past as a prosecuting attorney. Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty

At some point, any able-bodied Democrat who does not run for US president will have searching questions to answer about their self-esteem. Declared a(...)

Kamala Harris, a Democrat from California and member of the Senate Judiciary Committee: “The future of our country depends on you and millions of others lifting our voices to fight for our American values.” Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

California senator Kamala Harris has become the latest Democrat to announce a run for the US presidency, joining an already crowded field ahead of nex(...)

US president Donald Trump, US secretary of state Mike Pompeo, president Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, and Chinese President Xi Jinping attend a working dinner after the G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina on December 1st Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters/File Photo

Global markets rallied on Monday on the back of a trade truce agreed by US president Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping, though major question(...)

Supporters of congressional candidate Harley Rouda watch Nancy Pelosi speak on a big screen in Newport Beach, California. Photograph: New York Times

Tuesday’s US congressional elections ended with what might be called a split decision. Democrats gained more than enough seats to take control of the (...)

 US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and US senator Tim Kaine of Virginia during a campaign rally  in Annandale, Virginia. File photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee in the 2016 presidential race, has picked Virginia senator Tim Kaine as her running mate. Mr Kain(...)

Mrs Clinton told MSNBC she had been “eager” to participate and “pleased to have the opportunity” to help the justice department conclude the investigation. Photograph:  David McNew/Getty Images

Several of Hillary Clinton’s potential vice-presidents defended her yesterday morning, one day after the FBI interviewed the presumptive Democratic n(...)

Former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice: could lend  strong national security bona fides to Donald Trump. Photograph:  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

John Nance Garner, Franklin D Roosevelt’s running mate better known as “Cactus Jack”, famously said that “the vice-presidency was not worth a bucket o(...)

Senator Elizabeth Warren: the former Harvard professor of bankruptcy law   ticks many boxes for presidential material among Democrats who fear  Hillary Clinton’s centrist economic stance and cosiness with Wall Street.   Photograph:  Joshua Roberts/Reuters

There is a popular video on YouTube, viewed more than one million times, showing a group of hapless financial regulators squirming under questioning b(...)

Police close in on the US Capitol as people run for cover after reports of a shooting. The US Capitol and the White House were placed on lockdown. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

The US Capitol was briefly locked down today after gunshots were fired outside the building following a car chase across central Washington which ende(...)