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Retiring US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer greets president Joe Biden in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

US president Joe Biden confirmed on Thursday that he will nominate a black woman with “extraordinary qualifications, character, experience and integri(...)

 Arizona senator Kyrsten Sinema: an enigma in US politics. Photograph: Stefani Reynolds/The New York Times

In her 2009 treatise, Unite and Conquer, Kyrsten Sinema suggests “letting go of the bear and picking up the Buddha”. An English translation, which is (...)

Democratic Senator Bob Menendez, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Photograph: Al Drago/ Bloomberg

The US Senate has passed a resolution reaffirming its support for the Belfast Agreement. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmed the passage(...)

US president Joe Biden hosts Taoiseach Micheál Martin during a virtual bilateral event on St Patrick’s Day at the White House. Photograph: Getty

US president Joe Biden expressed “strong support” for the Belfast Agreement in a virtual meeting on St Patrick’s Day with Taoiseach Micheál Martin. S(...)

Republican senator Lisa Murkowski speaking to reporters in Washington. Photograph: Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times

I’ve been waiting for this moment. The moment when some on the left would react indignantly to journalists doing their job. It was so enthralling and (...)

US president Joe Biden leaves after speaking about an initiative to help small businesses threatened by the pandemic. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty

Flags will be flown at half mast on federal buildings for five days in the United States as the country remembers the 500,000 lives lost to the Covid-(...)

 Richard Burr: “My party’s leadership has chosen loyalty to one man over the core principles of the Republican Party and the founders of our great nation.”  said the Republican senator from North Carolina.  Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Bloomberg

The fallout from Donald Trump’s acquittal in his second impeachment trial continued on Tuesday as several Republican senators who voted against the f(...)

Former US president Donald Trump has been acquitted in his second impeachment trial in the US Senate. File photograph:  Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty

Former US president Donald Trump has been acquitted in his second impeachment trial, as the US Senate failed to garner enough votes to convict him on (...)

An American flag seen through barbed wire fencing at sunrise on Capitol Hill on Monday. Photograph: Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images

Donald Trump on Tuesday will become the first US president to face two impeachment trials. Trump was impeached last month on one charge of inciting a(...)

Donald Trump: “If provoking an insurrectionary riot against a joint session of Congress after losing an election is not an impeachable offence,” the House of Representatives Democrats   wrote, “it is hard to imagine what would be.” Photograph: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images

Former US president Donald Trump is “singularly responsible” for the violence that unfolded in the US Capitol last month, Democrats in the House of R(...)

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