Tom Steyer

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Workers clean the stage before the  Democratic presidential primary debate at the Fox Theatre in Detroit on July 30th. Photograph: Erin Schaff/The New York Times

The suspense was high. The hour was late. The questions about the next Democratic debate were many: Ten candidates or 11? Two nights or one? One billi(...)

Former US vice-president Joe Biden: his national lead among Democrats has been fairly durable through the summer, polls show.  Photograph:  Jeff Kowalsky/AFP/Getty Images

New opinion polls show Joe Biden with a significant national lead in the Democratic presidential race as the contest heads into the intense autumn cam(...)

US president Donald Trump and House speaker Nancy Pelosi: Even if the Democratically controlled House of Representatives was to vote for impeachment, conviction still needs a two-thirds majority in the Senate. Photograph: Jim Young

This week, as part of the annual St Patrick’s Day ritual in Washington, president Donald Trump made one of his rare trips to Capitol Hill. Following (...)

George Soros, the billionaire investor and Democratic donor, has been accused by Republicans, without evidence,  of  funding a caravan of Central American migrants headed for the US border. Photograph: Damon Winter/The New York Times

Three years ago, Hungary’s prime minister accused billionaire George Soros of trying to flood the country with Middle Eastern migrants. In recent wee(...)

The  CNN Center in Atlanta, Georgia. File photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

A suspicious package addressed to CNN was intercepted in Atlanta on Monday, bringing to 15 the number of potentially explosive devices sent through th(...)

Robert Mueller: A survey last week found that 44 per cent of Americans now see his investigation as a “political witch hunt”. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

A bartender’s demand for photo ID can do it. Or television footage of a Hollywood perp walk. Either way, a stranger is not long in the US before somet(...)

Activists protest near the Manhattan apartment of billionaire and Republican financier David Koch last June in New York City. The demonstrators were protesting against the campaign contributions by the billionaire Koch brothers. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

With just 646 days to go, the 2016 US presidential race is already starting up and the ring is packed with various Republicans vying to prove who is t(...)

Tom Steyer, center, a billionaire environmental activist who wants to blast the issue of climate change to the front lines of American politics, at the NextGen Climate Action office in San Francisco. Photograph:Jason Henry/The New York Times

Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer will give a boost to 2014 political candidates from seven US states who work to combat climate change, c(...)