Siobhan Kennedy is the Washington Correspondent for Channel 4 News, based in DC.
Siobhan joined Channel 4 News in 2008 where, as Business Editor, she covered the financial crisis, austerity and its impact on the British economy and more recently, Brexit.
Before that, as a reporter for The Times, she worked as Politics and Business Correspondent and prior to that was a correspondent for Reuters in London and New York, where she covered the tech boom and bust and 9/11. She returns to the US just in time for the 2020 election campaign.
Donald Trump has announced that he intends to run for the White House again in 2024.
The midterm elections are one way that America takes its temperature and perhaps the biggest news of the night is that Trump fever seems to have broken.
In the US, control of both the House and Senate are in play.
America is going to the polls in the midterm elections where, if the Republicans take control of Congress, President Biden’s ability to govern for the next two years will be severely limited.
Next week America will go to the polls for the midterms which define the remaining years of a presidency – and this year also could define the future of American democracy.
The husband of one of the most powerful women in America has been violently attacked in their San Francisco home.
The richest man in the world becomes “Chief Twit” – at least according to his Twitter bio – as Elon Musk finally takes over the social media platform after a protracted legal battle.
In the US, there’s just two weeks to go until the midterm elections, which will decide who’s in control of government at both the national and state level.
In the US, Donald Trump has reportedly said he would like to testify before the January 6 committee about the deadly attack on the US Capitol by a mob of his supporters.
Behind closed Government doors, we understand talks are being held to abandon more of the Chancellor’s plans to cut taxes.
President Biden has said Hurricane Ian could be the ‘deadliest’ hurricane in Florida’s history, causing a potentially ‘substantial’ loss of life. Rescue workers are searching for missing people on the Gulf Coast after Ian battered the coast with 150-mile-per-hour winds, causing widespread flooding and blackouts.
Now a crash isn’t usually something to celebrate, but last night Nasa did exactly that.
At the United Nations general assembly – America’s secretary of state Antony Blinken urged all security council members to send Russia a clear message “that these reckless nuclear threats must stop immediately”.
New York’s Attorney General has filed a civil lawsuit against former President Donald Trump, alleging that he engaged in “years of financial fraud to enrich himself, his family and the Trump Organisation.”
There’s been condemnation of the talk of nuclear strikes at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.