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.
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. But not this, not if rock giants U2, their opinions or their new concert venue are involved.
So Hollywood writers may have got their happy ending – as a tentative deal was struck with studio bosses to end the longest running strike action for decades.
Fox News, conceived by Rupert Murdoch in the 1990s, changed the US political landscape. The right-leaning 24 hour network became a platform for the Republican party, taking Donald Trump under its wing and propelling his success.
The Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has denied trying to escalate tensions with India – after suggesting that the government in Delhi could be linked to the assassination of a Sikh activist on Canadian soil.
In the United States, Republican and Democratic opponents of Donald Trump are considering using a rarely-used section of the constitution to stop him from running in next year’s presidential election. The 14th amendment, written after the civil war, has been used in two major lawsuits already stating that the former president is constitutionally ineligible to…
Donald Trump is no stranger to impeachment proceedings. He’s faced charges not once – but twice. Now, right wing republicans in Congress have been pushing to impeach his likely rival in next year’s elections, President Joe Biden. Yesterday, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy finally ordered an inquiry to be opened – but do they have the…
It’s been a month since Hawaii’s historic resort town of Lahaina was almost levelled to the ground, after America’s worst wildfires for more than a century.
The US House speaker Kevin McCarthy has called for a formal impeachment inquiry into President Biden, claiming a committee has uncovered a “culture of corruption” around Mr Biden’s family, with allegations of abuse of power and obstruction.
In the US, there’s renewed debate over the advanced age of many of the country’s politicians, after the Republican senate leader Mitch McConnell appeared to freeze during a press conference for a second time in recent months. Mr McConnell, who’s 81, fell silent for around thirty seconds, and while a spokesperson later said he’d felt…
By the time it came ashore on the Florida coast, Idalia was a Category 3 hurricane – deemed ‘extremely dangerous’ by experts.
A swathe of Republican-controlled states across America have been passing laws restricting transgender rights – the latest, Missouri where new legislation has just come into force. Transgender minors, and some adults will no longer be able to access puberty blockers, gender affirming surgery and hormone treatment, while transgender girls and women will be barred from…
It is a further sign of Donald Trump’s political strategy – turn what should be the thing that kills your campaign into your strongest weapon.
Donald Trump is due to surrender at a prison in Georgia to face charges that he tried to overturn his 2020 election loss in the state.
Rudy Giuliani, who served as Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, has travelled to Georgia to surrender over state criminal charges that he tried to overturn the former U.S. President’s 2020 election defeat.
President Biden has said he’ll visit the site of the catastrophic wildfires on the Hawaiian island of Maui next week.