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.
The author Salman Rushdie is being treated in hospital after he was stabbed on stage at an event in upstate New York.
On Monday, the FBI raided his Florida home.
Donald Trump was on one of his golf courses in New York when he heard news that the FBI had descended on his lavish Florida home.
The US Congress is on the verge of approving an historic package of measures to tackle climate change, after senators agreed a $370 billion bill to slash America’s greenhouse emissions and move the country away from fossil fuels to greener, renewable energy.
Republican Dick Cheney has weighed in on the current state of politics in the US elections with a warning that Donald Trump is the greatest threat to America’s republic in its entire history.
In his prime, Alex Jones was the most listened to far-right conspiracy theorist in the USA.
It was the first test at the ballot box since the US Supreme Court overturned a women’s right to an abortion, previously enshrined by the Roe v Wade case.
The Chinese government has accused Washington of being “reckless” as US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has arrived in Taiwan with promises to support and defend the island. It has raised anger in Beijing which has warned Washington of serious consequences. Ms Pelosi is the highest ranking American official to visit the self-ruled island in 25…
Fifty years ago Merle Hoffman was on the frontline of the battle to secure legal abortions for American women – opening one of the first abortion clinics in the country.
In America a deal with a single senator could now mean President Biden is able to pass climate legislation.
Donald Trump was back in Washington last night for the first time since Joe Biden took over the presidency, unrepentant, defiant, repeating his false assertions that election fraud had cost him the White House in 2020. But today it’s been revealed that the Department of Justice is slowly closing in on the former president as…
The January 6th hearings aired never-before-seen video of Donald Trump refusing to condemn the Capitol rioters.
President Biden is isolating at the White House after testing positive for Covid-19, but his symptoms are said to be “very mild”.
In another blow to Joe Biden’s administration, the Supreme Court has curtailed the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to fight climate change.
The former British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in jail in a New York federal court in her sex trafficking case. It’s been almost two years since she was arrested on charges of helping Jeffrey Epstein groom and abuse underage girls. Maxwell apologised to the victims of her abuses and said…