There’s been $113, 639,041 spent on this week’s Senate election. It’s obscene money, particularly in a race between a Democrat and a Republican desperate to declare their interest in working people.
US election: What a Trump or Biden victory means for the climate
What are the climate implications of a Trump or Biden presidency?
Was Obama a Good President?
Two young black women who voted for Obama for the first time in 2008 have very different opinions of whether he was a good president for race relations and for the USA.
Russian hackers ‘linked’ to Democrat stolen emails
Channel 4 News has seen evidence which appears to link Russian hackers with one of the main websites used to leak emails stolen from the Democratic National Committee.
Obama’s clarion call for justice reform
“That’s not a justice system. It’s an injustice system”. In a sweeping call for reform – President Obama says too many Black Americans are locked up in jail.
State of the Union: Obama’s middle class promise
The economy has never been better – but his approval ratings have never been lower. As Barack Obama prepares for his State of the Union address tonight, what can he hope to achieve?
NY mayor de Blasio pledges radical change
In charge of America’s biggest city, with a budget of £45bn, New York’s new mayor Bill de Blasio is less than a month into his job. So how is his fight against inequality going so far?
Obama’s credibility on the line over healthcare fiasco
It was the flagship achievement of his presidency: now amid the disaster of his health care rollout – President Obama is fighting to restore some credibility – as his ratings drop through the floor.
Chris Christie: a big man about to get a whole lot bigger
Chris Christie can reach voters other Republicans cannot. He has just been re-elected New Jersey governor and people are asking if he could bulldoze his way to the White House, writes Inigo Gilmore.
US debt deal stuck between a rock and the Tea Party
As Barack Obama and congress try to find a way out of the political stalemate that has shut down federal government, the Republican party finds its room for manoeuvre is limited by its own Tea Party.
Obama: Republicans holding gun to US people
Republicans are holding a gun to the head of the American people, says President Barack Obama, speaking at a sandwich shop near the White House where he expressed his anger at the ongoing situation.
US government shuts its doors – so what next?
Closed for business: 800,000 federal workers are sent home without pay as Republicans and Democrats fail to agree a budget. So what happens next? Crisis – or compromise?
Obama says small faction caused shutdown
President Barack Obama attacks a “small faction” of the Republican party for not agreeing a budget and causing the United States government to shut down.
US government shutdown looms as Republicans go to the edge
It is crisis governance with the entire American economy at stake. Republicans are threatening to shut down the US government at midnight tonight in a battle over Obama’s flagship healthcare law.
Obama’s plan ‘working itself out’
Jon Snow asks Karen Finney – a political commentator for MSNBC and Democrat strategist – whether the new route of diplomacy over the threat of miltary action is working for the Syrian crisis.