By New Statesman - 24 July 8:25
"I think it was around the time of the 48th cannon blast that you realise 'Oh, now I get it - in response to the royal birth, the news has gone on maternity leave'."
By Alex Hern - 14 July 10:09
Controversial case closes controversially.
By Tabatha Leggett - 10 July 10:44
Tabatha Leggett speaks to Willie Brown, of Harrison, Arkansas, who did just that.
By Alex Hern - 26 June 16:05
DOMA and Prop 8 are both unconstitutional following todays rulings.
By Alex Hern - 26 June 8:33
"This is what democracy looks like".
By Alex Hern - 24 May 11:02
Despite this being the 21st century, gay scout leaders will still be banned from the organisation.
By Kiran Moodley - 29 April 11:45
The US president's star turn at the White House Correspondents' Dinner is a reminder of how far removed such comedy is from our political world.
By Caroline Crampton - 28 April 8:31
The President zings it all over the place.
By Alex Hern - 07 March 8:59
The junior senator from Kentucky is now getting some much-needed rest.
By Tim Wigmore - 12 February 12:50
Republicans should stop focus on winning more support, not changing the electoral rules.
By Caroline Crampton - 31 January 8:30
The former Democratic Congresswoman, who was severely injured after being shot in the head at a political rally in 2011, delivered a moving speech at the start of a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on gun violence.
By New Statesman - 21 January 21:23
Read and listen to the US president's second inaugural address.
By New Statesman - 21 January 15:35
Watch President Obama get sworn in for a second term.
By Steven Akehurst - 20 January 13:02
To be a truly transformative president, Obama must bring the issue of urban poverty out from the political fringes.
By Alex Hern - 14 January 10:50
The platinum coin is dead, long live the debt ceiling.
By Alex Hern - 09 January 11:28
Watch the Daily Show segment here.
By Alex Hern - 08 January 8:16
The real funny story's the debt ceiling.
By Alex Hern - 02 January 10:51
Country hauled back from the fiscal cliff.
By Caroline Crampton - 01 January 9:25
Bill would prevent middle class taxes from rising.
By Alex Hern - 17 December 16:19
"West Germany" really should be a clue.
By Alex Hern - 17 December 8:24
On Sunday, Barack Obama spoke to the vigil for the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting.
By Alex Hern - 19 November 15:39
He's not a scientist, but he does know how to tell them when they're wrong.
By James Bridle - 12 November 11:04
These are the places most of us will never see. We do not know these landscapes and we cannot visit them.
By Alex Hern - 09 November 16:33
"The Republicans got shellacked. And they had no idea it was coming."
By Lola Adesioye - 09 November 15:29
If the GOP is to avoid becoming completely irrelevant, it needs to embrace people who actually understand modern America.
By Alex Hern - 09 November 10:28
The president seems like a nice sort of guy, really.
By Alex Hern - 08 November 13:17
Taxmageddon could be a blessing in disguise.
By Caroline Crampton - 08 November 8:59
The insane moment of panic on the network when Obama was re-elected “will… live forever", Stewart says.
By Ben Fox - 07 November 23:18
It would be a mistake to regard the result as a sweeping endorsement of the Obama presidency.
By Martha Gill - 07 November 12:11
Obama, Romney, and some odd moments.