Sophie McBain is North America correspondent for the New Statesman. She was previously an assistant editor at the New Statesman.
As the country is held hostage by an intransigent president, federal government workers have been forced to resort to food banks.
In his confirmation hearing, Barr promised that he “would not be bullied” by the president or anyone else.
Suspended food inspections and stressed-out TSA workers and FBI agents mean the government may be unable to prevent major public safety threats.
The plight of a Saudi Arabian woman detained while attempting to flee domestic abuse could have ended very differently.
The re-elected Democrat speaker faces her greatest battle yet as she takes on Trump and contends with her party’s radical left.
The Trump administration’s disregard for human rights has alarming consequences worldwide
The new Congress, which sits today, is already changing the face of American politics. But it will have to overcome deep ideological divides.
Trump’s border policies are deadly, but his administration persists in blaming migrants.
Cohen says he repeatedly covered up Trump’s “dirty deeds” and he'll soon reveal the “full truth”. For Trump the worst is yet to come.
The legal troubles faced by Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen could soon come to haunt Trump too.