Special counsel to probe Biden’s handling of classified documents

US Attorney General Merrick Garland arrives to name an independent special counsel to probe President Joe Biden's alleged mishandling of classified documents at the US Justice Department in Washington, DC on Jan 12, 2023. (OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP) WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden's own administration named a special counsel to probe the improper storage of […]

Republicans win US House majority with divided government

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks to reporters after McCarthy was nominated by fellow Republicans to be their leader or the Speaker of the House if they take control in the next Congress, following House Republican leadership elections at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., November 15, 2022. (Michael A. McCoy / REUTERS) WASHINGTON […]

US House control hinges on tight races after Democrats’ gains

Staff process ballots for the US midterm elections at the Maricopa County Tabulation and Election Center in Phoenix, Arizona, Nov 13, 2022. (JIM URQUHART / REUTERS) WASHINGTON – Control of the US House of Representatives hinged on Monday on several tight races that could secure a majority for Republicans following midterm elections that saw President […]

US midterms: Race for Congress is tight, no Republican red wave

People vote at a fire station in the midterm elections on Nov 8, 2022, in Hialeah, Florida. (LYNNE SLADKY / AP0 WASHINGTON/PHOENIX, Arizona/BIRMINGHAM, Michigan – Control of Congress was up for grabs early on Wednesday after the US midterm elections, with many of the most competitive races uncalled, leaving it unclear whether Republicans would crack Democrats' […]

Republicans favored to win US House in midterm elections

People vote at a fire station in the midterm elections on Nov 8, 2022, in Hialeah, Florida. (LYNNE SLADKY / AP0 WASHINGTON/PHOENIX, Arizona/BIRMINGHAM, Michigan – Republicans were favored to wrest control of the US House of Representatives away from President Joe Biden's Democrats based on early returns in Tuesday's midterm elections, though the prospects of a […]