[WASHINGTON] Democrats on Monday again blocked a nearly US$2 trillion rescue package for the teetering US economy, highlighting a bitter partisan battle over how to best protect struggling...

[WASHINGTON] The Democratic Party's failed effort to impeach and remove President Donald Trump was a major political miscalculation likely to benefit Republicans, Senate Majority Leader Mitch...

EDITORIAL

WHATEVER one thinks about the expected acquittal of US President Donald Trump at the end of the impeachment trial in the US Senate, it does ignite some hope that the Republicans and Democrats will...

[WASHINGTON] As lawmakers trickled into the US House of Representatives Wednesday to debate the impeachment of Donald Trump, the congresswoman who gaveled in the session felt the full weight of...

[WASHINGTON] A key Democratic lawmaker said on Sunday that President Donald Trump's misconduct amounted to "a crime in progress" that threatens US democracy, as the full House prepares for a...

[WASHINGTON] In Washington these days, there are facts, alternative facts and disputed facts.

[WASHINGTON] US Senate Republicans on Thursday introduced a resolution that condemns the ongoing impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump, arguing that the process examining the president is...

[WASHINGTON] US congressional Republicans furious about being left out of the Donald Trump impeachment process stormed a closed-door witness deposition on Wednesday and refused to leave,...

[WASHINGTON] Former US vice-president Joe Biden continues to hold a lead among Democratic presidential aspirants, a new poll showed on Sunday, despite recent questions about his age and mental...

THE BOTTOM LINE

WHAT struck me about the first debates among 20 candidates for the Democratic nomination for president was how much they resembled a gaggle of graduate students. All seemed articulate and...