Marion McKeone

Marion McKeone

Michael Bloomberg: A run for his money

Michael Bloomberg: A run for his money

Marion McKeone profiles the billionaire, media mogul, philanthropist and perennial presidential contender

Donald Trump’s day of reckoning arrives

Donald Trump’s day of reckoning arrives

The impeachment genie is finally out of the bottle -- will it be fatal?

US presidential primaries eclipsed by impeachment

US presidential primaries eclipsed by impeachment

The impeachment drama has starving the primaries of essential media oxygen

Hero’s casket a symbol of the death of democracy

Hero’s casket a symbol of the death of democracy

The funeral of law-maker Elijah Cummings extolled his qualities of courage, compassion and integrity, in sharp contrast to those of Donald Trump and his enablers

Profile Elizabeth Warren: Planner in the works

Profile Elizabeth Warren: Planner in the works

Factfile Age: 70 Appearance: high-energy academic in staid clothing Occupation: US senator with O...

How green is Capitol Hill?

How green is Capitol Hill?

Playwright Bonnie Greer’s remarks on the BBC about the strength of feeling for Ireland in the US caused quite a storm. But is our emotional and political influence still as powerful in the US as we would like to believe?

T-shirts at the ready for the biggest showdown

T-shirts at the ready for the biggest showdown

In a country bitterly divided by polarised views on everything from immigration to gun control, Trump’s impeachment is the spark that could ignite the tinderbox

Bolton will soon be out-Foxed

Bolton will soon be out-Foxed

The only surprise is that Donald Trump’s hawkish national security adviser, John Bolton, survived as long as he did, but there are plenty of hyper-conservative TV pundits available and eager to replace him

Mueller puts it up to Congress to impeach Trump after report

Mueller puts it up to Congress to impeach Trump after report

If nothing else, impeachment proceedings would bring clarity and cohesion to a chaotic Congressional investigative process

Democrats divided on next course of action

Democrats divided on next course of action

While the Democratic leadership is reluctant to move against Trump, party members are determined that continuing criminal investigations into the president will prove that there are grounds for impeachment

Border battlefront

Border battlefront

Failed attempts to deal with migration across the southern border of the US have led to a partisan conflict between draconian and humanitarian solutions, and endless misery for immigrants and refugees

The militia men

The militia men

In a small desert town near the Mexican border, hippies and Trump-supporting cowboys are united in their resistance to the violent militias who target unarmed migrants

Death in the desert

Death in the desert

Increased fencing along the US-Mexico border means more migrants are risking their lives by trying to cross through remote desert areas. Thousands are dying doing so and the humanitarian groups who try to help them face criminal charges

Breaking at the border

Breaking at the border

Trump’s policies have caused chaos for border guards and shocking conditions for asylum seekers at the detention centres in Tijuana and El Paso, just south of the border between the US and Mexico

Trump’s lawmaker is breaking all the rules

Trump’s lawmaker is breaking all the rules

The new US attorney general, William Barr, is the latest high-profile appointment to flout legal and political conventions under the instructions of his president. Seasoned observers do not expect Barr’s stint in cabinet to end well