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    1. April 27, 2016

      Ted Cruz is no help to the Brexit campaign

      Are US Democrats siding with “Bremain” and Republicans backing Brexit? That is the gist of the Eurosceptic reaction to...

    2. April 17, 2016

      Movers & shakers: April 18

      • Seth Carpenter, a former senior adviser to Jack Lew, the US Treasury secretary, has joined Rokos Capital Management,...

    1. April 12, 2016

      Paul Ryan rules out US presidential bid

      Paul Ryan ruled himself out as a possible Republican presidential nominee in a bid to end speculation that he could be...

    2. Fast FT

      April 6, 2016

      Puerto Rico approves debt freeze bill

      Puerto Rico approved legislation early Wednesday that would allow the US territory to impose a moratorium on its debt...

    3. The World

      April 4, 2016

      White House Countdown: The Trumpire Strikes Back

      Donald Trump is clearly not satisfied with simply being the frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination....

    4. Fast FT

      March 30, 2016

      Legislation for Puerto Rico debt restructure revealed

      Policymakers in Washington unmasked long awaited legislation that would give Puerto Rico the ability to restructure its...

    5. March 27, 2016

      Hillary Clinton’s looming presidency

      Here is a very modest test of your imagination. It is December and Hillary Clinton is the president-elect. Not only did...

    6. Fast FT

      March 23, 2016

      Speaker Ryan decries "ugliness" of US politics

      Paul Ryan, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, has decried the “ugliness” of today’s US politics in another...

    7. March 11, 2016

      Politics: stranger than fiction

      Last weekend, I did precisely what you’d expect of a millennial political junkie: I parked myself on the sofa and...

    8. Fast FT

      February 25, 2016

      Apple accuses US of seeking "dangerous power"

      Apple has accused US authorities of seeking a “dangerous power” that would leave Americans’ data exposed to “hackers,...

    9. February 16, 2016

      Indonesia’s scandal-hit ex-speaker seeks opposition leadership

      The former speaker of Indonesia’s House of Representatives is in the running to lead the country’s main opposition...

    10. February 11, 2016

      America is burning but Michael Bloomberg can put out the fire

      Consider one of the greatest businesses in the world after decades of mismanagement. Growth is tepid, at best, and has...

    11. Fast FT

      February 10, 2016

      US stocks set to rise after three-day slide

      It looks like investors are hunting for bargains on Wall Street after three straight sessions of declines. It’s been a...

    12. Fast FT

      February 7, 2016

      This Week: Janet Yellen, US politics and consumer

      Last week began with the first, serious chapter in the race for the White House as voters caucused in Iowa. And the...

    13. February 7, 2016

      Week Ahead Markets Diary: US political circus moves on

      Last week began with the first, serious chapter in the race for the White House as voters caucused in Iowa. And the...

    14. February 4, 2016

      Obama proposes $10 per barrel oil tax

      The White House is proposing a bold $10 per barrel tax on oil in a move that immediately sparked a backlash from an...

    15. January 22, 2016

      US proposes new crackdown on methane gas leaks

      The Obama administration has unveiled its latest move to tighten rules around fracking as the US shale industry buckles...

    16. January 13, 2016

      Iran releases US sailors seized in the Gulf

      Iran yesterday released 10 US crew members from two US patrol boats just a day after they were taken into custody,...

    17. January 3, 2016

      Obama’s high stakes final year

      You have to go some way back to find a US president entering his last year without having been written off as a lame...

    18. Fast FT

      December 18, 2015

      Senate adds its approval of US spending bill

      Congress has approved a $1.1tn spending bill after the US Senate followed the House of Representatives in passing the...

    19. Fast FT

      December 18, 2015

      House approves $1.1tn US spending bill

      Congress moved closer to approving a $1.1tn spending deal on Friday when the House of Representatives passed the...

    20. December 17, 2015

      Wind and solar groups cheer US budget tax breaks

      US renewable energy companies have reacted with jubilation to the budget deal agreed in the US Congress on Tuesday,...

    21. December 16, 2015

      US budget deal is rare compromise

      Paul Ryan, the new speaker of the House of Representatives, hailed a rare compromise deal on $1.1tn of government...

    22. Fast FT

      December 16, 2015

      Fed rate rise: a reminder of the world in 2006

      The Federal Reserve has raised its key interest rate for the first time since 2006, a year when sub-prime had yet to...

    23. December 16, 2015

      Iran nuclear deal: EU aides fear US visa restrictions breach pact

      European diplomats involved in the Iran nuclear talks are concerned that US legislation tightening visa procedures for...

    24. December 10, 2015

      Trump postpones Israel trip after rebuke

      Donald Trump, the billionaire leading the Republican presidential race, has postponed a trip to Israel after his...

    25. December 8, 2015

      Donald Trump’s offensive assault on American values

      It says something of how badly Donald Trump, the US Republican hopeful, has erred that journalists initially treated...

    26. December 2, 2015

      Federal Reserve’s piggy bank faces raid to fund highway repairs

      The US Congress is preparing to raid a Federal Reserve piggy bank to help fund $305bn of much-needed highway...

    27. November 19, 2015

      US House of Representatives rebuffs Obama’s refugee policy

      President Barack Obama’s Syria refugee policy has suffered a blow after the US House of Representatives passed a...

    28. Brussels Blog

      November 12, 2015

      Ireland (still) ♥ Apple

      With Margrethe Vestager handing down her decision last month that Starbucks and Fiat received unfair tax benefits from...

    29. November 2, 2015

      Paul Ryan’s promotion lifts hopes for US tax reform

      Paul Ryan, the youthful conservative leader, worked for years to secure a Capitol Hill role that gave him huge sway...

    30. October 30, 2015

      Republicans hold their noses at politics

      This has been a productive week for US Republicans. They settled on a speaker of the House of Representatives, signed...

    31. October 28, 2015

      Paul Ryan faces tough task of unifying fractious US Republicans

      Paul Ryan, the youthful former vice-presidential candidate and golden boy of the conservative reform movement, is on...

    32. October 15, 2015

      Dennis Hastert expected to plead guilty in hush money case

      Dennis Hastert, a former Speaker of the US House of Representatives, is expected to plead guilty in a case where he is...

    33. October 7, 2015

      VW’s US chief knew of emissions issue for 18 months

      Volkswagen’s US chief executive knew about a potential problem with the company’s compliance with emissions tests as...

    34. May 7, 2015

      Former military chiefs press US Congress on trade deals

      Some top US former military leaders have called for Congress to give President Barack Obama the fast-track authority he...

    35. March 5, 2012

      US set to help small businesses go public

      The US House of Representatives is poised to pass a package of measures designed to make it easier for small companies...

    36. February 7, 2012

      Europe flies into clean air turbulence

      Having the US and China on the same side of a trade dispute is a rare sight. But the decision by the European Union to...

    37. January 16, 2012

      Debate over online piracy rages in US

      Proposed bills in the US House of Representatives and Senate aimed at reducing online piracy have stirred up an...

    38. October 13, 2011

      US Congress passes trade pacts

      Three bilateral trade agreements have passed the US House of Representatives and Senate. But the votes came with a...

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