The Guardian's Washington Correspondent. Previously Special Projects Editor.

FIND GOOD FINANCIAL ADVICE — How do I find a good financial adviser? It's a question I am often asked. And there is no easy answer. My first question is do you need financial advice?

RINGING THE CHANGES — From Wednesday 1 July 2015 you will not be charged for making a call to any number beginning 0800 or 0808. Despite the fact that these numbers are called Freephone, before the change a call to 0800 or 0808 could be very expensive indeed if made from a mobile phone or some landlines.

'Deeply disheartening': gay marriage ruling condemned in justices' dissent — One of the US supreme court justices who found themselves on the opposite side of Friday's historic endorsement of same-sex marriage has warned that the ruling will be used "vilify Americans who are unwilling to assent to the new orthodoxy", a group he said now faced being "labeled as bigots".

Barack Obama given 'fast-track' authority over trade deal negotiations — Barack Obama was given the authority he has long sought to expedite negotiations for a massive trade deal with countries on the Pacific rim, propelling the US toward a landmark agreement that, both proponents and critics agree, will reshape the global economy.

Boy who urged Sanders to run for president in 1985 still backing Bernie — Bernie Sanders has attracted a devoted army of fans since announcing his bid for the White House. But none are likely to have supported his presidential campaign longer than Tony Lussier who, three decades ago, when he was an 11-year-old boy, may well have been the first to encourage Sanders to run for president.

Hillary Clinton denounces Charleston shooting as act of 'racist terrorism' — Hillary Clinton has branded the murder of nine black churchgoers in Charleston an act of "racist terrorism" and linked the attack to America's wider problem of entrenched racial inequality. Clinton was in South Carolina not far from the Emanuel AME church, last Wednesday, just a few hours before an accused white supremacist joined a Bible study in its basement and opened fire.

Charleston church honours shooting victims with service of sadness and joy — Related: Republicans cautious on Confederate flag that 'clearly divides people' When the names of the nine shooting victims were read out in the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church on Sunday, most people in the congregation were staring at the floor.

'The home of racism': Walter Scott and church shootings lay bare Charleston's original sin

Charleston church where nine black churchgoers were killed to reopen — The South Carolina church where nine people died in a gun attack by an alleged white supremacist less than a week ago is due to reopen to worshippers on Sunday. Related: What happened at the Charleston, South Carolina, church shooting?

Dylann Roof: FBI probe website and manifesto linked to Charleston suspect — Related: Charleston shooting echoes a painful history of attacks on black churches The FBI and local authorities were on Saturday investigating a website that may contain a manifesto created by the white supremacist Dylann Roof before he walked into a South Carolina church this week and shot dead nine black churchgoers.
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Jul 04, 2015

Who said political reporting wasn't glamorous? Or that reporters don't get the access they used to?…

Jul 03, 2015

RT @pressgazette: Guardian opening San Francisco bureau headed up by @MeropeMills and @PaulLewis with @JemimaKiss as head of tech

Jul 02, 2015

More info on the @GuardianUS west coast expansion and new San Francisco bureau, which I’m thrilled to be a part of:…

Jul 01, 2015

RT @meropemills: More on @Guardian West Coast team. Thrilled to be joined by the fantastic @paullewis & @jemimakiss

Jul 01, 2015

RT @dellerm: If I was a journalist this would be one of the jobs I would like.…

Jul 01, 2015

If you're interested in politics and how the wheels of power turn in Washington, the Guardian is recruiting...…

Jul 01, 2015

The Guardian is recruiting for my replacement in DC (I'm off to SF). You can apply here:…

Jul 01, 2015

RT @sullduggery: Incredible job opening here at @guardian: Senior Reporter in Washington—campaign & more—as @PaulLewis heads to SF: https:/…

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