The Guardian US West Coast Bureau Chief. Previously Washington Correspondent and Special Projects Editor in London.

Brussels talks Brexit (briefly) - Politics Weekly podcast — Theresa May marked her 100th day as prime minister at a European Council meeting in Brussels. Anushka Asthana followed her to the Belgian capital to assess the state of EU relations in a premiership likely to be dominated by Brexit.

Donald Trump says he will accept US election result 'if I win' — Donald Trump raised new questions about whether he would accept the election result on Thursday, less than 12 hours after he used the final presidential debate to declare that he would keep the country "in suspense" over whether he would accept the outcome.

Donald Trump refuses to say if he will accept election result in final debate — Donald Trump used the final presidential debate with Hillary Clinton to declare he would keep the country "in suspense" over whether he would accept the outcome of November's election. The Republican nominee's refusal to endorse the results of the election, unheard of in American history, capped a fractious debate in which he clashed with Clinton over abortion, gun rights, immigration and foreign policy.

America's most segregated city: the young black voters of Milwaukee - video — Milwaukee is one of the most politically polarized and racially segregated cities in America. Paul Lewis and Tom Silverstone discover a mix of alienation and hope in the city's African American community

Why the poorest county in West Virginia has faith in Trump — Donald Trump was more popular in McDowell County than anywhere else in America during the Republican primaries. Paul Lewis and Tom Silverstone explore the power of the Republican presidential nominee's message in the poorest county of West Virginia

How firearm-loving Maine could defeat the gun lobby - video — As Hillary Clinton makes history openly campaigning for gun law reform, the NRA faces possible defeat in a Maine referendum. Paul Lewis and Tom Silverstone travel to Maine, where a push for universal background checks is being bankrolled by billionaire Michael Bloomberg

Meet Weston Imer, Donald Trump's 12-year-old campaign manager - video — Weston Imer is the co-chair for Donald Trump's campaign in Jefferson County, Colorado, and has big plans for the future. 'I'm headed politically to run for the presidency in 2040,' he told the Guardian's Paul Lewis.

Can Hillary Clinton win in Never Trump land? - video — Months after Republicans in Colorado fomented the 'Never Trump' movement, the GOP nominee is neck-and-neck with Clinton in the crucial swing state. Paul Lewis and Tom Silverstone explore whether Trump's candidacy has been damaged by his party's civil war

Meet Trump's 12-year-old campaign chair in a crucial Colorado county — The 2016 presidential race could easily be decided in Colorado's Jefferson County. The suburbs west of Denver have long been considered a political bellwether for any candidate seeking election to the White House. Yet that does not appear to have discouraged Donald Trump's campaign entrusting its outreach in the critical county to a 12-year-old.

Twitter and the riots: how the news spread — For many people, the England riots began with a flurry of curious Twitter messages shortly before 9pm on Saturday 6 August. "There is a photo of a police car burning circulating, claiming it's outside Tottenham police station #markduggan #tottenham shooting," one of the messages read.
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Oct 21, 2016

RT @HeidiHarrisShow: Excited to have @PaulLewis in studio tomorrow! Can't wait to hear his perception of this crazy election! @guardian

Oct 20, 2016

The question for Trump is what prompted him to change his mind? (Other than his dramatic fall in the polls.)

Oct 20, 2016

This is what Donald Trump said at the first presidential debate.

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