US secretary of state Mike Pompeo  with British foreign secretary Dominic Raab at the State Department in Washington, on Wednesday. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/Pool via AP

US Democrats came out in force this week to express support for the Irish-EU position challenging the British government’s attempts to undermine the N(...)

 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden   on  TV as  President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on board Air Force One after a campaign rally in Wisconsin.  Photograph:  AFP via Getty Images

US Republicans are becoming increasingly concerned they could lose their majority in the Senate in November as a new poll showed Democrats ahead in a (...)

 Democratic vice-presidential nominee   Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) campaigning  in the West Oak Lane suburb of Philadelphia, in the swing state of Pennsylvania. Photograph :  Mark Makela/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump escalated his attacks on postal voting on Thursday, saying the result of the 2020 presidential race could never be accuratel(...)

Mr Biden, who is an Irish-American, is currently leading in polls as he seeks to become the 46th president of the United States. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

US presidential candidate Joe Biden has warned Britain that the Belfast Agreement cannot become “a casualty of Brexit, ” as he stressed that a trade d(...)

US senator Ed Markey raises hands with his wife, Susan Blumenthal, after speaking at a primary election night event at Malden Public Library on September 1st, 2020 in Malden, Massachusetts. Photograph: Allison Dinner/Getty Images

Senator Ed Markey staved off a Democratic primary challenge from Joe Kennedy III on Tuesday, the first time a member of the Kennedy family has lost a (...)

Joe Kennedy III has been building his political profile in Washington since his election to the House of Representatives in 2013. Photograph: Simon Simard/Bloomberg

As Donald Trump and Joe Biden tee up for what promises to be one of the most closely-watched presidential races in American history, in the northeaste(...)

Supporters of US president Donald Trump and of  Democratic presidential nominee  Joe Biden hold signs as Trump’s motorcade arrives at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia on Sunday. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images)

US president Donald Trump will travel to Charlotte, North Carolina on Monday for the first day of the Republican National Convention, ahead of his nom(...)

 Donald Trump: “It will end up being a rigged election or they will never come out with an outcome. They’ll have to do it again, and nobody wants that.”  Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

US president Donald Trump raised the prospect of November’s presidential election being run a second time if universal postal voting is adopted. Spea(...)

Mr Trump chastised his Democratic rival Joe Biden for ‘staying in his basement’. Photograph: EPA

US president Donald Trump hit out at the “corrupt media” as he criticised Joe Biden for not taking more questions from journalists during the election(...)

Louis De Joy, a Republican donor  who was appointed by the president to lead the postal service,  has introduced several changes, including reducing overtime hours. Democrats say this is a political effort to interfere in the election. Photograph: DEPA/Michael Reynolds

What is the controversy surrounding the US postal system? The United States Postal Service – one of the oldest institutions in the United States, one(...)

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