Georgia Republican Senate candidate Kelly Loeffler takes questions from the media during a rally on December 20th  in Cumming, Georgia. Photograph: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images

At a campaign event in Dawsonville, Georgia earlier this month, Republican senator Kelly Loeffler posed alongside Chester Doles with a smile on her fa(...)

Republican senator Dan Sullivan campaigning in Palmer, Alaska in September. Photograph: Ash Adams/New York Times

Senate Republicans cemented their surprisingly strong performance in last week’s election on Wednesday as Republican incumbent Dan Sullivan was declar(...)

White House adviser Kellyanne Conway and her husband George Conway: Mr Trump called Mr Conway a “whack job”  after he questioned the US president’s mental health in a tweet.  Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

US president Donald Trump doubled down on his criticism of the late senator John McCain on Tuesday in a speech in Ohio, saying he “wasn’t a fan”. Spea(...)

Ireland has the best tax policy for encouraging economic growth, according to a Republican senator and member of the powerful US Senate finance commit(...)