Crucial elections hanging in the balance

Donald Trump’s party is in serious danger of losing its majority in the US Senate, with a pair of critical elections still too close to call. Donald Trump’s Republican Party is in serious danger of losing its majority in the US Senate, with the Democrats...

Results from the Georgia Senate elections

Donald Trump’s Republican Party is in serious danger of losing its majority in the US Senate, with the Democrats narrowly favoured to win both of Georgia’s runoff elections. The two special elections are necessary because no Senate candidate received a majority of the vote on...

America narrowly avoids costly shutdown

After threatening to cull coronavirus relief and government funding from millions of vulnerable Americans, Donald Trump has reconsidered at the last minute. Donald Trump has signed a mammoth COVID-19 relief and government funding bill, including a modest relief payment for most Americans, averting a costly...

Donald Trump narrowly averts a costly US shutdown

Donald Trump has signed a mammoth COVID-19 relief and government funding bill, including a modest relief payment for most Americans, averting a costly shutdown. The nearly 5,600-page, US$2.3 trillion (AU$3 trillion) bill passed the House and Senate by overwhelming margins on Monday night, just hours...