AJC CONTINUING COVERAGE SENATE RACE; ; In Senate race, two Republicans seek Trump's backing
With president's support expected to be crucial , Collins, Loeffler pledge loyalty as campaign heats up.
Surrounded by Republican lawmakers on the White House lawn, President Donald Trump singled out a new face Wednesday as he signed a sweeping trade deal into law: Georgia U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler.
"Congratulations, Kelly. They already like you a lot," the president said, nodding to the Republican senator. "That's what the word is."
The race for Loeffler's U.S. Senate seat is s...