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#GOP

# gop - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Train full of Republican politicians collides with truck, one killed on board truck

One lawmaker said the truck had been ripped in half by the impact.

# gop - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Republicans turn on Roy Moore as several women accuse him of sexual harassment Alabama This post contains videos

Republicans turn on Roy Moore as several women accuse him of sexual harassment

Paul Ryan, Jeff Sessions and John McCain have all called on Moore to drop out of the Senate race in Alabama.

# gop - Monday 13 November, 2017

'I believe the women': Top US Republican Mitch McConnell says Roy Moore should drop out of race

Moore has been accused of pursuing romantic relationships with teenage girls.

# gop - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Trump's healthcare plan falls apart as two more Republicans go against it

Their defections mean that the bill has no chance of even getting a vote on the Senate floor.

# gop - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Trump warned 'don't get too happy' after poking fun at Democrats' new chair

The Democratic party is struggling to figure out how to progress in the wake of Trump’s spectacular win last November.

# gop - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Opinion: Four reasons why Donald Trump won the election

Working class Americans have been neglected by the political establishment, writes Julien Mercille.

# gop - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

While we're all looking at the Budget, Donald Trump is having a go at his own party

In a series of tweets hitting out at the Republican Party, Trump called House Speaker Paul Ryan “weak and ineffective”.

# gop - Monday 19 September, 2016

For some Americans, Trump is the lesser of two evils

Many voters in the so-called American rust belt states don’t really like either candidate, but they especially do not like Hillary Clinton it seems.

# gop - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

A Trump Republican who shot and killed himself last weekend has just won a New York primary election

He was due to surrender to the FBI to face federal fraud charges before killing himself on Friday,

# gop - Monday 18 July, 2016

Celebrity speakers at Republican convention include stars of Bugsy Malone and General Hospital

The bar for the celebrity star power that will be on show in Cleveland is a little lower than expected.

# gop - Saturday 16 July, 2016

"My partner in this campaign" - Trump introduces Mike Pence as his running mate GOP

"My partner in this campaign" - Trump introduces Mike Pence as his running mate

In their first joint appearance, Trump tried to draw a sharp contrast between Pence and Hillary Clinton.

'Open carry' gun law brings heightened tensions ahead of Republican Convention

“Is it a prescription for calamity or crisis? No one knows.”

# gop - Friday 15 July, 2016

Donald Trump has picked this man as his choice for Vice President

Mike Pence, the governor of Indiana, will serve as Trump’s running mate in the race to the White House.

# gop - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Donald Trump will come to Ireland next week if he can find the time

The GOP nominee’s camp says it is still looking to finalise his itinerary for next week.

# gop - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Trump will be the Republican nominee - and Hillary has wasted no time going for the jugular In Their Own Words This post contains videos

Trump will be the Republican nominee - and Hillary has wasted no time going for the jugular

The Democrat frontrunner has released not one, but two, campaign adverts specifically aimed at the billionaire.

# gop - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

With a 'heavy heart', Ted Cruz ends his US presidential campaign

“We gave it everything we’ve got,” he told supporters.

# gop - Monday 25 April, 2016

Donald Trump says a rival is a "needy child" and a "disgusting eater"

“I have never see a human being eat in such a disgusting fashion.”

# gop - Thursday 3 March, 2016

"A phony, a fraud" - it's panic stations for the Republicans as Mitt Romney takes a major pop at Donald Trump

The 2012 Republican presidential nominee’s outburst is being seen as a sign that the Republican party is deeply concerned about Trump’s meteoric rise.

# gop - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Gone: Two more Republicans are bowing out of the race for the White House

Both Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina are calling it quits.

# gop - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Chris Christie dealt the resurgent Marco Rubio a huge blow with this drop-the-mic attack

The no-nonsense New Jersey governor went on the attack over Rubio’s memorised speeches.

The intros at last night's Republican debate turned into an awkwardly hilarious traffic jam

Dr Ben Carson stayed hovering in the wings as other candidates strode past him to take their places on stage.

# gop - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Donald Trump's pulling out of the last Republican debate - because this woman's involved...

The billionaire dismissed the Fox host as a “third-rate reporter” who is bad at her job.

# gop - Friday 25 December, 2015

How a controversy a day kept Donald Trump in the headlines (and at the top of the polls)

From his attacks on Mexican immigrants to his incendiary comments about Muslims – Trump has been in the limelight constantly since his campaign launch.

# gop - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Trump wanted 100 black pastors to back him... But it didn't go to plan AT ALL

The outspoken businessman was forced to scrap a news conference designed to showcase his support.

# gop - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Even his most conservative rivals are lining up to hammer Trump over his latest proposal

The businessman’s support for a government database to track Muslims isn’t going down well.

# gop - Saturday 14 November, 2015

WATCH: Donald Trump's blistering nine-minute tirade against his biggest rival

Trump comparing the self-confessed ‘pathological temper’ of Ben Carson to that of child molesters.

# gop - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

'If you think they don't work, ask Israel' - Trump REALLY wants to build that border wall

Republican White House hopefuls lined out once again to debate – and not all of them agree with The Donald.

# gop - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Check out this White House hopeful's incredible riff on the human brain

This is quite a party trick.

# gop - Friday 4 September, 2015

He's taken the pledge: Donald Trump vows not to run as an independent

“We will go out and we will fight hard and we will win. I see no circumstances under which I would tear up that pledge.”

# gop - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Trump got top billing for the first Republican debate - one of his opponents is livid

The line-up for the debate is “preposterous” says Rick Santorum.

# gop - Friday 31 July, 2015

Poll: Would you vote for Donald Trump? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you vote for Donald Trump?

A lot of Americans seem to be leaning that way.

# gop - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Meet the 18-year-old college student who just got elected to office in the US

The Republican teenager, who was born in 1996, has become the youngest lawmaker in the US.

# gop - Friday 7 September, 2012

Clint Eastwood: Why I spoke to an empty chair

The actor tells his local paper why he used a chair as a prop in his controversial Republican convention speech: “Some fella kept asking me if I wanted to sit down.”

# gop - Friday 31 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge 9 of the best ways to enjoy #Eastwooding Memewatch This post contains images

9 of the best ways to enjoy #Eastwooding

In the home! In the office! In the car! Our handy guide to the new pursuit.

# gop - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Romney officially named as Republicans' candidate to take on Obama

All the primaries came down to this: Mitt Romney 2,061; Ron Paul 190; others 3.

# gop - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Isaac's death toll rises to nine as storm moves towards US Isaac This post contains videos

Isaac's death toll rises to nine as storm moves towards US

Storm continues to make its way towards the US coast after bringing heavy winds, rains and flooding to Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba.

# gop - Monday 13 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge So was US vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan popular in school? Veep

So was US vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan popular in school?

Let’s see what it says in his yearbook.

# gop - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Romney announces Irish-American congressman Ryan as VP pick

Wisconsin representative Paul Ryan, 42, led the Republican charge in last year’s talks on raising the US’s legal debt ceiling.

# gop - Friday 6 July, 2012

US election: Romney and Republicans 'raised over $100m last month'

Fundraising battle heats up between Romney and Obama…

# gop - Monday 14 May, 2012

Ron Paul effectively ends presidential campaign

The move leaves Mitt Romney without serious rivals in the contest for the Republican nomination.

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