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# politics - Yesterday’s News


# politics - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Kelloggs faces boycott after pulling ads from Trump-aligned site

The company said the decision “had nothing to do with politics”.

# politics - Saturday 26 November, 2016

'A greater sense of political power': the angry, white alt-right are feeling legitimised after Trump's win

Despite allying themselves closely with Trump policies, the President-elect has taken steps to disavow them in recent weeks.

# politics - Thursday 24 November, 2016

'A victory for people power': Roscommon/Westmeath border to remain untouched

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice said he was concerned any change could disrupt his constituent’s lives.

# politics - Sunday 20 November, 2016

From The42 Kovalev cries foul after controversial loss to Ward in unified light heavyweight title fight Politics

Kovalev cries foul after controversial loss to Ward in unified light heavyweight title fight

In a surprising unanimous decision, the Russian was beaten 114-113 in Las Vegas last night.

# politics - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

As it happened: Kenny quizzed on Trump, rents and strike action

Let’s see what they have to say…

# politics - Sunday 6 November, 2016

'New politics' and a minority government: Spain's recovery is looking a lot like Ireland's

Last week, Mariano Rajoy was re-elected as Spain’s prime minister after ten long months of negotiations

From The Daily Edge A note to America from 'the people of Germany' is going insanely viral Been There Done That

'I miss writing about the creeps in public life that you can take out'

Eamon Dunphy on politics, journalism and why he’s still angry…

# politics - Friday 4 November, 2016

'It doesn’t matter if the basis for your views are factually wrong, you can find them backed up online'

We can get all the facts we want, augmenting our views with identical ones from dozens of sources who think just like we do, writes Paul Allen.

# politics - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Leaders' questions as it happened: Bruton evades questions on publishing research into first-time buyers' tax rebate

Have a look to see if politicians are covering the issues that matter most to you.

# politics - Monday 10 October, 2016

"If I was President, you'd be in jail" - The key moments from Trump vs Clinton II Debate Camp This post contains videos

"If I was President, you'd be in jail" - The key moments from Trump vs Clinton II

Here’s what you missed while you slept.

# politics - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

May directs Tories to the centre as she hits out at "nasty" Labour Party

Accusing Labour of abandoning the centre, May sounded less Margaret Thatcher and more Tony Blair.

"There's very little principle in Irish politics" - Fine Gael TD

John Deasy also reckons Enda Kenny would be “dragged out of the place, kicking and screaming”.

# politics - Saturday 1 October, 2016

'Any politician that says repealing the Eighth doesn't come up on the doorsteps is living in cloud cuckoo land'

With the political landscape so uncertain, the current government is unlikely to rush a referendum through.

# politics - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Hillary won because Trump was either not prepared or he grew tired and bored

The race for the White House remains Hillary Clinton’s to lose, writes Larry Donnelly.

After a 68-day break* the Dáil is back today

*Except for that one day to talk about Apple.

# politics - Monday 26 September, 2016

Report into disastrous Fine Gael election campaign calls for members to be "more relatable"

Two reports into the campaign have been sent to Parliamentary Party members.

# politics - Sunday 25 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge Politicians in Ireland vs. Politicians in the Rest of the World Politics

Politicians in Ireland vs. Politicians in the Rest of the World

We do things a little differently here.

# politics - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Support for Sinn Féin and independents up, but Fianna Fáil is most popular party

According to the latest opinion poll, at least.

# politics - Saturday 17 September, 2016

“There's no crisis" - Government plays down controversy as Halligan cancels Late Late Show appearance

Finian Mcgrath said the Independent Alliance were committed to the Programme for Government.

# politics - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Good and bad political leaders, and the addiction that separates them

A bad leader has the same addiction to power as an alcoholic has to alcohol or a gambler has to gambling.

# politics - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Taoiseach spoke to Apple CEO before bombshell tax announcement

The Dáil could be recalled after Cabinet members fail to agree on Apple ruling appeal

Cheers and cries as Brazil's president stripped of her title in impeachment

This has ended 13 years of leftist rule in the country.

# politics - Friday 26 August, 2016

Former tánaiste Peter Barry has died RIP

Former tánaiste Peter Barry has died

The former deputy leader of Fine Gael died this morning at the age of 88.

# politics - Sunday 21 August, 2016

What Donald Trump's plan to slash US corporate taxes would mean for Ireland

The presidential candidate has proposed lowering the US rate to 15%.

# politics - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

"Total ban. Absolutely. If I had my way" - John Halligan on US military planes at Shannon

The junior minister says the military planes should at the very least be searched.

# politics - Monday 8 August, 2016

Republican security officials say Trump would be "the most reckless president in American history"

The experts essentially declared the brash billionaire unfit for office.

# politics - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Theresa Villiers resigns as Northern Ireland Secretary

Earlier, Michael Gove was dropped from Theresa May’s Cabinet.

# politics - Friday 8 July, 2016

Families in council-owned housing may face eviction as they're excluded from getting rent supplement

The families are private tenants but can’t avail of rent supplement due to laws around housing.

# politics - Saturday 2 July, 2016

The coup against Jeremy Corbyn is a case of elites trying to squash popular aspirations

Julian Mercille writes that the coming weeks could have fateful consequences for the Labour Party.

# politics - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Australians can vote for the Sex Party, Hemp Party and Smokers' Rights Party in this week's election

Voting is mandatory in Australia for all adults, with turnout never falling below 90% since it became compulsory in 1924.

# politics - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn has lost a vote of no confidence to lead his party

His own MPs voted by a margin of 40 to 172 against him.

Fianna Fáil TD apologises for asking how many Muslims have applied for Irish citizenship

Eamon Scanlon said that the question had been “misinterpreted”.

# politics - Monday 27 June, 2016

David Cameron's six years as prime minister will be solely remembered for this referendum defeat

David Cameron’s stint as prime minister has come to an unedifying end, dogged by the Europe question, writes Neale Richmond.

# politics - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Bill to repeal Eighth Amendment launched as Coppinger says free vote issue is "ludicrous"

The bill will be brought before the Dáil tomorrow.

The Brexit debate has descended into a populist farce

Owen Worth talks about how the election process has become more sensational and less accurate

# politics - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

David Beckham wants to stay in the EU - what about other celebrities?

Beckham v Hurley, Clarkson v Caine, Geldof v someone off Geordie Shore.

# politics - Sunday 19 June, 2016

"We will kill you": Irish politicians speak out against online abuse

John Halligan, Mairead McGuinness and Joan Burton have all spoken out today in various ways.

# politics - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Is the government giving up on medically supervised drug injecting centres?

A new Misuse of Drugs Bill brought to government this week contains no mention of the centres.

# politics - Friday 17 June, 2016

The introduction of Eircode has "saved lives", minister says 999

The introduction of Eircode has "saved lives", minister says

Communications Minister Denis Naughten says ambulances are now reaching houses quicker.

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