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# democrat - Monday 31 August, 2020

'It’s lawlessness, plain and simple': Joe Biden condemns rioting, looting and arson at protests
# United States
# United States

'It’s lawlessness, plain and simple': Joe Biden condemns rioting, looting and arson at protests

Aug 31st 2020, 9:20 PM 20,221 Views 93 Comments

Biden also blamed Donald Trump for “stoking violence” in US cities.

# democrat - Monday 27 January, 2020

Trump allegedly said he wanted to withhold aid from Ukraine, says his former national security adviser
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Trump allegedly said he wanted to withhold aid from Ukraine, says his former national security adviser

Jan 27th 2020, 12:06 PM 13,605 Views 42 Comments

John Bolton writes in a book draft that Trump told him he wanted to withhold aid from Ukraine.

# democrat - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Impeachment trial of President Donald Trump likely to begin next Tuesday
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Impeachment trial of President Donald Trump likely to begin next Tuesday

Jan 14th 2020, 10:45 PM 11,409 Views 25 Comments

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he expects the House of Representatives to send the articles of impeachment through to the upper chamber tomorrow.

# democrat - Sunday 22 December, 2019

White House believes Nancy Pelosi will 'yield' on impeachment delay
# US Politics
# US Politics

White House believes Nancy Pelosi will 'yield' on impeachment delay

Dec 22nd 2019, 7:20 PM 19,767 Views 56 Comments

“We think her case is going nowhere,” said Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence.

# democrat - Thursday 21 November, 2019

'What're you gonna do?' Democrats united on Trump, but divided by race, healthcare and drugs
# Election Candidates
# Election Candidates

'What're you gonna do?' Democrats united on Trump, but divided by race, healthcare and drugs

Nov 21st 2019, 7:17 AM 7,901 Views 13 Comments

The 10 Democratic candidates debated each other as impeachment hearings into Trump’s dealings with Ukraine rumbled on.

# democrat - Friday 20 September, 2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio pulls out of US presidential race
# Backing Down
# Backing Down

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio pulls out of US presidential race

Sep 20th 2019, 1:48 PM 12,009 Views 8 Comments

“I feel like I’ve contributed all I can to this primary election, and it’s clearly not my time.”

# democrat - Friday 13 September, 2019

'Get rid of Trump': Democrats united on some things - but divided on others - as Biden leads debate
# Joe Show
# Joe Show

'Get rid of Trump': Democrats united on some things - but divided on others - as Biden leads debate

Sep 13th 2019, 6:58 AM 17,242 Views 45 Comments

The former US vice president clashed with frontrunners Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders in last night’s debate.

# democrat - Saturday 12 January, 2019

War veteran Tulsi Gabbard to run for US presidency
# Democrat
# Democrat

War veteran Tulsi Gabbard to run for US presidency

Jan 12th 2019, 11:47 AM 41,444 Views 63 Comments

Her announcement comes ahead of what is expected to be a wave of high-profile candidates throwing their hats in the ring.

# democrat - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Head to head: Seven interesting races to watch in the US midterms
# Red Vs Blue
# Red Vs Blue

Head to head: Seven interesting races to watch in the US midterms

Nov 1st 2018, 6:15 AM 13,820 Views 28 Comments

Some of the races are virtually tied in the polls – can the Democrats flip enough seats to take back the House?

# democrat - Monday 29 January, 2018

FBI's deputy director steps down after long-running criticism from Trump
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

FBI's deputy director steps down after long-running criticism from Trump

Jan 29th 2018, 8:03 PM 15,074 Views 48 Comments

The White House said it played no role in Andrew McCabe’s departure.

# democrat - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Al Franken to resign from US Senate over accusations of sexual misconduct
# Stepping Down
# Stepping Down

Al Franken to resign from US Senate over accusations of sexual misconduct

Dec 7th 2017, 6:12 PM 7,588 Views 41 Comments

This means he is the second Democrat forced out in a week over allegaions of harrassment.

# democrat - Monday 24 April, 2017

'So, uh, what's been going on since I've been gone?': Obama returns to public spotlight
# What Barack Did Next
# What Barack Did Next

'So, uh, what's been going on since I've been gone?': Obama returns to public spotlight

Apr 24th 2017, 6:01 PM 28,877 Views 58 Comments

The former president said he hoped to pass the baton on to the leaders of the future.

# democrat - Friday 20 January, 2017

'I won't see Trump's inauguration, I'll be over the Atlantic': US Ambassador bows out with Obama
# Over And Out
# Over And Out

'I won't see Trump's inauguration, I'll be over the Atlantic': US Ambassador bows out with Obama

Jan 20th 2017, 7:00 AM 14,572 Views 10 Comments

“There is a lot of unpredictability ahead of us. I’m an optimist by nature … I hope President Trump is successful.”

# democrat - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Bono says Trump is 'potentially the worst idea that ever happened to America'
# Not The One
# Not The One

Bono says Trump is 'potentially the worst idea that ever happened to America'

Sep 20th 2016, 2:20 PM 23,358 Views 158 Comments

Meanwhile, former US President George Bush Snr is said to be voting for Hillary Clinton.

# democrat - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Clinton rows back on 'deplorables' remark after backlash
# Trump Supporters
# Trump Supporters

Clinton rows back on 'deplorables' remark after backlash

Sep 11th 2016, 11:00 AM 13,547 Views 135 Comments

Donald Trump said it was her “worst mistake of the political season”.

# democrat - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

"A world-class liar" - Donald Trump has just taken an absolutely almighty pop at Hillary
# Outdone Himself
# Outdone Himself

"A world-class liar" - Donald Trump has just taken an absolutely almighty pop at Hillary

Jun 22nd 2016, 9:31 PM 26,400 Views 53 Comments

The presumptive Republican nominee for the US presidency unleashed a no-holds-barred attack this evening in New York.

# democrat - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

She's done it: Hillary Clinton claims Democratic presidential nomination
# Making History
# Making History

She's done it: Hillary Clinton claims Democratic presidential nomination

Jun 8th 2016, 1:30 PM 32,979 Views 158 Comments

She has also won the California primary.

# democrat - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Donald Trump wants to scrap the J-1 programme
# Rite Of Passage
# Rite Of Passage

Donald Trump wants to scrap the J-1 programme

Aug 18th 2015, 8:36 AM 67,497 Views 103 Comments

As part of a range of immigration policies the Republican wants to introduce measures that could impact on the Irish in America.

# democrat - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Former US president Jimmy Carter has announced he is battling cancer
# Battle
# Battle

Former US president Jimmy Carter has announced he is battling cancer

Aug 12th 2015, 9:59 PM 10,386 Views 16 Comments

90-year-old Carter served as Democratic president between 1976 and 1980.

# democrat - Monday 13 April, 2015

Yes, Hillary Clinton is running for US president
# She's In
# She's In

Yes, Hillary Clinton is running for US president

Apr 13th 2015, 6:15 AM 39,141 Views 107 Comments

She has announced her candidacy.

# democrat - Monday 9 March, 2015

Fox News named 'most trusted' news channel in America
# Media Bias
# Media Bias

Fox News named 'most trusted' news channel in America

Mar 9th 2015, 7:16 PM 21,759 Views 73 Comments

Don’t tell Russell Brand.

# democrat - Friday 5 September, 2014

California to become first US state to ban plastic bags
# Save The World
# Save The World

California to become first US state to ban plastic bags

Sep 5th 2014, 9:03 AM 8,591 Views 28 Comments

Under the Californian legislation, single-use plastic bags would disappear from grocery stores and pharmacies from 1 July, 2015.

# democrat - Monday 25 August, 2014

Here's why this former US presidential candidate is in Dublin this week
# Where Is The Beef
# Where Is The Beef

Here's why this former US presidential candidate is in Dublin this week

Aug 25th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,064 Views 13 Comments

Gary Hart is on fact-finding mission on behalf of Secretary of State John Kerry.

# democrat - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Obama will continue to be 'a strong ally' of Ireland - Jen O’Malley Dillon
# Immigration Reform
# Immigration Reform

Obama will continue to be 'a strong ally' of Ireland - Jen O’Malley Dillon

Apr 26th 2014, 8:30 PM 14,790 Views 84 Comments

President Obama’s former deputy campaign manager said politics was a difficult career regardless of your gender.

# democrat - Monday 30 September, 2013

US facing government shutdown over Obamacare
# Obamacare
# Obamacare

US facing government shutdown over Obamacare

Sep 30th 2013, 7:42 AM 5,928 Views 51 Comments

House Republicans attached an amendment to the government spending bill that would delay the healthcare legislation by a year.

# democrat - Friday 2 August, 2013

Ronald Reagan could have 3.4 million square miles of ocean named after him
# Not Quite Watergate
# Not Quite Watergate

Ronald Reagan could have 3.4 million square miles of ocean named after him

Aug 2nd 2013, 1:06 PM 10,449 Views 53 Comments

A United States government committee discussed a bill this week which would rename the Exclusive Economic Zone after the former President.

# democrat - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Here's what the poison sent to Barack Obama can do
# Explainer
# Explainer

Here's what the poison sent to Barack Obama can do

Apr 21st 2013, 7:30 AM 18,701 Views 13 Comments

The toxin ricin is feared – with good reason.

# democrat - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Column: Who were the greatest and worst US presidents - and why?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Who were the greatest and worst US presidents - and why?

Jan 20th 2013, 12:00 PM 102 Views 51 Comments

On the eve of Obama’s second inauguration, Felix M Larkin looks at what it takes to be considered a great president – and why it matters.

# democrat - Friday 18 January, 2013

Photo: Obama gets new official photograph
# Say Cheese
# Say Cheese

Photo: Obama gets new official photograph

Jan 18th 2013, 5:17 PM 11,213 Views 65 Comments

He’s all smiles.

# democrat - Friday 21 December, 2012

Former presidential candidate John Kerry to be new US Secretary of State
# United States
# United States

Former presidential candidate John Kerry to be new US Secretary of State

Dec 21st 2012, 8:03 PM 6,263 Views 9 Comments

The veteran Democratic senator will succeed Hillary Clinton in the new year provided he is confirmed by his colleagues in the senate.

# democrat - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

After Newtown massacre, Obama backs ban on assault weapons
# Sandy Hook
# Sandy Hook

After Newtown massacre, Obama backs ban on assault weapons

Dec 18th 2012, 8:09 PM 9,290 Views 86 Comments

The US president has thrown his support behind a Democratic senator’s attempts to reintroduce a ban on certain types of guns, a ban which expired eight years ago.

# democrat - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Obama and Romney to have lunch at the White House
# Detente
# Detente

Obama and Romney to have lunch at the White House

Nov 29th 2012, 8:08 AM 4,874 Views 11 Comments

This will be the first time the two will have met since the election. What will they talk about?

# democrat - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Poll finds Irish American voters leaning towards Obama - but only just
# Usa 2012
# Usa 2012

Poll finds Irish American voters leaning towards Obama - but only just

Nov 3rd 2012, 3:05 PM 5,692 Views 30 Comments

The IrishCentral poll found 51 per cent of Irish American voters plan to vote for Barack Obama with 48 per cent leaning towards Mitt Romney.

# democrat - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Both White House campaigns: We're winning
# US 2012
# US 2012

Both White House campaigns: We're winning

Oct 24th 2012, 10:13 AM 3,177 Views 7 Comments

Is somebody in the White House race being economical with the truth? A look at how the US presidential race stands right now.

# democrat - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

As it happened: Obama and Romney battle in the final US presidential debate
# US 2012
# US 2012

As it happened: Obama and Romney battle in the final US presidential debate

Oct 23rd 2012, 1:29 AM 10,804 Views 72 Comments

Ding ding ding! Tonight Barack Obama and Mitt Romney battle it out over foreign policy in the final US presidential of the election. Let’s see what happens.

# democrat - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

VIDEO: Sesame Street ask Barack Obama to take down Big Bird ad
# Yellow Peril
# Yellow Peril

VIDEO: Sesame Street ask Barack Obama to take down Big Bird ad

Oct 9th 2012, 9:30 PM 12,345 Views 12 Comments

The Barack Obama campaign has made an ad mocking Mitt Romney over his Big Bird comments – but Sesame Street isn’t happy.

# democrat - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Obama raises $181 million in September in campaign boost
# US 2012
# US 2012

Obama raises $181 million in September in campaign boost

Oct 6th 2012, 5:13 PM 4,714 Views 27 Comments

It was the biggest monthly cash take by Obama in the 2012 presidential race – but how will it compare to Romney’s donations?

# democrat - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Ahead of Obama vs Romney: Top 5 moments from US presidential debates
# You're No Jack Kennedy
# You're No Jack Kennedy

Ahead of Obama vs Romney: Top 5 moments from US presidential debates

Oct 3rd 2012, 6:45 AM 5,858 Views 9 Comments

Obama and Romney will go head to head for the first time in a presidential debate tonight – but here’s 5 stand-out moments from previous presidential races.

# democrat - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Congressman asks for forgiveness in TV ad after rape comments
# Legitimate Rape
# Legitimate Rape

Congressman asks for forgiveness in TV ad after rape comments

Aug 21st 2012, 11:00 AM 7,381 Views 47 Comments

Senate hopeful Todd Akin has apologised for his comments at the weekend but President Barack Obama has now waded into the row.

# democrat - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Video: Osama bin Laden film accused of being Obama re-election stunt
# Osama Bin Box Office
# Osama Bin Box Office

Video: Osama bin Laden film accused of being Obama re-election stunt

Aug 9th 2012, 7:21 PM 5,601 Views 19 Comments

The films makers insist that the film isn’t aimed to benefit Barack Obama as he seeks re-election.

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