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#Democrat

# democrat - Thursday 1 November, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

“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'

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

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

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

She has also won the California primary.

# democrat - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Donald Trump wants to scrap the J-1 programme

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

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 has announced her candidacy.

# democrat - Monday 9 March, 2015

Fox News named 'most trusted' news channel in America

Don’t tell Russell Brand.

# democrat - Friday 5 September, 2014

California to become first US state to ban plastic bags

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

The toxin ricin is feared – with good reason.

# democrat - Sunday 20 January, 2013

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

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

He’s all smiles.

# democrat - Friday 21 December, 2012

Former presidential candidate John Kerry to be new US Secretary of State United States This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains videos

Congressman asks for forgiveness in TV ad after rape 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 This post contains videos

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

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

# democrat - Saturday 4 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Clint Eastwood and Jenna Jameson endorse Mitt Romney Mixed Bag

Clint Eastwood and Jenna Jameson endorse Mitt Romney

Barack Obama can console himself with the fact that he still has George Clooney’s support. That counts for something, right?

# democrat - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Still got it: Bill Clinton viewed favourably by 66pc of Americans - poll

Latest Gallup poll suggests Clinton could be a key player in Obama’s push for a second presidential term.

# democrat - Sunday 15 July, 2012

From The42 Congress fumes following revelation that US Olympic uniforms are made in China London 2012

Congress fumes following revelation that US Olympic uniforms are made in China

“They should take all the uniforms, put them in a big pile and burn them,” declared Senator Harry Reid.

# democrat - Monday 9 July, 2012

Romney raises $35m more than Obama in June

Mitt Romney raised $106 million in June while Barack Obama raised $71 million.

# democrat - Friday 18 May, 2012

Jury to begin deliberations in John Edwards case

The former US presidential candidate is on trial for six corruption charges related to his White House run in 2008.

# democrat - Friday 4 May, 2012

Designer testifies at John Edwards trial over donations from 101-year-old

The former US presidential candidate denies using campaign donations from the elderly millionaire to cover up his pregnant mistress.

# democrat - Monday 30 April, 2012

What's Obama's slogan going to be for the 2012 election?

His ‘Yes We Can’ campaign in 2008 was seen as hugely influential – but can his new slogan top its popularity?

# democrat - Monday 5 March, 2012

Seventh advertiser suspends funding for Rush Limbaugh's show over "slut" comments

The radio host had harshly criticised a student who testified to Congress over contraceptives.

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