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#Democratic Party

# democratic-party - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Biden officially nominated to take on Trump and 'make a nation whole'
# Talk To Joe
# Talk To Joe

Biden officially nominated to take on Trump and 'make a nation whole'

Aug 19th 2020, 7:04 AM 13,715 Views 61 Comments

Former US presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton spoke at the virtual event.

# democratic-party - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Zoom across America: What to expect from Biden's big convention week
# Malarkey
# Malarkey

Zoom across America: What to expect from Biden's big convention week

Aug 15th 2020, 9:30 AM 19,514 Views 56 Comments

The four-day event begins from Monday.

# democratic-party - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

'A fearless fighter': Who is Kamala Harris, Joe Biden's pick for his vice-presidential running mate?
# Making History
# Making History

'A fearless fighter': Who is Kamala Harris, Joe Biden's pick for his vice-presidential running mate?

Aug 12th 2020, 8:46 AM 37,513 Views 55 Comments

The selection is the latest success in a remarkable career.

# democratic-party - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

California Senator Kamala Harris named as Joe Biden's vice-presidential running mate
# Kamala Harris
# Kamala Harris

California Senator Kamala Harris named as Joe Biden's vice-presidential running mate

Aug 11th 2020, 9:20 PM 70,820 Views 183 Comments

Harris ran against Biden to be the Democratic presidential nominee.

# democratic-party - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Bernie Sanders under attack in Democratic debate ahead of 'Super Tuesday'
# Uselex2020
# Uselex2020

Bernie Sanders under attack in Democratic debate ahead of 'Super Tuesday'

Feb 26th 2020, 7:18 AM 12,403 Views 29 Comments

Bernie Sanders is leading the race to become the Democrat candidate.

# democratic-party - Monday 10 February, 2020

Pete Buttigieg wins delayed Iowa count but Bernie Sanders says he will contest result
# Edged Out
# Edged Out

Pete Buttigieg wins delayed Iowa count but Bernie Sanders says he will contest result

Feb 10th 2020, 9:59 AM 11,440 Views 24 Comments

The delayed results were marred by multiple technical issues.

# democratic-party - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Buttigieg and Sanders neck-and-neck in Iowa as Biden acknowledges 'gut punch'
# White House
# White House

Buttigieg and Sanders neck-and-neck in Iowa as Biden acknowledges 'gut punch'

Feb 6th 2020, 7:37 AM 13,346 Views 20 Comments

Senator Elizabeth Warren and former vice president Joe Biden are in third and fourth place.

# democratic-party - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Democratic Party's partial results: Pete Buttigieg leads Iowa with Bernie Sanders in second place
# A RAUCOUS CAUCUS
# A RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Democratic Party's partial results: Pete Buttigieg leads Iowa with Bernie Sanders in second place

Updated Feb 5th 2020, 2:14 PM 37,351 Views 72 Comments

The start of the elections has been thrown into chaos.

# democratic-party - Sunday 24 November, 2019

New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg launches US presidential bid
# Road To The White House
# Road To The White House

New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg launches US presidential bid

Nov 24th 2019, 3:35 PM 26,481 Views 47 Comments

The 77-year-old officially launched his campaign online this morning.

# democratic-party - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Italy PM promises unity after far-right League party cut out of new coalition
# Rome Rule
# Rome Rule

Italy PM promises unity after far-right League party cut out of new coalition

Aug 29th 2019, 3:05 PM 8,208 Views 4 Comments

Italy’s president has been trying to solve the political crisis in the country.

# democratic-party - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Who do Irish people want to be elected US President?
# 52nd State
# 52nd State

Who do Irish people want to be elected US President?

Sep 28th 2016, 6:01 AM 23,482 Views 66 Comments

In Monday night’s debate, the Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton, was adjudged to have won by most commentators.

# democratic-party - Friday 29 July, 2016

Watch: An emotional father of a dead soldier calling out Trump and stealing the show at the DNC
# Stirring Stuff
# Stirring Stuff

Watch: An emotional father of a dead soldier calling out Trump and stealing the show at the DNC

Jul 29th 2016, 8:00 PM 28,012 Views 118 Comments

“You have sacrificed nothing,” he said speaking to Trump.

# democratic-party - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Poll: Who would you vote for as US president?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who would you vote for as US president?

Jul 27th 2016, 10:03 AM 49,987 Views 196 Comments

While attention will inevitably focus on Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, two other parties are running candidates.

# democratic-party - Monday 17 February, 2014

Italy is about to pick 'The Fonz' as its third successive unelected prime minister
# Matteo Renzi
# Matteo Renzi

Italy is about to pick 'The Fonz' as its third successive unelected prime minister

Feb 17th 2014, 9:37 AM 6,829 Views 17 Comments

Matteo Renzi, nicknamed ‘Fonzie’ for his leather-and-jeans dress sense, is expected to form a government in the coming day.

# democratic-party - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

What to expect from President Obama's State of the Union address
# SOTU
# SOTU

What to expect from President Obama's State of the Union address

Jan 28th 2014, 9:30 PM 5,932 Views 31 Comments

Realism is the tone of the night in Washington.

# democratic-party - Monday 30 September, 2013

Italian PM calls confidence vote after Berlusconi pulls his ministers out of government
# Crisis
# Crisis

Italian PM calls confidence vote after Berlusconi pulls his ministers out of government

Sep 30th 2013, 8:32 AM 3,210 Views 8 Comments

The crisis was sparked when scandal-hit Silvio Berlusconi’s centre-right People of Freedom (PDL) party pulled its ministers out of the barely five-month-old coalition government.

# democratic-party - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Bill de Blasio ahead in Democratic NYC mayoral poll, Christine Quinn third
# Nyc Mayor
# Nyc Mayor

Bill de Blasio ahead in Democratic NYC mayoral poll, Christine Quinn third

Sep 11th 2013, 10:30 AM 3,124 Views 6 Comments

De Blasio emerged as the surprise top choice among Democratic members with Irish-American hopeful Christine Quinn falling to a disappointing third. Anthony Weiner received just 5 per cent of the vote.

# democratic-party - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Support for anti-establishment party collapses in Italy's local elections
# Italy
# Italy

Support for anti-establishment party collapses in Italy's local elections

May 28th 2013, 4:55 PM 5,642 Views 15 Comments

Beppe Grillo’s ‘Five Star Movement’ has lost many of the votes it won in the general election earlier this year.

# democratic-party - Friday 22 February, 2013

Final day of campaigning in Italy as uncertainty rules over election
# Vote
# Vote

Final day of campaigning in Italy as uncertainty rules over election

Feb 22nd 2013, 11:54 AM 2,952 Views 4 Comments

Italy goes to the polls on Sunday and Monday but it’s still not clear who is most likely to emerge victorious.

# democratic-party - Saturday 10 November, 2012

Minorities, causes and Nate Silver witchcraft: US election 2012 in numbers
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Minorities, causes and Nate Silver witchcraft: US election 2012 in numbers

Nov 10th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,451 Views 9 Comments

121,366,971 people went to the polls on Tuesday. How did they vote – and which candidates did better with certain groups?

# democratic-party - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Column: 'The culture war is over, and conservatives have lost'
# US 2012
# US 2012

Column: 'The culture war is over, and conservatives have lost'

Nov 7th 2012, 8:30 PM 2,208 Views 183 Comments

Conservatives will win again, writes John McGuirk – but first they must stop allowing themselves to be seen as anti-women, anti-science and anti-rights.

Barack Obama wins second term as US President
# Four More Years
# Four More Years

Barack Obama wins second term as US President

Nov 7th 2012, 4:40 AM 8,952 Views 33 Comments

The Democratic incumbent fends off the challenge of Mitt Romney to clinch Ohio – and four more years in the White House.

Barack Obama re-elected as US President: as it happened
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

Barack Obama re-elected as US President: as it happened

Nov 7th 2012, 4:07 AM 39,112 Views 87 Comments

Barack Obama will serve four more years as the President of the United States. Here’s how it all unfolded.

'Legitimate rape' controversy costs election for Senate hopeful
# Legitimate Rape
# Legitimate Rape

'Legitimate rape' controversy costs election for Senate hopeful

Nov 7th 2012, 3:57 AM 5,479 Views 10 Comments

Todd Akin caused international furore when he said the female body could repel a pregnancy after a “legitimate rape”.

Republicans will keep control of US House of Representatives
# Elections 2012
# Elections 2012

Republicans will keep control of US House of Representatives

Nov 7th 2012, 2:28 AM 3,141 Views 3 Comments

John Boehner will remain as the Speaker, as the Republicans are set to keep a clear majority in the 438-member House.

Queues mean final Virginia, Florida results could be delayed by hours
# Swing States
# Swing States

Queues mean final Virginia, Florida results could be delayed by hours

Nov 7th 2012, 2:09 AM 1,957 Views 1 Comment

Mitt Romney’s hopes are likely to hinge on Virginia – but long queues and state law means the result could be a late one.

Ohio and Florida exit polls appear to favour Obama
# Swing States
# Swing States

Ohio and Florida exit polls appear to favour Obama

Nov 7th 2012, 12:48 AM 4,517 Views 12 Comments

The incumbent appears to have the upper hand according to the first polls from the Buckeye State, which will be crucial.

So what happens if the Electoral College is a tie?
# Electoral College
# Electoral College

So what happens if the Electoral College is a tie?

Nov 7th 2012, 12:26 AM 7,812 Views 4 Comments

It probably won’t happen, but the result could be 269-269. So what happens if there’s a deadlock?

# democratic-party - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Redistribution of wealth 'a foreign concept', says Mitt Romney
# US 2012
# US 2012

Redistribution of wealth 'a foreign concept', says Mitt Romney

Sep 19th 2012, 8:13 AM 6,233 Views 59 Comments

The Republican candidate for US president says seeking the spread of wealth has made government become too big and too expensive.

# democratic-party - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Videos: 5 classic moments from Democratic National Conventions
# US 2012
# US 2012

Videos: 5 classic moments from Democratic National Conventions

Sep 4th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,746 Views 13 Comments

After the Republicans formally nominated Mitt Romney at their convention last week, it’s the turn of the Democrats to endorse Barack Obama once more. Here’s how previous conventions have unfolded…

# democratic-party - Friday 6 July, 2012

US election: Romney and Republicans 'raised over $100m last month'
# US 2012
# US 2012

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

Jul 6th 2012, 2:16 PM 1,988 Views 12 Comments

Fundraising battle heats up between Romney and Obama…

# democratic-party - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Roe v Wade, Obamacare and Super PACs: US election terms explained
# Explainer
# Explainer

Roe v Wade, Obamacare and Super PACs: US election terms explained

May 6th 2012, 8:15 AM 2,328 Views 3 Comments

Blue State or Red State, No Child Left Behind and Grover Norquist. What do these terms mean and who are these people? TheJournal.ie explains…

# democratic-party - Friday 4 November, 2011

It's Friday so here's a slideshow of donkeys from around the world
# Donkey Friday
From The Daily Edge
# Donkey Friday

It's Friday so here's a slideshow of donkeys from around the world

Nov 4th 2011, 3:04 PM 1,806 Views 10 Comments

Some nice asses here…

# democratic-party - Sunday 18 September, 2011

Ted Kennedy’s only daughter dies at 51
# Kennedy
# Kennedy

Ted Kennedy’s only daughter dies at 51

Sep 18th 2011, 11:44 AM 1,400 Views 6 Comments

The eldest of the senator’s three children, Kara Kennedy died on Friday at age 51, collapsing after her daily workout at a Washington health club.

# democratic-party - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Democrats lose 'safe' Weiner seat in New York to Republicans
# Weiner-fail
# Weiner-fail

Democrats lose 'safe' Weiner seat in New York to Republicans

Sep 14th 2011, 1:56 PM 198 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Weiner was forced to step down in June following a Twitter sex scandal. His seat had been held by Democrats since the 1920s.

# democratic-party - Friday 9 September, 2011

Obama unveils ambitious €320bn job stimulus plan
# United States
# United States

Obama unveils ambitious €320bn job stimulus plan

Sep 9th 2011, 8:36 AM 188 Views 4 Comments

An under-fire president demands that Congress get to work on passing an act to tackle America’s growing unemployment.

# democratic-party - Friday 26 August, 2011

Conservative pundit accused of racism over Obama-Perry picture
# US Election 2012
# US Election 2012

Conservative pundit accused of racism over Obama-Perry picture

Aug 26th 2011, 5:53 PM 2,052 Views 22 Comments

David Limbaugh, author of a book savaging Barack Obama’s record, tweets a photograph apparently attacking his lack of military service.

# democratic-party - Monday 15 August, 2011

Obama fires rare attack on Republican presidential hopefuls
# Election 2012
# Election 2012

Obama fires rare attack on Republican presidential hopefuls

Aug 15th 2011, 7:24 PM 257 Views 4 Comments

Barack Obama slams the Republican hopefuls for opposing any measures raising new taxes, even if outweighed by spending cuts.

# democratic-party - Friday 29 July, 2011

Republicans delay crucial vote as US creeps closer to default
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

Republicans delay crucial vote as US creeps closer to default

Jul 29th 2011, 10:21 AM 297 Views 8 Comments

John Boehner calls off a vote on a draft plan to cut the US deficit, amid fears that party members wouldn’t back it.

# democratic-party - Thursday 28 July, 2011

A bluffer's guide to... the US debt ceiling
# Debt Ceiling
# Debt Ceiling

A bluffer's guide to... the US debt ceiling

Jul 28th 2011, 2:41 PM 1,088 Views 17 Comments

Struggling to keep up with the political logjam in the US? Let us explain what’s going on – and why it matters to Ireland.

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