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# democrats - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Here's what you need to know about the US Senate and House post-election

The Democrats look unlikely to flip the Senate, as some had predicted.

# democrats - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Joe Biden and Donald Trump criss-cross key states in final hours of the campaign

Joe Biden still retains a lead ahead of Trump, according to the polls.

# democrats - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Trump's Supreme Court choice Amy Coney Barrett looks nailed on for Senate approval after tense week

It’s very likely that Barrett will take her seat on the US Supreme Court prior to the 3 November election.

# democrats - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Donald Trump only doing a 'little' debate prep ahead of first clash with Joe Biden

Joe Biden will face off against Donald Trump for the first time.

# democrats - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Donald Trump weighs in again to question reliability of mail-in votes

Democratic nominee Joe Biden has met the family of Jacob Blake, who was shot by a white police officer.

# democrats - Friday 28 August, 2020

US election: What’s next for the Trump and Biden campaigns?

Now the Democratic and Republican national conventions are over, what lies ahead in the battle for the White House?

# democrats - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

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

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

# democrats - Monday 17 August, 2020

A convention week like no other, but Democrats in Ireland think their candidate is well placed

Joe Biden will officially accept his party’s nomination on Thursday

# democrats - Saturday 15 August, 2020

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

The four-day event begins from Monday.

# democrats - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Trump and Biden forced to break with convention for nomination events

Donald Trump has suggested he will make his acceptance speech on the grounds of the White House.

# democrats - Saturday 25 July, 2020

White House clashes with both Republicans and Democrats over Covid-19 relief

A week of tense negotiations ended without resolution.

# democrats - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Democrats work towards holding virtual convention for Joe Biden’s nomination

The convention is due to take place in August.

# democrats - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Former White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren endorses Joe Biden for president

Biden, 77, now has the endorsement of all former major Democratic candidates.

# democrats - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Sanders 'assessing' his next step after receiving another drubbing by Biden in Democratic primaries

The results in yesterday’s primaries added more pressure on Bernie Sanders to abandon his campaign.

# democrats - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Biden or Sanders? Democrat primaries plunged into uncertainty after Ohio calls off vote

Joe Biden is in the lead but how the primaries will proceed from here has been thrown into uncertainty over coronavirus.

# democrats - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Democrats voting in Dublin go for Bernie but insist 'even the Devil' would be better than Trump

Democrats Abroad Ireland had a Super Tuesday polling station in the Arlington Hotel.

# democrats - Monday 2 March, 2020

Amy Klobuchar ends Democratic presidential campaign and endorses Joe Biden

Klobuchar is due to appear with Biden at his rally in Dallas, Texas tonight.

# democrats - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Comeback kid: Joe Biden secures big win in South Carolina to vault back into White House race

The former vice presidente will hope to take this momentum into Super Tuesday.

# democrats - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Leading Democrats sharpen attacks on Michael Bloomberg as Nevada caucuses loom

Much of the criticism centres around past positions and comments being slammed as crude, racist or misogynistic.

# democrats - Monday 10 February, 2020

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

The delayed results were marred by multiple technical issues.

# democrats - Thursday 6 February, 2020

'It's emboldened Trump. But then everything emboldens him': Focus turns to election after impeachment victory

The starting gun in the 2020 presidential race was shot this week.

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

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

# democrats - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Iowa caucus results majorly delayed due to 'quality checks' and new reporting rules

The Democratic Party said the problem was not a result of a “hack or an intrusion”.

# democrats - Monday 3 February, 2020

Iowa to vote for Democrat they want to challenge Trump in presidential election

Former VP Joe Biden and Vermont Senator Bernie sanders are the frontrunners.

# democrats - Friday 31 January, 2020

Trump set to be acquitted if senators block further witnesses in impeachment trial

If senators vote not to hear from any more witnesses, Trump could be acquitted by the end of the day.

# democrats - Friday 24 January, 2020

Trump swept up by 'completely bogus' Ukraine theory, Democratic House prosecutors say

The Democrats are continuing to push their impeachment case against the President in the Senate.

# democrats - Thursday 16 January, 2020

'You called me a liar': Audio of row between Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren released

The two appeared to engage in a war of words after a debate on Monday night.

# democrats - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Democratic debate: Warren appears to reject handshake with Sanders after sexism row

Warren had claimed that Sanders told her privately that he did not think a woman could be elected president.

# democrats - Monday 13 January, 2020

Cory Booker announces he is withdrawing from US presidential race

The decision comes almost a year after he threw his hat into the ring.

# democrats - Friday 20 December, 2019

'We need to restore the integrity of the presidency': Democrat candidates target Trump in debate

Only a day after Trump’s impeachment, seven candidates gathered for another debate.

# democrats - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Democrats claim 'overwhelming' evidence as they unveil two articles of impeachment against Trump

The charges stem from the president’s pressure on Ukraine to investigate his political rivals.

# democrats - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

US Senator Kamala Harris bows out of race for Democratic presidential nomination

The crowded field of candidates is being led by Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie sanders.

# democrats - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Impeachment trial told that 'Trump cared more about Joe Biden probe than Ukraine'

The acting US ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor said an “irregular policy channel” was pushing for a probe into the Bidens.

# democrats - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Former US national security adviser fails to show up for impeachment probe interview

His move makes it unlikely that he will provide any testimony to the House about President Donald Trump’s handling of Ukraine.

# democrats - Friday 1 November, 2019

Beto O'Rourke pulls out of 2020 US presidential race

It follows months of stagnant polling numbers and dwindling finances.

# democrats - Thursday 31 October, 2019

The impeachment of Donald Trump has been behind closed doors, but that's all about to change Out From The Shadows This post contains videos

The impeachment of Donald Trump has been behind closed doors, but that's all about to change

The House of Representatives voted to pass impeachment rules today.

# democrats - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Republicans storm impeachment hearing as tensions rise over Trump investigation

Republicans have opposed the Democrat-led investigation into Donald Trump.

# democrats - Thursday 17 October, 2019

'The best place to have it': Trump to host next G7 summit at his golf club in Florida

The announcement sparked immediate accusations of corruption from the opposition Democrats.

# democrats - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

US Democratic debate focuses on healthcare, gun control and taking on billionaires

There was one thing they all agreed on – President Donald Trump should be impeached.

# democrats - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Trump lawyer Giuliani tells US politicians he will not comply with impeachment subpoena

Democrats set deadline of tomorrow for Giuliani to provide documents.

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