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# gop - Last month October 2022

Larry Donnelly: There are two conflicting narratives emerging ahead of the US midterms
# US Politics
# US Politics

Larry Donnelly: There are two conflicting narratives emerging ahead of the US midterms

Oct 1st 2022, 8:00 PM 15,670 Views 14 Comments

Our columnist looks at the key battles in the US ahead of November’s vote.

# gop - This year 2022

Larry Donnelly: Republicans are reviving the culture wars ahead of the US midterm elections
# US Politics
# US Politics

Larry Donnelly: Republicans are reviving the culture wars ahead of the US midterm elections

Apr 2nd 2022, 7:30 PM 16,406 Views 13 Comments

Our columnist says Republicans in the US are agitating around the culture wars to energise their base ahead of the US midterms in November.

# gop - Last year 2021

Larry Donnelly: Could the GOP actually nominate Trump again?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Could the GOP actually nominate Trump again?

Jul 17th 2021, 8:00 PM 54,327 Views 95 Comments

“I may have misjudged the extent of his capacity for malfeasance, but I have never underestimated the appeal of Donald Trump’s brand of politics,” writes Larry in this week’s column.

Trump steps up attack on McConnell as he continues to rage over election result
# GOP
# GOP

Trump steps up attack on McConnell as he continues to rage over election result

Feb 18th 2021, 7:26 AM 44,494 Views 45 Comments

Some Republicans fear Trump’s continued presence could harm their chances at future elections.

# gop - All time

Train full of Republican politicians collides with truck, one killed on board truck
# Virginia
# Virginia

Train full of Republican politicians collides with truck, one killed on board truck

Jan 31st 2018, 6:40 PM 17,301 Views 59 Comments

One lawmaker said the truck had been ripped in half by the impact.

Republicans turn on Roy Moore as several women accuse him of sexual harassment
# Alabama
# Alabama

Republicans turn on Roy Moore as several women accuse him of sexual harassment

Nov 14th 2017, 10:35 PM 13,064 Views 29 Comments

Paul Ryan, Jeff Sessions and John McCain have all called on Moore to drop out of the Senate race in Alabama.

'I believe the women': Top US Republican Mitch McConnell says Roy Moore should drop out of race
# Mitch McConnell
# Mitch McConnell

'I believe the women': Top US Republican Mitch McConnell says Roy Moore should drop out of race

Nov 13th 2017, 5:44 PM 10,112 Views 34 Comments

Moore has been accused of pursuing romantic relationships with teenage girls.

Trump's healthcare plan falls apart as two more Republicans go against it
# Derailment
# Derailment

Trump's healthcare plan falls apart as two more Republicans go against it

Jul 18th 2017, 7:36 AM 21,296 Views 98 Comments

Their defections mean that the bill has no chance of even getting a vote on the Senate floor.

Trump warned 'don't get too happy' after poking fun at Democrats' new chair
# Tom Perez
# Tom Perez

Trump warned 'don't get too happy' after poking fun at Democrats' new chair

Feb 26th 2017, 3:27 PM 32,121 Views 76 Comments

The Democratic party is struggling to figure out how to progress in the wake of Trump’s spectacular win last November.

Opinion: Four reasons why Donald Trump won the election
# Deplorables
# Deplorables

Opinion: Four reasons why Donald Trump won the election

Nov 9th 2016, 7:30 PM 938 Views 114 Comments

Working class Americans have been neglected by the political establishment, writes Julien Mercille.

While we're all looking at the Budget, Donald Trump is having a go at his own party
# Unshackled
# Unshackled

While we're all looking at the Budget, Donald Trump is having a go at his own party

Oct 11th 2016, 3:41 PM 17,315 Views 39 Comments

In a series of tweets hitting out at the Republican Party, Trump called House Speaker Paul Ryan “weak and ineffective”.

For some Americans, Trump is the lesser of two evils
# The Rust Vote
# The Rust Vote

For some Americans, Trump is the lesser of two evils

Sep 19th 2016, 6:05 AM 14,330 Views 54 Comments

Many voters in the so-called American rust belt states don’t really like either candidate, but they especially do not like Hillary Clinton it seems.

A Trump Republican who shot and killed himself last weekend has just won a New York primary election
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

A Trump Republican who shot and killed himself last weekend has just won a New York primary election

Sep 14th 2016, 4:37 PM 27,218 Views 22 Comments

He was due to surrender to the FBI to face federal fraud charges before killing himself on Friday,

Celebrity speakers at Republican convention include stars of Bugsy Malone and General Hospital
# Bold And Beautiful
# Bold And Beautiful

Celebrity speakers at Republican convention include stars of Bugsy Malone and General Hospital

Jul 18th 2016, 6:00 PM 20,623 Views 20 Comments

The bar for the celebrity star power that will be on show in Cleveland is a little lower than expected.

"My partner in this campaign" - Trump introduces Mike Pence as his running mate
# GOP
# GOP

"My partner in this campaign" - Trump introduces Mike Pence as his running mate

Jul 16th 2016, 5:08 PM 12,715 Views 33 Comments

In their first joint appearance, Trump tried to draw a sharp contrast between Pence and Hillary Clinton.

'Open carry' gun law brings heightened tensions ahead of Republican Convention
# Trump's Coronation
# Trump's Coronation

'Open carry' gun law brings heightened tensions ahead of Republican Convention

Jul 16th 2016, 11:15 AM 15,641 Views 44 Comments

“Is it a prescription for calamity or crisis? No one knows.”

Donald Trump has picked this man as his choice for Vice President
# Mike Pence
# Mike Pence

Donald Trump has picked this man as his choice for Vice President

Jul 15th 2016, 4:05 PM 24,616 Views 48 Comments

Mike Pence, the governor of Indiana, will serve as Trump’s running mate in the race to the White House.

Donald Trump will come to Ireland next week if he can find the time
# To Come Or Not To Come
# To Come Or Not To Come

Donald Trump will come to Ireland next week if he can find the time

Jun 15th 2016, 5:24 PM 13,531 Views 65 Comments

The GOP nominee’s camp says it is still looking to finalise his itinerary for next week.

Trump will be the Republican nominee - and Hillary has wasted no time going for the jugular
# In Their Own Words
# In Their Own Words

Trump will be the Republican nominee - and Hillary has wasted no time going for the jugular

May 5th 2016, 2:56 PM 24,943 Views 64 Comments

The Democrat frontrunner has released not one, but two, campaign adverts specifically aimed at the billionaire.

With a 'heavy heart', Ted Cruz ends his US presidential campaign
# He's Out
# He's Out

With a 'heavy heart', Ted Cruz ends his US presidential campaign

May 4th 2016, 7:07 AM 23,547 Views 65 Comments

“We gave it everything we’ve got,” he told supporters.

Donald Trump says a rival is a "needy child" and a "disgusting eater"
# Grand Old Pizza Party
# Grand Old Pizza Party

Donald Trump says a rival is a "needy child" and a "disgusting eater"

Apr 25th 2016, 9:50 PM 25,304 Views 22 Comments

“I have never see a human being eat in such a disgusting fashion.”

"A phony, a fraud" - it's panic stations for the Republicans as Mitt Romney takes a major pop at Donald Trump
# Smackdown
# Smackdown

"A phony, a fraud" - it's panic stations for the Republicans as Mitt Romney takes a major pop at Donald Trump

Mar 3rd 2016, 7:06 PM 23,297 Views 38 Comments

The 2012 Republican presidential nominee’s outburst is being seen as a sign that the Republican party is deeply concerned about Trump’s meteoric rise.

Gone: Two more Republicans are bowing out of the race for the White House
# Not Born To Run
# Not Born To Run

Gone: Two more Republicans are bowing out of the race for the White House

Feb 11th 2016, 8:01 AM 11,614 Views 32 Comments

Both Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina are calling it quits.

Chris Christie dealt the resurgent Marco Rubio a huge blow with this drop-the-mic attack
# Big No-mementum
# Big No-mementum

Chris Christie dealt the resurgent Marco Rubio a huge blow with this drop-the-mic attack

Feb 7th 2016, 3:57 PM 21,239 Views 16 Comments

The no-nonsense New Jersey governor went on the attack over Rubio’s memorised speeches.

The intros at last night's Republican debate turned into an awkwardly hilarious traffic jam
# Paging Dr Carson
# Paging Dr Carson

The intros at last night's Republican debate turned into an awkwardly hilarious traffic jam

Feb 7th 2016, 12:57 PM 12,775 Views 9 Comments

Dr Ben Carson stayed hovering in the wings as other candidates strode past him to take their places on stage.

Donald Trump's pulling out of the last Republican debate - because this woman's involved...
# Megyn Kelly
# Megyn Kelly

Donald Trump's pulling out of the last Republican debate - because this woman's involved...

Jan 27th 2016, 8:32 AM 31,784 Views 75 Comments

The billionaire dismissed the Fox host as a “third-rate reporter” who is bad at her job.

How a controversy a day kept Donald Trump in the headlines (and at the top of the polls)
# Outrageous Fortune
# Outrageous Fortune

How a controversy a day kept Donald Trump in the headlines (and at the top of the polls)

Dec 25th 2015, 12:30 PM 12,993 Views 38 Comments

From his attacks on Mexican immigrants to his incendiary comments about Muslims – Trump has been in the limelight constantly since his campaign launch.

Trump wanted 100 black pastors to back him... But it didn't go to plan AT ALL
# Huge Meeting
# Huge Meeting

Trump wanted 100 black pastors to back him... But it didn't go to plan AT ALL

Dec 1st 2015, 8:07 AM 22,330 Views 26 Comments

The outspoken businessman was forced to scrap a news conference designed to showcase his support.

Even his most conservative rivals are lining up to hammer Trump over his latest proposal
# A MUSLIM REGISTRY
# A MUSLIM REGISTRY

Even his most conservative rivals are lining up to hammer Trump over his latest proposal

Nov 21st 2015, 3:59 PM 20,143 Views 56 Comments

The businessman’s support for a government database to track Muslims isn’t going down well.

WATCH: Donald Trump's blistering nine-minute tirade against his biggest rival
# US Elections
# US Elections

WATCH: Donald Trump's blistering nine-minute tirade against his biggest rival

Nov 14th 2015, 6:01 AM 9,850 Views 16 Comments

Trump comparing the self-confessed ‘pathological temper’ of Ben Carson to that of child molesters.

'If you think they don't work, ask Israel' - Trump REALLY wants to build that border wall
# Doubling Down
# Doubling Down

'If you think they don't work, ask Israel' - Trump REALLY wants to build that border wall

Nov 11th 2015, 12:38 PM 12,753 Views 65 Comments

Republican White House hopefuls lined out once again to debate – and not all of them agree with The Donald.

Check out this White House hopeful's incredible riff on the human brain
# Republican Brain Surgeon
# Republican Brain Surgeon

Check out this White House hopeful's incredible riff on the human brain

Oct 4th 2015, 10:30 AM 10,415 Views 44 Comments

This is quite a party trick.

He's taken the pledge: Donald Trump vows not to run as an independent
# The Donald
# The Donald

He's taken the pledge: Donald Trump vows not to run as an independent

Sep 4th 2015, 7:29 AM 11,953 Views 22 Comments

“We will go out and we will fight hard and we will win. I see no circumstances under which I would tear up that pledge.”

Trump got top billing for the first Republican debate - one of his opponents is livid
# Like A Fox
# Like A Fox

Trump got top billing for the first Republican debate - one of his opponents is livid

Aug 5th 2015, 8:35 AM 14,963 Views 36 Comments

The line-up for the debate is “preposterous” says Rick Santorum.

Poll: Would you vote for Donald Trump?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you vote for Donald Trump?

Jul 31st 2015, 9:06 AM 26,224 Views 153 Comments

A lot of Americans seem to be leaning that way.

Meet the 18-year-old college student who just got elected to office in the US
# Young Guns
# Young Guns

Meet the 18-year-old college student who just got elected to office in the US

Nov 8th 2014, 8:30 AM 18,202 Views 57 Comments

The Republican teenager, who was born in 1996, has become the youngest lawmaker in the US.

Clint Eastwood: Why I spoke to an empty chair
# Eastwooding
# Eastwooding

Clint Eastwood: Why I spoke to an empty chair

Sep 7th 2012, 8:45 PM 13,914 Views 35 Comments

The actor tells his local paper why he used a chair as a prop in his controversial Republican convention speech: “Some fella kept asking me if I wanted to sit down.”

9 of the best ways to enjoy #Eastwooding
# Memewatch
From The Daily Edge
# Memewatch

9 of the best ways to enjoy #Eastwooding

Aug 31st 2012, 12:01 PM 9,786 Views 8 Comments

In the home! In the office! In the car! Our handy guide to the new pursuit.

Romney officially named as Republicans' candidate to take on Obama
# It's Official
# It's Official

Romney officially named as Republicans' candidate to take on Obama

Aug 29th 2012, 11:05 AM 2,593 Views 32 Comments

All the primaries came down to this: Mitt Romney 2,061; Ron Paul 190; others 3.

Isaac's death toll rises to nine as storm moves towards US
# Isaac
# Isaac

Isaac's death toll rises to nine as storm moves towards US

Aug 26th 2012, 7:45 PM 5,365 Views 7 Comments

Storm continues to make its way towards the US coast after bringing heavy winds, rains and flooding to Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba.

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