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# republican-party - Friday 23 August, 2019

David Koch, the billionaire and major Republican donor, has died aged 79 USA

David Koch, the billionaire and major Republican donor, has died aged 79

He was the 11th-richest person in the world.

# republican-party - Thursday 7 March, 2019

First US female fighter pilot to fly in combat claims she was raped while serving in Air Force

Martha McSally made the claim at a Senate hearing yesterday.

# republican-party - Sunday 13 January, 2019

'The wall won't get built': Republicans warn Donald Trump against state of emergency over border wall

The move signals doubts about the controversial wall within the president’s party.

# republican-party - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Republicans turn on Roy Moore as several women accuse him of sexual harassment Alabama This post contains videos

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

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

# republican-party - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

'I won't be complicit': Republican senator announces retirement with fiery speech against Trump

Senators Jeff Flake and Bob Corker have said they won’t be seeking re-election.

# republican-party - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Could a fellow Republican beat Donald Trump in 2020?

There is a plausible scenario in which Trump could be vanquished by someone from his own party, Larry Donnelly writes.

# republican-party - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

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

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

# republican-party - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'It's only a matter of time before Putin makes a fool of Trump'

The former chair of Republicans Abroad Ireland tells us why he thinks Russia probably has compromising material on the new US President, but it might not matter.

# republican-party - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Opinion: Four reasons why Donald Trump won the election

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

# republican-party - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

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

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

# republican-party - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Who do Irish people want to be elected US President?

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

# republican-party - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Dark knight of lobbyists: Who is Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign chairman?

He’s a formidable Republican strategist who spent years lobbying for dictators.

# republican-party - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Is it possible for Donald Trump to drop out of the presidential race? And what would happen if he did?

Trump has come under fire recently for a number of high-profile incidents.

# republican-party - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Donald Trump Jr once hunted and killed an elephant (and people aren't letting him forget it)

Many are pointing out how symbolic it is, given the state of the Republican party.

Donald Trump is officially a nominee for US President

“This is a movement, but we have to go all the way,” he said.

# republican-party - Monday 6 June, 2016

BuzzFeed cancels advertising deal with Republicans over 'hazardous' Donald Trump

The website’s CEO said: “We don’t run cigarette ads because they are hazardous to our health, and we won’t accept Trump ads for the exact same reason.”

# republican-party - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Congressman says he'll 'take cyanide' if Ted Cruz wins White House nomination Not The Best Idea This post contains videos

Congressman says he'll 'take cyanide' if Ted Cruz wins White House nomination

Peter King is not mad about Donald Trump either.

# republican-party - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Donald Trump says women should be punished for having an abortion

He’s since tried to backtrack.

# republican-party - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Ted Cruz's win is as much of a nightmare for his party as Donald Trump Cruzing For A Bruising This post contains videos

Ted Cruz's win is as much of a nightmare for his party as Donald Trump

He’s a Senator, but by no means a party insider.

# republican-party - Thursday 17 September, 2015

'I felt like I was a criminal, I felt like I was a terrorist' I Stand With Ahmed This post contains videos

'I felt like I was a criminal, I felt like I was a terrorist'

Ahmed Mohamed was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school.

From The Daily Edge Donald Trump's facial expressions at last night's debate are already a glorious meme I Can't Feel My Face

# republican-party - Friday 7 August, 2015

Hillary Clinton was hanging out with Kim Kardashian during the Republican debate last night

While Trump was taking to the stand, the Democratic nomination contender had other things to get on with.

# republican-party - Thursday 18 June, 2015

# republican-party - Friday 12 June, 2015

The King of Instagram is running for President of the United States

Apparently. Renowned poker player, socialite, and general obnoxious type Dan Bilzerian has announced his candidacy.

# republican-party - Thursday 4 June, 2015

WATCH: Would-be US president cracks a joke about Joe Biden, days after son's death

Beau Biden died tragically on Sunday.

# republican-party - Friday 29 May, 2015

WATCH: Presidential candidate Rand Paul's new ad is the most American thing ever

Fire-breathing American eagle? Check. “Royal Rumble” voice-over? Check.

# republican-party - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Rand Paul is selling beer mugs and flip-flops to fund his presidential run

This and more reasons why he’s not your average republican.

# republican-party - Friday 16 January, 2015

Potential American presidential candidate wants Americans to be willing to die for what they believe like ISIS

“They got the wrong philosophy, but they’re willing to die for what they believe, while we are busily giving away every belief and every value for the sake of political correctness.”

# republican-party - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

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

Realism is the tone of the night in Washington.

# republican-party - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Superstorm Sandy: Congress to vote on aid after stinging rebuke from governor Superstorm Sandy This post contains videos

Superstorm Sandy: Congress to vote on aid after stinging rebuke from governor

New Jersey governor Chris Christie pulled no punches in condemning “toxic internal politics” within his own Republican party.

# republican-party - Sunday 23 December, 2012

From The42 Suarez: I sleep soundly, don't worry about me LFC

Suarez: I sleep soundly, don't worry about me

‘Terry is Terry and Suarez is Suarez – they’re different issues, and I never cared about the Terry case’.

# republican-party - Saturday 10 November, 2012

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

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

# republican-party - Friday 9 November, 2012

Obama campaign says it won Florida vote

Mitt Romney’s campaign team earlier conceded that the Republican presidential nominee lost Florida’s votes to President Barack Obama.

# republican-party - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

'Legitimate rape' controversy costs election for Senate hopeful

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

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

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

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

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