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# US politics

Barack Obama expresses concern to Democrats about Joe Biden’s candidacy
In the latest blow to his campaign, Joe Biden has Covid-19 and has returned to Delaware
The US president is experiencing “mild symptoms” after testing positive for Covid during a campaign trip to Las Vegas.
This week
14th July 2024 - 18th July 2024
The Explainer: What was the political fallout from previous attacks on US presidents?
Opinion: Can we say that Trump's shooting was surprising? I am afraid not
Larry Donnelly
'Time to cool it down': Biden calls on US to unite after Trump assassination attempt
'I'm supposed to be dead': Trump lands in Milwaukee for convention after assassination attempt
Last week
7th July 2024 - 13th July 2024
Larry Donnelly: With the utmost respect, I say this... Joe, it's time to go
Larry Donnelly
This month
July 2024
Biden 'staying in the race' after reports he contemplated step away from White House bid
Joe Biden blames international travel for 'almost falling asleep' during debate with Trump
Poll: Who would you prefer as the next US president - Trump or Biden?
Biden blasts ruling on Trump immunity from prosecution for 'official acts' during presidency
Supreme Court rules that Trump is immune from prosecution for 'official acts' during presidency
Last month
June 2024
Biden: 'I don't debate as well as I used to, but I know how to tell the truth'
The US President has taken aim at Donald Trump in his first remarks since his performance at last night’s presidential debate prompted concerns from within his party.
Varadkar: 'I can now be more frank. Trump re-election wouldn't be good for the world'
May 2024
Trump vows to appeal guilty verdict in rambling speech after being convicted of 34 felonies
‘I’d like them to say, “gee, we have to have a little sorrow for this man”, because they just don’t say that about me.’
Nikki Haley says she will vote for Donald Trump, but he has work to do
White House blocks release of audio from Biden's interviews about handling classified documents
Larry Donnelly: Campus protests are squeezing Biden from left and right
Larry Donnelly
Biden calls a number of Asian countries 'xenophobic', including allies Japan and India
This year
Larry Donnelly: The immigration issue compounds uncertainty in Irish politics
Larry Donnelly
Opinion: Biden’s Gaza policy is likely to cost him the election
Dr Laurence Davis
Reflections from Boston: Radical steps needed to make the American Dream achievable for all
Larry Donnelly
US judge refuses to throw out Trump unclassified documents case for second time in two months
Larry Donnelly: Who will Trump pick as his running mate?
Larry Donnelly
Biden: 'There's a place for Nikki Haley supporters in my campaign'
Today Nikki Haley, Trump’s competitor for the Republican nomination, announced that she is suspending her presidential campaign.
Mitch McConnell to step down as US Senate Republican leader in November
Larry Donnelly: Quick takes on US politics - where are we now in the race for the White House?
Larry Donnelly
Republicans win vote to impeach US Homeland Security Secretary as border dispute escalates
Democrats narrow gap in Congress by winning seat vacated by disgraced George Santos
US Vice President Kamala Harris says she's 'ready to serve' as debates continue over Biden's age
Larry Donnelly: US democracy isn't perfect, but it's easier to vote there than in Ireland
Larry Donnelly
WATCH: President Biden insists his ‘memory is fine’ after critical report
The report described the 81-year-old’s memory as “hazy” and having “significant limitations”,
New Hampshire voters cast ballots in presidential primary as Trump aims to see off final rival Nikki Haley
Iowans to brave freezing temperatures in first votes of US Republican nomination race
Poll: Are you following the US presidential race?
Hunter Biden pleads not guilty to tax evasion charges
US Republicans push impeachment of Biden's immigration chief
Larry Donnelly: Here's hoping this year's politics in the US and Ireland are better than 2023
Larry Donnelly
Last year
US House of Representatives approves impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden
Larry Donnelly: Nikki Haley would crush Biden, but can she beat Trump?
Larry Donnelly