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# us-politics - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

US Congress set to vote on reaffirming support for Good Friday Agreement today
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

US Congress set to vote on reaffirming support for Good Friday Agreement today

Dec 3rd 2019, 11:06 AM 8,224 Views 7 Comments

The vote is due to take place at 11.30pm Irish time today.

# us-politics - Sunday 10 November, 2019

All eyes on Iowa: A view of the Democratic candidates from the key state
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

All eyes on Iowa: A view of the Democratic candidates from the key state

Nov 10th 2019, 12:00 PM 10,525 Views 11 Comments

Irish journalist Colm Quinn is on the ground in Iowa to see how the Democratic frontrunners are doing.

# us-politics - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Larry Donnelly: Biden, Sanders or Warren look set for nomination... why hasn't the Democratic primary been more competitive?
# LARRY DONNELLY
# LARRY DONNELLY

Larry Donnelly: Biden, Sanders or Warren look set for nomination... why hasn't the Democratic primary been more competitive?

Nov 3rd 2019, 7:00 PM 21,708 Views 69 Comments

Huge support for just three Democrat front runners in the race for nomination is unusual, writes Larry Donnelly.

# us-politics - Saturday 5 October, 2019

Bernie Sanders’ campaign reveals he suffered heart attack
# Recovery
# Recovery

Bernie Sanders’ campaign reveals he suffered heart attack

Oct 5th 2019, 11:53 AM 22,443 Views 64 Comments

Sanders is in the running for the Democratic nomination for president.

# us-politics - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Why is a 50-year-old debate about bussing black children to school hurting Joe Biden's campaign?
# Bussing
# Bussing

Why is a 50-year-old debate about bussing black children to school hurting Joe Biden's campaign?

Jun 29th 2019, 10:31 AM 28,845 Views 23 Comments

The question of bussing was raised during Thursday’s Democratic debate.

# us-politics - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

'Keep America Great': Donald Trump launches 2020 re-election bid in Florida
# 2020 Vision
# 2020 Vision

'Keep America Great': Donald Trump launches 2020 re-election bid in Florida

Jun 19th 2019, 7:16 AM 11,121 Views 63 Comments

The US President warned against the rise of his rival Democrat party.

# us-politics - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Is Joe Biden the man to take on Donald Trump? His chances may not be as strong as they seem
# No Show Like A Joe Show
# No Show Like A Joe Show

Is Joe Biden the man to take on Donald Trump? His chances may not be as strong as they seem

Apr 28th 2019, 10:00 PM 22,126 Views 65 Comments

Biden entered the contest as frontrunner, but how long will that last?

# us-politics - Monday 15 April, 2019

Explainer: Who is Pete Buttigieg, the millennial mayor who's the breakout star of the Democratic race?
# Mayor Pete
# Mayor Pete

Explainer: Who is Pete Buttigieg, the millennial mayor who's the breakout star of the Democratic race?

Apr 15th 2019, 2:56 PM 17,801 Views 38 Comments

(It’s pronounced ‘Boot-Edge-Edge’.)

# us-politics - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Quiz: How well do you remember the last few US presidential primaries?
# US Politics
# US Politics

Quiz: How well do you remember the last few US presidential primaries?

Apr 6th 2019, 9:00 PM 19,153 Views 4 Comments

It’s all kicking off Stateside, but do you remember past races?

# us-politics - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Opinion: The fallout from the Mueller Report exposes a Democratic Party adrift
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: The fallout from the Mueller Report exposes a Democratic Party adrift

Mar 30th 2019, 7:30 PM 17,634 Views 40 Comments

Driven by enmity for Donald Trump the Democrats have forgotten that the way to beat your opponent in a democracy – is at the ballot box, writes Larry Donnelly.

# us-politics - Monday 25 March, 2019

To impeach or not to impeach? What the Mueller report means for Democrats
# Mueller's Genuine Draft
# Mueller's Genuine Draft

To impeach or not to impeach? What the Mueller report means for Democrats

Mar 25th 2019, 7:01 PM 13,176 Views 55 Comments

The report hasn’t recommended any more indictments, but that’s not the end of it.

# us-politics - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Opinion: Who will represent the Democrats in 2020?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Who will represent the Democrats in 2020?

Jan 31st 2019, 7:00 AM 12,533 Views 51 Comments

After Trump’s election it would be a mistake to ignore the long shots, writes Larry Donnelly.

# us-politics - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Explainer: Who's to blame for the US shutdown and is there an end in sight?
# Border Wall
# Border Wall

Explainer: Who's to blame for the US shutdown and is there an end in sight?

Jan 9th 2019, 3:00 PM 13,170 Views 25 Comments

It’s all about money, and a wall.

# us-politics - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is changing the face of US politics - here's how
# Women In Politics
From The Daily Edge
# Women In Politics

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is changing the face of US politics - here's how

Jan 8th 2019, 5:48 PM 6,741 Views 3 Comments

She made history last week.

# us-politics - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Last week, the US passed a bill to radically reform its criminal justice system - but what will it change?
# First Step Act
# First Step Act

Last week, the US passed a bill to radically reform its criminal justice system - but what will it change?

Dec 26th 2018, 6:47 PM 10,752 Views 16 Comments

The bill passed in the Senate last week after it received huge bipartisan support.

# us-politics - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Former US security advisor Michael Flynn may not go to jail after giving 'substantial' evidence to Russia probe
# Russia Probe
# Russia Probe

Former US security advisor Michael Flynn may not go to jail after giving 'substantial' evidence to Russia probe

Dec 5th 2018, 7:15 AM 10,618 Views 21 Comments

Flynn admitted to lying about his contacts with Russians last year, following Trump’s November 2016 election.

# us-politics - Saturday 1 December, 2018

'We have lost a great American': Michael D Higgins, former US presidents pay tributes to George H.W. Bush
# 41st President
# 41st President

'We have lost a great American': Michael D Higgins, former US presidents pay tributes to George H.W. Bush

Updated Dec 1st 2018, 2:39 PM 25,424 Views 95 Comments

The 41st US President died on Friday at the age of 94.

Former US President George H.W. Bush dies aged 94
# RIP
# RIP

Former US President George H.W. Bush dies aged 94

Dec 1st 2018, 7:08 AM 43,553 Views 64 Comments

The 41st President helped steer America through the end of the Cold War.

# us-politics - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Republican who said she would attend 'public hanging' and suppress liberal votes wins US senate vote
# Cindy Hyde-Smith
# Cindy Hyde-Smith

Republican who said she would attend 'public hanging' and suppress liberal votes wins US senate vote

Nov 28th 2018, 7:03 AM 23,512 Views 70 Comments

Cindy Hyde-Smith’s remarks were interpreted as alluding to Mississippi’s history of racist violence.

# us-politics - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Donald Trump is obsessed with 'winning', so what would losing the midterms mean for him?
# A House Divided
# A House Divided

Donald Trump is obsessed with 'winning', so what would losing the midterms mean for him?

Nov 3rd 2018, 8:00 AM 21,697 Views 65 Comments

Would the US President care, and should he?

# us-politics - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Red vs Blue: Here's what you need to know ahead of the US midterms
# Land Of The Free
# Land Of The Free

Red vs Blue: Here's what you need to know ahead of the US midterms

Oct 31st 2018, 6:10 AM 21,622 Views 48 Comments

The elections come at a polarised time for US politics.

# us-politics - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Donald Trump says media must 'set a civil tone', then describes media as 'bad and hateful'
# Anger
# Anger

Donald Trump says media must 'set a civil tone', then describes media as 'bad and hateful'

Oct 25th 2018, 1:35 PM 11,945 Views 80 Comments

Trump was reacting to a spate of attempted mail bomb attacks on Democrats.

# us-politics - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Donald Trump tweets insult at Stormy Daniels and threatens to 'go after' her
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

Donald Trump tweets insult at Stormy Daniels and threatens to 'go after' her

Oct 16th 2018, 4:27 PM 65,700 Views 70 Comments

The US President has denied an affair with the former adult actress.

# us-politics - Friday 28 September, 2018

Trump tweets support for Kavanaugh after fiery hearing: 'He showed America exactly why I nominated him'
# Accused
# Accused

Trump tweets support for Kavanaugh after fiery hearing: 'He showed America exactly why I nominated him'

Sep 28th 2018, 7:37 AM 15,947 Views 109 Comments

Trump pushed for the Senate to go ahead with a vote on his nomination.

# us-politics - Friday 14 September, 2018

Sex and the City's Cynthia Nixon fails in her bid to be Governor of New York
# Celeb Factor
# Celeb Factor

Sex and the City's Cynthia Nixon fails in her bid to be Governor of New York

Sep 14th 2018, 7:50 AM 29,555 Views 18 Comments

Two-time incumbent Andrew Cuomo defeated Nixon in the Democratic race.

# us-politics - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Florida's crazy race for governor has racism claims and a candidate reading Trump books to his kids
# Make Florida Great Again
# Make Florida Great Again

Florida's crazy race for governor has racism claims and a candidate reading Trump books to his kids

Aug 29th 2018, 10:42 PM 16,590 Views 60 Comments

Andrew Gillum is aiming to become Florida’s first African-American governor.

# us-politics - Monday 27 August, 2018

The feud between John McCain and Donald Trump has continued even after the senator's death
# Grudge
# Grudge

The feud between John McCain and Donald Trump has continued even after the senator's death

Aug 27th 2018, 8:08 PM 42,394 Views 42 Comments

McCain has take a shot at Trumpian policies in a farewell statement to US citizens.

# us-politics - Friday 24 August, 2018

Veteran US senator John McCain chooses to stop brain cancer treatment
# Family Statement
# Family Statement

Veteran US senator John McCain chooses to stop brain cancer treatment

Aug 24th 2018, 4:42 PM 32,428 Views 54 Comments

The 81-year-old was diagnosed last year.

# us-politics - Monday 11 June, 2018

'The seriousness with which Americans take their flag and national anthem is unusual'
# Column
# Column

'The seriousness with which Americans take their flag and national anthem is unusual'

Jun 11th 2018, 7:00 AM 45,361 Views 61 Comments

Trump continues to exploit this sensitivity to try and boost his popularity, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# us-politics - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

'We are both dragon energy' - Kanye and Trump tweet about each other as West wears MAGA hat
# Wake Up Mr West
# Wake Up Mr West

'We are both dragon energy' - Kanye and Trump tweet about each other as West wears MAGA hat

Apr 25th 2018, 10:32 PM 21,581 Views 57 Comments

The White House has denied that a meeting is planned.

# us-politics - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

'A woman of incredible determination' - Tributes pour in for former US First Lady Barbara Bush who has died aged 92
# RIP
# RIP

'A woman of incredible determination' - Tributes pour in for former US First Lady Barbara Bush who has died aged 92

Apr 18th 2018, 7:40 AM 25,014 Views 26 Comments

“I had the best job in America,” she wrote in a 1994 memoir.

# us-politics - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

US government employees are able to go back to work today as Trump signs bill ending shutdown
# US Politics
# US Politics

US government employees are able to go back to work today as Trump signs bill ending shutdown

Jan 23rd 2018, 7:05 AM 19,292 Views 38 Comments

The House voted 266 to 150 to extend federal funding for another three weeks.

# us-politics - Sunday 31 December, 2017

2017: How was it for Trump?
# Read Me
# Read Me

2017: How was it for Trump?

Dec 31st 2017, 7:00 AM 10,048 Views 37 Comments

A stunning year in politics on the other side of the Atlantic has ended on a remarkable note, writes Larry Donnelly.

# us-politics - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Trump accused of 'slut-shaming' Senator after tweeting she would beg and 'do anything' for donations
# Me Too
# Me Too

Trump accused of 'slut-shaming' Senator after tweeting she would beg and 'do anything' for donations

Dec 12th 2017, 9:02 PM 24,045 Views 66 Comments

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says it was a ‘sexist smear’ by the president.

# us-politics - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

A transgender politician beat 'Virginia's chief homophobe' to a state seat for the Democrats
# Danica Roem
# Danica Roem

A transgender politician beat 'Virginia's chief homophobe' to a state seat for the Democrats

Nov 8th 2017, 11:02 AM 19,930 Views 92 Comments

Danica Roem is the first openly transgender person in US history to win a seat in a state legislature.

# us-politics - Monday 25 September, 2017

Former US congressman Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in sexting case
# US Politics
# US Politics

Former US congressman Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in sexting case

Sep 25th 2017, 3:57 PM 24,315 Views 22 Comments

Weiner, weeping as he read from a written statement on a page he held in front of him, called his crime his “rock bottom”.

# us-politics - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Secret Service says it has no tapes of Trump's Comey conversations
# No Tapes
# No Tapes

Secret Service says it has no tapes of Trump's Comey conversations

Jun 13th 2017, 7:26 AM 12,202 Views 19 Comments

Sean Spicer said an announcement would come “when the president is ready to make it.”

# us-politics - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Donald Trump is reportedly ready to live-tweet James Comey's box office testimony
# Fastest Finger First
# Fastest Finger First

Donald Trump is reportedly ready to live-tweet James Comey's box office testimony

Jun 6th 2017, 9:50 PM 22,514 Views 42 Comments

On Thursday, the former FBI director appears before congress to give highly-anticipated testimony.

# us-politics - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Donald Trump's worst week in Washington
# Crisis Mode
# Crisis Mode

Donald Trump's worst week in Washington

May 20th 2017, 7:40 AM 16,722 Views 83 Comments

It’s been a tough week for the US President.

# us-politics - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Donald Trump: 'No politician in history has been treated worse or more unfairly'
# Embattled
# Embattled

Donald Trump: 'No politician in history has been treated worse or more unfairly'

May 17th 2017, 6:14 PM 28,982 Views 74 Comments

The US President was addressing Coast Guard graduates today.