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#US politics

# us-politics - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

The challenges facing US media outlets this year in projecting the next elected president
# US Politics
# US Politics

The challenges facing US media outlets this year in projecting the next elected president

Nov 3rd 2020, 11:21 PM 11,767 Views 3 Comments

Media outlets play a significant role in analysing election data and projecting a winner.

# us-politics - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Senate votes to advance Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation
# Replacing Ruth
# Replacing Ruth

Senate votes to advance Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation

Oct 25th 2020, 7:10 PM 18,108 Views 25 Comments

Republicans have mostly united to support Donald Trump’s pick to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

# us-politics - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Trump says he will not participate in virtual debate with Biden
# Presidency
# Presidency

Trump says he will not participate in virtual debate with Biden

Oct 8th 2020, 1:42 PM 32,868 Views 75 Comments

It was announced earlier that the candidates would “participate from separate remote locations”.

# us-politics - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Larry Donnelly: It's now 'Game On' in the Biden vs Trump race
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: It's now 'Game On' in the Biden vs Trump race

Sep 6th 2020, 7:30 AM 33,856 Views 78 Comments

Larry Donnelly says we are in a crucial phase of the US election cycle and if the Democrats don’t tackle Trump’s fear-based message, they could be in trouble.

# us-politics - Monday 31 August, 2020

'It’s lawlessness, plain and simple': Joe Biden condemns rioting, looting and arson at protests
# United States
# United States

'It’s lawlessness, plain and simple': Joe Biden condemns rioting, looting and arson at protests

Aug 31st 2020, 9:20 PM 20,269 Views 93 Comments

Biden also blamed Donald Trump for “stoking violence” in US cities.

# us-politics - Friday 28 August, 2020

Trump says Biden is destroyer of American 'greatness' as he accepts Republican nomination
# Election
# Election

Trump says Biden is destroyer of American 'greatness' as he accepts Republican nomination

Aug 28th 2020, 7:05 AM 17,361 Views 67 Comments

The US president spoke for 70 minutes at an event held at the White House.

# us-politics - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Donald Trump suggests he could accept Republican nomination from White House
# US Politics
# US Politics

Donald Trump suggests he could accept Republican nomination from White House

Aug 5th 2020, 5:03 PM 65,767 Views 42 Comments

Use of the presidential residence for such a partisan event would break with tradition.

# us-politics - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Covid and BLM may have him down, but Trump may not yet be out
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Covid and BLM may have him down, but Trump may not yet be out

Jul 26th 2020, 7:30 AM 41,829 Views 43 Comments

Larry Donnelly says Trump’s recent Fox News interview was a disaster and reflects his drop in the polls, but watch for the shift in his rhetoric from now on.

# us-politics - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Donald Trump sending ‘surge’ of federal agents into US cities
# United States
# United States

Donald Trump sending ‘surge’ of federal agents into US cities

Jul 22nd 2020, 10:36 PM 42,568 Views 77 Comments

Hundreds have already been sent to Kansas City to help quell violence.

# us-politics - Saturday 18 July, 2020

US politician and civil rights leader John Lewis dies aged 80
# RIP
# RIP

US politician and civil rights leader John Lewis dies aged 80

Updated Jul 18th 2020, 5:34 PM 22,593 Views 66 Comments

He was the youngest and last survivor of the Big Six civil rights activists.

# us-politics - Thursday 11 June, 2020

'From the moment a hate crime is reported, the hate element is filtered out by the system'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'From the moment a hate crime is reported, the hate element is filtered out by the system'

Jun 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 11,562 Views 39 Comments

Grace Tierney of the Irish Council for Civil Liberties is living in the US through lockdown and witnessing the Black Lives Matter protest. She says Ireland must ask itself the hard questions.

# us-politics - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Jeff Jarvis: 'As an old, white American man, I must confess it's people like me who got us here'
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Jeff Jarvis: 'As an old, white American man, I must confess it's people like me who got us here'

Jun 7th 2020, 7:30 AM 33,570 Views 99 Comments

Noted US journalist Jeff Jarvis says white America must learn to share its power and morally confront its racial legacies.

# us-politics - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Larry Donnelly: An erratic Trump now leads a US further divided by Covid-19
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: An erratic Trump now leads a US further divided by Covid-19

May 24th 2020, 7:30 AM 38,360 Views 78 Comments

Donnelly says voters this year will believe in Trump the straight-shooter or Trump the perpetually offended narcissist.

# us-politics - Sunday 17 May, 2020

Larry Donnelly: 'US politics may have lost civility, but online discourse here is no better'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: 'US politics may have lost civility, but online discourse here is no better'

May 17th 2020, 7:30 AM 23,287 Views 42 Comments

Larry Donnelly charts the decline in civility in US politics and says Irish conversations online hint of a growing intolerance here.

# us-politics - Sunday 10 May, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Has America finally had enough of Trump?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Has America finally had enough of Trump?

May 10th 2020, 7:30 AM 125,654 Views 161 Comments

Trump was on track to take a second term, but Covid-19 has changed everything, writes Donnelly.

# us-politics - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Bernie Sanders suspends US presidential campaign
# US Politics
# US Politics

Bernie Sanders suspends US presidential campaign

Apr 8th 2020, 4:37 PM 26,330 Views 70 Comments

He said that “while the campaign ends, the struggle for justice continues on”.

# us-politics - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Larry Donnelly: The US is polarised over Trump's handling of Covid-19, but Biden has also failed to inspire voters
# US Elections 2020
# US Elections 2020

Larry Donnelly: The US is polarised over Trump's handling of Covid-19, but Biden has also failed to inspire voters

Apr 4th 2020, 1:00 PM 31,933 Views 49 Comments

Larry Donnelly says wildcards like Covid-19 will shape the Trump vs Biden race

# us-politics - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Kennedy vs Markey could be the last throw of the dice for the Irish American dynasty
# The Kennedys
# The Kennedys

Larry Donnelly: Kennedy vs Markey could be the last throw of the dice for the Irish American dynasty

Mar 28th 2020, 1:00 PM 37,892 Views 18 Comments

The Kennedy vs Markey battle is the distraction from Covid-19 we all need, says Larry Donnelly.

# us-politics - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Super Tuesday 2 makes Joe Biden the Democratic nominee in-waiting
# US Election
# US Election

Larry Donnelly: Super Tuesday 2 makes Joe Biden the Democratic nominee in-waiting

Mar 11th 2020, 7:00 PM 15,447 Views 38 Comments

Biden was all but counted out by most onlookers before recently, writes Larry Donnelly.

# us-politics - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Larry Donnelly: It's Super Tuesday, so is Biden the new 'comeback kid'?
# Super Tuesday
# Super Tuesday

Larry Donnelly: It's Super Tuesday, so is Biden the new 'comeback kid'?

Mar 3rd 2020, 9:00 AM 14,515 Views 60 Comments

Bernie may secretly have welcomed a Biden victory in South Carolina, but not to this extent, writes Larry Donnelly.

# us-politics - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Poll: Who do you think will challenge Donald Trump for president this November?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will challenge Donald Trump for president this November?

Feb 23rd 2020, 11:00 AM 33,394 Views 73 Comments

The race for the White House is heating up.

# us-politics - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Bernie Sanders wins New Hampshire primary, narrowly beating Pete Buttigieg
# US Politics
# US Politics

Bernie Sanders wins New Hampshire primary, narrowly beating Pete Buttigieg

Feb 12th 2020, 7:07 AM 12,303 Views 42 Comments

The 78-year-old beat back a strong challenge from Buttigieg last night.

# us-politics - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Trump fires officials who testified against him during impeachment trial
# Acquitted
# Acquitted

Trump fires officials who testified against him during impeachment trial

Feb 8th 2020, 8:07 AM 27,672 Views 73 Comments

The US president was acquitted of all charges in his Senate impeachment trial this week.

# us-politics - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Iowa and New Hampshire - a preview and a primer
# US Politics
# US Politics

Larry Donnelly: Iowa and New Hampshire - a preview and a primer

Feb 1st 2020, 1:00 PM 7,330 Views 5 Comments

The two states play a key role in nominating presidential candidates.

# us-politics - Sunday 22 December, 2019

White House believes Nancy Pelosi will 'yield' on impeachment delay
# US Politics
# US Politics

White House believes Nancy Pelosi will 'yield' on impeachment delay

Dec 22nd 2019, 7:20 PM 19,783 Views 56 Comments

“We think her case is going nowhere,” said Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence.

# us-politics - Friday 13 December, 2019

Vote postponed on Trump articles of impeachment after divisive 14-hour committee session
# US Politics
# US Politics

Vote postponed on Trump articles of impeachment after divisive 14-hour committee session

Dec 13th 2019, 7:09 AM 11,061 Views 13 Comments

A 14-hour session was shut down by the House Judiciary Committee.

# 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 8,240 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 10,541 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 21,723 Views 70 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 22,453 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 28,867 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 11,131 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 22,681 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 17,825 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 19,161 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 17,636 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 13,188 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 12,535 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 13,185 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 6,817 Views 3 Comments

She made history last week.