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#US politics

# us-politics - Thursday 28 April, 2016

"Lucifer in the flesh" - a US political heavyweight isn't a fan of Ted Cruz
# John Boehner
# John Boehner

"Lucifer in the flesh" - a US political heavyweight isn't a fan of Ted Cruz

Apr 28th 2016, 9:26 PM 17,448 Views 22 Comments

“I get along with almost everyone, but I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life.”

# us-politics - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Donald Trump just confused 9/11 with 7-Eleven
# Oops
# Oops

Donald Trump just confused 9/11 with 7-Eleven

Apr 19th 2016, 8:30 AM 26,165 Views 91 Comments

The GOP candidate made the gaffe in New York. Both Democrats and Republicans go to the polls in the eastern state today.

# us-politics - Friday 8 April, 2016

US politicians want unbreakable encryption on your smartphone to be illegal
# Blocked
# Blocked

US politicians want unbreakable encryption on your smartphone to be illegal

Apr 8th 2016, 9:45 PM 4,937 Views 35 Comments

Apple said it wasn’t able to break into the iPhone of one of the San Bernado

# us-politics - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Donald Trump is now playing a role he's not used to - the plucky underdog
# Coming From Behind
# Coming From Behind

Donald Trump is now playing a role he's not used to - the plucky underdog

Apr 5th 2016, 6:05 AM 21,391 Views 71 Comments

Trump is behind in Wisconsin polls but he’s not giving up yet.

# us-politics - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Donald Trump has been threatening to 'spill the beans' on his opponent's wife
# Below The Belt
# Below The Belt

Donald Trump has been threatening to 'spill the beans' on his opponent's wife

Mar 24th 2016, 8:47 PM 41,557 Views 62 Comments

Ted Cruz has called Trump a ‘snivelling coward’.

# us-politics - Friday 18 March, 2016

Donald Trump isn't worried that 'mixed up man' Mitt Romney's isn't voting for him
# Shots Fired
# Shots Fired

Donald Trump isn't worried that 'mixed up man' Mitt Romney's isn't voting for him

Mar 18th 2016, 10:47 PM 14,405 Views 24 Comments

Former candidate Mitt Romney says he’ll be voting for Ted Cruz in Utah.

# us-politics - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Donald Trump poses a real risk to the entire world
# US Politics
# US Politics

Donald Trump poses a real risk to the entire world

Mar 17th 2016, 11:08 AM 26,134 Views 119 Comments

Research from The Economist has said if he becomes president, there is a risk of trade war and further threats from jihadi groups.

# us-politics - Thursday 10 March, 2016

'Next time we might have to kill him.' - Protester sucker punched at Trump rally
# Getting Rowdy
# Getting Rowdy

'Next time we might have to kill him.' - Protester sucker punched at Trump rally

Mar 10th 2016, 9:59 PM 25,018 Views 0 Comments

A 78-year-man has been charged.

# us-politics - Saturday 5 March, 2016

'They were swinging and swinging': Scuffles at Trump rallies are becoming a problem
# Trump
# Trump

'They were swinging and swinging': Scuffles at Trump rallies are becoming a problem

Mar 5th 2016, 6:21 PM 20,925 Views 39 Comments

The candidate has defended allegations of heavy handed tactics.

# us-politics - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

This is how close Donald Trump is to the Republican nomination
# Touching Distance
# Touching Distance

This is how close Donald Trump is to the Republican nomination

Feb 23rd 2016, 6:05 AM 22,142 Views 69 Comments

He’s taken two victories and there are more to come.

# us-politics - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Donald Trump and Pope Francis got into a proper row today
# Fighting Talk
# Fighting Talk

Donald Trump and Pope Francis got into a proper row today

Feb 18th 2016, 6:45 PM 26,155 Views 112 Comments

Francis said Trump was “not Christian”. Trump called his comments “disgraceful.”

# us-politics - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

"He's a p***y" - Donald Trump repeats slur used to describe rival
# Trump
# Trump

"He's a p***y" - Donald Trump repeats slur used to describe rival

Feb 9th 2016, 8:20 AM 19,945 Views 63 Comments

The circus rumbles on.

# us-politics - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

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

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

Feb 2nd 2016, 1:00 PM 15,639 Views 58 Comments

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

# us-politics - Friday 29 January, 2016

Trump wins Republican debate - despite not being there
# Trump Power
# Trump Power

Trump wins Republican debate - despite not being there

Jan 29th 2016, 7:32 AM 23,315 Views 115 Comments

Trump’s decision to boycott and pick a fight with Fox seemed to be particularly well-timed, allowing him dominate news coverage for days.

# us-politics - Saturday 2 January, 2016

US mayor says sorry to Muslims for calling Barack Obama a Muslim
# US Politics
# US Politics

US mayor says sorry to Muslims for calling Barack Obama a Muslim

Jan 2nd 2016, 5:12 PM 15,669 Views 43 Comments

He continued his criticism of President Obama.

# us-politics - Friday 18 December, 2015

30% of Republican voters support bombing Agrabah (the country from Aladdin)
# Magic Carpet Bombing
# Magic Carpet Bombing

30% of Republican voters support bombing Agrabah (the country from Aladdin)

Dec 18th 2015, 8:32 PM 21,546 Views 91 Comments

19% of Democrats would like to see the fictional kingdom bombed too.

# us-politics - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

White House says Trump's latest idea "disqualifies" him from being President - and he has "fake hair"
# Wigging Out
# Wigging Out

White House says Trump's latest idea "disqualifies" him from being President - and he has "fake hair"

Dec 8th 2015, 7:48 PM 30,260 Views 101 Comments

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest tore into Trump.

# us-politics - Thursday 19 November, 2015

US politicians just voted to make it almost impossible for refugees fleeing ISIS to come to America
# US4038
# US4038

US politicians just voted to make it almost impossible for refugees fleeing ISIS to come to America

Nov 19th 2015, 8:24 PM 22,387 Views 165 Comments

“We might as well take down the Statue of Liberty,” said one disgusted Democrat.

# us-politics - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Audience members were offered $5,000 to call Donald Trump racist on Saturday Night Live last night
# Trump Live
# Trump Live

Audience members were offered $5,000 to call Donald Trump racist on Saturday Night Live last night

Nov 8th 2015, 12:55 PM 24,059 Views 29 Comments

But only Larry David took up the offer.

Things are about to get nasty in the Republican presidential race
# Column
# Column

Things are about to get nasty in the Republican presidential race

Nov 8th 2015, 12:00 PM 54 Views 58 Comments

Whoever wins the race, they will most certainly be up against Hilary Clinton, writes Larry Donnelly.

# us-politics - Saturday 7 November, 2015

US presidential hopeful 'claimed he was named most honest in class which didn't exist'
# Honestly
# Honestly

US presidential hopeful 'claimed he was named most honest in class which didn't exist'

Nov 7th 2015, 6:26 PM 13,448 Views 33 Comments

Questions are mounting over Ben Carson’s autobiography.

# us-politics - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Hillary Clinton's unfortunate retweet revealed a little too much about her campaign
# Pizza And Anal
From The Daily Edge
# Pizza And Anal

Hillary Clinton's unfortunate retweet revealed a little too much about her campaign

Nov 5th 2015, 7:51 AM 6,259 Views 3 Comments

Oh Hills.

# us-politics - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Donald Trump carries a gun sometimes, but "likes to be unpredictable"
# Debate Room
# Debate Room

Donald Trump carries a gun sometimes, but "likes to be unpredictable"

Oct 29th 2015, 10:05 AM 10,009 Views 16 Comments

Some of the GOP hopefuls didn’t know what a weakness was, though.

# us-politics - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

It's Hillary Clinton's turn to debate tonight - what can she expect?
# Debate Room
# Debate Room

It's Hillary Clinton's turn to debate tonight - what can she expect?

Oct 13th 2015, 10:51 AM 5,233 Views 25 Comments

She is probably going to be ganged up on.

# us-politics - Monday 12 October, 2015

If you try to attack Donald Trump, "you're gonna be shocked"
# Trumped
# Trumped

If you try to attack Donald Trump, "you're gonna be shocked"

Oct 12th 2015, 3:10 PM 27,119 Views 86 Comments

Obama’s not impressed by The Donald.

# us-politics - Friday 25 September, 2015

A huge row over abortion caused this senior US politician to quit today. Here's why...
# Shock Move
# Shock Move

A huge row over abortion caused this senior US politician to quit today. Here's why...

Sep 25th 2015, 8:35 PM 24,164 Views 20 Comments

House speaker John Boehner sensationally quit today. So what’s going on?

# us-politics - Thursday 10 September, 2015

"Go f**k yourselves": REM slam Donald Trump and Republicans for using their music
# Unauthorised For The People
# Unauthorised For The People

"Go f**k yourselves": REM slam Donald Trump and Republicans for using their music

Sep 10th 2015, 9:27 PM 31,516 Views 49 Comments

“Do not use our music or my voice for your moronic charade of a campaign.”

# us-politics - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Explainer: Why everyone is arguing about Planned Parenthood in America
# Deep Divisions
# Deep Divisions

Explainer: Why everyone is arguing about Planned Parenthood in America

Aug 9th 2015, 10:00 PM 34,892 Views 146 Comments

And how a series of videos could end up shutting down the entire US government.

# us-politics - Friday 7 August, 2015

WATCH: The 5 craziest moments from last night's US Presidential debate
# Political Theatre
# Political Theatre

WATCH: The 5 craziest moments from last night's US Presidential debate

Aug 7th 2015, 10:41 PM 39,531 Views 33 Comments

Things got seriously heated in Cleveland last night.

# us-politics - Monday 3 August, 2015

Is Joe Biden about to rain on Hillary Clinton's presidential parade?
# Smoke Filled Rooms
# Smoke Filled Rooms

Is Joe Biden about to rain on Hillary Clinton's presidential parade?

Aug 3rd 2015, 11:59 PM 20,911 Views 32 Comments

Nothing is certain yet, but there could be a serious fight on the cards.

# us-politics - Friday 31 July, 2015

Hillary Clinton lifts weights, does yoga and is in tip-top condition, according to her doctor
# Top Dawg
# Top Dawg

Hillary Clinton lifts weights, does yoga and is in tip-top condition, according to her doctor

Jul 31st 2015, 9:27 PM 11,638 Views 26 Comments

She does have allergies, though.

# us-politics - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Neil Young to Donald Trump: 'Cease and desist from rockin' in the free world'
# No You Did Not
# No You Did Not

Neil Young to Donald Trump: 'Cease and desist from rockin' in the free world'

Jun 17th 2015, 8:33 PM 15,738 Views 34 Comments

The Don apparently didn’t have permission to use his music to launch his presidential campaign yesterday.

# us-politics - Monday 15 June, 2015

It's official: The Bushes and Clintons are about to go to war again
# Dynasty Wars
# Dynasty Wars

It's official: The Bushes and Clintons are about to go to war again

Jun 15th 2015, 9:20 PM 16,462 Views 48 Comments

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has announced he will be running in the 2016 US presidential election.

# us-politics - Thursday 4 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 4th 2015, 9:15 PM 43,888 Views 29 Comments

Beau Biden died tragically on Sunday.

# us-politics - Saturday 30 May, 2015

This Irish-American is running for President of the US - here's what you need to know
# Irish Takeover
# Irish Takeover

This Irish-American is running for President of the US - here's what you need to know

May 30th 2015, 3:42 PM 27,192 Views 84 Comments

He’s really Irish. And really liberal.

# us-politics - Friday 29 May, 2015

WATCH: Presidential candidate Rand Paul's new ad is the most American thing ever
# Macho Man Randy Savage
# Macho Man Randy Savage

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

May 29th 2015, 8:50 PM 18,366 Views 35 Comments

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

# us-politics - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Failed presidential candidate Mitt Romney is fighting Evander Holyfield
# The Stormin' Mormon
# The Stormin' Mormon

Failed presidential candidate Mitt Romney is fighting Evander Holyfield

May 14th 2015, 11:51 PM 15,688 Views 18 Comments

To be fair, he’s taken a few beatings before…

# us-politics - Monday 4 May, 2015

WATCH: Meeting descends into laughter as mayor leaves mic on in the toilet
# Texas Hold It
# Texas Hold It

WATCH: Meeting descends into laughter as mayor leaves mic on in the toilet

May 4th 2015, 9:50 PM 63,383 Views 26 Comments

‘When nature calls, even the mayor has to go.’

# us-politics - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Meet Vermin Supreme, and the other 274 candidates for US president
# Only In America
# Only In America

Meet Vermin Supreme, and the other 274 candidates for US president

Apr 19th 2015, 7:00 PM 16,010 Views 15 Comments

What do a former male stripper, a “friendly Fascist”, someone’s rear end, and Hillary Clinton all have in common?

Irish-run company at centre of Hillary Clinton controversy
# Teneo Holdings
# Teneo Holdings

Irish-run company at centre of Hillary Clinton controversy

Apr 19th 2015, 7:45 AM 41,139 Views 37 Comments

US officials are investigating a scheme that allowed a Clinton aide to work for Teneo Holdings, whose CEO is Minister Alan Kelly’s brother Declan.