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# democrat - Thursday 17 June, 2021

US Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, safeguarding health care for millions
# Obamacare
# Obamacare

US Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, safeguarding health care for millions

Jun 17th 2021, 7:49 PM 10,915 Views 17 Comments

US President Joe Biden called the ruling ‘a big win for the American people’.

# democrat - 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 20,239 Views 93 Comments

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

# democrat - Monday 27 January, 2020

Trump allegedly said he wanted to withhold aid from Ukraine, says his former national security adviser
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Trump allegedly said he wanted to withhold aid from Ukraine, says his former national security adviser

Jan 27th 2020, 12:06 PM 13,615 Views 42 Comments

John Bolton writes in a book draft that Trump told him he wanted to withhold aid from Ukraine.

# democrat - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Impeachment trial of President Donald Trump likely to begin next Tuesday
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Impeachment trial of President Donald Trump likely to begin next Tuesday

Jan 14th 2020, 10:45 PM 11,417 Views 25 Comments

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he expects the House of Representatives to send the articles of impeachment through to the upper chamber tomorrow.

# democrat - 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 19,769 Views 56 Comments

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

# democrat - Thursday 21 November, 2019

'What're you gonna do?' Democrats united on Trump, but divided by race, healthcare and drugs
# Election Candidates
# Election Candidates

'What're you gonna do?' Democrats united on Trump, but divided by race, healthcare and drugs

Nov 21st 2019, 7:17 AM 7,902 Views 13 Comments

The 10 Democratic candidates debated each other as impeachment hearings into Trump’s dealings with Ukraine rumbled on.

# democrat - Friday 20 September, 2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio pulls out of US presidential race
# Backing Down
# Backing Down

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio pulls out of US presidential race

Sep 20th 2019, 1:48 PM 12,011 Views 8 Comments

“I feel like I’ve contributed all I can to this primary election, and it’s clearly not my time.”

# democrat - Friday 13 September, 2019

'Get rid of Trump': Democrats united on some things - but divided on others - as Biden leads debate
# Joe Show
# Joe Show

'Get rid of Trump': Democrats united on some things - but divided on others - as Biden leads debate

Sep 13th 2019, 6:58 AM 17,243 Views 45 Comments

The former US vice president clashed with frontrunners Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders in last night’s debate.

# democrat - Saturday 12 January, 2019

War veteran Tulsi Gabbard to run for US presidency
# Democrat
# Democrat

War veteran Tulsi Gabbard to run for US presidency

Jan 12th 2019, 11:47 AM 41,453 Views 63 Comments

Her announcement comes ahead of what is expected to be a wave of high-profile candidates throwing their hats in the ring.

# democrat - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Head to head: Seven interesting races to watch in the US midterms
# Red Vs Blue
# Red Vs Blue

Head to head: Seven interesting races to watch in the US midterms

Nov 1st 2018, 6:15 AM 13,821 Views 28 Comments

Some of the races are virtually tied in the polls – can the Democrats flip enough seats to take back the House?

# democrat - Monday 29 January, 2018

FBI's deputy director steps down after long-running criticism from Trump
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

FBI's deputy director steps down after long-running criticism from Trump

Jan 29th 2018, 8:03 PM 15,078 Views 46 Comments

The White House said it played no role in Andrew McCabe’s departure.

# democrat - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Al Franken to resign from US Senate over accusations of sexual misconduct
# Stepping Down
# Stepping Down

Al Franken to resign from US Senate over accusations of sexual misconduct

Dec 7th 2017, 6:12 PM 7,597 Views 46 Comments

This means he is the second Democrat forced out in a week over allegaions of harrassment.

# democrat - Monday 24 April, 2017

'So, uh, what's been going on since I've been gone?': Obama returns to public spotlight
# What Barack Did Next
# What Barack Did Next

'So, uh, what's been going on since I've been gone?': Obama returns to public spotlight

Apr 24th 2017, 6:01 PM 28,883 Views 57 Comments

The former president said he hoped to pass the baton on to the leaders of the future.

# democrat - Friday 20 January, 2017

'I won't see Trump's inauguration, I'll be over the Atlantic': US Ambassador bows out with Obama
# Over And Out
# Over And Out

'I won't see Trump's inauguration, I'll be over the Atlantic': US Ambassador bows out with Obama

Jan 20th 2017, 7:00 AM 14,613 Views 10 Comments

“There is a lot of unpredictability ahead of us. I’m an optimist by nature … I hope President Trump is successful.”

# democrat - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Bono says Trump is 'potentially the worst idea that ever happened to America'
# Not The One
# Not The One

Bono says Trump is 'potentially the worst idea that ever happened to America'

Sep 20th 2016, 2:20 PM 23,373 Views 158 Comments

Meanwhile, former US President George Bush Snr is said to be voting for Hillary Clinton.

# democrat - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Clinton rows back on 'deplorables' remark after backlash
# Trump Supporters
# Trump Supporters

Clinton rows back on 'deplorables' remark after backlash

Sep 11th 2016, 11:00 AM 13,615 Views 130 Comments

Donald Trump said it was her “worst mistake of the political season”.

# democrat - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

"A world-class liar" - Donald Trump has just taken an absolutely almighty pop at Hillary
# Outdone Himself
# Outdone Himself

"A world-class liar" - Donald Trump has just taken an absolutely almighty pop at Hillary

Jun 22nd 2016, 9:31 PM 26,406 Views 52 Comments

The presumptive Republican nominee for the US presidency unleashed a no-holds-barred attack this evening in New York.

# democrat - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

She's done it: Hillary Clinton claims Democratic presidential nomination
# Making History
# Making History

She's done it: Hillary Clinton claims Democratic presidential nomination

Jun 8th 2016, 1:30 PM 32,990 Views 158 Comments

She has also won the California primary.

# democrat - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Donald Trump wants to scrap the J-1 programme
# Rite Of Passage
# Rite Of Passage

Donald Trump wants to scrap the J-1 programme

Aug 18th 2015, 8:36 AM 67,524 Views 103 Comments

As part of a range of immigration policies the Republican wants to introduce measures that could impact on the Irish in America.

# democrat - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Former US president Jimmy Carter has announced he is battling cancer
# Battle
# Battle

Former US president Jimmy Carter has announced he is battling cancer

Aug 12th 2015, 9:59 PM 10,397 Views 16 Comments

90-year-old Carter served as Democratic president between 1976 and 1980.

# democrat - Monday 13 April, 2015

Yes, Hillary Clinton is running for US president
# She's In
# She's In

Yes, Hillary Clinton is running for US president

Apr 13th 2015, 6:15 AM 39,148 Views 109 Comments

She has announced her candidacy.

# democrat - Monday 9 March, 2015

Fox News named 'most trusted' news channel in America
# Media Bias
# Media Bias

Fox News named 'most trusted' news channel in America

Mar 9th 2015, 7:16 PM 21,776 Views 73 Comments

Don’t tell Russell Brand.

# democrat - Friday 5 September, 2014

California to become first US state to ban plastic bags
# Save The World
# Save The World

California to become first US state to ban plastic bags

Sep 5th 2014, 9:03 AM 8,620 Views 28 Comments

Under the Californian legislation, single-use plastic bags would disappear from grocery stores and pharmacies from 1 July, 2015.

# democrat - Monday 25 August, 2014

Here's why this former US presidential candidate is in Dublin this week
# Where Is The Beef
# Where Is The Beef

Here's why this former US presidential candidate is in Dublin this week

Aug 25th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,081 Views 13 Comments

Gary Hart is on fact-finding mission on behalf of Secretary of State John Kerry.

# democrat - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Obama will continue to be 'a strong ally' of Ireland - Jen O’Malley Dillon
# Immigration Reform
# Immigration Reform

Obama will continue to be 'a strong ally' of Ireland - Jen O’Malley Dillon

Apr 26th 2014, 8:30 PM 14,802 Views 84 Comments

President Obama’s former deputy campaign manager said politics was a difficult career regardless of your gender.

# democrat - Monday 30 September, 2013

US facing government shutdown over Obamacare
# Obamacare
# Obamacare

US facing government shutdown over Obamacare

Sep 30th 2013, 7:42 AM 5,936 Views 51 Comments

House Republicans attached an amendment to the government spending bill that would delay the healthcare legislation by a year.

# democrat - Friday 2 August, 2013

Ronald Reagan could have 3.4 million square miles of ocean named after him
# Not Quite Watergate
# Not Quite Watergate

Ronald Reagan could have 3.4 million square miles of ocean named after him

Aug 2nd 2013, 1:06 PM 10,482 Views 53 Comments

A United States government committee discussed a bill this week which would rename the Exclusive Economic Zone after the former President.

# democrat - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Here's what the poison sent to Barack Obama can do
# Explainer
# Explainer

Here's what the poison sent to Barack Obama can do

Apr 21st 2013, 7:30 AM 18,771 Views 13 Comments

The toxin ricin is feared – with good reason.

# democrat - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Column: Who were the greatest and worst US presidents - and why?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Who were the greatest and worst US presidents - and why?

Jan 20th 2013, 12:00 PM 111 Views 51 Comments

On the eve of Obama’s second inauguration, Felix M Larkin looks at what it takes to be considered a great president – and why it matters.

# democrat - Friday 18 January, 2013

Photo: Obama gets new official photograph
# Say Cheese
# Say Cheese

Photo: Obama gets new official photograph

Jan 18th 2013, 5:17 PM 11,216 Views 65 Comments

He’s all smiles.

# democrat - Friday 21 December, 2012

Former presidential candidate John Kerry to be new US Secretary of State
# United States
# United States

Former presidential candidate John Kerry to be new US Secretary of State

Dec 21st 2012, 8:03 PM 6,269 Views 9 Comments

The veteran Democratic senator will succeed Hillary Clinton in the new year provided he is confirmed by his colleagues in the senate.

# democrat - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

After Newtown massacre, Obama backs ban on assault weapons
# Sandy Hook
# Sandy Hook

After Newtown massacre, Obama backs ban on assault weapons

Dec 18th 2012, 8:09 PM 9,295 Views 86 Comments

The US president has thrown his support behind a Democratic senator’s attempts to reintroduce a ban on certain types of guns, a ban which expired eight years ago.

# democrat - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Obama and Romney to have lunch at the White House
# Detente
# Detente

Obama and Romney to have lunch at the White House

Nov 29th 2012, 8:08 AM 4,882 Views 11 Comments

This will be the first time the two will have met since the election. What will they talk about?

# democrat - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Poll finds Irish American voters leaning towards Obama - but only just
# Usa 2012
# Usa 2012

Poll finds Irish American voters leaning towards Obama - but only just

Nov 3rd 2012, 3:05 PM 5,713 Views 30 Comments

The IrishCentral poll found 51 per cent of Irish American voters plan to vote for Barack Obama with 48 per cent leaning towards Mitt Romney.

# democrat - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Both White House campaigns: We're winning
# US 2012
# US 2012

Both White House campaigns: We're winning

Oct 24th 2012, 10:13 AM 3,181 Views 7 Comments

Is somebody in the White House race being economical with the truth? A look at how the US presidential race stands right now.

# democrat - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

As it happened: Obama and Romney battle in the final US presidential debate
Live Oct 23rd 2012, 1:29 AM

As it happened: Obama and Romney battle in the final US presidential debate

# democrat - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

VIDEO: Sesame Street ask Barack Obama to take down Big Bird ad
# Yellow Peril
# Yellow Peril

VIDEO: Sesame Street ask Barack Obama to take down Big Bird ad

Oct 9th 2012, 9:30 PM 12,362 Views 12 Comments

The Barack Obama campaign has made an ad mocking Mitt Romney over his Big Bird comments – but Sesame Street isn’t happy.

# democrat - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Obama raises $181 million in September in campaign boost
# US 2012
# US 2012

Obama raises $181 million in September in campaign boost

Oct 6th 2012, 5:13 PM 4,718 Views 27 Comments

It was the biggest monthly cash take by Obama in the 2012 presidential race – but how will it compare to Romney’s donations?

# democrat - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Ahead of Obama vs Romney: Top 5 moments from US presidential debates
# You're No Jack Kennedy
# You're No Jack Kennedy

Ahead of Obama vs Romney: Top 5 moments from US presidential debates

Oct 3rd 2012, 6:45 AM 5,862 Views 9 Comments

Obama and Romney will go head to head for the first time in a presidential debate tonight – but here’s 5 stand-out moments from previous presidential races.

# democrat - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Congressman asks for forgiveness in TV ad after rape comments
# Legitimate Rape
# Legitimate Rape

Congressman asks for forgiveness in TV ad after rape comments

Aug 21st 2012, 11:00 AM 7,394 Views 47 Comments

Senate hopeful Todd Akin has apologised for his comments at the weekend but President Barack Obama has now waded into the row.

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