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#democrats

# democrats - Saturday 6 August, 2022

Larry Donnelly: Are we seeing rays of hope for Democrats?
# US Politics
# US Politics

Larry Donnelly: Are we seeing rays of hope for Democrats?

Sat 8:00 PM 26,595 Views 24 Comments

Our columnist says surprising abortion votes and the fact that Republicans have an issue with Trump could sway things for Democrats.

# democrats - Thursday 26 May, 2022

Irish lecturer in US: 'The shadow of campus shootings has loomed large in our lives for years'
# Uvalde Shooting
# Uvalde Shooting

Irish lecturer in US: 'The shadow of campus shootings has loomed large in our lives for years'

May 26th 2022, 8:00 PM 9,791 Views 3 Comments

Caoimhín De Barra says threats to safety on campus are always on your mind when you work as a teacher in the US.

# democrats - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

Trump suffers stinging losses in Georgia Republican contests
# US
# US

Trump suffers stinging losses in Georgia Republican contests

May 25th 2022, 2:34 PM 34,567 Views 14 Comments

Governor Brian Kemp easily defeated Donald Trump’s hand-picked challenger in the critical swing state.

# democrats - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

US Senate to vote on bill that codifies right to abortion into law, but it will likely fail
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

US Senate to vote on bill that codifies right to abortion into law, but it will likely fail

May 11th 2022, 2:29 PM 5,402 Views 15 Comments

Democrats were due to lead the vote in a bid to pin down Republicans on the deeply divisive issue ahead of crucial midterm elections.

# democrats - Saturday 2 April, 2022

Larry Donnelly: Republicans are reviving the culture wars ahead of the US midterm elections
# US Politics
# US Politics

Larry Donnelly: Republicans are reviving the culture wars ahead of the US midterm elections

Apr 2nd 2022, 7:30 PM 16,377 Views 13 Comments

Our columnist says Republicans in the US are agitating around the culture wars to energise their base ahead of the US midterms in November.

# democrats - Saturday 13 November, 2021

Larry Donnelly: Republicans and Democrats need to play the next election cycle very carefully
# Us Off-year Elections
# Us Off-year Elections

Larry Donnelly: Republicans and Democrats need to play the next election cycle very carefully

Nov 13th 2021, 7:00 PM 11,407 Views 13 Comments

Our columnist says Democrats were bruised by recent elections and he now has this advice for both parties…

# democrats - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

Republican win in Virginia 'shows potency of the culture wars' in US politics
# Virginia
# Virginia

Republican win in Virginia 'shows potency of the culture wars' in US politics

Nov 3rd 2021, 4:11 PM 15,131 Views 44 Comments

It was expected to be a comfortable Democratic win but became a toss-up in the closing days of the campaign.

# democrats - Saturday 30 October, 2021

Larry Donnelly: What might Tuesday’s elections in the US hold in store?
# US Politics
# US Politics

Larry Donnelly: What might Tuesday’s elections in the US hold in store?

Oct 30th 2021, 8:00 PM 17,965 Views 4 Comments

Voters in a number of states and municipalities will choose officials to represent them at a range of different levels.

# democrats - Sunday 24 October, 2021

Obama warns of Republican threat to democracy in US battleground Virginia
# Democrats
# Democrats

Obama warns of Republican threat to democracy in US battleground Virginia

Oct 24th 2021, 10:45 AM 21,859 Views 26 Comments

Democrat Terry McAuliffe has seen his lead extinguished in recent polls.

# democrats - Thursday 7 October, 2021

US agrees to extend debt ceiling to avoid catastrophic credit default

US agrees to extend debt ceiling to avoid catastrophic credit default

Oct 7th 2021, 9:45 PM 15,851 Views 14 Comments

Chuck Schumer announced the breakthrough today after hours of negotiations in Congress.

# democrats - Friday 1 October, 2021

Democrats fight to save Biden’s trillion-dollar infrastructure plan
# US Senate
# US Senate

Democrats fight to save Biden’s trillion-dollar infrastructure plan

Oct 1st 2021, 12:15 PM 9,902 Views 26 Comments

Democratic Senator Joe Manchin refused to vote in favour of Biden’s plan.

# democrats - Friday 11 June, 2021

US Justice Department seeks internal investigation on seizure of Democrats’ data
# Data
# Data

US Justice Department seeks internal investigation on seizure of Democrats’ data

Jun 11th 2021, 10:12 PM 20,985 Views 14 Comments

Trump’s administration seized phone records of at least 12 people connected to the House Intelligence Committee.

# democrats - Monday 15 March, 2021

Biden declines to join other Democrats in calling for Cuomo resignation
# Ny Governor
# Ny Governor

Biden declines to join other Democrats in calling for Cuomo resignation

Mar 15th 2021, 8:57 AM 18,236 Views 24 Comments

Several leading Democrats have urged New York’s governor to quit over allegations of sexual harassment which he denies.

# democrats - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Biden and Democrats prevail as US senate approves Covid relief bill
# Senate
# Senate

Biden and Democrats prevail as US senate approves Covid relief bill

Updated Mar 6th 2021, 6:30 PM 28,990 Views 43 Comments

The 1.9 trillion dollar package was approved by a 50-49 vote along party lines.

# democrats - Saturday 27 February, 2021

US house passes $1.9 trillion dollar pandemic relief bill
# United States
# United States

US house passes $1.9 trillion dollar pandemic relief bill

Feb 27th 2021, 8:24 AM 14,696 Views 27 Comments

Democrats said the faltering economy and the loss of half a million lives demanded quick action.

# democrats - Sunday 14 February, 2021

McConnell says Trump 'practically, morally responsible' for provoking Capitol riots - but voted to acquit him
# Impeachment Trial
# Impeachment Trial

McConnell says Trump 'practically, morally responsible' for provoking Capitol riots - but voted to acquit him

Feb 14th 2021, 7:40 AM 32,860 Views 31 Comments

The five-day trial concluded last night as expected – with most Republicans declaring Trump not guilty.

# democrats - Friday 5 February, 2021

US Republican who spread conspiracy theories thrown off congress committees
# Qanon
# Qanon

US Republican who spread conspiracy theories thrown off congress committees

Feb 5th 2021, 7:07 AM 32,954 Views 20 Comments

Nearly all Republicans voted against the move but none defended Greene’s lengthy history of outrageous social media posts.

# democrats - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Republicans say they will stand by congresswoman who supported bizarre conspiracy theories
# Qanon
# Qanon

Republicans say they will stand by congresswoman who supported bizarre conspiracy theories

Feb 4th 2021, 8:56 AM 35,125 Views 35 Comments

There have been calls for Marjorie Taylor Greene to be punished for her online embrace of racist views and bizarre conspiracy theories.

# democrats - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Radical US Republican under fire over social media posts signalling support for execution of Democrats
# Marjorie Taylor Greene
# Marjorie Taylor Greene

Radical US Republican under fire over social media posts signalling support for execution of Democrats

Jan 28th 2021, 10:30 PM 39,981 Views 33 Comments

Marjorie Taylor Greene also posted a video of herself confronting a school shooting survivor, calling him a “coward”.

# democrats - Friday 25 December, 2020

Trump's sudden demands and refusal to sign key bill could shut down the US government on Monday
# White House
# White House

Trump's sudden demands and refusal to sign key bill could shut down the US government on Monday

Dec 25th 2020, 9:35 AM 140,553 Views 65 Comments

Washington is now hurtling toward a crisis with Covid aid about to collapse, as the president is at his Mar-a-Lago club for Christmas.

# democrats - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Here's what you need to know about the US Senate and House post-election
# US Election
# US Election

Here's what you need to know about the US Senate and House post-election

Nov 5th 2020, 5:30 PM 19,741 Views 17 Comments

The Democrats look unlikely to flip the Senate, as some had predicted.

# democrats - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Joe Biden and Donald Trump criss-cross key states in final hours of the campaign
# Final Stretch
# Final Stretch

Joe Biden and Donald Trump criss-cross key states in final hours of the campaign

Nov 1st 2020, 7:04 PM 23,015 Views 43 Comments

Joe Biden still retains a lead ahead of Trump, according to the polls.

# democrats - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Trump's Supreme Court choice Amy Coney Barrett looks nailed on for Senate approval after tense week
# Senate Hearings
# Senate Hearings

Trump's Supreme Court choice Amy Coney Barrett looks nailed on for Senate approval after tense week

Oct 17th 2020, 9:00 AM 22,145 Views 37 Comments

It’s very likely that Barrett will take her seat on the US Supreme Court prior to the 3 November election.

# democrats - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Donald Trump only doing a 'little' debate prep ahead of first clash with Joe Biden
# US
# US

Donald Trump only doing a 'little' debate prep ahead of first clash with Joe Biden

Sep 29th 2020, 8:06 AM 24,070 Views 84 Comments

Joe Biden will face off against Donald Trump for the first time.

# democrats - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Donald Trump weighs in again to question reliability of mail-in votes
# Never Mind The Ballots
# Never Mind The Ballots

Donald Trump weighs in again to question reliability of mail-in votes

Sep 3rd 2020, 10:40 PM 17,252 Views 24 Comments

Democratic nominee Joe Biden has met the family of Jacob Blake, who was shot by a white police officer.

# democrats - Friday 28 August, 2020

US election: What’s next for the Trump and Biden campaigns?
# Key Dates
# Key Dates

US election: What’s next for the Trump and Biden campaigns?

Aug 28th 2020, 2:10 PM 12,064 Views 103 Comments

Now the Democratic and Republican national conventions are over, what lies ahead in the battle for the White House?

# democrats - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Biden officially nominated to take on Trump and 'make a nation whole'
# Talk To Joe
# Talk To Joe

Biden officially nominated to take on Trump and 'make a nation whole'

Aug 19th 2020, 7:04 AM 13,729 Views 61 Comments

Former US presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton spoke at the virtual event.

# democrats - Monday 17 August, 2020

A convention week like no other, but Democrats in Ireland think their candidate is well placed
# 11 Weeks To Go
# 11 Weeks To Go

A convention week like no other, but Democrats in Ireland think their candidate is well placed

Aug 17th 2020, 6:10 AM 15,216 Views 33 Comments

Joe Biden will officially accept his party’s nomination on Thursday

# democrats - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Zoom across America: What to expect from Biden's big convention week
# Malarkey
# Malarkey

Zoom across America: What to expect from Biden's big convention week

Aug 15th 2020, 9:30 AM 19,530 Views 56 Comments

The four-day event begins from Monday.

# democrats - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Trump and Biden forced to break with convention for nomination events
# White House
# White House

Trump and Biden forced to break with convention for nomination events

Aug 6th 2020, 1:07 PM 14,655 Views 21 Comments

Donald Trump has suggested he will make his acceptance speech on the grounds of the White House.

# democrats - Saturday 25 July, 2020

White House clashes with both Republicans and Democrats over Covid-19 relief
# Tension
# Tension

White House clashes with both Republicans and Democrats over Covid-19 relief

Jul 25th 2020, 7:25 AM 24,383 Views 20 Comments

A week of tense negotiations ended without resolution.

# democrats - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Democrats work towards holding virtual convention for Joe Biden’s nomination
# Election 2020
# Election 2020

Democrats work towards holding virtual convention for Joe Biden’s nomination

May 12th 2020, 9:00 PM 9,285 Views 29 Comments

The convention is due to take place in August.

# democrats - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Former White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren endorses Joe Biden for president
# Democrats
# Democrats

Former White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren endorses Joe Biden for president

Apr 15th 2020, 4:35 PM 10,489 Views 62 Comments

Biden, 77, now has the endorsement of all former major Democratic candidates.

# democrats - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Sanders 'assessing' his next step after receiving another drubbing by Biden in Democratic primaries
# Democrats
# Democrats

Sanders 'assessing' his next step after receiving another drubbing by Biden in Democratic primaries

Updated Mar 18th 2020, 10:46 PM 31,257 Views 68 Comments

The results in yesterday’s primaries added more pressure on Bernie Sanders to abandon his campaign.

# democrats - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Biden or Sanders? Democrat primaries plunged into uncertainty after Ohio calls off vote
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Biden or Sanders? Democrat primaries plunged into uncertainty after Ohio calls off vote

Mar 17th 2020, 11:45 AM 10,671 Views 31 Comments

Joe Biden is in the lead but how the primaries will proceed from here has been thrown into uncertainty over coronavirus.

# democrats - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Democrats voting in Dublin go for Bernie but insist 'even the Devil' would be better than Trump
# Citizens Abroad
# Citizens Abroad

Democrats voting in Dublin go for Bernie but insist 'even the Devil' would be better than Trump

Mar 4th 2020, 8:30 PM 13,862 Views 19 Comments

Democrats Abroad Ireland had a Super Tuesday polling station in the Arlington Hotel.

# democrats - Monday 2 March, 2020

Amy Klobuchar ends Democratic presidential campaign and endorses Joe Biden
# Democrats
# Democrats

Amy Klobuchar ends Democratic presidential campaign and endorses Joe Biden

Mar 2nd 2020, 6:54 PM 11,391 Views 28 Comments

Klobuchar is due to appear with Biden at his rally in Dallas, Texas tonight.

# democrats - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Comeback kid: Joe Biden secures big win in South Carolina to vault back into White House race
# Primary Colours
# Primary Colours

Comeback kid: Joe Biden secures big win in South Carolina to vault back into White House race

Mar 1st 2020, 8:04 AM 15,458 Views 30 Comments

The former vice presidente will hope to take this momentum into Super Tuesday.

# democrats - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Leading Democrats sharpen attacks on Michael Bloomberg as Nevada caucuses loom
# Democrats
# Democrats

Leading Democrats sharpen attacks on Michael Bloomberg as Nevada caucuses loom

Feb 16th 2020, 5:50 PM 11,877 Views 7 Comments

Much of the criticism centres around past positions and comments being slammed as crude, racist or misogynistic.

# democrats - Monday 10 February, 2020

Pete Buttigieg wins delayed Iowa count but Bernie Sanders says he will contest result
# Edged Out
# Edged Out

Pete Buttigieg wins delayed Iowa count but Bernie Sanders says he will contest result

Feb 10th 2020, 9:59 AM 11,440 Views 24 Comments

The delayed results were marred by multiple technical issues.

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