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# democrats - Sunday 3 March, 2019

Trump gives mammoth two-hour speech attacking Democrats, 'socialism' and the Russia investigation
# United States
# United States

Trump gives mammoth two-hour speech attacking Democrats, 'socialism' and the Russia investigation

Mar 3rd 2019, 7:30 AM 31,690 Views 76 Comments

Trump’s speech came as he sought to move on from a bruising week in domestic and international politics.

# democrats - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Long identified as staunch friends of Israel, Democrats are now being accused of anti-semitism
# Anti-Semitism
# Anti-Semitism

Long identified as staunch friends of Israel, Democrats are now being accused of anti-semitism

Feb 23rd 2019, 6:01 PM 16,511 Views 53 Comments

The claims have echoes of those against Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour.

# democrats - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

State of the Union: Trump pitches for bipartisanship in 'the hottest economy anywhere in the world'
# Primetime Speech
# Primetime Speech

State of the Union: Trump pitches for bipartisanship in 'the hottest economy anywhere in the world'

Feb 6th 2019, 7:09 AM 14,826 Views 42 Comments

Trump told Congress that the ‘politics of revenge’ must be rejected but Democrats are sceptical.

# democrats - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Democrats 2020: Who are the young guns already in the race - and who's Biden their time?
# Taking On Trump
# Taking On Trump

Democrats 2020: Who are the young guns already in the race - and who's Biden their time?

Jan 26th 2019, 4:00 PM 13,669 Views 40 Comments

The party is looking to build on their successes in the midterms.

# democrats - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Kamala Harris joins crowded field of Democrats taking on Trump
# US President
# US President

Kamala Harris joins crowded field of Democrats taking on Trump

Jan 22nd 2019, 7:14 AM 18,737 Views 51 Comments

The senator is seeking to become the first African-American woman to hold the office of US president.

# democrats - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Obama protégé Julian Castro joins 2020 US presidential race
# White House
# White House

Obama protégé Julian Castro joins 2020 US presidential race

Jan 13th 2019, 11:56 AM 15,350 Views 24 Comments

“Donald Trump has failed to uphold the values of our great nation,” Castro told supporters.

# democrats - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Government shutdown becomes longest in US history
# Border Wall
# Border Wall

Government shutdown becomes longest in US history

Jan 12th 2019, 7:53 AM 11,450 Views 43 Comments

The shutdown has entered its 22nd day – eclipsing a 21-day shutdown under Bill Clinton.

# democrats - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Top Democrats meet Trump, but no deal reached on government shutdown over border wall
# No Deal
# No Deal

Top Democrats meet Trump, but no deal reached on government shutdown over border wall

Jan 3rd 2019, 7:40 AM 8,109 Views 12 Comments

Trump met behind closed doors at the White House with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer.

# democrats - Monday 31 December, 2018

Senator Elizabeth Warren takes major step towards White House bid
# Democrats
# Democrats

Senator Elizabeth Warren takes major step towards White House bid

Dec 31st 2018, 3:11 PM 17,322 Views 53 Comments

Warren is a fierce critic of Donald Trump.

# democrats - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Donald Trump and the Democrats can both feel the midterms helped their 2020 chances
# Here We Go Again
# Here We Go Again

Donald Trump and the Democrats can both feel the midterms helped their 2020 chances

Nov 10th 2018, 4:00 PM 7,818 Views 17 Comments

Democrats won back the House but Trump can be happy about certain results.

# democrats - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

He's hailed them as a 'tremendous success' - but what do the midterm results mean for the Trump presidency?
# The Midterms
# The Midterms

He's hailed them as a 'tremendous success' - but what do the midterm results mean for the Trump presidency?

Nov 7th 2018, 6:55 AM 23,264 Views 19 Comments

The Democrats are back in control in the House – but Trump’s Republicans are still in the driving seat in the Senate.

# democrats - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

'A battle for America's soul' as public go to the polls in historic midterms today
# Bitterly Divided
# Bitterly Divided

'A battle for America's soul' as public go to the polls in historic midterms today

Nov 6th 2018, 7:03 AM 11,639 Views 33 Comments

Will Trump’s divisive rhetoric win the day, or is there a Democrat resurgence looming?

# democrats - Monday 5 November, 2018

The view from Indiana: Why the battle for the midwestern state is key to the Senate elections
# Eunan Mckinney
# Eunan Mckinney

The view from Indiana: Why the battle for the midwestern state is key to the Senate elections

Nov 5th 2018, 7:00 AM 7,556 Views 0 Comments

The Democrats need to retain Senator Joe Donnelly’s seat if they are to have any chance of taking back the Senate, writes Eunan McKinney.

# democrats - Friday 2 November, 2018

The Candidate: Listen to our special edition podcast for the US midterms
# Red Vs Blue
# Red Vs Blue

The Candidate: Listen to our special edition podcast for the US midterms

Nov 2nd 2018, 6:14 PM 6,612 Views 6 Comments

Let us explain what’s happening on the other side of the ocean.

# democrats - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Trump warns of 'violent change' if Republicans lose midterm elections
# Antifa
# Antifa

Trump warns of 'violent change' if Republicans lose midterm elections

Aug 29th 2018, 11:41 AM 33,412 Views 87 Comments

He said “a miserable two years” could be ahead.

# democrats - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

New hacking attempt on US Democratic Party
# Cyber Security
# Cyber Security

New hacking attempt on US Democratic Party

Aug 22nd 2018, 9:33 PM 12,366 Views 31 Comments

The incident occurred just three months before elections take place in the US.

# democrats - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'I didn't like the sight of families being separated': Trump signs order to end family separations
# Reversing Policy
# Reversing Policy

'I didn't like the sight of families being separated': Trump signs order to end family separations

Jun 20th 2018, 9:25 PM 20,713 Views 105 Comments

For weeks, Trump had insisted he was bound by the law to split the children from their parents and that only Congress could resolve the problem.

# democrats - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Could Starbucks billionaire Howard Schultz be Donald Trump's rival in 2020?
# Milking It
# Milking It

Could Starbucks billionaire Howard Schultz be Donald Trump's rival in 2020?

Jun 5th 2018, 10:39 PM 16,459 Views 35 Comments

Schultz has quit the coffee chain and has sparked rumours of a White House bid.

# democrats - Monday 19 March, 2018

Sex and the City star to run for Governor of New York
# Cynthia Nixon
# Cynthia Nixon

Sex and the City star to run for Governor of New York

Mar 19th 2018, 6:54 PM 27,857 Views 37 Comments

Cynthia Nixon, a lifelong New Yorker, says that she wants to “fight for a better, more equal New York”.

# democrats - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Democrat Conor Lamb claims victory in key congress election battle in Trump stronghold
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

Democrat Conor Lamb claims victory in key congress election battle in Trump stronghold

Mar 14th 2018, 9:47 PM 14,169 Views 29 Comments

Democrat Conor Lamb clung to a slender lead today in the longtime GOP stronghold friendly to President Donald Trump.

# democrats - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Nancy Pelosi gave an eight-hour long speech defending immigrants in Congress yesterday
# Filibustering
# Filibustering

Nancy Pelosi gave an eight-hour long speech defending immigrants in Congress yesterday

Feb 8th 2018, 8:18 AM 17,783 Views 107 Comments

The 77-year-old told stories about the Dreamers in the US during the record breaking speech.

# democrats - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

US House panel votes to release Democrats' rebuttal to Republicans' memo
# Declassified
# Declassified

US House panel votes to release Democrats' rebuttal to Republicans' memo

Feb 6th 2018, 7:24 AM 10,225 Views 33 Comments

The panel voted unanimously in favour of the release.

# democrats - 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 19,297 Views 38 Comments

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

# democrats - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Trump calls for 'nuclear option' in bid to end government shutdown in US
# Blame Game
# Blame Game

Trump calls for 'nuclear option' in bid to end government shutdown in US

Jan 21st 2018, 7:45 PM 27,803 Views 73 Comments

A divided Congress is hoping to end a budget impasse tonight.

# democrats - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Trump hails 'historic' victory as Republican tax plan passes through Congress
# Tax
# Tax

Trump hails 'historic' victory as Republican tax plan passes through Congress

Dec 20th 2017, 9:52 PM 12,400 Views 74 Comments

Republican lawmakers were headed to the White House later today to celebrate with the president.

# democrats - Saturday 7 October, 2017

'Contempt for women reaches a new low': Trump administration rolls back free birth control access
# Religious Freedom
# Religious Freedom

'Contempt for women reaches a new low': Trump administration rolls back free birth control access

Oct 7th 2017, 12:15 PM 24,668 Views 109 Comments

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit in response to the announcement.

# democrats - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

'Should the Democrats return to their roots or follow moneyed interests?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Should the Democrats return to their roots or follow moneyed interests?'

Sep 26th 2017, 6:30 AM 4,924 Views 43 Comments

Even if Hillary Clinton had won in November, the Democratic Party would still be in trouble, writes Larry Donnelly.

# democrats - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Democrats say they've reached a deal with Trump over the fate of immigrant children
# Bipartisan
# Bipartisan

Democrats say they've reached a deal with Trump over the fate of immigrant children

Sep 14th 2017, 7:01 AM 8,940 Views 22 Comments

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi said they had a “very productive” dinner meeting with Trump.

# democrats - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Angry Democrats file no-confidence motion against Trump and urge him to use Twitter responsibly
# Trump
# Trump

Angry Democrats file no-confidence motion against Trump and urge him to use Twitter responsibly

Jul 19th 2017, 8:40 PM 17,708 Views 27 Comments

‘This is an attempt at a political intervention.’

# democrats - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

'Nothing less than Nixonian': Democrats hit out after Trump fires head of the FBI
# United States
# United States

'Nothing less than Nixonian': Democrats hit out after Trump fires head of the FBI

May 10th 2017, 7:05 AM 20,044 Views 104 Comments

James Comey was told the FBI needed new leadership.

# democrats - Saturday 29 April, 2017

'He'd still win if the election were today' - 100 days in, Dublin, California, adjusts to Trump's 'new normal'
# 100 Days Of Trump
# 100 Days Of Trump

'He'd still win if the election were today' - 100 days in, Dublin, California, adjusts to Trump's 'new normal'

Apr 29th 2017, 12:05 AM 12,615 Views 41 Comments

TheJournal.ie revisited our capital’s namesake, population 50,000, in mid-west California.

# democrats - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Trump desperately wants the money to build his wall - and he's pleading with Democrats to get it
# Pretty Please
# Pretty Please

Trump desperately wants the money to build his wall - and he's pleading with Democrats to get it

Apr 23rd 2017, 6:35 PM 22,805 Views 98 Comments

The White House is prepared to make concessions to the Democrats in order to get funding for the Mexican border wall.

# democrats - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'We learned about loyalty': Trump blames Democrats after humbling healthcare defeat
# I Don't Care
# I Don't Care

'We learned about loyalty': Trump blames Democrats after humbling healthcare defeat

Mar 25th 2017, 9:05 AM 27,756 Views 40 Comments

“I think I made a mistake, but that’s okay,” Trump told the Washington Post.

# democrats - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Republican introduces 'World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan' as politicians debate Trump proposals
# The New Obamacare
# The New Obamacare

Republican introduces 'World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan' as politicians debate Trump proposals

Mar 9th 2017, 5:56 PM 18,848 Views 50 Comments

Several major hospitals and medical organisations have opposed Trump’s plans.

# democrats - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Jeff Sessions, controversial senator consistently accused of racism, confirmed as US Attorney General
# Controversial Pick
# Controversial Pick

Jeff Sessions, controversial senator consistently accused of racism, confirmed as US Attorney General

Feb 9th 2017, 3:23 PM 14,591 Views 60 Comments

Sessions, a former attorney general of Alabama, was finally confirmed by the US Senate last night.

# democrats - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

'So much for draining the swamp': Republicans take independence from independent ethics body
# We Know Best
# We Know Best

'So much for draining the swamp': Republicans take independence from independent ethics body

Jan 3rd 2017, 8:20 AM 18,110 Views 64 Comments

“Evidently, ethics are the first casualty of the new Republican Congress,” said Democrat Nancy Pelosi.

# democrats - Thursday 22 December, 2016

This is why people are talking about North Carolina's 'bathroom law'
# Transgender
# Transgender

This is why people are talking about North Carolina's 'bathroom law'

Dec 22nd 2016, 3:25 PM 14,875 Views 41 Comments

Lawmakers in the state have failed to repeal the controversial law, despite Democrats and Republicans earlier reaching an agreement on it.

# democrats - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

"Stop whining" - Obama tells Trump to stop talking and focus on getting votes instead
# Quiet You
# Quiet You

"Stop whining" - Obama tells Trump to stop talking and focus on getting votes instead

Oct 18th 2016, 8:10 PM 18,268 Views 94 Comments

“If, whenever things are going badly for you and you lose, you start blaming somebody else? Then you don’t have what it takes to be in this job,” the US president said.

# democrats - Monday 19 September, 2016

For some Americans, Trump is the lesser of two evils
# The Rust Vote
# The Rust Vote

For some Americans, Trump is the lesser of two evils

Sep 19th 2016, 6:05 AM 14,305 Views 54 Comments

Many voters in the so-called American rust belt states don’t really like either candidate, but they especially do not like Hillary Clinton it seems.

# democrats - Monday 1 August, 2016

Former Republican candidate roasts Trump over treatment of parents who lost son in Iraq
# John McCain
# John McCain

Former Republican candidate roasts Trump over treatment of parents who lost son in Iraq

Aug 1st 2016, 3:35 PM 27,868 Views 147 Comments

John McCain says he can not “emphasise enough how strongly I disagree” with Trump’s statement regarding Khizr and Ghazala Khan.