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# democrats - 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 17,635 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.

# democrats - 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 13,182 Views 55 Comments

The report hasn’t recommended any more indictments, but that’s not the end of it.

# democrats - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Hillary Clinton rules out a rematch with Trump in 2020
# Not Running
# Not Running

Hillary Clinton rules out a rematch with Trump in 2020

Mar 5th 2019, 12:12 PM 19,455 Views 45 Comments

Clinton added that she’s “not going anywhere”.

# 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 16,512 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 13,672 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 18,739 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 8,110 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 17,323 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 7,822 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 11,640 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 7,559 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 6,614 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 12,370 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 20,714 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 14,172 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 17,786 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 10,226 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 19,301 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 27,809 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 12,401 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 24,669 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 8,941 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 17,709 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 20,045 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 12,644 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 22,807 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 27,758 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 18,886 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 14,594 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 14,887 Views 41 Comments

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