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# Russia
'Three years of embarrassment and a waste of time': Trump gloats after Mueller testimony
Robert Mueller told Congress he had not exonerated the US president of obstruction allegations, but again declined to accuse him of a crime.
# Questions
Robert Mueller to testify before Congress to answer questions on Trump and collusion
Questioning of the special counsel is expected to last for over six hours.
# xenophobic attacks
Trump's racist tweets condemned by US House of Representatives
At the weekend, the US President tweeted that four congresswomen should “go back” to their countries of origin.
# Trump
Trump lashes out at liberal congresswomen again after being slammed as 'racist'
In his initial tweets, Trump told progressive Democratic congresswomen to “go back” where they came from.
# bussing
Why is a 50-year-old debate about bussing black children to school hurting Joe Biden's campaign?
The question of bussing was raised during Thursday’s Democratic debate.
Larry Donnelly: Biden needs to come up with some effective counter-punches to survive this long (long) campaign
The first debates between Democratic presidential hopefuls were held this week.
# road to the white house
'Healthcare is a basic human right' - Elizabeth Warren to the fore as Democrats hold first presidential debate
The senator stood out on a night when economic inequality was the main line of discussion.
# one percenters
Quiz: Can you name these Democrats running for president?
It’s a big field, so who are these outsiders?
# Immigration
Trump announces plans for 'merit-based' immigration policy plan
The immigration reforms would be the first major change to the system in decades.
# US elections 2020
New York mayor Bill de Blasio announces bid for the White House in the 2020 elections
In a video today, De Blasio took a shot at President Trump, branding him a ‘bully’.
# No Show Like a Joe Show
Is Joe Biden the man to take on Donald Trump? His chances may not be as strong as they seem
Biden entered the contest as frontrunner, but how long will that last?
# adam schiff
'Best course for the country': Democrats to decide on Trump impeachment 'within weeks'
The Mueller report cited 10 episodes of potential obstruction involving President Donald Trump.
# mayor pete
Explainer: Who is Pete Buttigieg, the millennial mayor who's the breakout star of the Democratic race?
(It’s pronounced ‘Boot-Edge-Edge’.)
# house speaker
US politician Nancy Pelosi to address the Dáil next week
It is understood the visit is part of a fresh push to get the E3 Visa Bill over the line in the US.
# Presidential Race
Joe Biden defends himself after being accused of inappropriate behaviour by female politician
Biden’s defence comes amid a growing row about a kiss on the campaign trail
Opinion: The fallout from the Mueller Report exposes a Democratic Party adrift
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.
# mueller's genuine draft
To impeach or not to impeach? What the Mueller report means for Democrats
The report hasn’t recommended any more indictments, but that’s not the end of it.
# Not running
Hillary Clinton rules out a rematch with Trump in 2020
Clinton added that she’s “not going anywhere”.
# United States
Trump gives mammoth two-hour speech attacking Democrats, 'socialism' and the Russia investigation
Trump’s speech came as he sought to move on from a bruising week in domestic and international politics.
# Anti-Semitism
Long identified as staunch friends of Israel, Democrats are now being accused of anti-semitism
The claims have echoes of those against Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour.
# primetime speech
State of the Union: Trump pitches for bipartisanship in 'the hottest economy anywhere in the world'
Trump told Congress that the ‘politics of revenge’ must be rejected but Democrats are sceptical.
# taking on trump
Democrats 2020: Who are the young guns already in the race - and who's Biden their time?
The party is looking to build on their successes in the midterms.
# US President
Kamala Harris joins crowded field of Democrats taking on Trump
The senator is seeking to become the first African-American woman to hold the office of US president.
# White House
Obama protégé Julian Castro joins 2020 US presidential race
“Donald Trump has failed to uphold the values of our great nation,” Castro told supporters.
# Border Wall
Government shutdown becomes longest in US history
The shutdown has entered its 22nd day – eclipsing a 21-day shutdown under Bill Clinton.
# No deal
Top Democrats meet Trump, but no deal reached on government shutdown over border wall
Trump met behind closed doors at the White House with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer.
# democrats
Senator Elizabeth Warren takes major step towards White House bid
Warren is a fierce critic of Donald Trump.
# Here we go again
Donald Trump and the Democrats can both feel the midterms helped their 2020 chances
Democrats won back the House but Trump can be happy about certain results.
# the midterms
He's hailed them as a 'tremendous success' - but what do the midterm results mean for the Trump presidency?
The Democrats are back in control in the House – but Trump’s Republicans are still in the driving seat in the Senate.
# bitterly divided
'A battle for America's soul' as public go to the polls in historic midterms today
Will Trump’s divisive rhetoric win the day, or is there a Democrat resurgence looming?
The view from Indiana: Why the battle for the midwestern state is key to the Senate elections
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.
# red vs blue
The Candidate: Listen to our special edition podcast for the US midterms
Let us explain what’s happening on the other side of the ocean.
# antifa
Trump warns of 'violent change' if Republicans lose midterm elections
He said “a miserable two years” could be ahead.
# Cyber Security
New hacking attempt on US Democratic Party
The incident occurred just three months before elections take place in the US.
# reversing policy
'I didn't like the sight of families being separated': Trump signs order to end family separations
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.
# Milking it
Could Starbucks billionaire Howard Schultz be Donald Trump's rival in 2020?
Schultz has quit the coffee chain and has sparked rumours of a White House bid.
# cynthia nixon
Sex and the City star to run for Governor of New York
Cynthia Nixon, a lifelong New Yorker, says that she wants to “fight for a better, more equal New York”.
# Pennsylvania
Democrat Conor Lamb claims victory in key congress election battle in Trump stronghold
Democrat Conor Lamb clung to a slender lead today in the longtime GOP stronghold friendly to President Donald Trump.
# filibustering
Nancy Pelosi gave an eight-hour long speech defending immigrants in Congress yesterday
The 77-year-old told stories about the Dreamers in the US during the record breaking speech.
# declassified
US House panel votes to release Democrats' rebuttal to Republicans' memo
The panel voted unanimously in favour of the release.