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# democrats - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Democrats hacked again as Snowden and Assange fall out over leaks
# Russia
# Russia

Democrats hacked again as Snowden and Assange fall out over leaks

Jul 30th 2016, 8:25 AM 31,010 Views 85 Comments

Edward Snowden has publicly criticised the strategy of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

# democrats - Friday 29 July, 2016

'Herstory' - Hillary Clinton accepts Democratic presidential nomination
# Acceptance Speech
# Acceptance Speech

'Herstory' - Hillary Clinton accepts Democratic presidential nomination

Jul 29th 2016, 7:15 AM 13,172 Views 150 Comments

In a wide-ranging speech Clinton vowed to help America’s poor and took aim at her rival.

# democrats - Thursday 28 July, 2016

"The Democratic Party is in good hands" - Obama gives rousing endorsement of Clinton
# Ringing Endorsement
# Ringing Endorsement

"The Democratic Party is in good hands" - Obama gives rousing endorsement of Clinton

Jul 28th 2016, 7:29 AM 9,656 Views 80 Comments

The US president was speaking at the Democratic National Convention.

# democrats - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Hillary Clinton makes history by winning Democratic presidential nomination
# Change-maker
# Change-maker

Hillary Clinton makes history by winning Democratic presidential nomination

Jul 27th 2016, 7:24 AM 16,257 Views 86 Comments

Bill Clinton, in his address to delegates last night, described his wife as the “best darn change-maker I have ever known”.

# democrats - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

CNN host's 'Irish Lives Matter' joke caught on mic at Democrat convention
# History Lesson
# History Lesson

CNN host's 'Irish Lives Matter' joke caught on mic at Democrat convention

Jul 26th 2016, 4:23 PM 44,189 Views 47 Comments

John King, who is of Irish descent, said he wasn’t making fun of the speaker.

The FBI think Russia is behind the hacking of Democrat emails
# Hack
# Hack

The FBI think Russia is behind the hacking of Democrat emails

Jul 26th 2016, 2:14 PM 10,601 Views 66 Comments

Clinton’s campaign say Russia wanted to help Trump’s campaign because of their bromance.

# democrats - Monday 25 July, 2016

Watch: Bernie Sanders booed for telling his supporters to elect Hillary Clinton
# Democratic Crisis
# Democratic Crisis

Watch: Bernie Sanders booed for telling his supporters to elect Hillary Clinton

Jul 25th 2016, 9:45 PM 21,673 Views 91 Comments

The Democratic Convention hasn’t got off to the smoothest of starts.

# democrats - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Leaked Bernie Sanders emails a headache for Hillary as convention gets set to kick off
# Not Helping
# Not Helping

Leaked Bernie Sanders emails a headache for Hillary as convention gets set to kick off

Jul 24th 2016, 9:10 AM 32,141 Views 113 Comments

Emails from senior Democrat figures appearing to disparage Bernie Sanders have given Donald Trump an easy target.

# democrats - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Hillary Clinton has picked this guy as her running mate for the presidency
# Tim Kaine
# Tim Kaine

Hillary Clinton has picked this guy as her running mate for the presidency

Jul 23rd 2016, 7:32 AM 25,134 Views 61 Comments

Virginia senator Tim Kaine is seen as a popular centrist choice for a brutal electoral campaign.

# democrats - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Four proposals to bring in tighter gun controls in the US are rejected
# Orlando
# Orlando

Four proposals to bring in tighter gun controls in the US are rejected

Jun 21st 2016, 7:36 AM 15,419 Views 60 Comments

The Republican-controlled Senate couldn’t even agree to restrict the sale of firearms to suspected terrorists.

# democrats - Friday 17 June, 2016

Bernie Sanders says he'll work with Clinton to defeat Trump
# The Same Goal
# The Same Goal

Bernie Sanders says he'll work with Clinton to defeat Trump

Jun 17th 2016, 9:04 AM 14,257 Views 83 Comments

The Vermont senator stopped short of fully endorsing Clinton.

# democrats - Friday 10 June, 2016

Can Hillary Clinton smash the biggest glass ceiling in November?
# The Race
# The Race

Can Hillary Clinton smash the biggest glass ceiling in November?

Jun 10th 2016, 7:00 AM 65 Views 63 Comments

Larry Donnelly says it is “shameful” that Sanders has not already conceded gracefully.

# democrats - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Trump will be the Republican nominee - and Hillary has wasted no time going for the jugular
# In Their Own Words
# In Their Own Words

Trump will be the Republican nominee - and Hillary has wasted no time going for the jugular

May 5th 2016, 2:56 PM 24,919 Views 64 Comments

The Democrat frontrunner has released not one, but two, campaign adverts specifically aimed at the billionaire.

# democrats - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Not over until it's over - Bernie Sanders just hammered Hillary Clinton in Washington and Alaska
# Feel The Bern
# Feel The Bern

Not over until it's over - Bernie Sanders just hammered Hillary Clinton in Washington and Alaska

Mar 27th 2016, 7:28 AM 17,024 Views 36 Comments

Sanders is also expected to take Hawaii after what has been a triumphant weekend for the Vermont presidential hopeful.

# democrats - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

‘It’s definitely Hillary, and Donald just took a big step forward’
# Analysis
# Analysis

‘It’s definitely Hillary, and Donald just took a big step forward’

Mar 16th 2016, 12:35 PM 25 Views 50 Comments

It was another good Tuesday for Donald Trump, with him walloping Florida Senator Marco Rubio in his home state, writes Larry Donnelly.

# democrats - Monday 18 January, 2016

Guns, Obamacare and Bill's transgressions: Things got heated in last night's Democratic debate
# Race To The White House
# Race To The White House

Guns, Obamacare and Bill's transgressions: Things got heated in last night's Democratic debate

Jan 18th 2016, 9:05 AM 12,018 Views 30 Comments

Hillary Clinton is feeling Bernie Sanders snapping at her heels.

# democrats - Friday 6 November, 2015

'Prostitutes over patriots': This is the most savage political attack ad you will ever see
# Not Cool Man
# Not Cool Man

'Prostitutes over patriots': This is the most savage political attack ad you will ever see

Nov 6th 2015, 9:56 PM 32,247 Views 23 Comments

No qualms.

# democrats - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Trump steals limelight at Democratic debate by live-tweeting the whole thing
# Clinton Vs Sanders
# Clinton Vs Sanders

Trump steals limelight at Democratic debate by live-tweeting the whole thing

Oct 14th 2015, 8:26 AM 17,342 Views 31 Comments

Hillary Clinton went head-to-head with her main rival Bernie Sanders.

# democrats - Friday 12 December, 2014

US avoids West Wing-style shutdown as House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill
# Phew
# Phew

US avoids West Wing-style shutdown as House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill

Dec 12th 2014, 7:17 AM 5,658 Views 21 Comments

The late night vote followed a long day of arm-twisting by the White House as dozens of Democrats revolted over parts of the bill.

# democrats - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Disaster for Obama as Republicans win US Senate
# Midterm Elections
# Midterm Elections

Disaster for Obama as Republicans win US Senate

Nov 5th 2014, 6:43 AM 11,343 Views 84 Comments

Republicans seized at least seven seats from Senate Democrats.

# democrats - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Obama set to arm Syrian rebels against ISIS - but only after Republican support
# It's On
# It's On

Obama set to arm Syrian rebels against ISIS - but only after Republican support

Sep 18th 2014, 10:55 PM 9,025 Views 85 Comments

Thanks, guys.

# democrats - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

US companies who object to contraception on religious grounds won't have to pay for it
# Obamacare
# Obamacare

US companies who object to contraception on religious grounds won't have to pay for it

Jul 1st 2014, 10:31 AM 6,523 Views 36 Comments

The Supreme Court has decided on a long-running dispute about whether companies can opt out of certain aspects of employee health insurance.

# democrats - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Gilmore in Washington to 'highlight plight' of undocumented Irish
# Emigrants
# Emigrants

Gilmore in Washington to 'highlight plight' of undocumented Irish

Jun 18th 2014, 8:30 AM 3,692 Views 37 Comments

The Tánaiste will also discuss the establishment of a visa regime for future legal migration between Ireland and the US.

# democrats - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Hillary Clinton is touring the US promoting a new book (or something else, perhaps, maybe)
# White House 2016
# White House 2016

Hillary Clinton is touring the US promoting a new book (or something else, perhaps, maybe)

Jun 8th 2014, 3:19 PM 9,644 Views 24 Comments

The former Secretary of State, Senator, and First Lady has been accused of playing it safe in her new book, “Hard Choices”.

# democrats - Monday 10 February, 2014

Burton will decline invite to New York parade over LGBT ban
# Inclusion
# Inclusion

Burton will decline invite to New York parade over LGBT ban

Feb 10th 2014, 9:41 AM 10,746 Views 147 Comments

LGBT groups have called on Irish officials and An Garda Síochána to follow the New York mayor’s lead and boycott the parade.

# democrats - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

A "year of action": Obama sends warning to Congress, pledges to tackle inequality
# State Of The Union
# State Of The Union

A "year of action": Obama sends warning to Congress, pledges to tackle inequality

Jan 29th 2014, 6:47 AM 4,905 Views 31 Comments

In his annual State of the Union address, the US President vowed to narrow the gap between rich and poor and said he would bypass Congress if needed…

# democrats - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Another shutdown averted as US lawmakers announce two-year budget deal
# Phew
# Phew

Another shutdown averted as US lawmakers announce two-year budget deal

Dec 11th 2013, 7:59 AM 3,043 Views 7 Comments

President Barack Obama hailed the agreement as a sign of rare bipartisan cooperation.

# democrats - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

US businesses in dispute with White House over birth control cover for employees
# Birth Control
# Birth Control

US businesses in dispute with White House over birth control cover for employees

Nov 26th 2013, 7:25 PM 8,538 Views 17 Comments

Two businesses will go to the Supreme Court to get exemptions given to religious organisations extended.

# democrats - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Irish-American 'underdog' elected mayor of Boston
# US Elections
# US Elections

Irish-American 'underdog' elected mayor of Boston

Nov 6th 2013, 8:23 AM 17,074 Views 29 Comments

Meanwhile, Bill de Blasio was elected the first Democrat mayor of New York City in 24 years.

# democrats - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Obama pushes immigration reform with Republicans reeling after shutdown
# Undocumented Irish
# Undocumented Irish

Obama pushes immigration reform with Republicans reeling after shutdown

Oct 24th 2013, 5:47 PM 7,794 Views 1 Comment

The immigration reform bill was passed by the Senate in June but is yet to make it’s way through Congress.

# democrats - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Statue of Liberty and Grand Canyon to reopen
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Statue of Liberty and Grand Canyon to reopen

Oct 12th 2013, 7:15 PM 10,218 Views 13 Comments

US states will temporarily pay the running costs of world-famous landmarks.

# democrats - Thursday 3 October, 2013

US shutdown enters third day after failed White House talks
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

US shutdown enters third day after failed White House talks

Oct 3rd 2013, 7:50 AM 4,832 Views 50 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of federal workers home, museums and national parks are shut, much scientific research is on hold and the shutdown is now threatening already sluggish economic growth.

# democrats - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

US government shuts down after Obamacare row
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

US government shuts down after Obamacare row

Oct 1st 2013, 7:43 AM 10,620 Views 38 Comments

Around 800,000 government workers will be sent home today with back-pay not guaranteed.

# democrats - Friday 27 September, 2013

Government closure possible in US as politicians deadlocked over budget
# Stalemate
# Stalemate

Government closure possible in US as politicians deadlocked over budget

Sep 27th 2013, 8:01 PM 4,420 Views 14 Comments

Many agencies have been mandated to begin shutting their doors unless a deal can be reached by midnight on Monday.

# democrats - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

After 21-hour Ted Cruz speech, US Senate votes on budget measures
# Obamacare
# Obamacare

After 21-hour Ted Cruz speech, US Senate votes on budget measures

Sep 25th 2013, 9:24 PM 6,729 Views 20 Comments

Attempting to halt the removal of a provision that would see Obamacare defunded, a Texas senator held the floor for 21 hours, taking time to read his daughters a bed time story.

# democrats - Friday 28 June, 2013

Tánaiste: US Senate vote brings immigration reform a step closer
# Irish In America
# Irish In America

Tánaiste: US Senate vote brings immigration reform a step closer

Jun 28th 2013, 7:32 AM 2,426 Views 6 Comments

Eamon Gilmore has welcomed the US Senate’s support for comprehensive immigration reform as the proposed law now goes to the House of Representatives.

# democrats - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

'A people's filibuster' stops Texas passing law restricting abortions
# Texas
# Texas

'A people's filibuster' stops Texas passing law restricting abortions

Jun 26th 2013, 10:16 AM 8,218 Views 185 Comments

Attempts to implement a bill that would ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy and force clinics to upgrade facilities in Texas was defeated by a lengthy filibuster and chaotic scenes in the state legislature.

# democrats - Monday 24 June, 2013

Column: Will history repeat itself for Obama in the Massachusetts special election?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Will history repeat itself for Obama in the Massachusetts special election?

Jun 24th 2013, 7:30 PM 36 Views 6 Comments

A Republican candidate’s surprise take of the senate seat left vacant by Ted Kennedy’s death in 2010 shook Obama’s administration – now, with the same seat up for grabs, Sam McNally wonders if the president has anything to fear this time around.

# democrats - Thursday 11 April, 2013

US Senate agrees to debate landmark gun law
# Gun Control Law
# Gun Control Law

US Senate agrees to debate landmark gun law

Apr 11th 2013, 6:56 PM 3,546 Views 17 Comments

The law contains an expansion of background checks for gun purchases at firearm shows and on the internet but not between relatives and friends.

# democrats - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Obama unveils $3.8 trillion budget, Republicans call it a 'left wing wish list'
# United States
# United States

Obama unveils $3.8 trillion budget, Republicans call it a 'left wing wish list'

Apr 10th 2013, 8:25 PM 6,738 Views 25 Comments

The budget blueprint will never become reality but marks White House’s entry into what is likely to be another intense showdown over spending cuts and taxes with Republicans in Washington.