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'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 24,684 Views 109 Comments

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

'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 4,932 Views 43 Comments

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

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 8,951 Views 22 Comments

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

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 17,719 Views 27 Comments

‘This is an attempt at a political intervention.’

'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 20,059 Views 104 Comments

James Comey was told the FBI needed new leadership.

'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 12,689 Views 41 Comments

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

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 22,818 Views 98 Comments

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

'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 27,771 Views 40 Comments

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

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 18,935 Views 50 Comments

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

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 14,608 Views 60 Comments

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

'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 18,124 Views 64 Comments

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

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 14,907 Views 41 Comments

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

"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 18,304 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.

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 14,330 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.

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 27,884 Views 147 Comments

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

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 31,033 Views 85 Comments

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

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

'Herstory' - Hillary Clinton accepts Democratic presidential nomination

Jul 29th 2016, 7:15 AM 13,321 Views 152 Comments

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

"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 9,684 Views 80 Comments

The US president was speaking at the Democratic National Convention.

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 16,347 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”.

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 44,215 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 10,683 Views 66 Comments

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

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 21,698 Views 91 Comments

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

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 32,163 Views 113 Comments

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

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 25,330 Views 61 Comments

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

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 15,551 Views 60 Comments

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

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 14,320 Views 83 Comments

The Vermont senator stopped short of fully endorsing Clinton.

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 83 Views 63 Comments

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

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 24,943 Views 64 Comments

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

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 17,053 Views 35 Comments

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

‘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 39 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.

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 12,058 Views 30 Comments

Hillary Clinton is feeling Bernie Sanders snapping at her heels.

'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 32,278 Views 23 Comments

No qualms.

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 17,365 Views 31 Comments

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

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 5,677 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.

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 11,361 Views 84 Comments

Republicans seized at least seven seats from Senate Democrats.

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 9,046 Views 85 Comments

Thanks, guys.

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 6,542 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.

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 3,714 Views 37 Comments

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

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 9,679 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”.

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 10,775 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.