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# democrats - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Videos: Obama pledges to reignite economy, fix immigration, fight gun crime
# State Of The Union
# State Of The Union

Videos: Obama pledges to reignite economy, fix immigration, fight gun crime

Feb 13th 2013, 7:27 AM 2,813 Views 9 Comments

The US president set out an ambitious agenda for his second term in his fifth State of the Union address in Washington overnight. Watch key excerpts from the speech…

# democrats - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Video: 'You must act. Be bold' - Gabrielle Giffords testifies before US senators
# Gun Violence
# Gun Violence

Video: 'You must act. Be bold' - Gabrielle Giffords testifies before US senators

Jan 31st 2013, 10:26 AM 3,256 Views 4 Comments

The former US congresswoman, who nearly died after being shot in the head two years ago, gave an emotional testimony to senators in Washington yesterday.

# democrats - Monday 31 December, 2012

US politicians still at odds on last day before fiscal cliff
# Fiscal Cliff
# Fiscal Cliff

US politicians still at odds on last day before fiscal cliff

Dec 31st 2012, 9:25 AM 3,190 Views 10 Comments

If no deal is reached, Americans will see their paycheck hit, and the economy will suffer from massive automatic spending cuts.

# democrats - Friday 9 November, 2012

Obama campaign says it won Florida vote
# Florida
# Florida

Obama campaign says it won Florida vote

Nov 9th 2012, 10:12 AM 6,765 Views 3 Comments

Mitt Romney’s campaign team earlier conceded that the Republican presidential nominee lost Florida’s votes to President Barack Obama.

# democrats - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Back to work: Obama heads back to Washington as 'fiscal cliff' looms
# Four More Years
# Four More Years

Back to work: Obama heads back to Washington as 'fiscal cliff' looms

Nov 8th 2012, 8:05 AM 4,674 Views 13 Comments

The US president and the Republican-led House of Representatives want to avoid automatic tax increases and spending cuts but they are far off any compromise.

# democrats - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Just Hanging Out Pics Of The Day
# US 2012
From The Daily Edge
# US 2012

Just Hanging Out Pics Of The Day

Nov 6th 2012, 10:24 AM 9,250 Views 9 Comments

No comment.

# democrats - Monday 5 November, 2012

Column: ‘The Irish-American vote may well decide the outcome of this election’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘The Irish-American vote may well decide the outcome of this election’

Nov 5th 2012, 7:30 PM 406 Views 32 Comments

Irish-American voters are still a vibrant political entity and are important in the race for the White House, writes Larry Donnelly.

Will Ferrell and Neil Diamond for Obama, Chuck Norris for Romney
# US 2012
From The Daily Edge
# US 2012

Will Ferrell and Neil Diamond for Obama, Chuck Norris for Romney

Nov 5th 2012, 12:06 PM 9,174 Views 14 Comments

Will Ferrell says he will eat toenails if you get out and vote. CANNONBALL!

The final countdown: Obama and Romney in last push for votes
# US 2012
# US 2012

The final countdown: Obama and Romney in last push for votes

Nov 5th 2012, 7:55 AM 2,604 Views 1 Comment

The candidates are criss-crossing the key battleground states with just hours to go before the US decides on Obama or Romney.

# democrats - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Obama vs Romney: What if LOLz decided the election?
# US 2012
From The Daily Edge
# US 2012

Obama vs Romney: What if LOLz decided the election?

Nov 3rd 2012, 6:00 PM 11,184 Views 2 Comments

A special and highly scientific investigation by DailyEdge.ie.

# democrats - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Column: Europeans saying Obama has to win? It makes me want to scream
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Europeans saying Obama has to win? It makes me want to scream

Oct 25th 2012, 7:00 AM 50 Views 121 Comments

It makes little difference to us who sits in the Oval Office – and we shouldn’t kid ourselves otherwise, says David Cronin.

# democrats - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

US Senate candidate: 'Pregnancies by rape are something God meant to happen'
# US 2012
# US 2012

US Senate candidate: 'Pregnancies by rape are something God meant to happen'

Oct 24th 2012, 7:56 AM 11,508 Views 81 Comments

Richard Mourdock is under fire for making the comment while defending his opposition to abortion.

# democrats - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Obama claws back as race heads to wire: analysts
# US 2012
# US 2012

Obama claws back as race heads to wire: analysts

Oct 17th 2012, 8:37 AM 5,565 Views 13 Comments

The second US presidential debate was close, but it went to Obama, analysts say.

# democrats - Sunday 7 October, 2012

US Congressman: evolution is a lie "straight from the pit of hell"
# Science
# Science

US Congressman: evolution is a lie "straight from the pit of hell"

Oct 7th 2012, 5:31 PM 20,926 Views 169 Comments

Republican politician Paul Broun from Georgia, who sits on the US government’s science committee, said he believes the earth is les than 9,000 years old.

# democrats - Friday 28 September, 2012

VIDEO: Democrats mash up Mitt Romney's new campaign ad
# US 2012
# US 2012

VIDEO: Democrats mash up Mitt Romney's new campaign ad

Sep 28th 2012, 10:44 AM 4,120 Views 16 Comments

Video response to Republican candidate’s new strategy uses Romney video against him.

# democrats - Monday 27 August, 2012

Videos: 5 classic moments from Republican National Conventions
# US 2012
# US 2012

Videos: 5 classic moments from Republican National Conventions

Aug 27th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,353 Views 10 Comments

The Republican National Convention gets under way in Tampa, Florida this week as Mitt Romney accepts the party’s nomination for the presidency. Here’s how previous conventions have unfolded…

# democrats - Monday 13 August, 2012

Obama: Paul Ryan is the "ideological leader" of Republicans
# Usa 2012
# Usa 2012

Obama: Paul Ryan is the "ideological leader" of Republicans

Aug 13th 2012, 2:50 PM 4,640 Views 23 Comments

Speaking about Mitt Romney’s vice presidential pick for the first time, Obama praised Ryan as a decent family man.

# democrats - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Top 10 reasons not to vote for Obama – according to a 6-year-old
# Young Politics
From The Daily Edge
# Young Politics

Top 10 reasons not to vote for Obama – according to a 6-year-old

Aug 2nd 2012, 7:30 PM 7,988 Views 70 Comments

Young Republican, Isaac Anthony, explains why he doesn’t want four more years of Obama.

# democrats - Monday 18 June, 2012

Protesters to perform the Vagina Monologues after V-word controversy
# Hoohah
# Hoohah

Protesters to perform the Vagina Monologues after V-word controversy

Jun 18th 2012, 2:20 PM 7,807 Views 34 Comments

Almost 3,000 people have signed up to attend a protest tonight in support of a US politician was silenced after she used the word ‘vagina’ during a debate on abortion.

# democrats - Monday 7 May, 2012

6 super-rich people who say 'tax me more'
# Tax Us
From The Daily Edge
# Tax Us

6 super-rich people who say 'tax me more'

May 7th 2012, 8:00 AM 7,875 Views 46 Comments

Higher taxes for higher earners – what a silly thought, right? But some of the world’s richest are in agreement.

# democrats - Saturday 28 April, 2012

US House passes cyber-security bill to allow access to private data
# Cyber Security
# Cyber Security

US House passes cyber-security bill to allow access to private data

Apr 28th 2012, 4:05 PM 2,610 Views 9 Comments

Us President Barack Obama has threatened to veto the bill if it lands on his desk.

# democrats - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Poll: Will the US Presidential race outcome affect us?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will the US Presidential race outcome affect us?

Mar 7th 2012, 10:50 AM 2,284 Views 20 Comments

The United States is moving into White House fever after Super Tuesday – but do you think a change of US President (or not) come November will have any impact on Ireland?

# democrats - Friday 3 February, 2012

Roseanne Barr to seek US presidential bid
# No Joke
From The Daily Edge
# No Joke

Roseanne Barr to seek US presidential bid

Feb 3rd 2012, 2:15 PM 4,586 Views 12 Comments

The comedian is running for the Green Party nomination in the US.

# democrats - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

New law could allow 10,000 Irish a year work in America
# Emigration
# Emigration

New law could allow 10,000 Irish a year work in America

Dec 13th 2011, 2:26 PM 6,828 Views 42 Comments

A US Senator is proposing a bill today which would grant work visas to thousands of Irish people every year.

# democrats - Sunday 18 September, 2011

Ted Kennedy’s only daughter dies at 51
# Kennedy
# Kennedy

Ted Kennedy’s only daughter dies at 51

Sep 18th 2011, 11:44 AM 1,587 Views 6 Comments

The eldest of the senator’s three children, Kara Kennedy died on Friday at age 51, collapsing after her daily workout at a Washington health club.

Obama proposes new minimum tax for the wealthy
# Buffet Rule
# Buffet Rule

Obama proposes new minimum tax for the wealthy

Sep 18th 2011, 8:49 AM 525 Views 31 Comments

The new tax will ensure that millionaires pay at least the same rate as middle income taxpayers.

# democrats - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Sep 14th 2011, 8:04 PM 593 Views 0 Comments

Today’s main news and other bits and pieces you may have missed…

Democrats lose 'safe' Weiner seat in New York to Republicans
# Weiner-fail
# Weiner-fail

Democrats lose 'safe' Weiner seat in New York to Republicans

Sep 14th 2011, 1:56 PM 204 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Weiner was forced to step down in June following a Twitter sex scandal. His seat had been held by Democrats since the 1920s.

# democrats - Saturday 30 July, 2011

Default looms as US politicians fail to reach deal

Default looms as US politicians fail to reach deal

Jul 30th 2011, 10:29 AM 378 Views 7 Comments

Obama calls for common ground as Republicans and Democrats again fail to reach an 11th hour deal on the US debt ceiling.

# democrats - Friday 29 July, 2011

Obama uses Twitter to press Republicans on the debt ceiling
# USA
# USA

Obama uses Twitter to press Republicans on the debt ceiling

Jul 29th 2011, 7:14 PM 929 Views 6 Comments

The US president’s Twitter account is being used to ask followers to urge Republicans to reach a compromise on the debt ceiling.

# democrats - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

US is six days away from debt default
# USA
# USA

US is six days away from debt default

Jul 27th 2011, 9:51 PM 276 Views 12 Comments

Time is running out for an agreement on lifting America’s debt ceiling…

# democrats - Sunday 26 June, 2011

Pass the salt please, Mr. President
# More Peas?
From The Daily Edge
# More Peas?

Pass the salt please, Mr. President

Jun 26th 2011, 6:19 PM 365 Views 0 Comments

US President Barack Obama is giving his supporters the chance to join him for an intimate dinner. He’s also asked his Twitter followers what they’d like to discuss over their lasagne.

# democrats - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Disgraced US congressman Anthony Weiner says he will resign
# Weiner
# Weiner

Disgraced US congressman Anthony Weiner says he will resign

Jun 16th 2011, 3:01 PM 794 Views 7 Comments

Friends say that Anthony Weiner will resign from the US congress after revelations of lewd online exchanges with women.

# democrats - Friday 27 May, 2011

'Epic' Palin film may launch 2012 presidential bid
# Sarah Palin
# Sarah Palin

'Epic' Palin film may launch 2012 presidential bid

May 27th 2011, 12:21 PM 429 Views 0 Comments

US media jumps on house purchase in Arizona and new doc on Sarah Palin to suggest she will take a run at the White House

# democrats - Monday 28 March, 2011

'Fleeing' Democratic politicians to return to suspended Indiana House
# Walkout
# Walkout

'Fleeing' Democratic politicians to return to suspended Indiana House

Mar 28th 2011, 7:26 PM 483 Views 0 Comments

Dozens of members of Indiana’s state congress return to duty, ending a weeks-long standoff over Republican anti-union bills.

# democrats - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Environmentalists see red as Republicans scrap green initiatives
# United States
# United States

Environmentalists see red as Republicans scrap green initiatives

Mar 1st 2011, 12:43 PM 622 Views 0 Comments

Environmentally-friendly items – including biodegradable cutlery and recyclable cups – set to be changed by Republicans.

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