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# gop - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Larry Donnelly: Could the GOP actually nominate Trump again?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Could the GOP actually nominate Trump again?

Jul 17th 2021, 8:00 PM 54,176 Views 95 Comments

“I may have misjudged the extent of his capacity for malfeasance, but I have never underestimated the appeal of Donald Trump’s brand of politics,” writes Larry in this week’s column.

# gop - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Trump steps up attack on McConnell as he continues to rage over election result
# GOP
# GOP

Trump steps up attack on McConnell as he continues to rage over election result

Feb 18th 2021, 7:26 AM 44,450 Views 45 Comments

Some Republicans fear Trump’s continued presence could harm their chances at future elections.

# gop - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Train full of Republican politicians collides with truck, one killed on board truck
# Virginia
# Virginia

Train full of Republican politicians collides with truck, one killed on board truck

Jan 31st 2018, 6:40 PM 17,282 Views 56 Comments

One lawmaker said the truck had been ripped in half by the impact.

# gop - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Republicans turn on Roy Moore as several women accuse him of sexual harassment
# Alabama
# Alabama

Republicans turn on Roy Moore as several women accuse him of sexual harassment

Nov 14th 2017, 10:35 PM 13,047 Views 29 Comments

Paul Ryan, Jeff Sessions and John McCain have all called on Moore to drop out of the Senate race in Alabama.

# gop - Monday 13 November, 2017

'I believe the women': Top US Republican Mitch McConnell says Roy Moore should drop out of race
# Mitch McConnell
# Mitch McConnell

'I believe the women': Top US Republican Mitch McConnell says Roy Moore should drop out of race

Nov 13th 2017, 5:44 PM 10,094 Views 34 Comments

Moore has been accused of pursuing romantic relationships with teenage girls.

# gop - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Trump's healthcare plan falls apart as two more Republicans go against it
# Derailment
# Derailment

Trump's healthcare plan falls apart as two more Republicans go against it

Jul 18th 2017, 7:36 AM 21,284 Views 98 Comments

Their defections mean that the bill has no chance of even getting a vote on the Senate floor.

# gop - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Trump warned 'don't get too happy' after poking fun at Democrats' new chair
# Tom Perez
# Tom Perez

Trump warned 'don't get too happy' after poking fun at Democrats' new chair

Feb 26th 2017, 3:27 PM 32,091 Views 76 Comments

The Democratic party is struggling to figure out how to progress in the wake of Trump’s spectacular win last November.

# gop - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Opinion: Four reasons why Donald Trump won the election
# Deplorables
# Deplorables

Opinion: Four reasons why Donald Trump won the election

Nov 9th 2016, 7:30 PM 902 Views 114 Comments

Working class Americans have been neglected by the political establishment, writes Julien Mercille.

# gop - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

While we're all looking at the Budget, Donald Trump is having a go at his own party
# Unshackled
# Unshackled

While we're all looking at the Budget, Donald Trump is having a go at his own party

Oct 11th 2016, 3:41 PM 17,284 Views 39 Comments

In a series of tweets hitting out at the Republican Party, Trump called House Speaker Paul Ryan “weak and ineffective”.

# gop - Monday 19 September, 2016

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 14,295 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.

# gop - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

A Trump Republican who shot and killed himself last weekend has just won a New York primary election
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

A Trump Republican who shot and killed himself last weekend has just won a New York primary election

Sep 14th 2016, 4:37 PM 27,200 Views 22 Comments

He was due to surrender to the FBI to face federal fraud charges before killing himself on Friday,

# gop - Monday 18 July, 2016

Celebrity speakers at Republican convention include stars of Bugsy Malone and General Hospital
# Bold And Beautiful
# Bold And Beautiful

Celebrity speakers at Republican convention include stars of Bugsy Malone and General Hospital

Jul 18th 2016, 6:00 PM 20,575 Views 20 Comments

The bar for the celebrity star power that will be on show in Cleveland is a little lower than expected.

# gop - Saturday 16 July, 2016

"My partner in this campaign" - Trump introduces Mike Pence as his running mate
# GOP
# GOP

"My partner in this campaign" - Trump introduces Mike Pence as his running mate

Jul 16th 2016, 5:08 PM 12,661 Views 33 Comments

In their first joint appearance, Trump tried to draw a sharp contrast between Pence and Hillary Clinton.

'Open carry' gun law brings heightened tensions ahead of Republican Convention
# Trump's Coronation
# Trump's Coronation

'Open carry' gun law brings heightened tensions ahead of Republican Convention

Jul 16th 2016, 11:15 AM 15,569 Views 44 Comments

“Is it a prescription for calamity or crisis? No one knows.”

# gop - Friday 15 July, 2016

Donald Trump has picked this man as his choice for Vice President
# Mike Pence
# Mike Pence

Donald Trump has picked this man as his choice for Vice President

Jul 15th 2016, 4:05 PM 24,502 Views 48 Comments

Mike Pence, the governor of Indiana, will serve as Trump’s running mate in the race to the White House.

# gop - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Donald Trump will come to Ireland next week if he can find the time
# To Come Or Not To Come
# To Come Or Not To Come

Donald Trump will come to Ireland next week if he can find the time

Jun 15th 2016, 5:24 PM 13,436 Views 65 Comments

The GOP nominee’s camp says it is still looking to finalise his itinerary for next week.

# gop - 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.

# gop - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

With a 'heavy heart', Ted Cruz ends his US presidential campaign
# He's Out
# He's Out

With a 'heavy heart', Ted Cruz ends his US presidential campaign

May 4th 2016, 7:07 AM 23,525 Views 65 Comments

“We gave it everything we’ve got,” he told supporters.

# gop - Monday 25 April, 2016

Donald Trump says a rival is a "needy child" and a "disgusting eater"
# Grand Old Pizza Party
# Grand Old Pizza Party

Donald Trump says a rival is a "needy child" and a "disgusting eater"

Apr 25th 2016, 9:50 PM 25,282 Views 22 Comments

“I have never see a human being eat in such a disgusting fashion.”

# gop - Thursday 3 March, 2016

"A phony, a fraud" - it's panic stations for the Republicans as Mitt Romney takes a major pop at Donald Trump
# Smackdown
# Smackdown

"A phony, a fraud" - it's panic stations for the Republicans as Mitt Romney takes a major pop at Donald Trump

Mar 3rd 2016, 7:06 PM 23,225 Views 39 Comments

The 2012 Republican presidential nominee’s outburst is being seen as a sign that the Republican party is deeply concerned about Trump’s meteoric rise.

# gop - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Gone: Two more Republicans are bowing out of the race for the White House
# Not Born To Run
# Not Born To Run

Gone: Two more Republicans are bowing out of the race for the White House

Feb 11th 2016, 8:01 AM 11,600 Views 32 Comments

Both Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina are calling it quits.

# gop - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Chris Christie dealt the resurgent Marco Rubio a huge blow with this drop-the-mic attack
# Big No-mementum
# Big No-mementum

Chris Christie dealt the resurgent Marco Rubio a huge blow with this drop-the-mic attack

Feb 7th 2016, 3:57 PM 21,176 Views 16 Comments

The no-nonsense New Jersey governor went on the attack over Rubio’s memorised speeches.

The intros at last night's Republican debate turned into an awkwardly hilarious traffic jam
# Paging Dr Carson
# Paging Dr Carson

The intros at last night's Republican debate turned into an awkwardly hilarious traffic jam

Feb 7th 2016, 12:57 PM 12,756 Views 9 Comments

Dr Ben Carson stayed hovering in the wings as other candidates strode past him to take their places on stage.

# gop - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Donald Trump's pulling out of the last Republican debate - because this woman's involved...
# Megyn Kelly
# Megyn Kelly

Donald Trump's pulling out of the last Republican debate - because this woman's involved...

Jan 27th 2016, 8:32 AM 31,764 Views 75 Comments

The billionaire dismissed the Fox host as a “third-rate reporter” who is bad at her job.

# gop - Friday 25 December, 2015

How a controversy a day kept Donald Trump in the headlines (and at the top of the polls)
# Outrageous Fortune
# Outrageous Fortune

How a controversy a day kept Donald Trump in the headlines (and at the top of the polls)

Dec 25th 2015, 12:30 PM 12,971 Views 38 Comments

From his attacks on Mexican immigrants to his incendiary comments about Muslims – Trump has been in the limelight constantly since his campaign launch.

# gop - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Trump wanted 100 black pastors to back him... But it didn't go to plan AT ALL
# Huge Meeting
# Huge Meeting

Trump wanted 100 black pastors to back him... But it didn't go to plan AT ALL

Dec 1st 2015, 8:07 AM 22,283 Views 26 Comments

The outspoken businessman was forced to scrap a news conference designed to showcase his support.

# gop - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Even his most conservative rivals are lining up to hammer Trump over his latest proposal
# A MUSLIM REGISTRY
# A MUSLIM REGISTRY

Even his most conservative rivals are lining up to hammer Trump over his latest proposal

Nov 21st 2015, 3:59 PM 20,130 Views 56 Comments

The businessman’s support for a government database to track Muslims isn’t going down well.

# gop - Saturday 14 November, 2015

WATCH: Donald Trump's blistering nine-minute tirade against his biggest rival
# US Elections
# US Elections

WATCH: Donald Trump's blistering nine-minute tirade against his biggest rival

Nov 14th 2015, 6:01 AM 9,812 Views 16 Comments

Trump comparing the self-confessed ‘pathological temper’ of Ben Carson to that of child molesters.

# gop - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

'If you think they don't work, ask Israel' - Trump REALLY wants to build that border wall
# Doubling Down
# Doubling Down

'If you think they don't work, ask Israel' - Trump REALLY wants to build that border wall

Nov 11th 2015, 12:38 PM 12,730 Views 65 Comments

Republican White House hopefuls lined out once again to debate – and not all of them agree with The Donald.

# gop - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Check out this White House hopeful's incredible riff on the human brain
# Republican Brain Surgeon
# Republican Brain Surgeon

Check out this White House hopeful's incredible riff on the human brain

Oct 4th 2015, 10:30 AM 10,403 Views 44 Comments

This is quite a party trick.

# gop - Friday 4 September, 2015

He's taken the pledge: Donald Trump vows not to run as an independent
# The Donald
# The Donald

He's taken the pledge: Donald Trump vows not to run as an independent

Sep 4th 2015, 7:29 AM 11,931 Views 22 Comments

“We will go out and we will fight hard and we will win. I see no circumstances under which I would tear up that pledge.”

# gop - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Trump got top billing for the first Republican debate - one of his opponents is livid
# Like A Fox
# Like A Fox

Trump got top billing for the first Republican debate - one of his opponents is livid

Aug 5th 2015, 8:35 AM 14,944 Views 36 Comments

The line-up for the debate is “preposterous” says Rick Santorum.

# gop - Friday 31 July, 2015

Poll: Would you vote for Donald Trump?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you vote for Donald Trump?

Jul 31st 2015, 9:06 AM 26,202 Views 153 Comments

A lot of Americans seem to be leaning that way.

# gop - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Meet the 18-year-old college student who just got elected to office in the US
# Young Guns
# Young Guns

Meet the 18-year-old college student who just got elected to office in the US

Nov 8th 2014, 8:30 AM 18,176 Views 57 Comments

The Republican teenager, who was born in 1996, has become the youngest lawmaker in the US.

# gop - Friday 7 September, 2012

Clint Eastwood: Why I spoke to an empty chair
# Eastwooding
# Eastwooding

Clint Eastwood: Why I spoke to an empty chair

Sep 7th 2012, 8:45 PM 13,896 Views 35 Comments

The actor tells his local paper why he used a chair as a prop in his controversial Republican convention speech: “Some fella kept asking me if I wanted to sit down.”

# gop - Friday 31 August, 2012

9 of the best ways to enjoy #Eastwooding
# Memewatch
From The Daily Edge
# Memewatch

9 of the best ways to enjoy #Eastwooding

Aug 31st 2012, 12:01 PM 9,763 Views 8 Comments

In the home! In the office! In the car! Our handy guide to the new pursuit.

# gop - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Romney officially named as Republicans' candidate to take on Obama
# It's Official
# It's Official

Romney officially named as Republicans' candidate to take on Obama

Aug 29th 2012, 11:05 AM 2,582 Views 32 Comments

All the primaries came down to this: Mitt Romney 2,061; Ron Paul 190; others 3.

# gop - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Isaac's death toll rises to nine as storm moves towards US
# Isaac
# Isaac

Isaac's death toll rises to nine as storm moves towards US

Aug 26th 2012, 7:45 PM 5,338 Views 7 Comments

Storm continues to make its way towards the US coast after bringing heavy winds, rains and flooding to Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba.

# gop - Monday 13 August, 2012

So was US vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan popular in school?
# Veep
From The Daily Edge
# Veep

So was US vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan popular in school?

Aug 13th 2012, 11:09 AM 6,844 Views 28 Comments

Let’s see what it says in his yearbook.

# gop - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Romney announces Irish-American congressman Ryan as VP pick
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney announces Irish-American congressman Ryan as VP pick

Aug 11th 2012, 2:11 PM 9,012 Views 73 Comments

Wisconsin representative Paul Ryan, 42, led the Republican charge in last year’s talks on raising the US’s legal debt ceiling.

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