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# republicans - This month November 2022

Pelosi to step down as Speaker as Republicans set to retake US House of Representatives
# US Midterms
# US Midterms

Pelosi to step down as Speaker as Republicans set to retake US House of Representatives

Nov 17th 2022, 6:02 PM 15,520 Views 11 Comments

The California Democrat rose to become the nation’s first woman to wield the speaker’s gavel.

US Democrats close in on Senate majority as counts continue
# Midterms
# Midterms

US Democrats close in on Senate majority as counts continue

Updated Nov 12th 2022, 3:42 PM 52,609 Views 30 Comments

Midterms traditionally deliver a rejection of the party in power but Republicans did not perform as well as expected.

# republicans - This year 2022

Larry Donnelly: Garth Brooks can't fix US politics, but he deserves credit for taking a stance
# US After Trump
# US After Trump

Larry Donnelly: Garth Brooks can't fix US politics, but he deserves credit for taking a stance

Updated Sep 16th 2022, 11:00 AM 39,111 Views 12 Comments

Our columnist looks at Ireland’s favourite country and western singer and finds Brooks has a lot more political depth than you might expect.

Larry Donnelly: Are we seeing rays of hope for Democrats?
# US Politics
# US Politics

Larry Donnelly: Are we seeing rays of hope for Democrats?

Aug 6th 2022, 8:00 PM 29,204 Views 25 Comments

Our columnist says surprising abortion votes and the fact that Republicans have an issue with Trump could sway things for Democrats.

Trump suffers stinging losses in Georgia Republican contests
# US
# US

Trump suffers stinging losses in Georgia Republican contests

May 25th 2022, 2:34 PM 34,586 Views 14 Comments

Governor Brian Kemp easily defeated Donald Trump’s hand-picked challenger in the critical swing state.

Trump urges celebrity doctor to declare victory in US Senate primary
# Dr Oz
# Dr Oz

Trump urges celebrity doctor to declare victory in US Senate primary

May 19th 2022, 10:56 AM 26,998 Views 23 Comments

Trump urged Dr Oz, who he has endorsed, to declare victory in Tuesday’s too-close-to-call Pennsylvania Republican Senate primary.

US Senate to vote on bill that codifies right to abortion into law, but it will likely fail
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

US Senate to vote on bill that codifies right to abortion into law, but it will likely fail

May 11th 2022, 2:29 PM 5,421 Views 15 Comments

Democrats were due to lead the vote in a bid to pin down Republicans on the deeply divisive issue ahead of crucial midterm elections.

# republicans - Last year 2021

Larry Donnelly: Republicans and Democrats need to play the next election cycle very carefully
# Us Off-year Elections
# Us Off-year Elections

Larry Donnelly: Republicans and Democrats need to play the next election cycle very carefully

Nov 13th 2021, 7:00 PM 11,418 Views 13 Comments

Our columnist says Democrats were bruised by recent elections and he now has this advice for both parties…

Republican win in Virginia 'shows potency of the culture wars' in US politics
# Virginia
# Virginia

Republican win in Virginia 'shows potency of the culture wars' in US politics

Nov 3rd 2021, 4:11 PM 15,145 Views 44 Comments

It was expected to be a comfortable Democratic win but became a toss-up in the closing days of the campaign.

Larry Donnelly: What might Tuesday’s elections in the US hold in store?
# US Politics
# US Politics

Larry Donnelly: What might Tuesday’s elections in the US hold in store?

Oct 30th 2021, 8:00 PM 18,040 Views 4 Comments

Voters in a number of states and municipalities will choose officials to represent them at a range of different levels.

US agrees to extend debt ceiling to avoid catastrophic credit default

US agrees to extend debt ceiling to avoid catastrophic credit default

Oct 7th 2021, 9:45 PM 15,859 Views 14 Comments

Chuck Schumer announced the breakthrough today after hours of negotiations in Congress.

Three people arrested in Cavan searches targeting dissident republicans
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Three people arrested in Cavan searches targeting dissident republicans

May 18th 2021, 7:50 AM 18,971 Views 15 Comments

A “significant” search was carried out in Cavan by An Garda Síochána this morning.

Republicans choose Trump loyalist to replace ousted Cheney in key Congress role
# Elise Stefanik
# Elise Stefanik

Republicans choose Trump loyalist to replace ousted Cheney in key Congress role

May 14th 2021, 10:17 PM 29,643 Views 37 Comments

Elise Stefanik has repeated many of the former president’s claims about election fraud.

Republicans vote to oust Trump critic Liz Cheney from leadership role
# Republicans
# Republicans

Republicans vote to oust Trump critic Liz Cheney from leadership role

May 12th 2021, 3:14 PM 21,965 Views 28 Comments

In a statement this morning after the vote, Trump said “Liz Cheney is a bitter, horrible human being”.

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 44,494 Views 45 Comments

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

McConnell says Trump 'practically, morally responsible' for provoking Capitol riots - but voted to acquit him
# Impeachment Trial
# Impeachment Trial

McConnell says Trump 'practically, morally responsible' for provoking Capitol riots - but voted to acquit him

Feb 14th 2021, 7:40 AM 32,872 Views 31 Comments

The five-day trial concluded last night as expected – with most Republicans declaring Trump not guilty.

US Republican who spread conspiracy theories thrown off congress committees
# Qanon
# Qanon

US Republican who spread conspiracy theories thrown off congress committees

Feb 5th 2021, 7:07 AM 32,963 Views 20 Comments

Nearly all Republicans voted against the move but none defended Greene’s lengthy history of outrageous social media posts.

Republicans say they will stand by congresswoman who supported bizarre conspiracy theories
# Qanon
# Qanon

Republicans say they will stand by congresswoman who supported bizarre conspiracy theories

Feb 4th 2021, 8:56 AM 35,146 Views 35 Comments

There have been calls for Marjorie Taylor Greene to be punished for her online embrace of racist views and bizarre conspiracy theories.

Radical US Republican under fire over social media posts signalling support for execution of Democrats
# Marjorie Taylor Greene
# Marjorie Taylor Greene

Radical US Republican under fire over social media posts signalling support for execution of Democrats

Jan 28th 2021, 10:30 PM 39,995 Views 33 Comments

Marjorie Taylor Greene also posted a video of herself confronting a school shooting survivor, calling him a “coward”.

All but five Senate Republicans vote against holding Donald Trump impeachment trial
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

All but five Senate Republicans vote against holding Donald Trump impeachment trial

Jan 27th 2021, 7:15 AM 82,659 Views 67 Comments

The trial’s first procedural vote, a 55-45 tally against dismissing the impeachment, suggests Trump still has GOP support.

House Republicans who helped Capitol Hill rioters could be prosecuted - Pelosi
# Nancy Pelosi
# Nancy Pelosi

House Republicans who helped Capitol Hill rioters could be prosecuted - Pelosi

Jan 16th 2021, 7:45 AM 30,918 Views 53 Comments

Nancy Pelosi said there was “strong interest” in Congress for a 9/11-style investigation of the attack on the Capitol.

# republicans - All time

Trump's sudden demands and refusal to sign key bill could shut down the US government on Monday
# White House
# White House

Trump's sudden demands and refusal to sign key bill could shut down the US government on Monday

Dec 25th 2020, 9:35 AM 140,573 Views 63 Comments

Washington is now hurtling toward a crisis with Covid aid about to collapse, as the president is at his Mar-a-Lago club for Christmas.

Here's what you need to know about the US Senate and House post-election
# US Election
# US Election

Here's what you need to know about the US Senate and House post-election

Nov 5th 2020, 5:30 PM 19,759 Views 17 Comments

The Democrats look unlikely to flip the Senate, as some had predicted.

Joe Biden and Donald Trump criss-cross key states in final hours of the campaign
# Final Stretch
# Final Stretch

Joe Biden and Donald Trump criss-cross key states in final hours of the campaign

Nov 1st 2020, 7:04 PM 23,035 Views 43 Comments

Joe Biden still retains a lead ahead of Trump, according to the polls.

Trump's Supreme Court choice Amy Coney Barrett looks nailed on for Senate approval after tense week
# Senate Hearings
# Senate Hearings

Trump's Supreme Court choice Amy Coney Barrett looks nailed on for Senate approval after tense week

Oct 17th 2020, 9:00 AM 22,153 Views 37 Comments

It’s very likely that Barrett will take her seat on the US Supreme Court prior to the 3 November election.

Judge in Texas blocks Republican governor's order limiting ballot drop-off sites
# Us Elex 2020
# Us Elex 2020

Judge in Texas blocks Republican governor's order limiting ballot drop-off sites

Oct 10th 2020, 5:03 PM 38,785 Views 19 Comments

The judge said the move would restrict the right of some voters.

Donald Trump weighs in again to question reliability of mail-in votes
# Never Mind The Ballots
# Never Mind The Ballots

Donald Trump weighs in again to question reliability of mail-in votes

Sep 3rd 2020, 10:40 PM 17,271 Views 24 Comments

Democratic nominee Joe Biden has met the family of Jacob Blake, who was shot by a white police officer.

US election: What’s next for the Trump and Biden campaigns?
# Key Dates
# Key Dates

US election: What’s next for the Trump and Biden campaigns?

Aug 28th 2020, 2:10 PM 12,069 Views 104 Comments

Now the Democratic and Republican national conventions are over, what lies ahead in the battle for the White House?

'You are not alone': Melania Trump says president will not stop until Covid-19 vaccine is found
# RNC
# RNC

'You are not alone': Melania Trump says president will not stop until Covid-19 vaccine is found

Aug 26th 2020, 7:01 AM 37,058 Views 69 Comments

The First Lady offered her sympathies to all those affected by the pandemic.

Republican Party formally nominates Trump to take on Biden in US 2020 elections
# Republican Convention
# Republican Convention

Republican Party formally nominates Trump to take on Biden in US 2020 elections

Aug 24th 2020, 9:36 PM 18,139 Views 49 Comments

The nomination was one of the first acts of a Republican convention.

An optimistic Trump hoping for major boost as Republicans to nominate him for second term at convention
# Crucial Moment
# Crucial Moment

An optimistic Trump hoping for major boost as Republicans to nominate him for second term at convention

Aug 24th 2020, 11:12 AM 20,140 Views 47 Comments

The US President is trailing his Democrat rival Joe Biden in the opinion polls.

Trump and Biden forced to break with convention for nomination events
# White House
# White House

Trump and Biden forced to break with convention for nomination events

Aug 6th 2020, 1:07 PM 14,663 Views 21 Comments

Donald Trump has suggested he will make his acceptance speech on the grounds of the White House.

Republicans push back against Trump’s suggestion to delay US election
# Presidential Election
# Presidential Election

Republicans push back against Trump’s suggestion to delay US election

Jul 31st 2020, 6:00 PM 32,503 Views 53 Comments

Donald Trump did not deny that he was trying to cast doubt about the election results when asked directly in a news conference.

White House clashes with both Republicans and Democrats over Covid-19 relief
# Tension
# Tension

White House clashes with both Republicans and Democrats over Covid-19 relief

Jul 25th 2020, 7:25 AM 24,388 Views 20 Comments

A week of tense negotiations ended without resolution.

Debunked: No, Donald Trump did not say he'd run as a Republican because of their 'dumb voters'
# Republicans
# Republicans

Debunked: No, Donald Trump did not say he'd run as a Republican because of their 'dumb voters'

May 26th 2020, 5:52 PM 33,199 Views 29 Comments

A commonly-shared image purporting to be from a 1998 interview with People Magazine is a fake.

Who are the Republican no hopers daring to take on Donald Trump?
# One Percenters
# One Percenters

Who are the Republican no hopers daring to take on Donald Trump?

Mar 7th 2020, 8:30 AM 23,932 Views 34 Comments

Trump has won 833 of the 834 delegates up for grabs.

'It's emboldened Trump. But then everything emboldens him': Focus turns to election after impeachment victory
# Analysis
# Analysis

'It's emboldened Trump. But then everything emboldens him': Focus turns to election after impeachment victory

Feb 6th 2020, 7:41 AM 8,885 Views 44 Comments

The starting gun in the 2020 presidential race was shot this week.

Border crime: Republican and loyalist smuggling gangs 'crippling haulage sector'
# Crime Rings
# Crime Rings

Border crime: Republican and loyalist smuggling gangs 'crippling haulage sector'

Nov 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 27,603 Views 23 Comments

Dissidents and loyalists are using the same routes to smuggle goods.

Former US national security adviser fails to show up for impeachment probe interview
# John Bolton
# John Bolton

Former US national security adviser fails to show up for impeachment probe interview

Nov 7th 2019, 8:03 PM 22,352 Views 35 Comments

His move makes it unlikely that he will provide any testimony to the House about President Donald Trump’s handling of Ukraine.

The impeachment of Donald Trump has been behind closed doors, but that's all about to change
# Out From The Shadows
# Out From The Shadows

The impeachment of Donald Trump has been behind closed doors, but that's all about to change

Oct 31st 2019, 4:10 PM 23,943 Views 71 Comments

The House of Representatives voted to pass impeachment rules today.

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