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# republicans - Friday 22 July, 2016

"I am proud to be gay": PayPal founder tells fellow Republicans to let people use whatever bathroom they want
# Peter Thiel
# Peter Thiel

"I am proud to be gay": PayPal founder tells fellow Republicans to let people use whatever bathroom they want

Jul 22nd 2016, 8:41 AM 26,931 Views 99 Comments

Peter Thiel says cultural issues are distracting America from its “real problems”.

# republicans - 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 20,604 Views 20 Comments

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

# republicans - 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 24,554 Views 48 Comments

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

# republicans - Thursday 23 June, 2016

US Democrats are staging an extraordinary sit-in at Congress over gun-control laws
# No Bill No Break
# No Bill No Break

US Democrats are staging an extraordinary sit-in at Congress over gun-control laws

Jun 23rd 2016, 8:16 AM 18,312 Views 118 Comments

And they’ve got their sleeping bags.

# republicans - 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 67 Views 63 Comments

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

# republicans - Friday 13 May, 2016

Donald Trump's former butler says Obama should be "hung for treason"
# Stop Saying Stuff
# Stop Saying Stuff

Donald Trump's former butler says Obama should be "hung for treason"

May 13th 2016, 8:48 AM 20,071 Views 62 Comments

Anthony Senecal has made a number of veiled and not-so-veiled threats against Barack Obama on Facebook in recent times.

# republicans - Friday 6 May, 2016

The most senior Republican of them all won't endorse Donald Trump
# Just Can't Do It
# Just Can't Do It

The most senior Republican of them all won't endorse Donald Trump

May 6th 2016, 7:17 AM 24,021 Views 41 Comments

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, the second most powerful politician in the US, says he is “not ready” to endorse Trump.

# republicans - 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 24,925 Views 64 Comments

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

# republicans - Monday 25 April, 2016

Donald Trump's rivals are teaming up to stop him getting the nomination
# JOining Forces
# JOining Forces

Donald Trump's rivals are teaming up to stop him getting the nomination

Apr 25th 2016, 8:27 AM 18,737 Views 35 Comments

John Kasich and Ted Cruz have called it quits in an effort to bring the Trump juggernaut to a halt.

# republicans - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

More than 50,000 gun-toting Republicans wanted weapons at the big Trump-Cruz face off
# Armed To The Teeth
# Armed To The Teeth

More than 50,000 gun-toting Republicans wanted weapons at the big Trump-Cruz face off

Mar 29th 2016, 8:55 PM 19,697 Views 29 Comments

The Secret Service have stepped in to stop it happening.

# republicans - 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 29 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.

# republicans - Sunday 13 March, 2016

'We need to assess the threat to the 1916 commemorations'
# Column
# Column

'We need to assess the threat to the 1916 commemorations'

Mar 13th 2016, 6:30 PM 113 Views 79 Comments

There needs to be a carefully choreographed evacuation plan with an event of this size, writes Tom Clonan.

# republicans - Friday 4 March, 2016

Donald Trump defended the size of his penis during a debate and the internet lost it
# President Trump
From The Daily Edge
# President Trump

Donald Trump defended the size of his penis during a debate and the internet lost it

Mar 4th 2016, 8:17 AM 4,543 Views 2 Comments

Veep would be proud of this.

Donald Trump defends his manhood as insults fly in vicious Republican debate
# Small Hands
# Small Hands

Donald Trump defends his manhood as insults fly in vicious Republican debate

Mar 4th 2016, 7:24 AM 30,573 Views 59 Comments

Trump went on the defensive after his opponents teamed up against him during the latest Republican presidential debate.

# republicans - 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 23,230 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.

# republicans - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Watch Ted Cruz describe how he will deport illegal Irish immigrants from the US
# Tommy O’Malley
# Tommy O’Malley

Watch Ted Cruz describe how he will deport illegal Irish immigrants from the US

Feb 24th 2016, 8:56 AM 44,456 Views 114 Comments

Donald Trump’s rival pulled no punches on the topic.

# republicans - 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 11,605 Views 32 Comments

Both Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina are calling it quits.

# republicans - 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 21,210 Views 16 Comments

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

# republicans - Sunday 27 December, 2015

'Good', 'bad', 'stupid' - on the campaign trail, Donald Trump speaks like a nine-year-old
# Keeping It Simple
# Keeping It Simple

'Good', 'bad', 'stupid' - on the campaign trail, Donald Trump speaks like a nine-year-old

Dec 27th 2015, 6:12 PM 13,818 Views 51 Comments

And it seems that it’s quite deliberate. Trump’s rhetoric consistently comprises the most basic language to make what he says as understandable as possible for voters.

# republicans - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

US politician has a plan for immigrant criminals who re-enter illegally: Execute them
# Mark Chelgren
# Mark Chelgren

US politician has a plan for immigrant criminals who re-enter illegally: Execute them

Dec 2nd 2015, 9:23 PM 13,877 Views 43 Comments

One local political leader called the comments “vile, hateful and downright deplorable.”

# republicans - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Support for Donald Trump's presidential bid just took a nosedive...
# Rough Week
# Rough Week

Support for Donald Trump's presidential bid just took a nosedive...

Nov 28th 2015, 2:31 PM 97 Views 51 Comments

The controversial billionaire has had a difficult week, although he’s still out in front in the race for the Republican nomination.

# republicans - 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 32,249 Views 23 Comments

No qualms.

This White House hopeful has admitted fabricating a story about his past
# Made It Up
# Made It Up

This White House hopeful has admitted fabricating a story about his past

Nov 6th 2015, 6:10 PM 18,200 Views 42 Comments

Republican frontrunner Ben Carson had made his scholarship to West Point a compelling part of his personal narrative.

# republicans - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Provisional IRA members leafleting and electioneering for Sinn Féin - report
# Haven't Gone Away
# Haven't Gone Away

Provisional IRA members leafleting and electioneering for Sinn Féin - report

Oct 20th 2015, 11:10 PM 43,670 Views 315 Comments

Two reports into the current status of the Provisional IRA have been published today. Here’s what they say…

# republicans - 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 17,349 Views 31 Comments

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

# republicans - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Portlaoise prisoners plan dirty protest after being refused gluten-free bread
# Standards
# Standards

Portlaoise prisoners plan dirty protest after being refused gluten-free bread

Sep 17th 2015, 2:12 PM 13,216 Views 65 Comments

The action is being taken by about 25 men.

# republicans - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

The Garda Commissioner has weighed in on the existence of the IRA
# Correcting The Record
# Correcting The Record

The Garda Commissioner has weighed in on the existence of the IRA

Aug 26th 2015, 11:00 PM 25,398 Views 193 Comments

Noirin O’Sullivan tonight took the unusual step of intervening in an ongoing row.

# republicans - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Police suspect members of the Provisional IRA murdered Kevin McGuigan
# Revenge Killing
# Revenge Killing

Police suspect members of the Provisional IRA murdered Kevin McGuigan

Aug 20th 2015, 11:42 PM 19,963 Views 0 Comments

The involvement of the Provisional IRA is one of the lines of enquiry being pursued.

# republicans - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Kevin McGuigan murder: Ex-IRA prisoner shot by masked men at point blank range
# Latest
# Latest

Kevin McGuigan murder: Ex-IRA prisoner shot by masked men at point blank range

Aug 13th 2015, 4:28 PM 27,548 Views 1 Comment

The 53-year-old was spoken to as part of the investigation into the killing of Jock Davison.

# republicans - Friday 7 August, 2015

WATCH: The 5 craziest moments from last night's US Presidential debate
# Political Theatre
# Political Theatre

WATCH: The 5 craziest moments from last night's US Presidential debate

Aug 7th 2015, 10:41 PM 39,509 Views 33 Comments

Things got seriously heated in Cleveland last night.

# republicans - Thursday 30 July, 2015

This is really happening - Donald Trump is killing it at the polls
# You're Hired
# You're Hired

This is really happening - Donald Trump is killing it at the polls

Jul 30th 2015, 6:37 PM 22,996 Views 86 Comments

The brash tycoon is polling almost 10% better than his nearest rival for the Republican presidential nomination.

# republicans - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Man charged with attempted murder after car was driven into pedestrians
# Twelfth Of July
# Twelfth Of July

Man charged with attempted murder after car was driven into pedestrians

Jul 14th 2015, 8:50 PM 39,137 Views 170 Comments

A 16-year-old girl was also hurt when a car ploughed into pedestrians.

# republicans - Saturday 20 June, 2015

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident
# Oops
# Oops

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident

Jun 20th 2015, 10:34 AM 23,396 Views 103 Comments

The Republican governor said drugs, and not gun control, may be the real issue here.

# republicans - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Mary Lou: Anybody who rapes a child can't call themselves a republican
# Abuse Claims
# Abuse Claims

Mary Lou: Anybody who rapes a child can't call themselves a republican

Mar 12th 2015, 12:55 PM 15,710 Views 299 Comments

The Sinn Féin deputy leader has been making her first public comments on the latest abuse claims.

# republicans - Monday 2 February, 2015

'Ongoing incident' involving dissident republican prisoners at high security jail
# Maghaberry
# Maghaberry

'Ongoing incident' involving dissident republican prisoners at high security jail

Feb 2nd 2015, 4:55 PM 14,916 Views 63 Comments

The prisoners are protesting over living conditions.

# republicans - 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 5,664 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.

# republicans - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Micheál Martin tells Dáil of 'harrowing' sexual abuse suffered by two brothers
# IRA
# IRA

Micheál Martin tells Dáil of 'harrowing' sexual abuse suffered by two brothers

Nov 12th 2014, 6:42 PM 15,792 Views 0 Comments

“These are not isolated cases. They are the tip of an iceberg.”

# republicans - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Opinion: Sinn Féin continues its Stand By Your Man policy... but will it sour public opinion?
# Mairia Cahill
# Mairia Cahill

Opinion: Sinn Féin continues its Stand By Your Man policy... but will it sour public opinion?

Nov 5th 2014, 6:20 PM 103 Views 205 Comments

Sinn Féin prides itself on its militaristic discipline in staying on-message – but that Stepford uniformity could eventually turn voters against it.

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 11,347 Views 84 Comments

Republicans seized at least seven seats from Senate Democrats.

# republicans - Monday 3 November, 2014

How the richest man in Ireland lost it all: New look at the life of Tony O'Reilly
# Sir Anthony O'reilly
# Sir Anthony O'reilly

How the richest man in Ireland lost it all: New look at the life of Tony O'Reilly

Nov 3rd 2014, 2:45 PM 20,527 Views 37 Comments

The programme will look at the life of Sir Anthony O’Reilly – former owner of Waterford Wedgwood and Independent News and Media.