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# republicans - Thursday 18 September, 2014

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 9,030 Views 85 Comments

Thanks, guys.

# republicans - Monday 11 August, 2014

Two injured during anti-internment parade in Belfast
# Clashes
# Clashes

Two injured during anti-internment parade in Belfast

Aug 11th 2014, 8:20 AM 7,220 Views 30 Comments

One officer and a members of the public sustained minor injuries in the parade which saw thousands take to the streets.

# republicans - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Man in court after dissident republican arrests in Dublin
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Man in court after dissident republican arrests in Dublin

Jul 19th 2014, 8:05 PM 10,339 Views 0 Comments

The man in his 30s will be before the Special Criminal Court tonight.

# republicans - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

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 6,523 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.

# republicans - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

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 3,703 Views 37 Comments

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

# republicans - Sunday 8 June, 2014

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 9,655 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”.

# republicans - Sunday 6 April, 2014

McGuinness: I know this decision involves challenges for Irish republicans
# State Visit
# State Visit

McGuinness: I know this decision involves challenges for Irish republicans

Apr 6th 2014, 7:53 PM 19,569 Views 231 Comments

McGuinness has been questioned on his decision to attend a banquet with Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle this week.

# republicans - Friday 28 February, 2014

On-the-run letters scheme slammed as 'secret postal service for the IRA'
# On The Run
# On The Run

On-the-run letters scheme slammed as 'secret postal service for the IRA'

Feb 28th 2014, 6:11 PM 9,315 Views 62 Comments

“The days of side deals, shabby deals and secret deals should be well and truly over,” SDLP member Alban Maginness told the Northern Ireland National Assembly today.

# republicans - Sunday 9 February, 2014

There are 62 republican prisoners being held at present in Irish prisons
# IRA
# IRA

There are 62 republican prisoners being held at present in Irish prisons

Feb 9th 2014, 9:00 AM 14,398 Views 63 Comments

The average person is in custody in Portlaoise Prison for over 8 months.

# republicans - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

A "year of action": Obama sends warning to Congress, pledges to tackle inequality
# State Of The Union
# State Of The Union

A "year of action": Obama sends warning to Congress, pledges to tackle inequality

Jan 29th 2014, 6:47 AM 4,909 Views 31 Comments

In his annual State of the Union address, the US President vowed to narrow the gap between rich and poor and said he would bypass Congress if needed…

# republicans - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Chris Christie's State of the State address dogged by ongoing 'bridgegate' scandal
# Still Sorry
# Still Sorry

Chris Christie's State of the State address dogged by ongoing 'bridgegate' scandal

Jan 14th 2014, 8:43 PM 5,193 Views 10 Comments

The widening political trouble is threatening to undermine his second term and a possible 2016 presidential run.

# republicans - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Another shutdown averted as US lawmakers announce two-year budget deal
# Phew
# Phew

Another shutdown averted as US lawmakers announce two-year budget deal

Dec 11th 2013, 7:59 AM 3,044 Views 7 Comments

President Barack Obama hailed the agreement as a sign of rare bipartisan cooperation.

# republicans - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

US businesses in dispute with White House over birth control cover for employees
# Birth Control
# Birth Control

US businesses in dispute with White House over birth control cover for employees

Nov 26th 2013, 7:25 PM 8,556 Views 17 Comments

Two businesses will go to the Supreme Court to get exemptions given to religious organisations extended.

# republicans - Friday 22 November, 2013

'I don't think it's a good idea': Adams against proposal to end Troubles prosecutions
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

'I don't think it's a good idea': Adams against proposal to end Troubles prosecutions

Nov 22nd 2013, 5:12 PM 6,148 Views 93 Comments

The Sinn Féin president has come out against a proposal to end all prosecutions related to the Troubles that was put forward by the North’s Attorney General this week.

# republicans - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Irish-American 'underdog' elected mayor of Boston
# US Elections
# US Elections

Irish-American 'underdog' elected mayor of Boston

Nov 6th 2013, 8:23 AM 17,079 Views 29 Comments

Meanwhile, Bill de Blasio was elected the first Democrat mayor of New York City in 24 years.

# republicans - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Obama pushes immigration reform with Republicans reeling after shutdown
# Undocumented Irish
# Undocumented Irish

Obama pushes immigration reform with Republicans reeling after shutdown

Oct 24th 2013, 5:47 PM 7,806 Views 1 Comment

The immigration reform bill was passed by the Senate in June but is yet to make it’s way through Congress.

# republicans - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Hundreds attend walk to remember Shankhill Road bomb victims
# Belfast
# Belfast

Hundreds attend walk to remember Shankhill Road bomb victims

Oct 23rd 2013, 8:38 AM 4,861 Views 133 Comments

The attack, which happened 20 years ago today, was one of the most notorious incidents of The Troubles.

# republicans - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Statue of Liberty and Grand Canyon to reopen
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Statue of Liberty and Grand Canyon to reopen

Oct 12th 2013, 7:15 PM 10,226 Views 13 Comments

US states will temporarily pay the running costs of world-famous landmarks.

# republicans - Friday 11 October, 2013

Obama meets with Republicans in bid to end crisis
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Obama meets with Republicans in bid to end crisis

Oct 11th 2013, 7:39 AM 3,499 Views 33 Comments

The two sides held talks in an effort to avert a looming debt crisis and end the continuing US federal shutdown.

# republicans - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Man shot dead in Derry city centre
# Derry City
# Derry City

Man shot dead in Derry city centre

Oct 10th 2013, 2:38 PM 10,451 Views 75 Comments

The attack happened on Shipquay Street at around 11am. Dissident republicans are being blamed.

# republicans - Thursday 3 October, 2013

US shutdown enters third day after failed White House talks
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

US shutdown enters third day after failed White House talks

Oct 3rd 2013, 7:50 AM 4,835 Views 50 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of federal workers home, museums and national parks are shut, much scientific research is on hold and the shutdown is now threatening already sluggish economic growth.

# republicans - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

US government shuts down after Obamacare row
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

US government shuts down after Obamacare row

Oct 1st 2013, 7:43 AM 10,625 Views 38 Comments

Around 800,000 government workers will be sent home today with back-pay not guaranteed.

# republicans - Saturday 28 September, 2013

New Jersey politicians will appeal judge's ruling enforcing gay marriages
# US Politics
# US Politics

New Jersey politicians will appeal judge's ruling enforcing gay marriages

Sep 28th 2013, 4:06 PM 5,246 Views 23 Comments

Governor Chris Christie is caught between his state’s liberal leanings and his ambitions to win the Republican nomination for president in 2016

# republicans - Friday 27 September, 2013

Government closure possible in US as politicians deadlocked over budget
# Stalemate
# Stalemate

Government closure possible in US as politicians deadlocked over budget

Sep 27th 2013, 8:01 PM 4,427 Views 14 Comments

Many agencies have been mandated to begin shutting their doors unless a deal can be reached by midnight on Monday.

# republicans - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

After 21-hour Ted Cruz speech, US Senate votes on budget measures
# Obamacare
# Obamacare

After 21-hour Ted Cruz speech, US Senate votes on budget measures

Sep 25th 2013, 9:24 PM 6,731 Views 20 Comments

Attempting to halt the removal of a provision that would see Obamacare defunded, a Texas senator held the floor for 21 hours, taking time to read his daughters a bed time story.

# republicans - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Six arrested, guns and bomb parts seized in dissident crackdown
# Detained
# Detained

Six arrested, guns and bomb parts seized in dissident crackdown

Sep 11th 2013, 6:10 PM 10,133 Views 50 Comments

Four vehicles and a quantity of ammunition have also been uncovered by gardaí in searches carried out in Dublin and Wicklow.

# republicans - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity in Carrickfergus
# Belfast Flag Protests
# Belfast Flag Protests

Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity in Carrickfergus

Aug 29th 2013, 4:17 PM 4,563 Views 18 Comments

The 42-year-old was arrested by officers investigating the Union Jack flag protests. To date, over 180 people have been charged as part of the investigation.

# republicans - Friday 16 August, 2013

Column: I hope my son never lives through the kind of violent history I did
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I hope my son never lives through the kind of violent history I did

Aug 16th 2013, 4:00 PM 25 Views 15 Comments

Recent violence on the streets of Belfast filled me with despair; we need to teach our children respect for each other’s identity and traditions to avoid passing on the failures of the past, writes Peter Osborne.

# republicans - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Appeals for calm in Belfast ahead of Orange Order parade
# Parade
# Parade

Appeals for calm in Belfast ahead of Orange Order parade

Jul 20th 2013, 12:28 PM 7,188 Views 74 Comments

The parade is due to take place at 2.30pm today.

# republicans - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Heavy garda presence expected at funeral of Omagh suspect
# Dissidents
# Dissidents

Heavy garda presence expected at funeral of Omagh suspect

Jul 17th 2013, 6:45 AM 14,127 Views 54 Comments

The Garda Commissioner has said he will not tolerate any paramilitary displays at the funeral of Seamus McKenna in Dundalk today.

# republicans - Friday 28 June, 2013

Tánaiste: US Senate vote brings immigration reform a step closer
# Irish In America
# Irish In America

Tánaiste: US Senate vote brings immigration reform a step closer

Jun 28th 2013, 7:32 AM 2,433 Views 6 Comments

Eamon Gilmore has welcomed the US Senate’s support for comprehensive immigration reform as the proposed law now goes to the House of Representatives.

# republicans - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

'A people's filibuster' stops Texas passing law restricting abortions
# Texas
# Texas

'A people's filibuster' stops Texas passing law restricting abortions

Jun 26th 2013, 10:16 AM 8,220 Views 185 Comments

Attempts to implement a bill that would ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy and force clinics to upgrade facilities in Texas was defeated by a lengthy filibuster and chaotic scenes in the state legislature.

# republicans - Monday 24 June, 2013

Column: Will history repeat itself for Obama in the Massachusetts special election?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Will history repeat itself for Obama in the Massachusetts special election?

Jun 24th 2013, 7:30 PM 36 Views 6 Comments

A Republican candidate’s surprise take of the senate seat left vacant by Ted Kennedy’s death in 2010 shook Obama’s administration – now, with the same seat up for grabs, Sam McNally wonders if the president has anything to fear this time around.

# republicans - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Vince Vaughn has made a film about the Northern Ireland murals...
# Art Of Conflict
# Art Of Conflict

Vince Vaughn has made a film about the Northern Ireland murals...

Jun 1st 2013, 7:15 AM 11,940 Views 5 Comments

… yes, really. (And you can watch it on tv from today).

# republicans - Thursday 11 April, 2013

US Senate agrees to debate landmark gun law
# Gun Control Law
# Gun Control Law

US Senate agrees to debate landmark gun law

Apr 11th 2013, 6:56 PM 3,553 Views 17 Comments

The law contains an expansion of background checks for gun purchases at firearm shows and on the internet but not between relatives and friends.

# republicans - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Obama unveils $3.8 trillion budget, Republicans call it a 'left wing wish list'
# United States
# United States

Obama unveils $3.8 trillion budget, Republicans call it a 'left wing wish list'

Apr 10th 2013, 8:25 PM 6,741 Views 25 Comments

The budget blueprint will never become reality but marks White House’s entry into what is likely to be another intense showdown over spending cuts and taxes with Republicans in Washington.

# republicans - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Obama slams Republicans for gun reform 'stunts'
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Obama slams Republicans for gun reform 'stunts'

Apr 9th 2013, 8:42 AM 4,821 Views 4 Comments

The US president gave his second big speech on gun control in a week in a Connecticut town close to where the Sandy Hook massacre took place.

# republicans - Saturday 2 March, 2013

$85 billion in budget cuts come into force in US
# United States
# United States

$85 billion in budget cuts come into force in US

Mar 2nd 2013, 3:51 PM 4,677 Views 17 Comments

Meetings between President Obama and top congressional leaders broke down yesterday as they failed to reach a deal on how to reduce the deficit.

# republicans - 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 2,817 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…

# republicans - 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 3,264 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.