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# republicans - 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 3,193 Views 10 Comments

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

# republicans - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

# republicans - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Man arrested over shots fired at Alan Ryan’s paramilitary funeral
# Alan Ryan
# Alan Ryan

Man arrested over shots fired at Alan Ryan’s paramilitary funeral

Nov 20th 2012, 4:46 PM 10,006 Views 57 Comments

Gardaí investigating the discharge of firearms on September 8 arrested a man in his 40s this afternoon.

# republicans - 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 4,681 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.

# republicans - 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 417 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.

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 2,615 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.

# republicans - 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 11,189 Views 2 Comments

A special and highly scientific investigation by DailyEdge.ie.

# republicans - 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 55 Views 120 Comments

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

# republicans - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Extract: How Eamon de Valera & the Irish rebels lived in English prisons
# Read Me
# Read Me

Extract: How Eamon de Valera & the Irish rebels lived in English prisons

Oct 20th 2012, 7:00 PM 2,158 Views 60 Comments

Drinking whiskey, cooking meals and helping their fellow-prisoners – Declan Dunne describes the lives of Dev and his fellow-rebels in an English jail.

# republicans - 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 5,568 Views 13 Comments

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

# republicans - 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 4,153 Views 17 Comments

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

# republicans - Thursday 13 September, 2012

One more arrested in today's 'Operation Ambience' Garda raids
# Alan Ryan
# Alan Ryan

One more arrested in today's 'Operation Ambience' Garda raids

Sep 13th 2012, 6:28 PM 24,421 Views 169 Comments

More than 200 gardaí carried out a major search operation this morning, which has led to 17 people being arrested.

# republicans - Monday 10 September, 2012

Alan Ryan funeral scenes: "Wholly unacceptable and belongs in the past" - Mayor
# Alan Ryan
# Alan Ryan

Alan Ryan funeral scenes: "Wholly unacceptable and belongs in the past" - Mayor

Sep 10th 2012, 12:38 PM 19,698 Views 116 Comments

The Mayor added his voice to people who have spoken out against the paramilitary-style funeral in Dublin at the weekend.

# republicans - 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 13,902 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.”

# republicans - 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 4,355 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…

# republicans - 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 4,642 Views 23 Comments

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

# republicans - Thursday 12 July, 2012

PHOTOS: Violence flares after 12 July parade in Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

PHOTOS: Violence flares after 12 July parade in Belfast

Jul 12th 2012, 9:54 PM 20,666 Views 123 Comments

Police used water cannons to push back nationalist protesters, while petrol bombs were thrown at riot police.

# republicans - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Man arrested and firearm seized in Coolock
# Dissident Republicans
# Dissident Republicans

Man arrested and firearm seized in Coolock

Jul 3rd 2012, 10:15 AM 2,781 Views 2 Comments

The arrest was part of investigations into dissident republican activity.

# republicans - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Poll: Should the IRA apologise to all of its victims?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the IRA apologise to all of its victims?

Jul 1st 2012, 10:41 AM 7,468 Views 101 Comments

Martin McGuinness has dismissed a report that former IRA leaders are considering an apology. But do you think they should?

McGuinness dismisses report of IRA apology
# Apology
# Apology

McGuinness dismisses report of IRA apology

Jul 1st 2012, 10:21 AM 4,826 Views 56 Comments

Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has said that if anyone is going to apologise, then everyone should do it together – including the British government.

# republicans - 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 7,832 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.

# republicans - 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 7,889 Views 46 Comments

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

# republicans - 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 2,617 Views 9 Comments

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

# republicans - 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 2,288 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?

# republicans - 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 4,588 Views 12 Comments

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

# republicans - Friday 27 January, 2012

Aggressive Romney slams Gingrich in final pre-Florida debate
# US 2012
# US 2012

Aggressive Romney slams Gingrich in final pre-Florida debate

Jan 27th 2012, 10:51 AM 1,395 Views 5 Comments

Romney called on Gingrich to apologise for a controversial ad on immigration and mocked his desire to put a human colony on the moon.

# republicans - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Newt Gingrich comeback seals victory in latest US primary
# Usa 2012
# Usa 2012

Newt Gingrich comeback seals victory in latest US primary

Jan 22nd 2012, 9:52 AM 1,911 Views 16 Comments

In an upset victory, Gingrich won 40 per cent of the vote in last night’s South Carolina primary, well ahead of second-placed Mitt Romney.

# republicans - Friday 20 January, 2012

As polls narrow Gingrich launches attack on media ahead of Carolina vote
# US 2012
# US 2012

As polls narrow Gingrich launches attack on media ahead of Carolina vote

Jan 20th 2012, 10:47 AM 1,110 Views 11 Comments

The final debate ahead of the South Carolina primary vote on Saturday took place last night with polls showing frontrunner Mitt Romney is under pressure.

# republicans - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Romney comes under attack at pre-South Carolina Republican debate
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney comes under attack at pre-South Carolina Republican debate

Jan 17th 2012, 11:21 AM 1,051 Views 2 Comments

The battle to be the Republican nominee reaches the conservative state of South Carolina where the first of two pre-primary debates took place overnight.

# republicans - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Romney wins Iowa (just), what now in race to be the Republican nominee?
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney wins Iowa (just), what now in race to be the Republican nominee?

Jan 4th 2012, 3:33 PM 1,447 Views 7 Comments

Neck-and-neck with Rick Santorum in Iowa, what now for the former governor of Massachusetts and the other candidates hoping to face Barack Obama in the autumn?

# republicans - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

5 things you should know about the Republicans running for US president
# US 2012
# US 2012

5 things you should know about the Republicans running for US president

Jan 3rd 2012, 2:23 PM 3,796 Views 44 Comments

Our quick-and-easy guide to the six men and one woman hoping to be the candidate to face Barack Obama in the autumn…

# republicans - Friday 16 December, 2011

Watch: Presidential hopefuls face-off in final debate before Iowa vote
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Watch: Presidential hopefuls face-off in final debate before Iowa vote

Dec 16th 2011, 11:54 AM 656 Views 8 Comments

Poll frontrunners Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney saw their conservative credentials questioned in a fairly low-key affair unlike previous debates.

# republicans - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Former White House hopeful Cain eyes next career move - Defence Secretary
# Seriously?
From The Daily Edge
# Seriously?

Former White House hopeful Cain eyes next career move - Defence Secretary

Dec 15th 2011, 5:06 PM 1,224 Views 1 Comment

The former presidential candidate, who wasn’t entirely clear on Obama’s Libya policy, said if he could have any job in the cabinet it would be Defence Secretary. He also burst into song…

# republicans - Saturday 3 December, 2011

Herman Cain suspends US presidential campaign after affair allegations
# I'm Out
# I'm Out

Herman Cain suspends US presidential campaign after affair allegations

Dec 3rd 2011, 6:53 PM 2,544 Views 4 Comments

The former chairman of Godfather’s Pizza and one-time poll topper has shelved his run for the White House.

# republicans - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Massereene trial shown CCTV footage of attack
# Massereene
# Massereene

Massereene trial shown CCTV footage of attack

Nov 8th 2011, 8:25 AM 621 Views 1 Comment

The trial of two men accused of murder and attempted murder at the Massereene army base in Antrim in March 2009 began yesterday.

# republicans - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

US senators vote down Obama's jobs bill
# US Jobs
# US Jobs

US senators vote down Obama's jobs bill

Oct 12th 2011, 3:25 PM 351 Views 12 Comments

The demise of Obama’s jobs package was expected, despite his campaign-style efforts to swing the public behind it.

# republicans - Sunday 18 September, 2011

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 528 Views 31 Comments

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

# republicans - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

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 206 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.

# republicans - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Watch: The key moments as Republican presidential hopefuls debate in Florida
# Republicans
# Republicans

Watch: The key moments as Republican presidential hopefuls debate in Florida

Sep 13th 2011, 12:24 PM 267 Views 3 Comments

The latest frontrunner, Texas governor Rick Perry, came under attack from rivals wary of his healthy poll numbers.

# republicans - Monday 12 September, 2011

Obama not worried about polls ahead of 2012 election
# 2012 Election
# 2012 Election

Obama not worried about polls ahead of 2012 election

Sep 12th 2011, 9:01 AM 291 Views 3 Comments

But the US President says he believes Mitt Romney and Rick Perry are “credible” candidates.