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#US politics

# us-politics - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Larry Donnelly: The US is polarised over Trump's handling of Covid-19, but Biden has also failed to inspire voters

Larry Donnelly says wildcards like Covid-19 will shape the Trump vs Biden race

# us-politics - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Kennedy vs Markey could be the last throw of the dice for the Irish American dynasty

The Kennedy vs Markey battle is the distraction from Covid-19 we all need, says Larry Donnelly.

# us-politics - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Super Tuesday 2 makes Joe Biden the Democratic nominee in-waiting

Biden was all but counted out by most onlookers before recently, writes Larry Donnelly.

# us-politics - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Larry Donnelly: It's Super Tuesday, so is Biden the new 'comeback kid'?

Bernie may secretly have welcomed a Biden victory in South Carolina, but not to this extent, writes Larry Donnelly.

# us-politics - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Poll: Who do you think will challenge Donald Trump for president this November? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will challenge Donald Trump for president this November?

The race for the White House is heating up.

# us-politics - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Bernie Sanders wins New Hampshire primary, narrowly beating Pete Buttigieg

The 78-year-old beat back a strong challenge from Buttigieg last night.

# us-politics - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Trump fires officials who testified against him during impeachment trial

The US president was acquitted of all charges in his Senate impeachment trial this week.

# us-politics - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Iowa and New Hampshire - a preview and a primer

The two states play a key role in nominating presidential candidates.

# us-politics - Sunday 22 December, 2019

White House believes Nancy Pelosi will 'yield' on impeachment delay

“We think her case is going nowhere,” said Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence.

# us-politics - Friday 13 December, 2019

Vote postponed on Trump articles of impeachment after divisive 14-hour committee session

A 14-hour session was shut down by the House Judiciary Committee.

# us-politics - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

US Congress set to vote on reaffirming support for Good Friday Agreement today

The vote is due to take place at 11.30pm Irish time today.

# us-politics - Sunday 10 November, 2019

All eyes on Iowa: A view of the Democratic candidates from the key state

Irish journalist Colm Quinn is on the ground in Iowa to see how the Democratic frontrunners are doing.

# us-politics - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Larry Donnelly: Biden, Sanders or Warren look set for nomination... why hasn't the Democratic primary been more competitive?

Huge support for just three Democrat front runners in the race for nomination is unusual, writes Larry Donnelly.

# us-politics - Saturday 5 October, 2019

Bernie Sanders’ campaign reveals he suffered heart attack

Sanders is in the running for the Democratic nomination for president.

# us-politics - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Why is a 50-year-old debate about bussing black children to school hurting Joe Biden's campaign? Bussing This post contains videos

Why is a 50-year-old debate about bussing black children to school hurting Joe Biden's campaign?

The question of bussing was raised during Thursday’s Democratic debate.

# us-politics - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

'Keep America Great': Donald Trump launches 2020 re-election bid in Florida

The US President warned against the rise of his rival Democrat party.

# us-politics - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Is Joe Biden the man to take on Donald Trump? His chances may not be as strong as they seem

Biden entered the contest as frontrunner, but how long will that last?

# us-politics - Monday 15 April, 2019

# us-politics - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Quiz: How well do you remember the last few US presidential primaries?

It’s all kicking off Stateside, but do you remember past races?

# us-politics - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Opinion: The fallout from the Mueller Report exposes a Democratic Party adrift

Driven by enmity for Donald Trump the Democrats have forgotten that the way to beat your opponent in a democracy – is at the ballot box, writes Larry Donnelly.

# us-politics - Monday 25 March, 2019

To impeach or not to impeach? What the Mueller report means for Democrats

The report hasn’t recommended any more indictments, but that’s not the end of it.

# us-politics - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Opinion: Who will represent the Democrats in 2020?

After Trump’s election it would be a mistake to ignore the long shots, writes Larry Donnelly.

# us-politics - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Explainer: Who's to blame for the US shutdown and is there an end in sight? Border Wall This post contains videos

Explainer: Who's to blame for the US shutdown and is there an end in sight?

It’s all about money, and a wall.

# us-politics - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

From The Daily Edge Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is changing the face of US politics - here's how Women In Politics

# us-politics - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Last week, the US passed a bill to radically reform its criminal justice system - but what will it change?

The bill passed in the Senate last week after it received huge bipartisan support.

# us-politics - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Former US security advisor Michael Flynn may not go to jail after giving 'substantial' evidence to Russia probe

Flynn admitted to lying about his contacts with Russians last year, following Trump’s November 2016 election.

# us-politics - Saturday 1 December, 2018

'We have lost a great American': Michael D Higgins, former US presidents pay tributes to George H.W. Bush

The 41st US President died on Friday at the age of 94.

Former US President George H.W. Bush dies aged 94 RIP

Former US President George H.W. Bush dies aged 94

The 41st President helped steer America through the end of the Cold War.

# us-politics - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Republican who said she would attend 'public hanging' and suppress liberal votes wins US senate vote

Cindy Hyde-Smith’s remarks were interpreted as alluding to Mississippi’s history of racist violence.

# us-politics - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Donald Trump is obsessed with 'winning', so what would losing the midterms mean for him?

Would the US President care, and should he?

# us-politics - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Red vs Blue: Here's what you need to know ahead of the US midterms Land Of The Free This post contains videos

Red vs Blue: Here's what you need to know ahead of the US midterms

The elections come at a polarised time for US politics.

# us-politics - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Donald Trump says media must 'set a civil tone', then describes media as 'bad and hateful' Anger This post contains videos

Donald Trump says media must 'set a civil tone', then describes media as 'bad and hateful'

Trump was reacting to a spate of attempted mail bomb attacks on Democrats.

# us-politics - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Donald Trump tweets insult at Stormy Daniels and threatens to 'go after' her

The US President has denied an affair with the former adult actress.

# us-politics - Friday 28 September, 2018

Trump tweets support for Kavanaugh after fiery hearing: 'He showed America exactly why I nominated him' Accused This post contains videos

Trump tweets support for Kavanaugh after fiery hearing: 'He showed America exactly why I nominated him'

Trump pushed for the Senate to go ahead with a vote on his nomination.

# us-politics - Friday 14 September, 2018

Sex and the City's Cynthia Nixon fails in her bid to be Governor of New York

Two-time incumbent Andrew Cuomo defeated Nixon in the Democratic race.

# us-politics - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Florida's crazy race for governor has racism claims and a candidate reading Trump books to his kids Make Florida Great Again This post contains videos

Florida's crazy race for governor has racism claims and a candidate reading Trump books to his kids

Andrew Gillum is aiming to become Florida’s first African-American governor.

# us-politics - Monday 27 August, 2018

The feud between John McCain and Donald Trump has continued even after the senator's death Grudge This post contains videos

The feud between John McCain and Donald Trump has continued even after the senator's death

McCain has take a shot at Trumpian policies in a farewell statement to US citizens.

# us-politics - Friday 24 August, 2018

Veteran US senator John McCain chooses to stop brain cancer treatment

The 81-year-old was diagnosed last year.

# us-politics - Monday 11 June, 2018

'The seriousness with which Americans take their flag and national anthem is unusual'

Trump continues to exploit this sensitivity to try and boost his popularity, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# us-politics - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

'We are both dragon energy' - Kanye and Trump tweet about each other as West wears MAGA hat

The White House has denied that a meeting is planned.

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