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'Marry me, so we don’t break up': The political proposals of 2016 that got it all wrong
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# Opinion

'Marry me, so we don’t break up': The political proposals of 2016 that got it all wrong

Dec 29th 2016, 8:00 AM 118 Views 1 Comment

Like any good proposal, a political campaign must give voters a sense of hope that things in the future will be wonderful, writes Eoghan McDermott.

Trump's weekend: Settling fraud lawsuits for $25m and demanding apologies from Broadway cast
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# President Trump

Trump's weekend: Settling fraud lawsuits for $25m and demanding apologies from Broadway cast

Nov 20th 2016, 6:40 PM 24,697 Views 71 Comments

And Ireland’s Leo Varadkar has picked a side in the scrap.

'This is painful and it will be for a long time': Hillary Clinton speaks for first time after defeat
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# USA 2016

'This is painful and it will be for a long time': Hillary Clinton speaks for first time after defeat

Nov 9th 2016, 4:56 PM 38,429 Views 116 Comments

“I know how disappointed you feel because I do too,” she told her supporters.

Voting day: We followed America as it went to the polls
Live Nov 8th 2016, 9:50 PM

Voting day: We followed America as it went to the polls

This is what a Trump presidency could look like
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# USA 2016

This is what a Trump presidency could look like

Nov 8th 2016, 9:30 PM 131 Views 73 Comments

No matter what happens today, God save the United States, writes Bostonian Larry Donnelly with a sad heart.

Eamon Dunphy on Ireland and Trump: 'We'd immediately sign up with the Donald'
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# USA 2016

Eamon Dunphy on Ireland and Trump: 'We'd immediately sign up with the Donald'

Nov 7th 2016, 6:10 AM 24,580 Views 53 Comments

“Would everyone in Ireland be going around looking to see if Donald Trump has any Irish roots? Would we find a Trump in county Mayo or Sligo? That’s what we’re like.”

How to win the US election? Here is the maths you need to know
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# Magic Numbers

How to win the US election? Here is the maths you need to know

Nov 6th 2016, 3:00 PM 21,460 Views 73 Comments

Florida, Florida, Florida…

Opinion: 'I all but guaranteed a win for Hillary but then we had a political earthquake...'
# USA 2016
# USA 2016

Opinion: 'I all but guaranteed a win for Hillary but then we had a political earthquake...'

Nov 5th 2016, 7:30 PM 202 Views 76 Comments

At this extremely late stage, there are a lot of unknowns, writes Larry Donnelly.

Opinion: 'Donald Trump had a chance and he blew it'
# USA 2016
# USA 2016

Opinion: 'Donald Trump had a chance and he blew it'

Oct 26th 2016, 9:30 PM 313 Views 86 Comments

I suspect everyone else will breathe a sigh of relief that this whole sorry affair is nearing its denouement, writes Larry Donnelly.

Donald Trump called out Warren Buffett on Sunday. The wily old billionaire has hit back
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# Loophole

Donald Trump called out Warren Buffett on Sunday. The wily old billionaire has hit back

Oct 11th 2016, 9:44 AM 40,221 Views 82 Comments

The philanthropist gave away the equivalent of 75% of Trump’s wealth last year.

Trump lives to fight another day but he needs an awful lot of luck to become the next POTUS
# USA 2016
# USA 2016

Trump lives to fight another day but he needs an awful lot of luck to become the next POTUS

Oct 10th 2016, 12:38 PM 397 Views 111 Comments

Neither candidate is the person to lead America out of crisis, writes Larry Donnelly.