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Larry Donnelly: Could the GOP actually nominate Trump again?
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Larry Donnelly: Could the GOP actually nominate Trump again?

Jul 17th 2021, 8:00 PM 54,212 Views 95 Comments

“I may have misjudged the extent of his capacity for malfeasance, but I have never underestimated the appeal of Donald Trump’s brand of politics,” writes Larry in this week’s column.

Trump steps up attack on McConnell as he continues to rage over election result
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Trump steps up attack on McConnell as he continues to rage over election result

Feb 18th 2021, 7:26 AM 44,454 Views 45 Comments

Some Republicans fear Trump’s continued presence could harm their chances at future elections.

Train full of Republican politicians collides with truck, one killed on board truck
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Train full of Republican politicians collides with truck, one killed on board truck

Jan 31st 2018, 6:40 PM 17,282 Views 56 Comments

One lawmaker said the truck had been ripped in half by the impact.

Republicans turn on Roy Moore as several women accuse him of sexual harassment
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Republicans turn on Roy Moore as several women accuse him of sexual harassment

Nov 14th 2017, 10:35 PM 13,048 Views 29 Comments

Paul Ryan, Jeff Sessions and John McCain have all called on Moore to drop out of the Senate race in Alabama.

'I believe the women': Top US Republican Mitch McConnell says Roy Moore should drop out of race
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'I believe the women': Top US Republican Mitch McConnell says Roy Moore should drop out of race

Nov 13th 2017, 5:44 PM 10,095 Views 34 Comments

Moore has been accused of pursuing romantic relationships with teenage girls.

Trump's healthcare plan falls apart as two more Republicans go against it
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Trump's healthcare plan falls apart as two more Republicans go against it

Jul 18th 2017, 7:36 AM 21,285 Views 98 Comments

Their defections mean that the bill has no chance of even getting a vote on the Senate floor.

Trump warned 'don't get too happy' after poking fun at Democrats' new chair
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Trump warned 'don't get too happy' after poking fun at Democrats' new chair

Feb 26th 2017, 3:27 PM 32,092 Views 76 Comments

The Democratic party is struggling to figure out how to progress in the wake of Trump’s spectacular win last November.

Opinion: Four reasons why Donald Trump won the election
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Opinion: Four reasons why Donald Trump won the election

Nov 9th 2016, 7:30 PM 917 Views 114 Comments

Working class Americans have been neglected by the political establishment, writes Julien Mercille.

While we're all looking at the Budget, Donald Trump is having a go at his own party
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While we're all looking at the Budget, Donald Trump is having a go at his own party

Oct 11th 2016, 3:41 PM 17,295 Views 39 Comments

In a series of tweets hitting out at the Republican Party, Trump called House Speaker Paul Ryan “weak and ineffective”.

For some Americans, Trump is the lesser of two evils
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# The Rust Vote

For some Americans, Trump is the lesser of two evils

Sep 19th 2016, 6:05 AM 14,305 Views 54 Comments

Many voters in the so-called American rust belt states don’t really like either candidate, but they especially do not like Hillary Clinton it seems.

A Trump Republican who shot and killed himself last weekend has just won a New York primary election
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A Trump Republican who shot and killed himself last weekend has just won a New York primary election

Sep 14th 2016, 4:37 PM 27,201 Views 22 Comments

He was due to surrender to the FBI to face federal fraud charges before killing himself on Friday,

Celebrity speakers at Republican convention include stars of Bugsy Malone and General Hospital
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Celebrity speakers at Republican convention include stars of Bugsy Malone and General Hospital

Jul 18th 2016, 6:00 PM 20,578 Views 20 Comments

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

"My partner in this campaign" - Trump introduces Mike Pence as his running mate
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"My partner in this campaign" - Trump introduces Mike Pence as his running mate

Jul 16th 2016, 5:08 PM 12,667 Views 33 Comments

In their first joint appearance, Trump tried to draw a sharp contrast between Pence and Hillary Clinton.

'Open carry' gun law brings heightened tensions ahead of Republican Convention
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'Open carry' gun law brings heightened tensions ahead of Republican Convention

Jul 16th 2016, 11:15 AM 15,575 Views 44 Comments

“Is it a prescription for calamity or crisis? No one knows.”

Donald Trump has picked this man as his choice for Vice President
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Donald Trump has picked this man as his choice for Vice President

Jul 15th 2016, 4:05 PM 24,503 Views 48 Comments

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

Donald Trump will come to Ireland next week if he can find the time
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# To Come Or Not To Come

Donald Trump will come to Ireland next week if he can find the time

Jun 15th 2016, 5:24 PM 13,439 Views 65 Comments

The GOP nominee’s camp says it is still looking to finalise his itinerary for next week.

Trump will be the Republican nominee - and Hillary has wasted no time going for the jugular
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# 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 24,919 Views 64 Comments

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

With a 'heavy heart', Ted Cruz ends his US presidential campaign
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With a 'heavy heart', Ted Cruz ends his US presidential campaign

May 4th 2016, 7:07 AM 23,529 Views 65 Comments

“We gave it everything we’ve got,” he told supporters.

Donald Trump says a rival is a "needy child" and a "disgusting eater"
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# Grand Old Pizza Party

Donald Trump says a rival is a "needy child" and a "disgusting eater"

Apr 25th 2016, 9:50 PM 25,286 Views 22 Comments

“I have never see a human being eat in such a disgusting fashion.”

"A phony, a fraud" - it's panic stations for the Republicans as Mitt Romney takes a major pop at Donald Trump
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"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 23,227 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.

Gone: Two more Republicans are bowing out of the race for the White House
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Gone: Two more Republicans are bowing out of the race for the White House

Feb 11th 2016, 8:01 AM 11,603 Views 32 Comments

Both Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina are calling it quits.

Chris Christie dealt the resurgent Marco Rubio a huge blow with this drop-the-mic attack
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# 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 21,179 Views 16 Comments

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

The intros at last night's Republican debate turned into an awkwardly hilarious traffic jam
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The intros at last night's Republican debate turned into an awkwardly hilarious traffic jam

Feb 7th 2016, 12:57 PM 12,759 Views 9 Comments

Dr Ben Carson stayed hovering in the wings as other candidates strode past him to take their places on stage.

Donald Trump's pulling out of the last Republican debate - because this woman's involved...
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Donald Trump's pulling out of the last Republican debate - because this woman's involved...

Jan 27th 2016, 8:32 AM 31,765 Views 75 Comments

The billionaire dismissed the Fox host as a “third-rate reporter” who is bad at her job.

How a controversy a day kept Donald Trump in the headlines (and at the top of the polls)
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# Outrageous Fortune

How a controversy a day kept Donald Trump in the headlines (and at the top of the polls)

Dec 25th 2015, 12:30 PM 12,973 Views 38 Comments

From his attacks on Mexican immigrants to his incendiary comments about Muslims – Trump has been in the limelight constantly since his campaign launch.

Trump wanted 100 black pastors to back him... But it didn't go to plan AT ALL
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Trump wanted 100 black pastors to back him... But it didn't go to plan AT ALL

Dec 1st 2015, 8:07 AM 22,298 Views 26 Comments

The outspoken businessman was forced to scrap a news conference designed to showcase his support.

Even his most conservative rivals are lining up to hammer Trump over his latest proposal
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# A MUSLIM REGISTRY

Even his most conservative rivals are lining up to hammer Trump over his latest proposal

Nov 21st 2015, 3:59 PM 20,131 Views 56 Comments

The businessman’s support for a government database to track Muslims isn’t going down well.

WATCH: Donald Trump's blistering nine-minute tirade against his biggest rival
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WATCH: Donald Trump's blistering nine-minute tirade against his biggest rival

Nov 14th 2015, 6:01 AM 9,812 Views 16 Comments

Trump comparing the self-confessed ‘pathological temper’ of Ben Carson to that of child molesters.

'If you think they don't work, ask Israel' - Trump REALLY wants to build that border wall
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'If you think they don't work, ask Israel' - Trump REALLY wants to build that border wall

Nov 11th 2015, 12:38 PM 12,732 Views 65 Comments

Republican White House hopefuls lined out once again to debate – and not all of them agree with The Donald.

Check out this White House hopeful's incredible riff on the human brain
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Check out this White House hopeful's incredible riff on the human brain

Oct 4th 2015, 10:30 AM 10,404 Views 44 Comments

This is quite a party trick.

He's taken the pledge: Donald Trump vows not to run as an independent
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He's taken the pledge: Donald Trump vows not to run as an independent

Sep 4th 2015, 7:29 AM 11,934 Views 22 Comments

“We will go out and we will fight hard and we will win. I see no circumstances under which I would tear up that pledge.”

Trump got top billing for the first Republican debate - one of his opponents is livid
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Trump got top billing for the first Republican debate - one of his opponents is livid

Aug 5th 2015, 8:35 AM 14,946 Views 36 Comments

The line-up for the debate is “preposterous” says Rick Santorum.

Poll: Would you vote for Donald Trump?
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Poll: Would you vote for Donald Trump?

Jul 31st 2015, 9:06 AM 26,204 Views 153 Comments

A lot of Americans seem to be leaning that way.

Meet the 18-year-old college student who just got elected to office in the US
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# Young Guns

Meet the 18-year-old college student who just got elected to office in the US

Nov 8th 2014, 8:30 AM 18,178 Views 57 Comments

The Republican teenager, who was born in 1996, has become the youngest lawmaker in the US.

Clint Eastwood: Why I spoke to an empty chair
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# Eastwooding

Clint Eastwood: Why I spoke to an empty chair

Sep 7th 2012, 8:45 PM 13,899 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.”

9 of the best ways to enjoy #Eastwooding
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# Memewatch

9 of the best ways to enjoy #Eastwooding

Aug 31st 2012, 12:01 PM 9,767 Views 9 Comments

In the home! In the office! In the car! Our handy guide to the new pursuit.

Romney officially named as Republicans' candidate to take on Obama
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Romney officially named as Republicans' candidate to take on Obama

Aug 29th 2012, 11:05 AM 2,582 Views 32 Comments

All the primaries came down to this: Mitt Romney 2,061; Ron Paul 190; others 3.

Isaac's death toll rises to nine as storm moves towards US
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# Isaac

Isaac's death toll rises to nine as storm moves towards US

Aug 26th 2012, 7:45 PM 5,338 Views 7 Comments

Storm continues to make its way towards the US coast after bringing heavy winds, rains and flooding to Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba.

So was US vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan popular in school?
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# Veep

So was US vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan popular in school?

Aug 13th 2012, 11:09 AM 6,845 Views 28 Comments

Let’s see what it says in his yearbook.

Romney announces Irish-American congressman Ryan as VP pick
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# US 2012

Romney announces Irish-American congressman Ryan as VP pick

Aug 11th 2012, 2:11 PM 9,014 Views 73 Comments

Wisconsin representative Paul Ryan, 42, led the Republican charge in last year’s talks on raising the US’s legal debt ceiling.

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