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From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Bernie Sanders wins New Hampshire primary, narrowly beating Pete Buttigieg US Politics

Bernie Sanders wins New Hampshire primary, narrowly beating Pete Buttigieg

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

From TheJournal.ie Trump fires officials who testified against him during impeachment trial Acquitted

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.

From TheJournal.ie Larry Donnelly: Iowa and New Hampshire - a preview and a primer US Politics

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

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

From TheJournal.ie White House believes Nancy Pelosi will 'yield' on impeachment delay US Politics

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.

From TheJournal.ie Vote postponed on Trump articles of impeachment after divisive 14-hour committee session US Politics

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.

From TheJournal.ie US Congress set to vote on reaffirming support for Good Friday Agreement today Northern Ireland

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.

From TheJournal.ie All eyes on Iowa: A view of the Democratic candidates from the key state US Election 2020

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.

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Bernie Sanders’ campaign reveals he suffered heart attack Recovery

Bernie Sanders’ campaign reveals he suffered heart attack

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

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Keep America Great': Donald Trump launches 2020 re-election bid in Florida 2020 Vision

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Is Joe Biden the man to take on Donald Trump? His chances may not be as strong as they seem No Show Like A Joe Show

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?

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Who is Pete Buttigieg, the millennial mayor who's the breakout star of the Democratic race? Mayor Pete
From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you remember the last few US presidential primaries? US Politics

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The fallout from the Mueller Report exposes a Democratic Party adrift Opinion

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.

From TheJournal.ie To impeach or not to impeach? What the Mueller report means for Democrats Mueller's Genuine Draft

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.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Who will represent the Democrats in 2020? Opinion

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Last week, the US passed a bill to radically reform its criminal justice system - but what will it change? First Step Act

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.

From TheJournal.ie Former US security advisor Michael Flynn may not go to jail after giving 'substantial' evidence to Russia probe Russia Probe

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'We have lost a great American': Michael D Higgins, former US presidents pay tributes to George H.W. Bush 41st President

'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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Republican who said she would attend 'public hanging' and suppress liberal votes wins US senate vote Cindy Hyde-Smith

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.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump is obsessed with 'winning', so what would losing the midterms mean for him? A House Divided

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

Would the US President care, and should he?

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump tweets insult at Stormy Daniels and threatens to 'go after' her Online Abuse

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Sex and the City's Cynthia Nixon fails in her bid to be Governor of New York Celeb Factor

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Veteran US senator John McCain chooses to stop brain cancer treatment Family Statement

Veteran US senator John McCain chooses to stop brain cancer treatment

The 81-year-old was diagnosed last year.

From TheJournal.ie 'The seriousness with which Americans take their flag and national anthem is unusual' Column

'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.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are both dragon energy' - Kanye and Trump tweet about each other as West wears MAGA hat Wake Up Mr West

'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.

From TheJournal.ie 'A woman of incredible determination' - Tributes pour in for former US First Lady Barbara Bush who has died aged 92 RIP

'A woman of incredible determination' - Tributes pour in for former US First Lady Barbara Bush who has died aged 92

“I had the best job in America,” she wrote in a 1994 memoir.

From TheJournal.ie US government employees are able to go back to work today as Trump signs bill ending shutdown US Politics

US government employees are able to go back to work today as Trump signs bill ending shutdown

The House voted 266 to 150 to extend federal funding for another three weeks.

From TheJournal.ie 2017: How was it for Trump? Read Me

2017: How was it for Trump?

A stunning year in politics on the other side of the Atlantic has ended on a remarkable note, writes Larry Donnelly.

From TheJournal.ie Trump accused of 'slut-shaming' Senator after tweeting she would beg and 'do anything' for donations Me Too

Trump accused of 'slut-shaming' Senator after tweeting she would beg and 'do anything' for donations

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says it was a ‘sexist smear’ by the president.

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