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The pen is mightier: How US Presidents lay down the law by executive order
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The pen is mightier: How US Presidents lay down the law by executive order

Jan 25th 2017, 6:04 AM 15,926 Views 11 Comments

The orders make it clear to federal agencies what the presidents want.

Melania Trump caught plagiarising again, but this time she's gone for one of her husband's ex-wives
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Melania Trump caught plagiarising again, but this time she's gone for one of her husband's ex-wives

Nov 4th 2016, 7:26 AM 44,210 Views 103 Comments

In a speech in Pennsylvania, Trump’s wife said that American culture has become “too mean”.

Former rival Ben Carson endorses Trump for US presidency
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Former rival Ben Carson endorses Trump for US presidency

Mar 11th 2016, 2:58 PM 13,307 Views 26 Comments

The retired neurosurgeon said in his endorsement that there are “two different Donald Trumps”.

Inherent wickedness and tweak my ears: The week in quotes
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Inherent wickedness and tweak my ears: The week in quotes

Oct 28th 2012, 7:00 PM 5,736 Views 0 Comments

“Thank you very much Mary for that introduction and you can er, tweak my ears any time.”

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

Sep 7th 2012, 8:45 PM 13,892 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.”

Santorum turns on reporter: 'Would you guys quit distorting what I am saying?'
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Santorum turns on reporter: 'Would you guys quit distorting what I am saying?'

Mar 26th 2012, 2:28 PM 2,925 Views 7 Comments

Rick Santorum accused NYT journalist of trying to distort his comments on Republican rival Mitt Romney.

Poll: Will the US Presidential race outcome affect us?
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Poll: Will the US Presidential race outcome affect us?

Mar 7th 2012, 10:50 AM 2,279 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?

Romney extends lead with victory in Washington state
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Romney extends lead with victory in Washington state

Mar 4th 2012, 9:57 AM 956 Views 2 Comments

The frontrunner left his opponents scrambling for second place last night in the race for the Republican US presidential nomination.

Michelle Obama: I'm not an "angry black woman"
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Michelle Obama: I'm not an "angry black woman"

Jan 12th 2012, 10:16 AM 2,927 Views 7 Comments

The First Lady has hit back at assertions in a new book, which said her behaviour caused tensions in the White House.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Dec 3rd 2011, 8:45 AM 4,422 Views 47 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

Michele Bachmann: The Tea Party is good for America
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Michele Bachmann: The Tea Party is good for America

Aug 15th 2011, 8:47 AM 426 Views 16 Comments

The US presidential candidate said the right-wing group are “the best antidote” to Obama’s policies – but her lighting setup sparked controversy.

US presidential candidate in scandal over 'fake Twitter followers'
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US presidential candidate in scandal over 'fake Twitter followers'

Aug 4th 2011, 10:34 AM 791 Views 5 Comments

Republican Newt Gingrich has denied allegations that he artificially inflated his online following using more than a million dummy accounts.

Pass the salt please, Mr. President
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# More Peas?

Pass the salt please, Mr. President

Jun 26th 2011, 6:19 PM 365 Views 0 Comments

US President Barack Obama is giving his supporters the chance to join him for an intimate dinner. He’s also asked his Twitter followers what they’d like to discuss over their lasagne.

Hillary rules out future bids at US presidency
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Hillary rules out future bids at US presidency

Nov 5th 2010, 4:06 PM 153 Views 0 Comments

America is ready for a female Commander-in-Chief, says the Secretary of State – but it won’t be her.