Democratic primary withdrawals have left Joe Biden rejuvenated.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2020
Two white men in their late-70s will now battle it out to become the standard-bearer for an increasingly diverse Democratic party in the US.reports from Washington
Thu, 05 Mar, 2020
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is cutting its global growth forecasts over the coronavirus outbreak.
Wed, 04 Mar, 2020
Today is Super Tuesday in America’s presidential election process.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2020
‘Up the escalator, and down the lift’, is the old stock market adage that remains all too relevant.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2020
If the outcome could be a second term for US president Donald Trump, then passing curiosity becomes justified concern.
Sun, 01 Mar, 2020
It’s difficult but not impossible to see this year’s race to the White House becoming a more puerile spectacle than the one that was on show this past week.
Fri, 28 Feb, 2020
Many Democrats are sceptical that a socialist could make it the White House, but Bernie Sanders is gaining momentum, writes Joseph Ax
Fri, 28 Feb, 2020
Right now the US democratic primaries are well underway with the first three states having voted.
Wed, 26 Feb, 2020
The democratic process, or at least versions of it, played out on either side of the Atlantic this week. In both instances, conclusions were long-fingered.
Thu, 20 Feb, 2020
He flopped in Iowa, but the former US vice-president insists he will prevail and capture the Democratic nomination and oust Donald Trump from the White House, writes.
Sat, 08 Feb, 2020
A sideways glance at Election 2020.
Wed, 05 Feb, 2020
Bernie Sanders' grandson's caused a stir among Ireland football fans after turning up to a campaign rally in a Republic of Ireland jersey.
Sun, 02 Feb, 2020
The race to select a Democratic candidate to depose incumbent president Donald Trump begins in Iowa on Monday.casts an eye over the runners and riders.
Sat, 01 Feb, 2020
"It's the culture around him. It's his leadership team."
Tue, 21 Jan, 2020
Bernie Sanders has said he raised more than $34.5 million in the final three months of last year, with the start of the Democratic presidential primaries looming.
Thu, 02 Jan, 2020
Elizabeth Warren is now neck and neck with Joe Biden in Democratic primary polls, according to RealClearPolitics.
Mon, 14 Oct, 2019
We’re spending so much time being outraged and so little time taking action.A distracted citizen base is as easy to manipulate as a fearful one, writes.
Sat, 12 Oct, 2019
On Tuesday, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe introduced Budget 2020. A set piece of the political year a budget is rarely radical.
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019
The Democrat debates will see 10 prospective presidential candidates argue why they should receive the nomination to take on Donald Trump.looks at the runners.
Sat, 07 Sep, 2019
British shale gas exploration firm Cuadrilla said it had resumed fracking at its site in Lancashire, after securing all required permits.
Fri, 23 Aug, 2019
The US has sold itself as the ‘land of opportunity,’ where a hotel bellboy can, by dint of hard graft, become the proprietor of the business.
Sun, 18 Aug, 2019
Your editorial (Irish Examiner, August 7) dealing with the attendance of young Fine Gael members at a conservative youth conference is dangerously intolerant of opposing views, and dangerously incendiary by attempting to link the inherent evil of white supremacy and racism to mainstream conservatism.
Mon, 12 Aug, 2019
Are you a Gaelic football fan who is interested in American politics, but doesn’t want to listen to a 90-minute New Yorker podcast in order to sound hip at the watercooler? Here’s a breakdown of the contenders as Super 8 teams (and Galway)...
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019
The 25 candidates for the party’s presidential nomination have been scoring points off one another, but beating Donald Trump will be a tougher task, says,
Mon, 15 Jul, 2019
Montana Governor Steve Bullock has announced his is running for US president, becoming the 22nd Democrat Party challenger to Donald Trump.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
Before the Democrats in the US face into battle with Donald Trump, they must first decide whether Joe Biden or Bernie Sanders has a better chance of winning, writes
Mon, 06 May, 2019
Former US vice-president Joe Biden has received a bump in the polls following his 2020 announcement last week.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
If Donald Trump has achieved anything that could be described as constructive it’s been to help create a political climate that has produced no fewer than 25 declared and likely Democrat contenders for the 2020 election, the opening primaries for which are scheduled for June in Florida.
Thu, 18 Apr, 2019
Gone are the days in American presidential races when a candidate would rise or fall on policy differences.
Sat, 23 Mar, 2019
American Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke raised an unprecedented $6.1m — €5.38m — during the first 24 hours of his official run for the White House. It is spectacular and says many things.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
So that’s Tuesday nearly wrapped up. Here are some of today's top stories which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.
Tue, 19 Feb, 2019
Here's your lunchtime bulletin.
Tue, 19 Feb, 2019
Senator Elizabeth Warren has taken the first major step towards launching a widely anticipated campaign for the presidency.
Mon, 31 Dec, 2018
Controversial candidates are gaining ground partially because an obsession with singular views and whitewashing away problems is gagging mainstream debate on difficult subjects, writes political correspondent
Sat, 03 Nov, 2018
Dubbed ‘the voice of Cork’, he started collecting Cork folk songs in the late 1960s and early ’70s when it was neither fashionable nor profitable.
Mon, 24 Sep, 2018
Where were the organisations that get state money to promote the interests of older people? writes.
Mon, 16 Jul, 2018
The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, is to join actor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, singer, Nile Rodgers, and Bernie Sanders as a speaker at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Texas.
Sat, 24 Feb, 2018
IT seems a core human instinct — though not quite a core belief — that things can get better; we seem to always imagine that faraway reindeer have longer antlers.
Wed, 20 Dec, 2017
School children should be encouraged to indulge their creative side and not have it stamped out, said Jane O’Meara Sanders, wife and senior political adviser to former US presidential Democratic candidate, Bernie Sanders.
Fri, 13 Oct, 2017
Hillary Rodham Clinton appeared on RTÉ One's Late Late Show tonight to promote her new book 'What Happened' and discuss her links with Ireland.
Sat, 30 Sep, 2017
Clinton’s new book, ‘What Happened’, is an angry look at her US presidential election loss and is at odds with her ambition to nurture Democrat leaders, says.
Tue, 12 Sep, 2017
No opposition leader can muster a vision inspiring enough to compete with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, says
Mon, 24 Jul, 2017