John F Kennedy

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Senator Chuck Grassley, a Republican from Iowa, and Amy Coney Barrett, nominee for the Supreme Court on Tuesday. Photograph: Erin Scott/Reuters/Bloomberg

US vice-president Mike Pence described Amy Coney Barrett as “an extraordinary American” and “someone of great character” as the supreme court nominee (...)

From the collection of Michael Smurfit, (detail)  Travelling Woman with Newspaper by Louis le Brocquy (£700,000-£1m) at Sotheby’s Irish Art Sale in London

Auction results Sunday, August 23rd Adam's At Home Sale Over 87 per cent sold with sales exceeding €250,000. According to Adam’s online purchases t(...)

US senator Ed Markey raises hands with his wife, Susan Blumenthal, after speaking at a primary election night event at Malden Public Library on September 1st, 2020 in Malden, Massachusetts. Photograph: Allison Dinner/Getty Images

Senator Ed Markey staved off a Democratic primary challenge from Joe Kennedy III on Tuesday, the first time a member of the Kennedy family has lost a (...)

The wings fold up in a demonstration of the Terrafugia “Flying Car” during the first day of press previews at the New York International Automobile Showon April 4, 2012 in New York. Photograph: Stan Honda/AFP via Getty Images

2020 is one of those years. No, not in that sense (well, obviously in that sense but that’s not what we’re talking about here…). No, 2020 is one of th(...)

The urban theorist Richard Florida argued for new forms of urban living. Photograph: Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images

Campaigning for the US presidency in 1959, John F Kennedy told his listeners that “in the Chinese language, the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two chara(...)

Former United States ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley addresses the Republican National Convention via live feed at the Mellon Auditorium on Monday. Photograph: EPA

President Donald Trump’s family members and allies launched a fervent defence of the president on the first night of the Republication National Conven(...)

US president Donald Trump: “They will take your guns away . . . Our country will never be a socialist country.” Photograph: Chris Carlson

Donald Trump has been officially nominated as the Republican Party’s candidate in November’s presidential election, as the Republican National Convent(...)

 US vice-president Joe Biden meets locals in Ballina, Co Mayo during a visit to Ireland in  June 2016. Photograph: Paul McErlane/EPA

With the official nomination this week of Joe Biden as the Democratic candidate for November’s election, the former vice-president moves one step clos(...)

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden: Should he make it to the White House, Biden would have completed the longest marathon in US political history. Photograph: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images

It was late afternoon on February 2nd, the eve of the Iowa caucuses. We were jammed into a high-school gymnasium in Des Moines, the state capital, for(...)

US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden: His advanced age means it is quite likely his running mate may ultimately become president. Photograph: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP

“The primary role of the vice-president of the United States of America is to support the president of the United States of America, give that preside(...)

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