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The most popular tweet of all time
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# Election 2012

The most popular tweet of all time

Nov 7th 2012, 8:37 AM 25,256 Views 49 Comments

Four more years. Half-a-million retweets.

Obama holds slender lead as Florida heads down to the wire
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Obama holds slender lead as Florida heads down to the wire

Nov 7th 2012, 3:23 AM 2,238 Views 0 Comments

With over 7.4 million votes counted – around 84% of the total – Barack Obama leads by only a few thousand votes.

TV guide: the US Presidential Election on the box
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TV guide: the US Presidential Election on the box

Nov 6th 2012, 3:10 PM 6,081 Views 20 Comments

RTÉ, TV3, BBC or Sky – the choice is yours. Here’s what they are offering.

9 things to do while Americans cast their votes
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9 things to do while Americans cast their votes

Nov 6th 2012, 2:00 PM 6,316 Views 8 Comments

Excited for the count but bored of the wait? Read on…

Column: How Obama’s policies may hurt investment in Ireland
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Column: How Obama’s policies may hurt investment in Ireland

Nov 4th 2012, 7:30 PM 59 Views 46 Comments

Ireland’s foreign direct investment is at risk under Obama’s tax proposals. We should be worried, writes Dr Tom Flavin.

Nobel Prizes and Viagra: Here's what happens to US presidential election losers
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Nobel Prizes and Viagra: Here's what happens to US presidential election losers

Nov 4th 2012, 12:00 PM 6,286 Views 1 Comment

Winning Nobel Prizes, making Viagra ads, and playing ‘Mitt Romney’ – just some of what the losers of past US presidential elections have done and what might await Romney or Obama on Wednesday morning.

Obama v Romney: Who’s better at holding babies?
# Baby Love
# Baby Love

Obama v Romney: Who’s better at holding babies?

Nov 4th 2012, 9:45 AM 13,900 Views 15 Comments

It’s time to get down to what really matters in this election.

VIDEO: Mr Burns endorses Romney
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VIDEO: Mr Burns endorses Romney

Nov 2nd 2012, 7:45 PM 12,446 Views 12 Comments

He’s a GOP fan. And he has binders full of women.

Mitt Romney eating his own face
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# Mitt Romnonnomnom

Mitt Romney eating his own face

Oct 31st 2012, 9:51 AM 10,197 Views 6 Comments

Rom-NOMNOMNOMNOMNOMNOMNOM…

6 celebrity Twitter accounts to follow for the US Election
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# US2012

6 celebrity Twitter accounts to follow for the US Election

Oct 29th 2012, 9:00 AM 12,718 Views 6 Comments

They’ve got a lot to say…

Poll shows that, given the chance, Ireland would reelect Barack Obama
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Poll shows that, given the chance, Ireland would reelect Barack Obama

Oct 22nd 2012, 11:37 AM 4,103 Views 60 Comments

The Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll showed that 79 per cent of the 1,000 people surveyed said that they would vote for Obama.

He's her man: First Lady praises husband Barack Obama during prime-time speech
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He's her man: First Lady praises husband Barack Obama during prime-time speech

Sep 5th 2012, 7:47 AM 7,994 Views 55 Comments

The self-described “mom in chief” didn’t play dirty, not mentioning rival Mitt Romney once. Others at the DNC weren’t so kind.

Two people kicked out of RNC over alleged racist comments
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Two people kicked out of RNC over alleged racist comments

Aug 29th 2012, 2:37 PM 7,942 Views 48 Comments

One person was seen throwing nuts at a black woman and saying, “This is how we feed animals”.

Obama: Paul Ryan is the "ideological leader" of Republicans
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Obama: Paul Ryan is the "ideological leader" of Republicans

Aug 13th 2012, 2:50 PM 4,638 Views 23 Comments

Speaking about Mitt Romney’s vice presidential pick for the first time, Obama praised Ryan as a decent family man.

Top 10 reasons not to vote for Obama – according to a 6-year-old
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# Young Politics

Top 10 reasons not to vote for Obama – according to a 6-year-old

Aug 2nd 2012, 7:30 PM 7,984 Views 70 Comments

Young Republican, Isaac Anthony, explains why he doesn’t want four more years of Obama.

US election: Romney and Republicans 'raised over $100m last month'
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US election: Romney and Republicans 'raised over $100m last month'

Jul 6th 2012, 2:16 PM 1,988 Views 12 Comments

Fundraising battle heats up between Romney and Obama…

Down with the kids: Barack Obama slow-jams the news
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# Election 2012

Down with the kids: Barack Obama slow-jams the news

Apr 25th 2012, 9:46 AM 3,156 Views 10 Comments

What’s that then?

Romney focuses on Obama while Santorum questions rival
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Romney focuses on Obama while Santorum questions rival

Mar 19th 2012, 6:30 PM 1,883 Views 10 Comments

More details from the GOP presidential nomination race as Republicans head towards D-Day.

Romney takes Florida as women ditch Gingrich
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Romney takes Florida as women ditch Gingrich

Feb 1st 2012, 7:27 AM 1,517 Views 13 Comments

Mitt Romney routed the other candidates in the winner-takes-all primary and took the opportunity to get digs in at both Obama and Europe.

Rick Perry drops out of presidential race ahead of Carolina primary
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Rick Perry drops out of presidential race ahead of Carolina primary

Jan 19th 2012, 4:28 PM 2,186 Views 10 Comments

The Texas governor is the latest to drop out of the race for the White House, giving his backing to Newt Gingrich.

American TV satirist Stephen Colbert considers presidential bid
# US 2012
# US 2012

American TV satirist Stephen Colbert considers presidential bid

Jan 13th 2012, 11:58 AM 2,181 Views 6 Comments

A poll in South Carolina puts Colbert ahead of one of the actual Republican nominees and on his nightly satirical news show he has fuelled speculation of a White House bid.

Poll: Will you be following the US Presidential Election?
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# Your Say

Poll: Will you be following the US Presidential Election?

Jan 7th 2012, 1:05 PM 3,846 Views 57 Comments

It’s all kicking off in America but do you care?

US unemployment rate drops to three-year low
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US unemployment rate drops to three-year low

Jan 7th 2012, 9:55 AM 1,725 Views 14 Comments

Good news for Barack Obama in election year.

Brutal! Republican candidate Ron Paul's ad rips into rival Santorum
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Brutal! Republican candidate Ron Paul's ad rips into rival Santorum

Jan 7th 2012, 7:28 AM 3,008 Views 12 Comments

“One serial hypocrite exposed…now another has emerged.” Ooooh…sounds like a good movie.

Bachmann calls a halt to stuttering presidential campaign
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Bachmann calls a halt to stuttering presidential campaign

Jan 4th 2012, 4:36 PM 2,991 Views 18 Comments

Michele Bachmann’s fifth-place finish in the Iowa caucus prompts her to put an end to her US presidential campaign.

In pictures: Feelings run high as US presidential race kicks off
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In pictures: Feelings run high as US presidential race kicks off

Jan 4th 2012, 9:34 AM 1,000 Views 2 Comments

Mitt Romney won in Iowa after a long night for candidates and supporters. Here’s how it looked…

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Jan 3rd 2012, 8:05 PM 6,748 Views 5 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Priory Hall residents ask Taoiseach to intervene, a reprieve for the Irishmen who fought Hitler, watch out for 125kmh winds, and more…

5 things you should know about the Republicans running for US president
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5 things you should know about the Republicans running for US president

Jan 3rd 2012, 2:23 PM 3,787 Views 44 Comments

Our quick-and-easy guide to the six men and one woman hoping to be the candidate to face Barack Obama in the autumn…

What is a caucus? Your guide to the first step in the race for the White House
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What is a caucus? Your guide to the first step in the race for the White House

Jan 3rd 2012, 11:55 AM 5,706 Views 8 Comments

Iowa is unique among the US states for holding a caucus instead of a more straightforward primary election in choosing its election candidates. Here’s what happens in a caucus…

Republican voters kick off 2012 White House battle in Iowa
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Republican voters kick off 2012 White House battle in Iowa

Jan 3rd 2012, 8:27 AM 770 Views 1 Comment

Conservative candidate Rick Santorum is surging as the first votes are cast in the contest to take on Barack Obama.

Watch: Presidential hopefuls face-off in final debate before Iowa vote
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Watch: Presidential hopefuls face-off in final debate before Iowa vote

Dec 16th 2011, 11:54 AM 648 Views 8 Comments

Poll frontrunners Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney saw their conservative credentials questioned in a fairly low-key affair unlike previous debates.

US presidential hopeful Perry's latest ad causes split in his own campaign
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# Ad Fail

US presidential hopeful Perry's latest ad causes split in his own campaign

Dec 9th 2011, 8:34 PM 4,659 Views 15 Comments

In the campaign spot, Perry attacks Barack Obama’s repealing of a law outlawing open homosexuality in the military but it hasn’t gone down well even in his own campaign.

Herman Cain suspends US presidential campaign after affair allegations
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Herman Cain suspends US presidential campaign after affair allegations

Dec 3rd 2011, 6:53 PM 2,534 Views 4 Comments

The former chairman of Godfather’s Pizza and one-time poll topper has shelved his run for the White House.

I've just got something in my eye: GOP contenders get teary-eyed at debate
# Emotional Times
# Emotional Times

I've just got something in my eye: GOP contenders get teary-eyed at debate

Nov 21st 2011, 12:51 PM 1,951 Views 2 Comments

It was emotional times as half of the candidates looking to be the next US president shed tears at a debate held over the weekend…

GOP frontrunner Herman Cain faces more sexual harassment allegations
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GOP frontrunner Herman Cain faces more sexual harassment allegations

Nov 3rd 2011, 10:13 AM 282 Views 3 Comments

The candidate leading polls to be the Republican Party’s nominee for US president has been hit with a series of allegations in recent days.

GOP frontrunner faces questions over sexual harassment allegations
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GOP frontrunner faces questions over sexual harassment allegations

Nov 1st 2011, 10:32 AM 375 Views 6 Comments

Herman Cain faces the biggest test of his insurgent campaign with old allegations of sexual harassment resurfacing and causing a media storm in the US.

Sarah Palin says she won't run for president in 2012
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Sarah Palin says she won't run for president in 2012

Oct 5th 2011, 11:44 PM 557 Views 28 Comments

The former governor of Alaska has been considered a possible contender since the last election in 2008.

'Now is not the time': Chris Christie rules out presidential bid
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'Now is not the time': Chris Christie rules out presidential bid

Oct 4th 2011, 6:46 PM 173 Views 1 Comment

The New Jersey governor had been considering a late entry in to the Republican field but has ruled it out today.

US presidential hopeful Perry under fire for offensively-named family ranch
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US presidential hopeful Perry under fire for offensively-named family ranch

Oct 2nd 2011, 7:21 PM 1,809 Views 21 Comments

A hunting camp leased by Rick Perry’s family used to go by the name N*****head.

GOP favourite Chris Christie said to be considering presidential run
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# Chris Christie

GOP favourite Chris Christie said to be considering presidential run

Sep 29th 2011, 3:00 PM 277 Views 4 Comments

The popular New Jersey governor faces increasing calls to enter the race although he has previously been categorical in his stance that he won’t be running.

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