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Biden says he will 'create a roadmap to citizenship' for undocumented Irish
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Biden says he will 'create a roadmap to citizenship' for undocumented Irish

Oct 18th 2020, 8:15 AM 32,607 Views 52 Comments

The Democratic nominee said he will ensure there will be no US-UK trade deal if Brexit puts the Good Friday Agreement at risk.

Joe Biden proposes 'Buy American' campaign to bolster US firms
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Joe Biden proposes 'Buy American' campaign to bolster US firms

Jul 9th 2020, 2:58 PM 9,906 Views 21 Comments

The former vice-president has called for $700 million to be spent on supporting manufacturing and technology firms.

Joe Biden denies sexual assault allegation made by former staffer
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Joe Biden denies sexual assault allegation made by former staffer

May 1st 2020, 1:11 PM 20,870 Views 94 Comments

This is the first public comment Biden has made on the accusation.

Bernie Sanders formally endorses Joe Biden for president
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Bernie Sanders formally endorses Joe Biden for president

Apr 13th 2020, 7:28 PM 25,483 Views 84 Comments

“We’ve got to make Trump a one-term president,” Sanders said.

Donald Trump trailing five Democrats in latest opinion poll
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Donald Trump trailing five Democrats in latest opinion poll

Jun 17th 2019, 8:19 AM 28,357 Views 65 Comments

The Fox News poll showed Biden leading Trump by 49% to 39% among all registered voters nationwide.

Taoiseach defends Michael D Higgins' use of government jet to fly to Belfast
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Taoiseach defends Michael D Higgins' use of government jet to fly to Belfast

Oct 23rd 2018, 10:40 AM 29,154 Views 116 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the pilots are “paid anyway” and the added costs of flying someone in the plane are “very small”.

Michael D Higgins will return €200k balance in Áras account at end of term
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Michael D Higgins will return €200k balance in Áras account at end of term

Oct 4th 2018, 4:25 PM 26,975 Views 75 Comments

Higgins has pointed out that his predecessor Mary McAleese returned the balance when she finished her two terms.

Sinn Féin's presidential hopeful didn't 'flip flop' on HPV vaccine but admits 'naivety' in interview
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Sinn Féin's presidential hopeful didn't 'flip flop' on HPV vaccine but admits 'naivety' in interview

Sep 18th 2018, 6:01 AM 21,863 Views 101 Comments

Liadh Ní Riada’s latest comments come ahead of a HSE update on vaccine uptake rates due today.

Brother of Veronica Guerin: Gemma O'Doherty's comments on her murder were 'disgusting'
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Brother of Veronica Guerin: Gemma O'Doherty's comments on her murder were 'disgusting'

Sep 1st 2018, 2:53 PM 68,997 Views 142 Comments

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, O’Doherty said she believed the State was involved in the killing.

Latest poll has Le Pen and Macron head-to-head in French presidential race
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Latest poll has Le Pen and Macron head-to-head in French presidential race

Apr 17th 2017, 2:45 PM 13,971 Views 128 Comments

The two frontrunners are staging rival rallies today in Paris.

Early count signals victory for moderate cleric as Iran's new president
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Early count signals victory for moderate cleric as Iran's new president

Jun 15th 2013, 12:35 PM 3,844 Views 8 Comments

With 36.6 percent of polling stations counted, Hassan Rowhani had 50 percent of the vote.

Seán Gallagher issues legal proceedings against RTÉ over Frontline debate
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Seán Gallagher issues legal proceedings against RTÉ over Frontline debate

Jan 6th 2013, 10:51 AM 14,131 Views 124 Comments

The former Irish presidential candidate’s solicitor said the debate had “dramatic and extremely serious consequences” for Gallagher.

Obama, Romney gear up for final presidential debate on foreign policy
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Obama, Romney gear up for final presidential debate on foreign policy

Oct 22nd 2012, 9:06 AM 2,969 Views 15 Comments

The candidates spent their weekend swatting up on foreign policy with the latest poll putting them both at 47 per cent.

Autumn's must see political TV: presidential candidate debates
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Autumn's must see political TV: presidential candidate debates

Sep 8th 2012, 3:57 PM 3,707 Views 25 Comments

Romney and Obama will go head to head in three prime time debates over the month of October.

Obama asks for second term, says nation will recover
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Obama asks for second term, says nation will recover

Sep 7th 2012, 7:27 AM 3,304 Views 27 Comments

The economy was the focus of the President’s speech on the final day of the National Democratic convention, promising that challenges could be met if he was given four more years.

David Norris to publish autobiography in October
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David Norris to publish autobiography in October

Aug 23rd 2012, 10:29 AM 2,851 Views 22 Comments

The senator and former presidential candidate is expected to cover his long career in politics and his controversial bid for the Áras.

New documents detail Fianna Fáil pressure on President Hillery in 1982
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New documents detail Fianna Fáil pressure on President Hillery in 1982

May 28th 2012, 12:38 PM 3,783 Views 8 Comments

Logbooks released by a UCD-funded website detail calls placed to Áras an Uactaráin by Fianna Fáil members in a controversial move that had consequences for the party years later.

RTÉ board to meet following BAI ruling on Frontline tweet
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RTÉ board to meet following BAI ruling on Frontline tweet

Mar 8th 2012, 8:58 AM 1,540 Views 15 Comments

RTÉ chairman Tom Savage will convene the broadcaster’s board, while a Sean Gallagher spokesman doesn’t rule out legal action.

RTÉ director general apologises to Gallagher over Frontline 'mistakes'
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RTÉ director general apologises to Gallagher over Frontline 'mistakes'

Mar 7th 2012, 5:20 PM 3,798 Views 32 Comments

Noel Curran’s apology comes on foot of the BAI’s decision to uphold Gallagher’s complaint regarding a controversial tweet referred to during an #Áras11 debate.

David Norris says tabloid editor told him stories about him were "payback"
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David Norris says tabloid editor told him stories about him were "payback"

Feb 22nd 2012, 3:33 PM 6,529 Views 50 Comments

Independent senator and former Presidential candidate scathing of media standards during discussion in Seanad.

Arab League condemns Gingrich's Palestinian remark
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Arab League condemns Gingrich's Palestinian remark

Dec 12th 2011, 9:57 AM 1,597 Views 22 Comments

The Arab League has branded the US presidential hopeful’s comment that Palestinians were an “invented” people as a racist, cheap stunt designed to get votes.

Herman Cain 'reassessing' his campaign
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Herman Cain 'reassessing' his campaign

Nov 30th 2011, 11:25 AM 862 Views 4 Comments

The Republican presidential candidate says recent accusations of inappropriate sexual behaviour levelled against him have taken their toll – and he now plans to take some time to consider the future of his campaign.

Dana threatens to quit campaign if questioned further about family
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Dana threatens to quit campaign if questioned further about family

Oct 10th 2011, 2:18 PM 3,716 Views 60 Comments

Dana Rosemary Scallon threatens to pull out of the presidential election if her family is “dragged across” the campaign.

Dana 'received American citizenship in 1999'
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Dana 'received American citizenship in 1999'

Oct 9th 2011, 2:44 PM 2,974 Views 45 Comments

The presidential candidate produced a document during a radio interview today that she says shows she received US naturalisation in 1999, not 1997 while she was running for election.

#Áras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today
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#Áras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today

Oct 3rd 2011, 7:00 AM 864 Views 13 Comments

Want to meet the presidential candidates? Keep tabs on where they’re campaigning with TheJournal.ie’s daily updates.

'Norris for President' petition gains nearly 3,000 signatures
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'Norris for President' petition gains nearly 3,000 signatures

Aug 5th 2011, 1:19 PM 2,692 Views 131 Comments

A web-based petition set up by a Norris fan has gained thousands of signatures – but has also been the target of abuse.

David Norris calls a halt to presidential campaign
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David Norris calls a halt to presidential campaign

Aug 2nd 2011, 3:07 PM 7,238 Views 182 Comments

The Independent senator has said that it’s time to “reassert the while of my life and destiny”.

David Norris withdraws from presenting spot on TV3's Vincent Browne show
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David Norris withdraws from presenting spot on TV3's Vincent Browne show

Aug 1st 2011, 5:31 PM 1,755 Views 19 Comments

TV3 has confirmed that the senator has withdrawn from a guest presenting spot on the show. He was due to appear on Tonight With Vincent Browne tomorrow night.

US grand jury indicts former presidential candidate John Edwards
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US grand jury indicts former presidential candidate John Edwards

Jun 3rd 2011, 3:43 PM 322 Views 2 Comments

Indictment follows investigation into allegations Edwards used donors’ funds during 2008 campaign to keep an affair hidden from his wife.

David Norris favourite to be President - but Bertie hangs on in there
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David Norris favourite to be President - but Bertie hangs on in there

Jan 10th 2011, 1:41 PM 1,270 Views 0 Comments

Independent Senator – who was only third favourite in betting odds last week – tops Red C poll with 27 points. Ex-Taoiseach Bertie is at 12 points.