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#Presidential Election

From TheJournal.ie An Irish view of a Swing State: 'There is no evidence of support for Trump on campus' Penn For Hillary

An Irish view of a Swing State: 'There is no evidence of support for Trump on campus'

The University of Pennsylvania is Trump’s alma mater but the candidate isn’t doing well on campus, reports Irish woman Rosemary Hennigan in the US.

From TheJournal.ie Trump campaign chief denies anti-Semitic remarks about daughters' school Stephen Bannon

Trump campaign chief denies anti-Semitic remarks about daughters' school

The revelation comes a day after reports emerged that domestic charges were filed against him 20 years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Trump hires head of a right-wing website in latest campaign reshuffle What Pivot?

Trump hires head of a right-wing website in latest campaign reshuffle

Paul Manafort, the Trump campaign chairman, has come under scrutiny for his links to the pro-Russia former president of Ukraine.

From TheJournal.ie 'Lying is second nature to him': Trump's ghostwriter regrets penning Art of the Deal Read Alert

'Lying is second nature to him': Trump's ghostwriter regrets penning Art of the Deal

Ghostwriter Schwartz says, “I genuinely believe that if Trump wins and gets the nuclear codes… it will lead to the end of civilisation.”

From TheJournal.ie A referendum to give Irish abroad a vote in presidential elections is planned for next year Wherever Green In Worn This post contains a poll

A referendum to give Irish abroad a vote in presidential elections is planned for next year

The diaspora minister made the referendum announcement this week.

From TheJournal.ie Hillary Clinton pulls into lead in race for the White House Edging It

Hillary Clinton pulls into lead in race for the White House

A difficult month for Trump has seen his support dip.

From TheJournal.ie Protesters attempt to storm hotel during Trump speech California

Protesters attempt to storm hotel during Trump speech

“That was not the easiest entrance I’ve ever made,” he told the party members at the convention. “It felt like I was crossing the border.”

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump poses a real risk to the entire world US Politics

Donald Trump poses a real risk to the entire world

Research from The Economist has said if he becomes president, there is a risk of trade war and further threats from jihadi groups.

From TheJournal.ie Trump wins big in South Carolina Republican primary as Jeb Bush drops out of race Presidential

Trump wins big in South Carolina Republican primary as Jeb Bush drops out of race

Hillary Clinton also pulled out a crucial win over Bernie Sanders in Nevada.

From TheJournal.ie Clinton narrowly edges out Sanders to win Iowa Democratic caucuses Presidential Election

Clinton narrowly edges out Sanders to win Iowa Democratic caucuses

The race has been called the closest in Democratic caucus history.

From TheJournal.ie Guns, Obamacare and Bill's transgressions: Things got heated in last night's Democratic debate Race To The White House

Guns, Obamacare and Bill's transgressions: Things got heated in last night's Democratic debate

Hillary Clinton is feeling Bernie Sanders snapping at her heels.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump is not backing down over comments being used to recruit Islamic extremists Not Worried

Donald Trump is not backing down over comments being used to recruit Islamic extremists

The Republican hopeful doesn’t think that the use of the footage is a good enough reason to dial back his rhetoric.

From The42 Don't even go there! Fifa presidential candidate wants shirt sponsors for international teams Eye-sore

Don't even go there! Fifa presidential candidate wants shirt sponsors for international teams

Tokyo Sexwale believes ‘there is space there for much value worth millions of dollars’.

From TheJournal.ie Kanye wasn't joking when he announced plans to run for president Kanye 2020

Kanye wasn't joking when he announced plans to run for president

Although he says he has to “grow up” a bit more first.

What's the deal with Deez Nuts?

Deez Nuts may be the new US president.

From TheJournal.ie Who is Deez Nuts and why is he polling so well in the United States? Next President

Who is Deez Nuts and why is he polling so well in the United States?

It started off as a practical joke, but has since snowballed.

From TheJournal.ie Is Joe Biden about to rain on Hillary Clinton's presidential parade? Smoke Filled Rooms

Is Joe Biden about to rain on Hillary Clinton's presidential parade?

Nothing is certain yet, but there could be a serious fight on the cards.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you vote for Donald Trump? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you vote for Donald Trump?

A lot of Americans seem to be leaning that way.

From TheJournal.ie Trump declares he loves Latinos on 'dangerous' visit to Mexican border Trump

Trump declares he loves Latinos on 'dangerous' visit to Mexican border

During his visit he said the US has a “tremendous danger with illegals coming in”.

From TheJournal.ie Trump's latest comments about illegal immigrants made a fight break out The Trump

Trump's latest comments about illegal immigrants made a fight break out

The wannabe presidential candidate also thinks he and Putin could be best buds.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you vote Miriam O'Callaghan for president? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you vote Miriam O'Callaghan for president?

Speculation is mounting again that the RTÉ presenter could make a bid for the Áras.

From The42 Uefa calls for Fifa's presidential election to be postponed but Blatter still standing firm Controversy

Uefa calls for Fifa's presidential election to be postponed but Blatter still standing firm

European football’s governing body says today’s events are evidence that corruption is ‘deeply rooted’ in Fifa’s culture.

From The42 'Fifa has an incredibly bad brand image' - Delaney calls for Blatter to step down Top Brass

'Fifa has an incredibly bad brand image' - Delaney calls for Blatter to step down

The head of the FAI won’t be voting for the current Fifa president and believes his ‘good friend’ Michel Platini is the right man for the job.

From TheJournal.ie The latest man to join the White House race just called Hillary "a leader from yesterday" The 1990s

The latest man to join the White House race just called Hillary "a leader from yesterday"

Hillary Clinton is just one day into her campaign for the White House – and her critics are already getting their digs in.

From TheJournal.ie Why was the Afghan government asked to ban Facebook? Ban

Why was the Afghan government asked to ban Facebook?

It’s all to do with the presidential election.

From TheJournal.ie Many polling stations closed as Ukraine votes in crucial presidential election East-west

Many polling stations closed as Ukraine votes in crucial presidential election

While turnout has been strong in Kiev, poll stations have remained closed in many eastern cities.

From TheJournal.ie Irish emigrants organise worldwide toast to highlight their right to vote Emigration

Irish emigrants organise worldwide toast to highlight their right to vote

The We’re Coming Back is campaign says Ireland “completely disenfranchises its emigrants”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Large turn-out' in Mali's first election since French intervention Mali

'Large turn-out' in Mali's first election since French intervention

The election is seen as vital for restoring constitutional order after a coup in March last year.

From TheJournal.ie Ayatollah wants 'a new political epic' as Iranian voters elect new president Iran

Ayatollah wants 'a new political epic' as Iranian voters elect new president

Voting has gotten under way as Iranians decide who they want to succeed Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

From TheJournal.ie Senator Norris: 'I had a major depression and nervous breakdown' Aras11

Senator Norris: 'I had a major depression and nervous breakdown'

David Norris said media coverage during the last presidential election had a significant effect on his health.

From The42 Cycling Ireland to hold EGM on McQuaid's nomination Under Pressure

Cycling Ireland to hold EGM on McQuaid's nomination

McQuaid has since responded, claiming the meeting is being held as a result of a “technicality”.

From TheJournal.ie Venezuela confirms Nicolas Maduro as president Presidential Election

Venezuela confirms Nicolas Maduro as president

It’s finally official after demands for recount: The acting president will succeed the late Hugo Chavez, beating his opponent by just over 1 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ head: 'Impossible to say' whether Frontline debate changed election Aras11

RTÉ head: 'Impossible to say' whether Frontline debate changed election

Noel Curran says the swing between Sean Gallagher and Michael D Higgins is too large to attribute to one programme.

From TheJournal.ie Al Gore's Reddit AMA: The best bits Super Serial

Al Gore's Reddit AMA: The best bits

The former Veep has finished an AMA session on Reddit… see what he had to say.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘Politics across the Atlantic should make us consider our own system’ Opinion

Column: ‘Politics across the Atlantic should make us consider our own system’

The Irish and US political systems are different – but both have their good points, writes Professor Maura Adshead.

From TheJournal.ie 9 things to do while Americans cast their votes Usa 2012

9 things to do while Americans cast their votes

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

From TheJournal.ie USA 2012: Irish thoughts on an American election Usa 2012

USA 2012: Irish thoughts on an American election

TheJournal.ie has asked four Irish people living in the US about their experiences during this presidential election season.

From TheJournal.ie Obama or Romney? Voters go to the polls in US presidential election US 2012 This post contains videos

Obama or Romney? Voters go to the polls in US presidential election

Tens of millions of Americans will cast their vote today as the US presidential election reaches its conclusion.

From TheJournal.ie Column: How Obama’s policies may hurt investment in Ireland Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Abortion, Libya and... Sesame Street? Flashpoints in the US 2012 presidential race US 2012

Abortion, Libya and... Sesame Street? Flashpoints in the US 2012 presidential race

From comments about the ’47 per cent’ to loving Big Bird, we look at some of the flashpoints in the race between Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama.