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#Presidential Election

From TheJournal.ie 8 things we're really missing from the 2012 US Presidential Election Palin Withdrawals

8 things we're really missing from the 2012 US Presidential Election

There hasn’t been much election fever spreading from America this year. We have some theories.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Europeans saying Obama has to win? It makes me want to scream Opinion

Column: Europeans saying Obama has to win? It makes me want to scream

It makes little difference to us who sits in the Oval Office – and we shouldn’t kid ourselves otherwise, says David Cronin.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Obama and Romney battle in the final US presidential debate US 2012

As it happened: Obama and Romney battle in the final US presidential debate

Ding ding ding! Tonight Barack Obama and Mitt Romney battle it out over foreign policy in the final US presidential of the election. Let’s see what happens.

From TheJournal.ie Gallagher doesn't rule out having another run for President Aras 2018?

Gallagher doesn't rule out having another run for President

Asked by Gay Byrne if he’d do it all over again, the former Dragons’ Den panellist – and soon-to-be new dad – simply says: “Who knows?”

From TheJournal.ie Obama raises $181 million in September in campaign boost US 2012

Obama raises $181 million in September in campaign boost

It was the biggest monthly cash take by Obama in the 2012 presidential race – but how will it compare to Romney’s donations?

From TheJournal.ie Romney stands over comments that Obama voters are 'dependants' US 2012 This post contains videos

Romney stands over comments that Obama voters are 'dependants'

In a secretly-filmed video, Mitt Romney criticises an entitlement culture among those who did not pay federal income taxes.

From TheJournal.ie Autumn's must see political TV: presidential candidate debates US 2012 This post contains videos

Autumn's must see political TV: presidential candidate debates

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

From TheJournal.ie Obama asks for second term, says nation will recover US2012

Obama asks for second term, says nation will recover

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.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix: Sunday Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Chicago erects plaque at spot of Obamas' first kiss Pda This post contains images

Chicago erects plaque at spot of Obamas' first kiss

The kiss “tasted like chocolate”, apparently.

Top 10 reasons not to vote for Obama – according to a 6-year-old Young Politics This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: who do you want as the next president of the USA? Your Say This post contains a poll
Pics, videos: The gaffes which have marred Mitt Romney's London visit RomneyShambles This post contains videos This post contains images

Pics, videos: The gaffes which have marred Mitt Romney's London visit

Insults, revealing state secrets and being mocked by Boris Johnson. Hopefully Enda will have some words of comfort for poor old Mitt Romney.

From TheJournal.ie US poverty rates set to rise to highest level since 1960s Poverty

US poverty rates set to rise to highest level since 1960s

Demographers predict latest Census figures will show rise in the official poverty rate as more people across the US have difficulty making ends meet.

From TheJournal.ie US election: Romney and Republicans 'raised over $100m last month' US 2012

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

Fundraising battle heats up between Romney and Obama…

From TheJournal.ie Protests in Tahrir Square continue after verdicts in Mubarak trial Egypt

Protests in Tahrir Square continue after verdicts in Mubarak trial

The verdict in the trial of the country’s former president has sparked nationwide outrage after six of his security chiefs where acquitted.

From TheJournal.ie Former US presidential candidate John Edwards found not guilty on one count of campaign fraud John Edwards

Former US presidential candidate John Edwards found not guilty on one count of campaign fraud

A mistrial was declared on the other five charges after the jury could not reach a verdict on them.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Francois Hollande wins French presidential election France

Francois Hollande wins French presidential election

Nicolas Sarkozy has conceded defeat after polls showed him in line to lose the ballot.

From TheJournal.ie French election hangs in balance - but polls suggest Sarkozy defeat France

French election hangs in balance - but polls suggest Sarkozy defeat

The first ballots have been cast today in a vote that could have major consequences for Europe.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Sarkozy threatens French pullout of visa-free zone France

Sarkozy threatens French pullout of visa-free zone

Sarkozy has threatened to pull France out of the EU’s coveted visa-free Schengen zone unless the bloc makes progress on protecting borders from illegal immigration.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ board to meet following BAI ruling on Frontline tweet Frontline

RTÉ board to meet following BAI ruling on Frontline tweet

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

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ director general apologises to Gallagher over Frontline 'mistakes' Aras11

RTÉ director general apologises to Gallagher over Frontline 'mistakes'

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.

From TheJournal.ie BAI upholds Gallagher complaint over Frontline tweet Aras11

BAI upholds Gallagher complaint over Frontline tweet

However, the broadcasting authority says it found no evidence that the RTÉ programme had deliberately attempted to conceal information about the tweet.

From TheJournal.ie Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s Fix: household charge campaign; health service ‘reduction’; and the best way to get onto a crowded bus…

From TheJournal.ie Guess which #Áras11 candidate spent the most on their campaign? Race For The Áras

Guess which #Áras11 candidate spent the most on their campaign?

Hint: It wasn’t the winner…

From TheJournal.ie Surge in support for Santorum puts him up front with Romney US 2012

Surge in support for Santorum puts him up front with Romney

Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney are neck-and-neck in the Republican Party nomination race, according to Gallup.

From TheJournal.ie Santorum campaign reborn as he beats Romney to take caucuses Usa 2012

Santorum campaign reborn as he beats Romney to take caucuses

“Conservatism is alive and well in Missouri and Minnesota.”

Roseanne Barr to seek US presidential bid

The comedian is running for the Green Party nomination in the US.

From TheJournal.ie French presidential candidate hit by flour during speech Flour Power This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie Newt Gingrich comeback seals victory in latest US primary Usa 2012

Newt Gingrich comeback seals victory in latest US primary

In an upset victory, Gingrich won 40 per cent of the vote in last night’s South Carolina primary, well ahead of second-placed Mitt Romney.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump is no longer a Republican Donald Trump

Donald Trump is no longer a Republican

Once the most Republican of Republicans, the billionaire has officially left the party – only to ensure that Obama can be beaten next year.

From TheJournal.ie Republican candidate Newt Gingrich misses out on Super Tuesday ballot in own state US Election

Republican candidate Newt Gingrich misses out on Super Tuesday ballot in own state

Gingrich failed to qualify for his state’s Super Tuesday primary ballot.

From TheJournal.ie The most telling Irish political pictures of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

The most telling Irish political pictures of 2011

A general election, the implosion of two parties, EU drama and a Presidential campaign – can you picture all that in one year? We tried…

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Presidential candidate Gay Mitchell is for the birds...

Enterprising designer finds new use for old election posters – he builds a little birdhouse with them…

From TheJournal.ie In full: Taoiseach Enda Kenny's speech at Presidential inauguration President Higgins

In full: Taoiseach Enda Kenny's speech at Presidential inauguration

The full text of the address given by Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the inauguration of Michael D Higgins as the ninth President of Ireland today.

From TheJournal.ie Chief whip says there is no rift in Fine Gael Fine Gael

Chief whip says there is no rift in Fine Gael

Despite the party’s poor performances in the presidential election and Dublin West by-election, Paul Kehoe has insisted that there is no crisis within Fine Gael.

From TheJournal.ie Poet, politician and the ninth President of Ireland: Michael D Higgins Aras11 This post contains videos

Poet, politician and the ninth President of Ireland: Michael D Higgins

Labour’s #Áras11 candidate is the President Elect and will be sworn into office in the middle of next month. Here’s a bit of background on the man who will be president…