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From TheJournal.ie The man who forgot the US Energy Department existed will be the head of it Rick Perry

The man who forgot the US Energy Department existed will be the head of it

Trump’s choice has close ties to the Texas oil industry and has corporate roles in two petroleum companies.

From TheJournal.ie How Trump or Clinton can win tonight: Force their rival to make a mistake they can't recover from Opinion

How Trump or Clinton can win tonight: Force their rival to make a mistake they can't recover from

US politics is littered with candidates making fatal mistakes in presidential debates, writes Lorcan Nyhan.

From TheJournal.ie Trump under fire as only female candidate takes centre stage in Republican debate Trumped

Trump under fire as only female candidate takes centre stage in Republican debate

Last night’s debate saw the Republican frontrunner coming under fire from the other candidates.

From TheJournal.ie "Gun-free zones are a bad idea" : After cinema shooting, Rick Perry wants guns in cinemas Open Carry This post contains videos

"Gun-free zones are a bad idea" : After cinema shooting, Rick Perry wants guns in cinemas

The presidential candidate is a consistent advocate of gun rights.

From TheJournal.ie US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident Oops This post contains videos

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident

The Republican governor said drugs, and not gun control, may be the real issue here.

From TheJournal.ie Obama unveils sweeping proposals to help curb gun violence Gun Control

Obama unveils sweeping proposals to help curb gun violence

President Obama demanded an assault weapons ban and universal background checks for gun buyers.

From TheJournal.ie Texas petition to leave the United States gets 60,000 signatures Lone Star

Texas petition to leave the United States gets 60,000 signatures

Texas is the only state of the union that can secede voluntarily, some supporters of independence believe.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Texans assess tornado damage after spate of storms Tornadoes This post contains videos This post contains images

In pictures: Texans assess tornado damage after spate of storms

The National Weather Service says that up to a dozen tornadoes may have struck the Dallas-Fort Worth area yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What happens now in the US Republican primaries? US 2012

Explainer: What happens now in the US Republican primaries?

So we’ve been through Iowa and New Hampshire, with three dropouts. So what’s next on the road to the Road to the White House?

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

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Rick Perry drops out of presidential race ahead of Carolina primary US 2012

Rick Perry drops out of presidential race ahead of Carolina primary

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

From TheJournal.ie US 2012: Did Rick Santorum actually beat Mitt Romney in the Iowa caucus? Santorum Surge

US 2012: Did Rick Santorum actually beat Mitt Romney in the Iowa caucus?

The pair were separated by just eight votes after an initial count earlier this month.

From TheJournal.ie Jon Huntsman backs Romney for Republican nod after suspending campaign US 2012

Jon Huntsman backs Romney for Republican nod after suspending campaign

The former diplomat blames in-party mudslinging as he backs Romney – less than a week after calling him “unelectable”.

From TheJournal.ie First votes of New Hampshire primary see Romney under pressure US 2012

First votes of New Hampshire primary see Romney under pressure

Voters are heading to the polls in the first presidential primary of the campaign to win the Republican nomination.

From TheJournal.ie Romney wins Iowa (just), what now in race to be the Republican nominee? US 2012

Romney wins Iowa (just), what now in race to be the Republican nominee?

Neck-and-neck with Rick Santorum in Iowa, what now for the former governor of Massachusetts and the other candidates hoping to face Barack Obama in the autumn?

From TheJournal.ie 5 things you should know about the Republicans running for US president US 2012 This post contains videos

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

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

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 9 at 9: Christmas Day 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Christmas Day

Nine things to know this Christmas morning…

From The42 Tebow Time: 6 great Tim Tebow stories you may have missed today Haters Gonna Hate This post contains videos

Tebow Time: 6 great Tim Tebow stories you may have missed today

Don’t worry, there’s plenty of Tebow-related weirdness to go around.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: US presidential hopeful Romney offers rival $10,000 bet Wanna Bet? This post contains videos

Watch: US presidential hopeful Romney offers rival $10,000 bet

Mitt Romney was challenged by Texan evangelist Rick Perry during last night’s Republican debate – and responded with a big-money offer…

US presidential hopeful Perry's latest ad causes split in his own campaign Ad Fail This post contains videos

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie US could make gay rights a condition of foreign aid Human Rights

US could make gay rights a condition of foreign aid

“Gay rights are human rights,” says Hillary Clinton, announcing that the US will use diplomatic tools to promote LGBT rights.

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

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

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…

If you can't laugh at yourself... Perry goes on Letterman after debate gaffe Rick Perry This post contains videos

If you can't laugh at yourself... Perry goes on Letterman after debate gaffe

He couldn’t remember his policies but he could remember all ten of these funny excuses…

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Rick Perry forgets which agencies he wants to abolish in debate gaffe Oh Dear This post contains videos

Watch: Rick Perry forgets which agencies he wants to abolish in debate gaffe

The governor of Texas is facing a campaign meltdown after one of the most humiliating gaffes in US presidential election debate history.

From TheJournal.ie Romney and Perry clash in fiercest Republican presidential debate so far Vegas Showdown This post contains videos

Romney and Perry clash in fiercest Republican presidential debate so far

There were fiery exchanges over big conservative issues like immigration and one candidate’s tax overhaul plan.

From TheJournal.ie US presidential hopeful Perry under fire for offensively-named family ranch Rick Perry

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

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

From TheJournal.ie GOP favourite Chris Christie said to be considering presidential run Chris Christie This post contains videos

GOP favourite Chris Christie said to be considering presidential run

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.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Monday Take 5

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Porn publisher offers $1m for dirt on White House candidate

Larry Flynt, publisher of Hustler, will pay $1m to anyone who can prove an illicit sexual encounter with Texas governor Rick Perry.

From TheJournal.ie Texas execution halted, questions about role of race in sentencing Texas

Texas execution halted, questions about role of race in sentencing

The execution of a man in Texas has been halted after his legal team produced the testimony of a psychologist from the original trial – in which it was said that black people were “more likely” to commit violence.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: The key moments as Republican presidential hopefuls debate in Florida Republicans This post contains videos

Watch: The key moments as Republican presidential hopefuls debate in Florida

The latest frontrunner, Texas governor Rick Perry, came under attack from rivals wary of his healthy poll numbers.

From TheJournal.ie Conservative pundit accused of racism over Obama-Perry picture US Election 2012 This post contains a poll

Conservative pundit accused of racism over Obama-Perry picture

David Limbaugh, author of a book savaging Barack Obama’s record, tweets a photograph apparently attacking his lack of military service.

From TheJournal.ie Perry accused of murder threats against US Federal Reserve chair US Election 2012 This post contains videos

Perry accused of murder threats against US Federal Reserve chair

US presidential candidate Rick Perry reckons that if Ben Bernanke goes for another round of quantitative easing, it would be treasonous.

From TheJournal.ie Michele Bachmann: The Tea Party is good for America Tea Party

Michele Bachmann: The Tea Party is good for America

The US presidential candidate said the right-wing group are “the best antidote” to Obama’s policies – but her lighting setup sparked controversy.

From TheJournal.ie Tea Party favourite Bachmann wins Election 2012 test vote in Iowa Election 2012 This post contains videos

Tea Party favourite Bachmann wins Election 2012 test vote in Iowa

Michele Bachman has taken the top spot in the Iowa popularity contest, with Ron Paul in second place. Meanwhile Texas Governor Rick Perry has declared his intention to run.

From TheJournal.ie New US Republican presidential hopeful used to be on Al Gore's team Election 2012

New US Republican presidential hopeful used to be on Al Gore's team

Rick Perry has previously campaigned for Democrat Al Gore, but is now the ‘rightwing’ governor of Texas. He’s thought to be an ideal Tea Party candidate.