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Man arrested after approaching Romney at White House
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Man arrested after approaching Romney at White House

Nov 29th 2012, 8:50 PM 8,654 Views 15 Comments

US Secret Service officers said the man had become “combative”.

Obama and Romney to have lunch at the White House
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Obama and Romney to have lunch at the White House

Nov 29th 2012, 8:08 AM 4,885 Views 11 Comments

This will be the first time the two will have met since the election. What will they talk about?

Minorities, causes and Nate Silver witchcraft: US election 2012 in numbers
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Minorities, causes and Nate Silver witchcraft: US election 2012 in numbers

Nov 10th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,457 Views 9 Comments

121,366,971 people went to the polls on Tuesday. How did they vote – and which candidates did better with certain groups?

Videos: The moment US TV networks called the election for Obama
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Videos: The moment US TV networks called the election for Obama

Nov 7th 2012, 10:05 AM 9,216 Views 16 Comments

As the networks called the state of Ohio for Obama, they called the election for the US President. Watch how it unfolded…

Barack Obama wins second term as US President
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Barack Obama wins second term as US President

Nov 7th 2012, 4:40 AM 8,981 Views 33 Comments

The Democratic incumbent fends off the challenge of Mitt Romney to clinch Ohio – and four more years in the White House.

Barack Obama re-elected as US President: as it happened From TheJournal.ie
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Barack Obama re-elected as US President: as it happened

Queues mean final Virginia, Florida results could be delayed by hours
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Queues mean final Virginia, Florida results could be delayed by hours

Nov 7th 2012, 2:09 AM 1,969 Views 1 Comment

Mitt Romney’s hopes are likely to hinge on Virginia – but long queues and state law means the result could be a late one.

Ohio and Florida exit polls appear to favour Obama
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Ohio and Florida exit polls appear to favour Obama

Nov 7th 2012, 12:48 AM 4,522 Views 12 Comments

The incumbent appears to have the upper hand according to the first polls from the Buckeye State, which will be crucial.

So what happens if the Electoral College is a tie?
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So what happens if the Electoral College is a tie?

Nov 7th 2012, 12:26 AM 7,838 Views 4 Comments

It probably won’t happen, but the result could be 269-269. So what happens if there’s a deadlock?

'Recalibration issues' to blame for alleged e-voting fraud
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'Recalibration issues' to blame for alleged e-voting fraud

Nov 6th 2012, 8:53 PM 12,034 Views 42 Comments

An online video shows an e-voting machine in Pennsylvania apparently switching a vote for Barack Obama into one for Mitt Romney.

Will Ferrell and Neil Diamond for Obama, Chuck Norris for Romney
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Will Ferrell and Neil Diamond for Obama, Chuck Norris for Romney

Nov 5th 2012, 12:06 PM 9,179 Views 14 Comments

Will Ferrell says he will eat toenails if you get out and vote. CANNONBALL!

The final countdown: Obama and Romney in last push for votes
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The final countdown: Obama and Romney in last push for votes

Nov 5th 2012, 7:55 AM 2,612 Views 1 Comment

The candidates are criss-crossing the key battleground states with just hours to go before the US decides on Obama or Romney.

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 63 Views 46 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 4th 2012, 9:45 AM 13,914 Views 15 Comments

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

Poll finds Irish American voters leaning towards Obama - but only just
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Poll finds Irish American voters leaning towards Obama - but only just

Nov 3rd 2012, 3:05 PM 5,715 Views 30 Comments

The IrishCentral poll found 51 per cent of Irish American voters plan to vote for Barack Obama with 48 per cent leaning towards Mitt Romney.

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

Nov 2nd 2012, 7:45 PM 12,455 Views 12 Comments

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

Poll: Do you think the outcome of the US election matters for Ireland?
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Poll: Do you think the outcome of the US election matters for Ireland?

Oct 31st 2012, 9:47 AM 7,198 Views 74 Comments

This time next week we will know whether its President Obama for four more years or president-elect Romney. But will it really matter for Ireland?

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

Oct 25th 2012, 7:00 AM 51 Views 120 Comments

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

Poll: Who do you think will win the US presidential election?
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Poll: Who do you think will win the US presidential election?

Oct 23rd 2012, 9:37 AM 11,824 Views 81 Comments

The final debate took place in Florida last night, with two weeks to go before America decides on Obama or Romney. But who will they choose?

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

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 2,973 Views 15 Comments

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

US 2012: Romney ups criticism of Obama as finish line comes closer
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US 2012: Romney ups criticism of Obama as finish line comes closer

Oct 20th 2012, 5:40 PM 3,830 Views 12 Comments

A new ad by Mitt Romney alleges that Barack Obama has not put forward a full policy platform for the next four years.

US 2012: Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner
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US 2012: Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner

Oct 19th 2012, 8:47 AM 7,257 Views 35 Comments

The US presidential candidates scored big laughs at an annual fundraiser at New York’s Waldorf Astoria hotel last night.

US Elections: Issue of abortion an important factor for female voters
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US Elections: Issue of abortion an important factor for female voters

Oct 18th 2012, 8:56 AM 3,330 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, issues such as energy, immigration, and terrorism are less important to voters than in 2008.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Oct 7th 2012, 11:00 AM 11,012 Views 4 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Obama raises $181 million in September in campaign boost
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Obama raises $181 million in September in campaign boost

Oct 6th 2012, 5:13 PM 4,719 Views 27 Comments

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

Observers give Romney the victory in first US presidential debate
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Observers give Romney the victory in first US presidential debate

Oct 4th 2012, 8:07 AM 7,890 Views 65 Comments

Straw polls show two-thirds of people saying Mitt Romney beat Barack Obama – the highest post-debate record ever.

VIDEO: Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney in the first US presidential debate
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VIDEO: Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney in the first US presidential debate

Oct 4th 2012, 7:35 AM 7,658 Views 35 Comments

The US President and his Republican rival went head-to-head at the University of Denver last night.

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 3,714 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 3,309 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.

Mitt Romney uses U2's old tour plane to campaign for US presidency
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Mitt Romney uses U2's old tour plane to campaign for US presidency

Sep 5th 2012, 7:15 AM 7,001 Views 25 Comments

The Republican candidate for president is using the 22-year-old aircraft that Bono and co used for a bit of, ahem, ‘Elevation’ during their 360° tour from 2009 to 2011.

Phil Lynott's mum upset after Romney campaign uses Thin Lizzy track
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Phil Lynott's mum upset after Romney campaign uses Thin Lizzy track

Sep 4th 2012, 7:50 PM 15,805 Views 55 Comments

Philomena Lynott has objected to the Romney campaign’s use of ‘The Boys Are Back in Town’ during the Republican National Convention last week.

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

Jul 27th 2012, 12:12 PM 13,586 Views 54 Comments

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

Taoiseach to meet Team Ireland, the Queen, and Romney in London
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Taoiseach to meet Team Ireland, the Queen, and Romney in London

Jul 27th 2012, 6:15 AM 2,927 Views 18 Comments

Enda Kenny will be a busy man today in advance of the Olympics 2012 opening ceremony.

Romney denies deliberately bullying gay schoolmates
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Romney denies deliberately bullying gay schoolmates

May 10th 2012, 10:01 PM 6,550 Views 51 Comments

The Republican presidential candidate apologised after reports he led a group who cut off a gay classmate’s long hair.

Santorum turns on reporter: 'Would you guys quit distorting what I am saying?'
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Santorum turns on reporter: 'Would you guys quit distorting what I am saying?'

Mar 26th 2012, 2:28 PM 2,929 Views 7 Comments

Rick Santorum accused NYT journalist of trying to distort his comments on Republican rival Mitt Romney.