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From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after approaching Romney at White House Mitt Romney

Man arrested after approaching Romney at White House

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

From TheJournal.ie Obama and Romney to have lunch at the White House Detente

Obama and Romney to have lunch at the White House

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

From TheJournal.ie Minorities, causes and Nate Silver witchcraft: US election 2012 in numbers In Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Videos: The moment US TV networks called the election for Obama Four More Years

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama wins second term as US President Four More Years

Barack Obama wins second term as US President

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

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

Barack Obama re-elected as US President: as it happened

Barack Obama will serve four more years as the President of the United States. Here’s how it all unfolded.

From TheJournal.ie Queues mean final Virginia, Florida results could be delayed by hours Swing States

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ohio and Florida exit polls appear to favour Obama Swing States

Ohio and Florida exit polls appear to favour Obama

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

From TheJournal.ie So what happens if the Electoral College is a tie? Electoral College

So what happens if the Electoral College is a tie?

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Recalibration issues' to blame for alleged e-voting fraud US 2012 This post contains videos

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

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 US 2012 This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The final countdown: Obama and Romney in last push for votes US 2012

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

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

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.

Obama v Romney: Who’s better at holding babies? Baby Love This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll finds Irish American voters leaning towards Obama - but only just Usa 2012

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Mr Burns endorses Romney See My Vest

VIDEO: Mr Burns endorses Romney

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think the outcome of the US election matters for Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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?

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 Poll: Who do you think will win the US presidential election? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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?

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 Obama, Romney gear up for final presidential debate on foreign policy US 2012

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US 2012: Romney ups criticism of Obama as finish line comes closer US 2012 This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US 2012: Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner US 2012

US 2012: Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner

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

From TheJournal.ie US Elections: Issue of abortion an important factor for female voters US 2012

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

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 Observers give Romney the victory in first US presidential debate US 2012

Observers give Romney the victory in first US presidential debate

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

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney in the first US presidential debate US 2012 This post contains videos

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

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

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…

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 Mitt Romney uses U2's old tour plane to campaign for US presidency US 2012

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

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 Not Happy This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Romney denies deliberately bullying gay schoolmates Bullying

Romney denies deliberately bullying gay schoolmates

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

From TheJournal.ie Santorum turns on reporter: 'Would you guys quit distorting what I am saying?' Rick Santorum This post contains videos

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

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

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

The 9 at 9: Monday

On this Bank Holiday Monday: household tax, Enda Kenny in New York, a date for the fiscal stability treaty referendum.

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

The 9 at 9: Friday

In today’s 9 at 9: Price of ‘cheap’ alcohol to rise; Romney “trounces” Gingrich; Taoiseach is slammed over “offensive” comments.