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#US Election

From TheJournal.ie How 'protest votes' for Gary Johnson and Jill Stein might have helped Trump Third Party Candidates

How 'protest votes' for Gary Johnson and Jill Stein might have helped Trump

Larry Donnelly tells us why it’s “undemocratic” that the Republican and Democrat parties have a “mutually beneficial stranglehold” on US politics.

From TheJournal.ie Doonbeg 'buzzing' after businessman Donald Trump voted US President Co Clare

Doonbeg 'buzzing' after businessman Donald Trump voted US President

It’s been an eventful morning in the west Co Clare village – with a lot more activity to come.

From TheJournal.ie Muslims, Mexican walls and misogyny allegations: The biggest moments of the US election White House 2016

Muslims, Mexican walls and misogyny allegations: The biggest moments of the US election

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton had many talked-about moments during their campaigns.

18 tweets that would be fantastic jokes on any other day

Sometimes, you actually have to laugh.

From TheJournal.ie Live: Trump within reach of shock White House win. Minute-by-minute results and reaction White House 2016

Just 10 lovely little election stories from the US today

Take a minute away from the stress.

From TheJournal.ie This is what a Trump presidency could look like USA 2016

This is what a Trump presidency could look like

No matter what happens today, God save the United States, writes Bostonian Larry Donnelly with a sad heart.

From TheJournal.ie Almost half of Irish people don't want either US presidential candidate to win No Thanks

Almost half of Irish people don't want either US presidential candidate to win

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump campaigned across America today to try to win that crucial undecided vote.

15 very Irish responses to Donald Trump running for President

Tell us how you really feel, Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Eamon Dunphy on Ireland and Trump: 'We'd immediately sign up with the Donald' USA 2016

Eamon Dunphy on Ireland and Trump: 'We'd immediately sign up with the Donald'

“Would everyone in Ireland be going around looking to see if Donald Trump has any Irish roots? Would we find a Trump in county Mayo or Sligo? That’s what we’re like.”

From TheJournal.ie Obama's legacy: Eight years on, how did all that 'hopey-changey stuff' work out? Moving House

Obama's legacy: Eight years on, how did all that 'hopey-changey stuff' work out?

America’s first black president promised an era of hope and change. Did he live up to his own hype?

From TheJournal.ie "I'm with her!" - Hillary Clinton got the ultimate celebrity endorsement last night President Bey This post contains videos

"I'm with her!" - Hillary Clinton got the ultimate celebrity endorsement last night

Clinton even receited some Jay Z lyrics.

From TheJournal.ie A town in England is burning an effigy of Donald Trump tonight Bonfire Night

A town in England is burning an effigy of Donald Trump tonight

The town has in the past burned effigies of Sepp Blatter, Cherie Blair and Russell Brand.

From TheJournal.ie CNN parts company with Democrat analyst over debate question leaks to Clinton Wikileaks

CNN parts company with Democrat analyst over debate question leaks to Clinton

Hacked emails released by WikiLeaks showed that she shared questions with Hillary Clinton’s campaign.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm staying out of this': John Kerry was asked about Clinton's emails while in Ireland US Secretary Of State

'I'm staying out of this': John Kerry was asked about Clinton's emails while in Ireland

John Kerry arrived in Co Tipperary today to accept the 2015 Tipperary International Peace Award.

From TheJournal.ie 'I admire Trump's insight': Fifth-generation rancher yearns for wall along Mexican border US Election

'I admire Trump's insight': Fifth-generation rancher yearns for wall along Mexican border

“We need a wall. I’ve been saying that for 10 years… It would make my life so much better and I’d feel more secure.”

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Donald Trump had a chance and he blew it' USA 2016

Opinion: 'Donald Trump had a chance and he blew it'

I suspect everyone else will breathe a sigh of relief that this whole sorry affair is nearing its denouement, writes Larry Donnelly.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Donald Trump withdraw from the US Presidential race? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Donald Trump withdraw from the US Presidential race?

The Republican candidate was recorded in 2005 boasting about sexually assaulting women.

From TheJournal.ie Trump lives to fight another day but he needs an awful lot of luck to become the next POTUS USA 2016

Trump lives to fight another day but he needs an awful lot of luck to become the next POTUS

Neither candidate is the person to lead America out of crisis, writes Larry Donnelly.

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 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 urges terminally ill people to "hang on" to vote for him Illmatic

Trump urges terminally ill people to "hang on" to vote for him

“I say kiddingly, but I mean it. I don’t care how sick you are.”

From TheJournal.ie Female, youth, and non-white vote edges Clinton ahead in post-debate poll US Election

Female, youth, and non-white vote edges Clinton ahead in post-debate poll

The Democratic former secretary of state bested her Republican rival by three percentage points in a Fox News poll, which showed her ahead 43% to 40%.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump has launched an attack on Hillary Clinton over her links to Denis O'Brien War Of Words

Donald Trump has launched an attack on Hillary Clinton over her links to Denis O'Brien

Denis O’Brien has found himself in the middle of the US presidential battle.

From TheJournal.ie Hillary won because Trump was either not prepared or he grew tired and bored Opinion

Hillary won because Trump was either not prepared or he grew tired and bored

The race for the White House remains Hillary Clinton’s to lose, writes Larry Donnelly.

From TheJournal.ie Polling day: Who do American voters think won last night's debate? Round One

Polling day: Who do American voters think won last night's debate?

The debate is over, the journalists have gone to bed and the public have weighed in on the first presidential televised debate.

This baker in Cork made a brilliant cake version of the US presidential debate

We’d rather eat this than watch it.

Skittles gave the best response to the Trump campaign's 'poisonous' refugee comparison

“If I had a bowl of Skittles….”

From TheJournal.ie Trump says Putin is "far more" of a leader than Barack Obama US Election

Trump says Putin is "far more" of a leader than Barack Obama

According to the Republican presidential nominee, Putin “has very strong control over a country”.

From TheJournal.ie Trump tells Mexican president border wall between Mexico and US would be 'mutually beneficial' Donald Trump

Trump tells Mexican president border wall between Mexico and US would be 'mutually beneficial'

The Republican nominee said they didn’t discuss who would pay for the wall.

From TheJournal.ie The 4 reasons why voters are hesitant towards Hillary Are You With Her?

The 4 reasons why voters are hesitant towards Hillary

A politician who should have young voters flocking towards her has polarised a lot of people.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump's campaign chairman has resigned Paul Manafort

Donald Trump's campaign chairman has resigned

Manafort had been named in a corruption investigation in Ukraine

From TheJournal.ie Despite his reboot - it looks like lack of support from his party could cost Trump the election GOP Breaking Point

Despite his reboot - it looks like lack of support from his party could cost Trump the election

Donald Trump looked unusually composed in his economic address in Detroit – and there’s a good reason why.

From TheJournal.ie A former CIA agent is running against Donald Trump to be the next US president New Kid On The Block

A former CIA agent is running against Donald Trump to be the next US president

Former CIA counter-terrorism agent, Evan McMullin officially launched his White House bid today.

From TheJournal.ie A small island has Hillary Clinton on the verge of making history Nearly There

A small island has Hillary Clinton on the verge of making history

By tomorrow night, she may be the first woman to become a nominee of either major party for US President.

From TheJournal.ie One last push for Hillary? Today could signal the end of this man's campaign Battle For The East Coast

One last push for Hillary? Today could signal the end of this man's campaign

Republicans and Democrats in five states – Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island – head to the voting booth today.

From TheJournal.ie Two of Trump's kids won't be able to vote for him - because they failed to register in time Not Republicans

Two of Trump's kids won't be able to vote for him - because they failed to register in time

“They feel very, very guilty,” according to the GOP frontrunner.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Trump claims Muslims are not reporting suspected terrorists Here He Goes Again This post contains videos

Watch: Trump claims Muslims are not reporting suspected terrorists

The Republican frontrunner was speaking to British media following yesterday’s Brussels attacks.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Donald Trump says US companies won't stay in Ireland under his watch Eyeing Up Pfizer

Watch: Donald Trump says US companies won't stay in Ireland under his watch

Trump’s big message last night: “The money should come back.”