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#US Election

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who would get your vote for US president? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would get your vote for US president?

Two Democratic and four Republican candidates are still hoping to clinch the nomination from their respective parties.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump has a lot to say about the 'organised thugs' interrupting his rallies Our Communist Friend

Donald Trump has a lot to say about the 'organised thugs' interrupting his rallies

The Republican presidential candidate is threatening to press charges against demonstrators disrupting his campaign events.

From TheJournal.ie 'Your friends destroyed this economy' - Hillary and Bernie clash in fierce debate Showdown

'Your friends destroyed this economy' - Hillary and Bernie clash in fierce debate

Ideological differences between the two presidential candidates were thrown into sharp contrast in last night’s CNN-sponsored debate.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump defends his manhood as insults fly in vicious Republican debate Small Hands

Donald Trump defends his manhood as insults fly in vicious Republican debate

Trump went on the defensive after his opponents teamed up against him during the latest Republican presidential debate.

From TheJournal.ie Hillary celebrates sweeping win over Bernie in South Carolina primary Going National

Hillary celebrates sweeping win over Bernie in South Carolina primary

The former US secretary of state won the support of nearly nine in 10 black voters.

From TheJournal.ie Trump wins big in South Carolina Republican primary as Jeb Bush drops out of race Presidential

Trump wins big in South Carolina Republican primary as Jeb Bush drops out of race

Hillary Clinton also pulled out a crucial win over Bernie Sanders in Nevada.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm an American, but Sarah Palin and Donald Trump do not speak for me' Opinion

'I'm an American, but Sarah Palin and Donald Trump do not speak for me'

‘I’m not sure when there began to be such a disconnect between myself and the campaign oratory – and whether I have changed or if it’s the American discourse.’

From TheJournal.ie Trump's apparent confusion over whether Paris was in Germany led to a bit of a row Trump International

Trump's apparent confusion over whether Paris was in Germany led to a bit of a row

A geographical blunder, or just a poorly-worded tweet? (Sadly – looks like it was the latter).

From TheJournal.ie Republican candidate Ben Carson thinks a Muslim shouldn't be elected US president Election Talk

Republican candidate Ben Carson thinks a Muslim shouldn't be elected US president

Carson described the Islamic faith as inconsistent with the US constitution.

From TheJournal.ie Trump got top billing for the first Republican debate - one of his opponents is livid Like A Fox

Trump got top billing for the first Republican debate - one of his opponents is livid

The line-up for the debate is “preposterous” says Rick Santorum.

From TheJournal.ie Hillary Clinton lifts weights, does yoga and is in tip-top condition, according to her doctor Top Dawg
From TheJournal.ie This controversial brain surgeon is running for the White House ... his announcement was very (very) odd Meet Ben

This controversial brain surgeon is running for the White House ... his announcement was very (very) odd

He hired a gospel choir to sing Eminem at his announcement event – and once compared ISIS to the American founding fathers (favourably).

Nun charged after voting for her deceased friend

The nun said she was trying to fulfil her late friend’s wishes in the US election.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: The moment Mitt Romney conceded the election to Barack Obama Obama

Pics: The moment Mitt Romney conceded the election to Barack Obama

It’s fair to say that President Obama was more than happy to take this call on the night of 6 November…

From The42 The YouTube top 10: because people really don't like Lance Armstrong Going Viral This post contains videos

The YouTube top 10: because people really don't like Lance Armstrong

In addition, check out what happened when Barack Obama and Mitt Romney made an appearance on Monday Night Football.

Sabrina the Teenage Witch reveals Romney love, is attacked on Twitter

What would Aunt Hilda say? Or Principal Kraft?

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘The Irish-American vote may well decide the outcome of this election’ Opinion

Column: ‘The Irish-American vote may well decide the outcome of this election’

Irish-American voters are still a vibrant political entity and are important in the race for the White House, writes Larry Donnelly.

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!

Obama vs Romney: What if LOLz decided the election? US 2012 This post contains videos

Obama vs Romney: What if LOLz decided the election?

A special and highly scientific investigation by DailyEdge.ie.

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.

Pic: Barack Obama - Sassy President

Saucer of milk to the West Wing, please.

From The42 Is this the game-changing endorsement* that will seal Barack Obama's re-election? Political Football

Is this the game-changing endorsement* that will seal Barack Obama's re-election?

*Hint: when you see who it is, you’ll know it’s not.

From TheJournal.ie Romney releases more tax returns, paid 14.1 per cent tax rate last year Tax Returns

Romney releases more tax returns, paid 14.1 per cent tax rate last year

The Republican candidate for the US presidency also promised to release a summary of the taxes he paid between 1990 and 2009.

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.

So was US vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan popular in school?

Let’s see what it says in his yearbook.

From TheJournal.ie Still got it: Bill Clinton viewed favourably by 66pc of Americans - poll US 2012

Still got it: Bill Clinton viewed favourably by 66pc of Americans - poll

Latest Gallup poll suggests Clinton could be a key player in Obama’s push for a second presidential term.

From TheJournal.ie 100 days ahead of vote: Obama ahead but vulnerable US

100 days ahead of vote: Obama ahead but vulnerable

President Barack Obama appears to have a slight edge over Republican rival Mitt Romney – but issue of the economy continues to curb his popularity.

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 Romney poised to clinch Republican Party nomination US2012

Romney poised to clinch Republican Party nomination

Winning today’s Texas primary will see the former governor of Massachusetts become his party’s candidate for the presidential election.

From TheJournal.ie Texas prisoner wins 40 per cent of ballot against Obama US Election

Texas prisoner wins 40 per cent of ballot against Obama

West Virginians signalled dissatisfaction with Obama in Democratic primary.

From TheJournal.ie Roe v Wade, Obamacare and Super PACs: US election terms explained Explainer This post contains videos

Roe v Wade, Obamacare and Super PACs: US election terms explained

Blue State or Red State, No Child Left Behind and Grover Norquist. What do these terms mean and who are these people? TheJournal.ie explains…

From TheJournal.ie Newt Gingrich bows out of US presidential campaign Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich bows out of US presidential campaign

Former House speaker called on Republican Party members to back Mitt Romney instead of “radical” Obama.

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 'Pretend it's Obama' firing range comment being investigated by US Secret Service US 2012 This post contains videos

'Pretend it's Obama' firing range comment being investigated by US Secret Service

Woman made controversial remark at a Rick Santorum campaign event yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie "I can't afford this job": Sarah Palin's concern over rising legal bills Unflippinbelievable

"I can't afford this job": Sarah Palin's concern over rising legal bills

Latest release of the former governor’s emails show Palin was ready to resign before she officially stepped down in July 2009.

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 Aggressive Romney slams Gingrich in final pre-Florida debate US 2012 This post contains videos

Aggressive Romney slams Gingrich in final pre-Florida debate

Romney called on Gingrich to apologise for a controversial ad on immigration and mocked his desire to put a human colony on the moon.

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 Mitt Romney claims comfortable victory in New Hampshire primary New Hampshire This post contains images

Mitt Romney claims comfortable victory in New Hampshire primary

In photos: The race for the Republican Party nomination rolls on…