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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 VIDEO: President Obama cries during address to staff Usa 2012 This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Paul Ryan to remain as chair of House Budget committee US2012

Paul Ryan to remain as chair of House Budget committee

The defeated vice-presidential nominee intends to stay on as the Republicans’ leading fiscal spokesman.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: the world reacts to Barack Obama’s re-election Liveblog
From TheJournal.ie Two states vote to legalise gay marriage - while two more say Yes to marijuana US 2012

Two states vote to legalise gay marriage - while two more say Yes to marijuana

Maine and Maryland became the first US states to approve gay marriage by popular vote.

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 The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here’s nine things to know before your brekkie…

From TheJournal.ie Video: President Barack Obama's victory speech in full Four More Years This post contains videos

Video: President Barack Obama's victory speech in full

Watch the full acceptance speech delivered by Obama in Chicago earlier today AND Mitt Romney’s concession speech just before that.

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 TV guide: the US Presidential Election on the box D'Telly

TV guide: the US Presidential Election on the box

RTÉ, TV3, BBC or Sky – the choice is yours. Here’s what they are offering.

From TheJournal.ie 9 things to do while Americans cast their votes Usa 2012

9 things to do while Americans cast their votes

Excited for the count but bored of the wait? Read on…

From TheJournal.ie USA 2012: Irish thoughts on an American election Usa 2012

USA 2012: Irish thoughts on an American election

TheJournal.ie has asked four Irish people living in the US about their experiences during this presidential election season.

From TheJournal.ie Paddy Power sticks to its guns after advertising watchdog complaint Advertising

Paddy Power sticks to its guns after advertising watchdog complaint

At least one complaint has been lodged with the Advertising Standards Association of Ireland over this morning’s newspaper ad.

From TheJournal.ie In 99 PHOTOS: the 2012 US Presidential Election In Pictures This post contains images

In 99 PHOTOS: the 2012 US Presidential Election

The 99 pictures that tell the story of the US Presidential Election campaign of 2012.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: 60 years of US presidential campaign ads Wonkery This post contains videos

VIDEO: 60 years of US presidential campaign ads

From Eisenhower to Obama versus Romney, this video shows how campaign videos have changed (and how a lot has remained the same…)

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

The nine stories you need to know this morning.

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 The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

The nine stories you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'Frankenstorm' downgraded to tropical storm Hurricane Sandy

'Frankenstorm' downgraded to tropical storm

Meteorologists have downplayed the rhetoric around Hurricane Sandy.

From TheJournal.ie 'Cliffhanger' US election awaits as debates wrap up Usa 2012

'Cliffhanger' US election awaits as debates wrap up

All eyes on the swing states.

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 Ahead of Obama vs Romney: Top 5 moments from US presidential debates You're No Jack Kennedy This post contains videos

Ahead of Obama vs Romney: Top 5 moments from US presidential debates

Obama and Romney will go head to head for the first time in a presidential debate tonight – but here’s 5 stand-out moments from previous presidential races.

From TheJournal.ie Obama beats Romney in August fundraising donations USA2012

Obama beats Romney in August fundraising donations

Obama scooped $114 million in funding, while Romney was slightly behind on $111 million.

From TheJournal.ie He's her man: First Lady praises husband Barack Obama during prime-time speech Usa 2012

He's her man: First Lady praises husband Barack Obama during prime-time speech

The self-described “mom in chief” didn’t play dirty, not mentioning rival Mitt Romney once. Others at the DNC weren’t so kind.

From TheJournal.ie Obama: Paul Ryan is the "ideological leader" of Republicans Usa 2012

Obama: Paul Ryan is the "ideological leader" of Republicans

Speaking about Mitt Romney’s vice presidential pick for the first time, Obama praised Ryan as a decent family man.

Clint Eastwood and Jenna Jameson endorse Mitt Romney

Barack Obama can console himself with the fact that he still has George Clooney’s support. That counts for something, right?

From TheJournal.ie Romney raises $35m more than Obama in June Big Gap

Romney raises $35m more than Obama in June

Mitt Romney raised $106 million in June while Barack Obama raised $71 million.

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here’s some things to know before the clock hits 9.

From TheJournal.ie What's Obama's slogan going to be for the 2012 election? Usa 2012

What's Obama's slogan going to be for the 2012 election?

His ‘Yes We Can’ campaign in 2008 was seen as hugely influential – but can his new slogan top its popularity?

From TheJournal.ie Romney surges ahead in Republican polls despite Etch-a-Sketch gaffe Usa 2012

Romney surges ahead in Republican polls despite Etch-a-Sketch gaffe

The favourite to nab the GOP presidential nomination, Romeny has 40 per cent support for the first time – despite that Etch-a-Sketch gaffe.

From TheJournal.ie Romney focuses on Obama while Santorum questions rival Usa 2012

Romney focuses on Obama while Santorum questions rival

More details from the GOP presidential nomination race as Republicans head towards D-Day.

From TheJournal.ie More than 1.8 million dead people still registered to vote in America Usa 2012

More than 1.8 million dead people still registered to vote in America

Yet 51 million eligible citizens (that is one in every four) remain unregistered.

From TheJournal.ie Santorum campaign reborn as he beats Romney to take caucuses Usa 2012

Santorum campaign reborn as he beats Romney to take caucuses

“Conservatism is alive and well in Missouri and Minnesota.”

Roseanne Barr to seek US presidential bid

The comedian is running for the Green Party nomination in the US.

From TheJournal.ie Newt Gingrich comeback seals victory in latest US primary Usa 2012

Newt Gingrich comeback seals victory in latest US primary

In an upset victory, Gingrich won 40 per cent of the vote in last night’s South Carolina primary, well ahead of second-placed Mitt Romney.

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…