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# election-2020 - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Democrats work towards holding virtual convention for Joe Biden’s nomination

The convention is due to take place in August.

# election-2020 - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Party leaders planning new week of talks but still no sign of government being formed

Fine Gael TD Helen McEntee said people need to respect that the party will not go into government with Sinn Féin.

# election-2020 - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Showbiz, Baby! Bertie, Eamon Dunphy and a Celtic Tiger pop culture low-point

In September 2001, the then-leader of the country appeared as a guest pundit on RTE show The Premiership.

# election-2020 - Friday 7 February, 2020

Factchecking the election: Here's how we ranked all the claims made by politicians over the last four weeks

We’ve been keeping an eye on the campaign over the last four weeks to sort out the facts from the waffle.

# election-2020 - Monday 20 January, 2020

What are the issues affecting people in your area? We want to send our election team to your hometown

Over the next three weeks we’ll be sending reporters around the country to hear directly from voters about the issues that really matter in their local area.

# election-2020 - Monday 13 January, 2020

Poll: On what date do you think the general election will be held? Election 2020 This post contains a poll

Poll: On what date do you think the general election will be held?

Leo Varadkar has so far stayed schtum on when the election would be.

# election-2020 - Thursday 9 January, 2020

'This government's race is firmly ran': Independent TDs plan no-confidence motion in Simon Harris

The Minister for Health responded to the no-confidence threat with: “I don’t have any confidence in Michael Collins, we don’t agree on much.”

# election-2020 - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

'No big surprise if the Dáil doesn't return next week': Campaigning well under way as FG target FF housing policy

Fine Gael general election candidates have been given a document targeting Fianna Fáil’s housing policy.

# election-2020 - Monday 30 December, 2019

Micheál Martin says he will carry on as FF leader even if he fails to become Taoiseach

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are neck-and-neck in the polls.

# election-2020 - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Democrat White House candidate hits back after Clinton labels her the 'favourite of the Russians'

The congresswoman called her ‘a personification of the rot that has sickened the Democratic Party’.

# election-2020 - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Taoiseach says he'd sooner bring back wolves to Ireland than let Sinn Féin into government

The Taoiseach mentioned Green Party leader Eamon Ryan’s idea of rewilding the countryside with wolves during his speech last night.

# election-2020 - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor steps down as Labour candidate for Wicklow

The party states ‘a new generation is coming through’ following a good local election.

Leo Varadkar tells Fine Gael politicians to get ready for November by-elections

The letter is seen as a rallying call as Fine Gael enters into election mode.

# election-2020 - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says he wants a general election in May 2020

At the party’s annual away day, Varadkar said he has always believed that the next election should take place in the summer of 2020.

# election-2020 - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Larry Donnelly: We can expect a dramatic cull of the Democratic debate lineup before the next TV clash

Some observers will welcome a clearing out of the long-shots – but others may find it unnerving.

# election-2020 - Friday 28 June, 2019

The Democrats debate: Candidates take jabs at Joe Biden over his age and 'hurtful' comments on race Election 2020 This post contains videos

The Democrats debate: Candidates take jabs at Joe Biden over his age and 'hurtful' comments on race

A series of debates are being held by the Democrats to whittle down the 10 candidates vying to become the party’s presidential nominee.

# election-2020 - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Joe Biden is officially running for US president

The former Vice President has been hinting that he would for a number of months now.

# election-2020 - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Hillary Clinton rules out a rematch with Trump in 2020

Clinton added that she’s “not going anywhere”.

# election-2020 - Sunday 10 February, 2019

'See you on the campaign trail, Liz!': Trump responds to Elizabeth Warren's 2020 bid

Warren is among the highest-profile of the growing pool of Democrats hoping to unseat Trump in 2020.

# election-2020 - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Poll: Do you think Oprah Winfrey would be a good US presidential candidate? Golden Girl This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Oprah Winfrey would be a good US presidential candidate?

Other celebrities including Kanye West and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson have said they’re considering their candidacy.