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# The Shutdown
Explainer: Why has the US government shutdown and what does it mean?
How did this happen, what does it mean and what’s going to happen next? TheJournal.ie explains all.
# US 2012
Ron Paul effectively ends presidential campaign
The move leaves Mitt Romney without serious rivals in the contest for the Republican nomination.
# 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.
# US2012
Explainer: The ‘Super PAC’ and how it’s changing US elections forever
We explain the origin of the ‘Super PAC’ – and how their unlimited clout threatens to rewrite the political rule book.
# US2012
Santorum suspends campaign for Republicans' Presidential nomination
The former Pennsylvania senator’s move all but guarantees that Mitt Romney will be the man to face Barack Obama in November.
# Oklahoma
Airport security investigated over video of man being dragged face-down
Oklahoma officers were videoed pulling the man by his legs as he lay face-down on the floor.
# US 2012
Is Ron Paul quietly winning the Missouri caucuses?
Missouri has nearly as many delegates as Illinois – and Ron Paul may be doing enough to take the majority of them.
# US 2012
Romney extends Republican lead with strong Illinois win
Romney’s 46.7 per cent in Illinois – the home state of Barack Obama – is enough to extend his lead over Rick Santorum.
# US 2012
Santorum maintains Republican challenge with two more primary wins
The former Pennsylvania senator wins in Alabama and Mississippi – meaning Mitt Romney is still without a win in the south.
# US 2012
Mitt Romney prevails - just about - in not-so-Super Tuesday
Romney tops the poll in six states, but Rick Santorum’s showing – particularly in the key battleground of Ohio – is a strong one.
AS IT HAPPENED
Santorum runs Romney close on dramatic ‘Super Tuesday’
A dramatic night in the race for the Republican Party nomination, and we followed it all the way…
# Super Tuesday
Romney and Santorum prepare to square off in Super Tuesday battles
Voters in 10 US states will today decide on who should be the Republican presidential nominee, with everything to play for.
# US 2012
Romney extends lead with victory in Washington state
The frontrunner left his opponents scrambling for second place last night in the race for the Republican US presidential nomination.
# US 2012
Romney scores major wins in Michigan and Arizona primaries
Mitt Romney overcomes a strong showing from Rick Santorum to top polls in Michigan – the state where his father was governor.
# US 2012
Rick Santorum under fire at Republican debate
Yep, another debate.
# US 2012
Rick Santorum's surge in polls forces Obama campaign to shift target
With Rick Santorum surging back in Republican polls, Barack Obama is readying an attack on an opponent it hadn’t expected.
# Maine Man
Romney back on track after narrow win in Maine caucuses
Mitt Romney scores a victory in Maine’s non-binding caucuses, but Ron Paul is a close second just 200 or so votes behind.
# US 2012
Romney win in Nevada leaves opponents out of options
As Mitt Romney romps home, with over 42 per cent of the vote, opponents are left to wonder: how can we win now?
# US 2012
Gingrich admits defeat in Republicans' Nevada caucuses
Newt Gingrich says he’s simply hoping for a good second place, but admits that Ron Paul could push him close there too.
# US 2012
Donald Trump endorses Romney's bid for Republican nod
The backing of the celebrity magnate may mean millions more in Mitt Romney’s coffers – but Trump won’t rule himself out yet.
# US 2012
Romney takes Florida as women ditch Gingrich
Mitt Romney routed the other candidates in the winner-takes-all primary and took the opportunity to get digs in at both Obama and Europe.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
In tonight’s Fix: Latest on ‘SOPA Ireland’; radical changes for taxis; and who’s in trouble over Eye Of The Tiger?
# Newt Gingrich
Newt Gingrich is getting sued for using 'Eye of the Tiger' during rallies
But he’s not the first politician to face the wrath of the music industry for his choice of song during campaign rallies.
# US 2012
Romney holds advantage over Gingrich as Florida votes in Republican primary
The battle to face Barack Obama in the autumn presidential election steps up a gear as the sunshine state holds its primary today.
# US 2012
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.
# The Taxman
Disclosures reveal Mitt Romney pays lower taxes than the average American
One of the frontrunners for the Republican nomination for the US presidency has released his tax returns and they make for interesting reading…
Voices
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# 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.
# US 2012
Explainer: What happens now in the US Republican primaries?
So we’ve been through Iowa and New Hampshire, with three dropouts. So what’s next on the road to the Road to the White House?
# US 2012
As polls narrow Gingrich launches attack on media ahead of Carolina vote
The final debate ahead of the South Carolina primary vote on Saturday took place last night with polls showing frontrunner Mitt Romney is under pressure.
# US 2012
Rick Perry drops out of presidential race ahead of Carolina primary
The Texas governor is the latest to drop out of the race for the White House, giving his backing to Newt Gingrich.
# 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.
# US 2012
Romney comes under attack at pre-South Carolina Republican debate
The battle to be the Republican nominee reaches the conservative state of South Carolina where the first of two pre-primary debates took place overnight.
# US 2012
Jon Huntsman backs Romney for Republican nod after suspending campaign
The former diplomat blames in-party mudslinging as he backs Romney – less than a week after calling him “unelectable”.
# US 2012
First votes of New Hampshire primary see Romney under pressure
Voters are heading to the polls in the first presidential primary of the campaign to win the Republican nomination.
# US 2012
Romney wins Iowa (just), what now in race to be the Republican nominee?
Neck-and-neck with Rick Santorum in Iowa, what now for the former governor of Massachusetts and the other candidates hoping to face Barack Obama in the autumn?
# Caucus
In pictures: Feelings run high as US presidential race kicks off
Mitt Romney won in Iowa after a long night for candidates and supporters. Here’s how it looked…
# US 2012
5 things you should know about the Republicans running for US president
Our quick-and-easy guide to the six men and one woman hoping to be the candidate to face Barack Obama in the autumn…