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#Presidency

# presidency - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

Duterte confirms he will run for vice presidency in Philippines
# Philippines
# Philippines

Duterte confirms he will run for vice presidency in Philippines

Aug 25th 2021, 10:52 AM 16,591 Views 14 Comments

The 76-year-old president is notorious for his crackdown on illegal drugs.

# presidency - Saturday 12 December, 2020

US Supreme Court rejects bid to overturn Joe Biden’s election victory
# Presidency
# Presidency

US Supreme Court rejects bid to overturn Joe Biden’s election victory

Dec 12th 2020, 7:32 AM 66,493 Views 77 Comments

The Electoral College will meet this Monday to formally elect Biden as the next US president.

# presidency - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Trump says he will not participate in virtual debate with Biden
# Presidency
# Presidency

Trump says he will not participate in virtual debate with Biden

Oct 8th 2020, 1:42 PM 32,860 Views 76 Comments

It was announced earlier that the candidates would “participate from separate remote locations”.

# presidency - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Kanye West sues to be listed on West Virginia presidential election ballot
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Kanye West sues to be listed on West Virginia presidential election ballot

Sep 1st 2020, 9:22 PM 30,178 Views 45 Comments

Kanye West announced a presidential bid in July.

# presidency - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Mali president resigns after military coup
# New Elections
# New Elections

Mali president resigns after military coup

Aug 19th 2020, 8:26 AM 9,000 Views 12 Comments

Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s government had been beset by months of protests.

# presidency - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Biden or Sanders? Democrat primaries plunged into uncertainty after Ohio calls off vote
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Biden or Sanders? Democrat primaries plunged into uncertainty after Ohio calls off vote

Mar 17th 2020, 11:45 AM 10,665 Views 31 Comments

Joe Biden is in the lead but how the primaries will proceed from here has been thrown into uncertainty over coronavirus.

# presidency - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Bernie Sanders wins New Hampshire primary, narrowly beating Pete Buttigieg
# US Politics
# US Politics

Bernie Sanders wins New Hampshire primary, narrowly beating Pete Buttigieg

Feb 12th 2020, 7:07 AM 12,297 Views 42 Comments

The 78-year-old beat back a strong challenge from Buttigieg last night.

# presidency - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Latest poll has Michael D Higgins with nearly twice as many votes as rest of candidates COMBINED
# Runaway Leader
# Runaway Leader

Latest poll has Michael D Higgins with nearly twice as many votes as rest of candidates COMBINED

Oct 17th 2018, 7:49 AM 27,167 Views 89 Comments

Higgins has twice as many first preference votes as the rest of the candidates combined, per the latest Irish Times Ipsos/MRBI poll.

# presidency - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Michael D Higgins will return €200k balance in Áras account at end of term
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Michael D Higgins will return €200k balance in Áras account at end of term

Oct 4th 2018, 4:25 PM 26,989 Views 75 Comments

Higgins has pointed out that his predecessor Mary McAleese returned the balance when she finished her two terms.

# presidency - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Gavin Duffy: 'I think seven years is long enough for anybody in any job'
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Gavin Duffy: 'I think seven years is long enough for anybody in any job'

Oct 2nd 2018, 3:32 PM 15,443 Views 64 Comments

The presidential hopeful officially launched his campaign today, defending a background in business.

# presidency - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Millenials for Michael D: Why young people are backing a Higgins presidency
# Aras Race
# Aras Race

Millenials for Michael D: Why young people are backing a Higgins presidency

Sep 30th 2018, 7:45 AM 37,270 Views 61 Comments

We talked to students who support his bid for the presidency about why they intend on voting for him.

# presidency - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Confusion reigns in PAC over 'bizarre' €317,000 annual allowance to the President
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Confusion reigns in PAC over 'bizarre' €317,000 annual allowance to the President

Updated Sep 25th 2018, 3:45 PM 51,880 Views 111 Comments

The Comptroller and Auditor General said today he had no oversight over the payment.

# presidency - Monday 24 September, 2018

Michael D Higgins has officially thrown his hat in the ring for the upcoming election
# Papers Please
# Papers Please

Michael D Higgins has officially thrown his hat in the ring for the upcoming election

Sep 24th 2018, 4:22 PM 14,154 Views 54 Comments

The President is now officially a candidate for re-election.

# presidency - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

No mudslinging at the Ploughing - but Sean Gallagher was waiting in the wings for Michael D
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

No mudslinging at the Ploughing - but Sean Gallagher was waiting in the wings for Michael D

Sep 18th 2018, 6:59 PM 34,826 Views 34 Comments

The 2018 candidates availed of every opportunity to press the flesh today.

# presidency - Monday 17 September, 2018

Kevin Sharkey pulls out of presidential race citing 'corruption', gives backing to Gemma O'Doherty
# Kevin Sharkey Is Out
# Kevin Sharkey Is Out

Kevin Sharkey pulls out of presidential race citing 'corruption', gives backing to Gemma O'Doherty

Sep 17th 2018, 11:01 AM 46,160 Views 139 Comments

Sharkey is the first person to pull out of the race.

# presidency - Friday 14 September, 2018

Gavin Duffy 'ready to contest' presidential election after becoming fourth official candidate
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Gavin Duffy 'ready to contest' presidential election after becoming fourth official candidate

Updated Sep 14th 2018, 2:40 PM 39,417 Views 133 Comments

The businessman has secured the backing of Waterford Council.

# presidency - Monday 3 September, 2018

'On that evening I let myself down' - Sean Gallagher addresses 'Tweetgate' on first campaign stop
# The Frontline
# The Frontline

'On that evening I let myself down' - Sean Gallagher addresses 'Tweetgate' on first campaign stop

Updated Sep 3rd 2018, 3:11 PM 42,958 Views 87 Comments

The businessman spoke at length about the 2011 controversy in Leitrim today.

# presidency - Monday 20 August, 2018

Presidential hopeful Gemma O'Doherty targets independents and says Ireland is 'heading for catastrophe'
# Aras 2018
# Aras 2018

Presidential hopeful Gemma O'Doherty targets independents and says Ireland is 'heading for catastrophe'

Aug 20th 2018, 11:27 AM 41,743 Views 109 Comments

The journalist launched her bid for the Áras yesterday

# presidency - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

The next President of Ireland - ranked from most to least likely
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

The next President of Ireland - ranked from most to least likely

Jul 24th 2018, 6:00 AM 89,965 Views 55 Comments

Michael D Higgins is the man to beat.

# presidency - Thursday 28 June, 2018

'Forget ageism, it's the truth' - Norris claims 77-year-old Michael D running for second term would be ill-advised
# Sole Runner
# Sole Runner

'Forget ageism, it's the truth' - Norris claims 77-year-old Michael D running for second term would be ill-advised

Jun 28th 2018, 8:19 AM 56,757 Views 76 Comments

Norris himself ran against Michael D Higgins in the 2011 presidential election.

# presidency - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Barnardos chief Fergus Finlay 'very interested' in seeking presidency if Michael D does not
# President
# President

Barnardos chief Fergus Finlay 'very interested' in seeking presidency if Michael D does not

Apr 19th 2018, 10:54 AM 12,691 Views 49 Comments

An election is expected to be held in October, however other candidates have been put forward to date.

# presidency - Monday 16 April, 2018

Trump treats women 'like meat', is 'morally unfit for office' - explosive James Comey interview
# Dish Served Cold
# Dish Served Cold

Trump treats women 'like meat', is 'morally unfit for office' - explosive James Comey interview

Apr 16th 2018, 7:10 AM 21,374 Views 41 Comments

Former FBI director Comey’s much-anticipated interview pulled no punches in its description of Trump, a description that has not been received well by the president.

# presidency - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Could this be our next president?
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Could this be our next president?

Jan 17th 2018, 8:26 AM 42,653 Views 68 Comments

Seán Kelly MEP thinks he may have a “great opportunity” to connect with people.

# presidency - Saturday 6 January, 2018

It's getting more and more likely that we'll have a presidential election this year*
# The Aras
# The Aras

It's getting more and more likely that we'll have a presidential election this year*

Jan 6th 2018, 3:54 PM 21,538 Views 66 Comments

*That’s according to one politician who’s been tipped to run.

# presidency - Thursday 28 December, 2017

'I'm not playing games - this is about winning the presidency': Craughwell expecting to secure backing for Áras run
# Not A Test
# Not A Test

'I'm not playing games - this is about winning the presidency': Craughwell expecting to secure backing for Áras run

Dec 28th 2017, 12:05 AM 35,307 Views 160 Comments

The independent senator’s tilt at the presidency isn’t a gesture, he insists.

# presidency - Friday 6 October, 2017

'Calm before the storm' - is Trump about to abandon the Iran nuclear deal?
# Trouble Brewing
# Trouble Brewing

'Calm before the storm' - is Trump about to abandon the Iran nuclear deal?

Oct 6th 2017, 8:04 AM 12,048 Views 34 Comments

Trump must make a decision on the Iran nuclear accord by 15 October.

# presidency - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

President Higgins is not 'ruling anything out' when it comes to running for a second term
# To Be Confirmed
# To Be Confirmed

President Higgins is not 'ruling anything out' when it comes to running for a second term

Sep 19th 2017, 2:16 PM 10,217 Views 79 Comments

Higgins officially opened the National Ploughing Championships this afternoon.

# presidency - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Trump says he wouldn't have picked Sessions as Attorney General if he knew he'd recuse on Russia
# Meetings
# Meetings

Trump says he wouldn't have picked Sessions as Attorney General if he knew he'd recuse on Russia

Jul 20th 2017, 8:50 AM 16,048 Views 55 Comments

Three of the pivotal players in the Trump campaign will be questioned by senators next week.

# presidency - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Macron tells Marine Le Pen her election would lead to a French 'civil war'
# TV Debate
# TV Debate

Macron tells Marine Le Pen her election would lead to a French 'civil war'

May 3rd 2017, 10:47 PM 16,131 Views 128 Comments

Tonight’s final debate between Le Pen and presidential rival Emmanuel Macron was a spiteful affair.

# presidency - Saturday 8 April, 2017

He stopped paying his mortgage so he could sing at Trump rallies - and now he's feeling a little disillusioned
# Trump Troubadour
# Trump Troubadour

He stopped paying his mortgage so he could sing at Trump rallies - and now he's feeling a little disillusioned

Apr 8th 2017, 9:00 PM 40,147 Views 29 Comments

Just two months after the election, Kraig Moss, aka the Trump Troubadour, isn’t feeling quite so positive about Donald Trump as he did before.

# presidency - Saturday 25 March, 2017

People are saying this is the 'worst 100 days' of any presidency
# Series Of Defeats
# Series Of Defeats

People are saying this is the 'worst 100 days' of any presidency

Mar 25th 2017, 5:38 PM 58,847 Views 105 Comments

The healthcare fiasco is just the latest in a string of defeats for President Trump.

# presidency - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Ivanka Trump steps down as director of Doonbeg golf resort
# No Conflicts
# No Conflicts

Ivanka Trump steps down as director of Doonbeg golf resort

Feb 9th 2017, 10:33 PM 35,148 Views 42 Comments

Trump himself resigned as a director of the two companies operating Doonbeg last month.

# presidency - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Putin's main rival given suspended sentence - now he can't run against the president in the 2018 election
# Convenient
# Convenient

Putin's main rival given suspended sentence - now he can't run against the president in the 2018 election

Feb 8th 2017, 10:39 PM 16,762 Views 44 Comments

Alexei Navalny was today convicted of embezzlement and given a five-year suspended sentence.

# presidency - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Couldn't stay awake? Here are the defining moments of a truly seismic US election night
# White House 2016
# White House 2016

Couldn't stay awake? Here are the defining moments of a truly seismic US election night

Nov 9th 2016, 6:49 AM 45,176 Views 70 Comments

The polls didn’t see this one coming. No one saw this one coming.

# presidency - Saturday 22 October, 2016

What on earth will happen if Donald Trump DOESN'T win the election?
# Firestarter
# Firestarter

What on earth will happen if Donald Trump DOESN'T win the election?

Oct 22nd 2016, 7:00 PM 41,625 Views 93 Comments

Donald Trump seemed to be preparing for a loss by insisting the vote is rigged weeks before the election. But what effect is that having on his more incendiary supporters?

# presidency - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Michelle Obama has taken an enormous cut off Donald Trump as multiple allegations mount up
# Rocket Blast
# Rocket Blast

Michelle Obama has taken an enormous cut off Donald Trump as multiple allegations mount up

Oct 13th 2016, 10:02 PM 49,295 Views 152 Comments

The New York Times has dismissed Trump claiming it damaged his reputation by denying he has a reputation to damage.

# presidency - Monday 10 October, 2016

24 hours after the weekend from hell, Donald Trump is in big trouble in the polls
# Deep Trump Trouble
# Deep Trump Trouble

24 hours after the weekend from hell, Donald Trump is in big trouble in the polls

Oct 10th 2016, 10:09 PM 55,598 Views 93 Comments

Meanwhile, the most prominent Republican in Congress, Paul Ryan, has said he can no longer continue to defend Trump.

# presidency - Friday 19 August, 2016

Trump apologises, says he "regrets offending people" and "causing personal pain"
# I'm So Sooo Sorry
# I'm So Sooo Sorry

Trump apologises, says he "regrets offending people" and "causing personal pain"

Aug 19th 2016, 7:25 AM 27,154 Views 132 Comments

Yes you read that right. In other news temperatures are forecast to be cool in hell today.

# presidency - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

FAI nails its colours to the mast and backs Ceferin to replace Platini as Uefa boss
# That's My Guy
From The42
# That's My Guy

FAI nails its colours to the mast and backs Ceferin to replace Platini as Uefa boss

Aug 17th 2016, 5:20 PM 5,918 Views 9 Comments

The Slovenian football chief is aiming to win September’s election.

# presidency - Monday 15 August, 2016

Trump says he's not just competing with "crooked Hillary" but the "crooked media" too
# No Fair
# No Fair

Trump says he's not just competing with "crooked Hillary" but the "crooked media" too

Aug 15th 2016, 7:28 AM 15,130 Views 109 Comments

A clearly irate Trump has lashed out at the media over the perceived unfairness of its coverage.

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