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Biden says he will 'create a roadmap to citizenship' for undocumented Irish
The Democratic nominee said he will ensure there will be no US-UK trade deal if Brexit puts the Good Friday Agreement at risk.
Joe Biden proposes 'Buy American' campaign to bolster US firms
The former vice-president has called for $700 million to be spent on supporting manufacturing and technology firms.
Joe Biden denies sexual assault allegation made by former staffer
This is the first public comment Biden has made on the accusation.
Bernie Sanders formally endorses Joe Biden for president
“We’ve got to make Trump a one-term president,” Sanders said.
Donald Trump trailing five Democrats in latest opinion poll
The Fox News poll showed Biden leading Trump by 49% to 39% among all registered voters nationwide.
Taoiseach defends Michael D Higgins' use of government jet to fly to Belfast
Leo Varadkar said the pilots are “paid anyway” and the added costs of flying someone in the plane are “very small”.
Michael D Higgins will return €200k balance in Áras account at end of term
Higgins has pointed out that his predecessor Mary McAleese returned the balance when she finished her two terms.
Sinn Féin's presidential hopeful didn't 'flip flop' on HPV vaccine but admits 'naivety' in interview
Liadh Ní Riada’s latest comments come ahead of a HSE update on vaccine uptake rates due today.
Brother of Veronica Guerin: Gemma O'Doherty's comments on her murder were 'disgusting'
Speaking to, O’Doherty said she believed the State was involved in the killing.
Latest poll has Le Pen and Macron head-to-head in French presidential race
The two frontrunners are staging rival rallies today in Paris.
Early count signals victory for moderate cleric as Iran's new president
With 36.6 percent of polling stations counted, Hassan Rowhani had 50 percent of the vote.
Seán Gallagher issues legal proceedings against RTÉ over Frontline debate
The former Irish presidential candidate’s solicitor said the debate had “dramatic and extremely serious consequences” for Gallagher.
Obama, Romney gear up for final presidential debate on foreign policy
The candidates spent their weekend swatting up on foreign policy with the latest poll putting them both at 47 per cent.
Autumn's must see political TV: presidential candidate debates
Romney and Obama will go head to head in three prime time debates over the month of October.
Obama asks for second term, says nation will recover
The economy was the focus of the President’s speech on the final day of the National Democratic convention, promising that challenges could be met if he was given four more years.
David Norris to publish autobiography in October
The senator and former presidential candidate is expected to cover his long career in politics and his controversial bid for the Áras.
New documents detail Fianna Fáil pressure on President Hillery in 1982
Logbooks released by a UCD-funded website detail calls placed to Áras an Uactaráin by Fianna Fáil members in a controversial move that had consequences for the party years later.
RTÉ board to meet following BAI ruling on Frontline tweet
RTÉ chairman Tom Savage will convene the broadcaster’s board, while a Sean Gallagher spokesman doesn’t rule out legal action.
RTÉ director general apologises to Gallagher over Frontline 'mistakes'
Noel Curran’s apology comes on foot of the BAI’s decision to uphold Gallagher’s complaint regarding a controversial tweet referred to during an #Áras11 debate.
David Norris says tabloid editor told him stories about him were "payback"
Independent senator and former Presidential candidate scathing of media standards during discussion in Seanad.
Arab League condemns Gingrich's Palestinian remark
The Arab League has branded the US presidential hopeful’s comment that Palestinians were an “invented” people as a racist, cheap stunt designed to get votes.
Herman Cain 'reassessing' his campaign
The Republican presidential candidate says recent accusations of inappropriate sexual behaviour levelled against him have taken their toll – and he now plans to take some time to consider the future of his campaign.
Dana threatens to quit campaign if questioned further about family
Dana Rosemary Scallon threatens to pull out of the presidential election if her family is “dragged across” the campaign.
Dana 'received American citizenship in 1999'
The presidential candidate produced a document during a radio interview today that she says shows she received US naturalisation in 1999, not 1997 while she was running for election.
#Áras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today
Want to meet the presidential candidates? Keep tabs on where they’re campaigning with’s daily updates.
'Norris for President' petition gains nearly 3,000 signatures
A web-based petition set up by a Norris fan has gained thousands of signatures – but has also been the target of abuse.
David Norris calls a halt to presidential campaign
The Independent senator has said that it’s time to “reassert the while of my life and destiny”.
David Norris withdraws from presenting spot on TV3's Vincent Browne show
TV3 has confirmed that the senator has withdrawn from a guest presenting spot on the show. He was due to appear on Tonight With Vincent Browne tomorrow night.
US grand jury indicts former presidential candidate John Edwards
Indictment follows investigation into allegations Edwards used donors’ funds during 2008 campaign to keep an affair hidden from his wife.
David Norris favourite to be President - but Bertie hangs on in there
Independent Senator – who was only third favourite in betting odds last week – tops Red C poll with 27 points. Ex-Taoiseach Bertie is at 12 points.