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# presidential-campaign - Sunday 18 October, 2020

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.

# presidential-campaign - Thursday 9 July, 2020

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.

# presidential-campaign - Friday 1 May, 2020

Joe Biden denies sexual assault allegation made by former staffer

This is the first public comment Biden has made on the accusation.

# presidential-campaign - Monday 13 April, 2020

Bernie Sanders formally endorses Joe Biden for president

“We’ve got to make Trump a one-term president,” Sanders said.

# presidential-campaign - Monday 17 June, 2019

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.

# presidential-campaign - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

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”.

# presidential-campaign - Thursday 4 October, 2018

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.

# presidential-campaign - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

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.

# presidential-campaign - Saturday 1 September, 2018

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.

# presidential-campaign - Monday 17 April, 2017

Latest poll has Le Pen and Macron head-to-head in French presidential race

The two frontrunners are staging rival rallies today in Paris.

# presidential-campaign - Saturday 15 June, 2013

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.

# presidential-campaign - Sunday 6 January, 2013

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.

# presidential-campaign - Monday 22 October, 2012

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.

# presidential-campaign - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Autumn's must see political TV: presidential candidate debates US 2012 This post contains videos

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.

# presidential-campaign - Friday 7 September, 2012

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.

# presidential-campaign - Thursday 23 August, 2012

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.

# presidential-campaign - Monday 28 May, 2012

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.

# presidential-campaign - Thursday 8 March, 2012

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.

# presidential-campaign - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

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.

# presidential-campaign - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

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.

# presidential-campaign - Monday 12 December, 2011

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.

# presidential-campaign - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

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.

# presidential-campaign - Monday 10 October, 2011

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.

# presidential-campaign - Sunday 9 October, 2011

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.

# presidential-campaign - Monday 3 October, 2011

#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.

# presidential-campaign - Friday 5 August, 2011

'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.

# presidential-campaign - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

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”.

# presidential-campaign - Monday 1 August, 2011

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.

# presidential-campaign - Friday 3 June, 2011

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.

# presidential-campaign - Monday 10 January, 2011

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.