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#Presidential Election

# presidential-election - 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 12,684 Views 49 Comments

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

# presidential-election - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Poll: Should we have a presidential election this year?
# Seven More Years
# Seven More Years

Poll: Should we have a presidential election this year?

Feb 11th 2018, 10:00 AM 28,036 Views 106 Comments

Or should Michael D Higgins go unopposed into a second term?

# presidential-election - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Column: 'There should be a presidential election and Michael D shouldn't run'
# Áras An Uachtaráin
# Áras An Uachtaráin

Column: 'There should be a presidential election and Michael D shouldn't run'

Jan 11th 2018, 7:00 AM 32,485 Views 107 Comments

We live in an extraordinary moment for democratic government, where confidence in the honesty of political leaders is seemingly at an all time low, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# presidential-election - Friday 5 January, 2018

Presidential hopeful calls on largest parties to say if they will run candidates for Áras
# Aras 2018?
# Aras 2018?

Presidential hopeful calls on largest parties to say if they will run candidates for Áras

Jan 5th 2018, 11:03 AM 20,208 Views 134 Comments

Gerard Craughwell says other challengers need time to organise their campaigns.

# presidential-election - Friday 29 December, 2017

Poll: Should citizens living abroad be allowed to vote in Ireland's presidential elections?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should citizens living abroad be allowed to vote in Ireland's presidential elections?

Dec 29th 2017, 9:30 AM 27,044 Views 155 Comments

In 2019, another three referendums will take place.

Taoiseach fails to rule out Frances Fitzgerald as a presidential candidate
# Áras An Uachtaráin
# Áras An Uachtaráin

Taoiseach fails to rule out Frances Fitzgerald as a presidential candidate

Dec 29th 2017, 6:15 AM 12,020 Views 44 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says he wants Fitzgerald to return to high office soon.

# presidential-election - Saturday 6 May, 2017

'France decides': Everything you need to know about this weekend's presidential election
# Explainer
# Explainer

'France decides': Everything you need to know about this weekend's presidential election

May 6th 2017, 6:30 AM 9,982 Views 32 Comments

Macron or Le Pen? The French people will decide what path their future will take tomorrow.

# presidential-election - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Marine Le Pen plagiarised one of her rivals in a campaign speech last night
# Encore Une Fois
# Encore Une Fois

Marine Le Pen plagiarised one of her rivals in a campaign speech last night

May 2nd 2017, 1:01 PM 9,611 Views 38 Comments

Le Pen’s supporters brushed off claims she copied parts of a speech given two weeks ago by Francois Fillon verbatim.

# presidential-election - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

French presidential candidate charged in fake jobs scandal
# Presidential Election
# Presidential Election

French presidential candidate charged in fake jobs scandal

Mar 15th 2017, 11:04 AM 7,616 Views 0 Comments

Francois Fillon faces serious legal trouble just 6 weeks from the election.

# presidential-election - Monday 13 March, 2017

Online voting could be introduced as part of Irish diaspora vote
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Online voting could be introduced as part of Irish diaspora vote

Mar 13th 2017, 9:50 AM 8,928 Views 70 Comments

Enda Kenny announced yesterday that a referendum will be held to let Irish people living abroad vote in presidential elections.

# presidential-election - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

French PM quits role, plans to battle Le Pen for presidency
# I'm Off Too
# I'm Off Too

French PM quits role, plans to battle Le Pen for presidency

Dec 6th 2016, 8:31 AM 8,306 Views 11 Comments

The socialist candidate will look to battle Marine Le Pen’s National Front in next year’s election

# presidential-election - Monday 21 November, 2016

Nicolas Sarkozy knocked out of French presidential race
# France
# France

Nicolas Sarkozy knocked out of French presidential race

Nov 21st 2016, 7:00 AM 12,864 Views 39 Comments

In a major upset, Francois Fillon, a pro-business conservative, took more than 44% of the vote in the first round of the rightwing primary.

# presidential-election - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Clinton says FBI actions 'deeply troubling' as Trump steps up his attacks
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Clinton says FBI actions 'deeply troubling' as Trump steps up his attacks

Oct 30th 2016, 10:52 AM 16,988 Views 67 Comments

Clinton pressed FBI Director James Comey to put out the “full and complete facts” about the review into a cache of recently discovered emails.

# presidential-election - Friday 28 October, 2016

Latest Clinton email investigation linked to disgraced sexting Democrat Anthony Weiner
# Email Scandal
# Email Scandal

Latest Clinton email investigation linked to disgraced sexting Democrat Anthony Weiner

Oct 28th 2016, 10:10 PM 50,223 Views 151 Comments

In July, the FBI said the presidential hopeful would not face charges.

# presidential-election - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Trump gains ground on Clinton despite allegations of unwanted advances
# Presidential Election
# Presidential Election

Trump gains ground on Clinton despite allegations of unwanted advances

Oct 22nd 2016, 3:20 PM 30,601 Views 123 Comments

The latest poll also reveals 63% of Americans believe Trump has committed sexual assault in the past.

# presidential-election - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Obama is the latest to publicly criticise Trump over sexist comments
# Trump
# Trump

Obama is the latest to publicly criticise Trump over sexist comments

Oct 12th 2016, 8:39 PM 12,571 Views 78 Comments

The current president of the US said the businessman is not fit to work in a local corner shop.

# presidential-election - Monday 10 October, 2016

Trump lives to fight another day but he needs an awful lot of luck to become the next POTUS
# USA 2016
# USA 2016

Trump lives to fight another day but he needs an awful lot of luck to become the next POTUS

Oct 10th 2016, 12:38 PM 107 Views 111 Comments

Neither candidate is the person to lead America out of crisis, writes Larry Donnelly.

# presidential-election - Sunday 9 October, 2016

An Irish view of a Swing State: 'There is no evidence of support for Trump on campus'
# Penn For Hillary
# Penn For Hillary

An Irish view of a Swing State: 'There is no evidence of support for Trump on campus'

Oct 9th 2016, 6:30 PM 133 Views 15 Comments

The University of Pennsylvania is Trump’s alma mater but the candidate isn’t doing well on campus, reports Irish woman Rosemary Hennigan in the US.

# presidential-election - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Trump campaign chief denies anti-Semitic remarks about daughters' school
# Stephen Bannon
# Stephen Bannon

Trump campaign chief denies anti-Semitic remarks about daughters' school

Aug 27th 2016, 11:58 AM 19,320 Views 106 Comments

The revelation comes a day after reports emerged that domestic charges were filed against him 20 years ago.

# presidential-election - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Trump hires head of a right-wing website in latest campaign reshuffle
# What Pivot?
# What Pivot?

Trump hires head of a right-wing website in latest campaign reshuffle

Aug 17th 2016, 3:58 PM 15,071 Views 72 Comments

Paul Manafort, the Trump campaign chairman, has come under scrutiny for his links to the pro-Russia former president of Ukraine.

# presidential-election - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

'Lying is second nature to him': Trump's ghostwriter regrets penning Art of the Deal
# Read Alert
# Read Alert

'Lying is second nature to him': Trump's ghostwriter regrets penning Art of the Deal

Jul 19th 2016, 6:00 PM 26,462 Views 62 Comments

Ghostwriter Schwartz says, “I genuinely believe that if Trump wins and gets the nuclear codes… it will lead to the end of civilisation.”

# presidential-election - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

A referendum to give Irish abroad a vote in presidential elections is planned for next year
# Wherever Green In Worn
# Wherever Green In Worn

A referendum to give Irish abroad a vote in presidential elections is planned for next year

Jul 12th 2016, 2:42 PM 13,628 Views 101 Comments

The diaspora minister made the referendum announcement this week.

# presidential-election - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Hillary Clinton pulls into lead in race for the White House
# Edging It
# Edging It

Hillary Clinton pulls into lead in race for the White House

Jun 26th 2016, 4:48 PM 24,771 Views 52 Comments

A difficult month for Trump has seen his support dip.

# presidential-election - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Protesters attempt to storm hotel during Trump speech
# California
# California

Protesters attempt to storm hotel during Trump speech

Apr 30th 2016, 9:49 AM 13,130 Views 93 Comments

“That was not the easiest entrance I’ve ever made,” he told the party members at the convention. “It felt like I was crossing the border.”

# presidential-election - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Donald Trump poses a real risk to the entire world
# US Politics
# US Politics

Donald Trump poses a real risk to the entire world

Mar 17th 2016, 11:08 AM 26,083 Views 119 Comments

Research from The Economist has said if he becomes president, there is a risk of trade war and further threats from jihadi groups.

# presidential-election - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Trump wins big in South Carolina Republican primary as Jeb Bush drops out of race
# Presidential
# Presidential

Trump wins big in South Carolina Republican primary as Jeb Bush drops out of race

Feb 21st 2016, 8:01 AM 32,270 Views 135 Comments

Hillary Clinton also pulled out a crucial win over Bernie Sanders in Nevada.

# presidential-election - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Clinton narrowly edges out Sanders to win Iowa Democratic caucuses
# Presidential Election
# Presidential Election

Clinton narrowly edges out Sanders to win Iowa Democratic caucuses

Feb 2nd 2016, 8:17 PM 13,110 Views 46 Comments

The race has been called the closest in Democratic caucus history.

# presidential-election - Monday 18 January, 2016

Guns, Obamacare and Bill's transgressions: Things got heated in last night's Democratic debate
# Race To The White House
# Race To The White House

Guns, Obamacare and Bill's transgressions: Things got heated in last night's Democratic debate

Jan 18th 2016, 9:05 AM 12,016 Views 30 Comments

Hillary Clinton is feeling Bernie Sanders snapping at her heels.

# presidential-election - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Donald Trump is not backing down over comments being used to recruit Islamic extremists
# Not Worried
# Not Worried

Donald Trump is not backing down over comments being used to recruit Islamic extremists

Jan 3rd 2016, 2:13 PM 10,705 Views 69 Comments

The Republican hopeful doesn’t think that the use of the footage is a good enough reason to dial back his rhetoric.

# presidential-election - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Don't even go there! Fifa presidential candidate wants shirt sponsors for international teams
# Eye-sore
From The42
# Eye-sore

Don't even go there! Fifa presidential candidate wants shirt sponsors for international teams

Nov 19th 2015, 1:42 PM 11,309 Views 13 Comments

Tokyo Sexwale believes ‘there is space there for much value worth millions of dollars’.

# presidential-election - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Kanye wasn't joking when he announced plans to run for president
# Kanye 2020
# Kanye 2020

Kanye wasn't joking when he announced plans to run for president

Sep 24th 2015, 9:43 PM 16,012 Views 56 Comments

Although he says he has to “grow up” a bit more first.

# presidential-election - Friday 21 August, 2015

What's the deal with Deez Nuts?
# Dem Nuts
From The Daily Edge
# Dem Nuts

What's the deal with Deez Nuts?

Aug 21st 2015, 9:38 AM 4,613 Views 0 Comments

Deez Nuts may be the new US president.

Who is Deez Nuts and why is he polling so well in the United States?
# Next President
# Next President

Who is Deez Nuts and why is he polling so well in the United States?

Aug 21st 2015, 8:46 AM 24,837 Views 44 Comments

It started off as a practical joke, but has since snowballed.

# presidential-election - Monday 3 August, 2015

Is Joe Biden about to rain on Hillary Clinton's presidential parade?
# Smoke Filled Rooms
# Smoke Filled Rooms

Is Joe Biden about to rain on Hillary Clinton's presidential parade?

Aug 3rd 2015, 11:59 PM 20,867 Views 32 Comments

Nothing is certain yet, but there could be a serious fight on the cards.

# presidential-election - Friday 31 July, 2015

Poll: Would you vote for Donald Trump?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you vote for Donald Trump?

Jul 31st 2015, 9:06 AM 26,201 Views 153 Comments

A lot of Americans seem to be leaning that way.

# presidential-election - Friday 24 July, 2015

Trump declares he loves Latinos on 'dangerous' visit to Mexican border
# Trump
# Trump

Trump declares he loves Latinos on 'dangerous' visit to Mexican border

Jul 24th 2015, 7:56 AM 14,109 Views 20 Comments

During his visit he said the US has a “tremendous danger with illegals coming in”.

# presidential-election - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Trump's latest comments about illegal immigrants made a fight break out
# The Trump
# The Trump

Trump's latest comments about illegal immigrants made a fight break out

Jul 12th 2015, 2:29 PM 28,942 Views 58 Comments

The wannabe presidential candidate also thinks he and Putin could be best buds.

# presidential-election - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Poll: Would you vote Miriam O'Callaghan for president?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you vote Miriam O'Callaghan for president?

Jul 4th 2015, 9:51 AM 40,966 Views 135 Comments

Speculation is mounting again that the RTÉ presenter could make a bid for the Áras.

# presidential-election - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Uefa calls for Fifa's presidential election to be postponed but Blatter still standing firm
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Uefa calls for Fifa's presidential election to be postponed but Blatter still standing firm

May 27th 2015, 7:06 PM 10,483 Views 39 Comments

European football’s governing body says today’s events are evidence that corruption is ‘deeply rooted’ in Fifa’s culture.

# presidential-election - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

'Fifa has an incredibly bad brand image' - Delaney calls for Blatter to step down
# Top Brass
From The42
# Top Brass

'Fifa has an incredibly bad brand image' - Delaney calls for Blatter to step down

May 26th 2015, 8:57 PM 17,745 Views 56 Comments

The head of the FAI won’t be voting for the current Fifa president and believes his ‘good friend’ Michel Platini is the right man for the job.