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#Presidential Election

# presidential-election - Monday 13 April, 2015

The latest man to join the White House race just called Hillary "a leader from yesterday"
# The 1990s
# The 1990s

The latest man to join the White House race just called Hillary "a leader from yesterday"

Apr 13th 2015, 4:28 PM 20,882 Views 56 Comments

Hillary Clinton is just one day into her campaign for the White House – and her critics are already getting their digs in.

# presidential-election - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Why was the Afghan government asked to ban Facebook?
# Ban
# Ban

Why was the Afghan government asked to ban Facebook?

Jul 6th 2014, 11:07 AM 8,675 Views 12 Comments

It’s all to do with the presidential election.

# presidential-election - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Many polling stations closed as Ukraine votes in crucial presidential election
# East-west
# East-west

Many polling stations closed as Ukraine votes in crucial presidential election

May 25th 2014, 10:23 AM 4,278 Views 32 Comments

While turnout has been strong in Kiev, poll stations have remained closed in many eastern cities.

# presidential-election - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Irish emigrants organise worldwide toast to highlight their right to vote
# Emigration
# Emigration

Irish emigrants organise worldwide toast to highlight their right to vote

Dec 19th 2013, 6:15 AM 7,973 Views 122 Comments

The We’re Coming Back is campaign says Ireland “completely disenfranchises its emigrants”.

# presidential-election - Sunday 28 July, 2013

'Large turn-out' in Mali's first election since French intervention
# Mali
# Mali

'Large turn-out' in Mali's first election since French intervention

Jul 28th 2013, 6:15 PM 4,121 Views 2 Comments

The election is seen as vital for restoring constitutional order after a coup in March last year.

# presidential-election - Friday 14 June, 2013

Ayatollah wants 'a new political epic' as Iranian voters elect new president
# Iran
# Iran

Ayatollah wants 'a new political epic' as Iranian voters elect new president

Jun 14th 2013, 8:49 AM 5,305 Views 27 Comments

Voting has gotten under way as Iranians decide who they want to succeed Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

# presidential-election - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Senator Norris: 'I had a major depression and nervous breakdown'
# Aras11
# Aras11

Senator Norris: 'I had a major depression and nervous breakdown'

May 26th 2013, 3:49 PM 21,116 Views 66 Comments

David Norris said media coverage during the last presidential election had a significant effect on his health.

# presidential-election - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Cycling Ireland to hold EGM on McQuaid's nomination
# Under Pressure
From The42
# Under Pressure

Cycling Ireland to hold EGM on McQuaid's nomination

Apr 27th 2013, 12:42 PM 5,798 Views 10 Comments

McQuaid has since responded, claiming the meeting is being held as a result of a “technicality”.

# presidential-election - Monday 15 April, 2013

Venezuela confirms Nicolas Maduro as president
# Presidential Election
# Presidential Election

Venezuela confirms Nicolas Maduro as president

Apr 15th 2013, 11:41 PM 3,477 Views 13 Comments

It’s finally official after demands for recount: The acting president will succeed the late Hugo Chavez, beating his opponent by just over 1 per cent.

# presidential-election - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

RTÉ head: 'Impossible to say' whether Frontline debate changed election
# Aras11
# Aras11

RTÉ head: 'Impossible to say' whether Frontline debate changed election

Dec 12th 2012, 1:13 PM 3,597 Views 23 Comments

Noel Curran says the swing between Sean Gallagher and Michael D Higgins is too large to attribute to one programme.

# presidential-election - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Al Gore's Reddit AMA: The best bits
# Super Serial
# Super Serial

Al Gore's Reddit AMA: The best bits

Nov 15th 2012, 9:36 PM 8,308 Views 13 Comments

The former Veep has finished an AMA session on Reddit… see what he had to say.

# presidential-election - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Column: ‘Politics across the Atlantic should make us consider our own system’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘Politics across the Atlantic should make us consider our own system’

Nov 8th 2012, 1:30 PM 19 Views 33 Comments

The Irish and US political systems are different – but both have their good points, writes Professor Maura Adshead.

# presidential-election - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

9 things to do while Americans cast their votes
# Usa 2012
# Usa 2012

9 things to do while Americans cast their votes

Nov 6th 2012, 2:00 PM 6,316 Views 8 Comments

Excited for the count but bored of the wait? Read on…

USA 2012: Irish thoughts on an American election
# Usa 2012
# Usa 2012

USA 2012: Irish thoughts on an American election

Nov 6th 2012, 7:30 AM 6,123 Views 10 Comments

TheJournal.ie has asked four Irish people living in the US about their experiences during this presidential election season.

Obama or Romney? Voters go to the polls in US presidential election
# US 2012
# US 2012

Obama or Romney? Voters go to the polls in US presidential election

Nov 6th 2012, 7:09 AM 3,342 Views 34 Comments

Tens of millions of Americans will cast their vote today as the US presidential election reaches its conclusion.

# presidential-election - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Column: How Obama’s policies may hurt investment in Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How Obama’s policies may hurt investment in Ireland

Nov 4th 2012, 7:30 PM 52 Views 46 Comments

Ireland’s foreign direct investment is at risk under Obama’s tax proposals. We should be worried, writes Dr Tom Flavin.

Abortion, Libya and... Sesame Street? Flashpoints in the US 2012 presidential race
# US 2012
# US 2012

Abortion, Libya and... Sesame Street? Flashpoints in the US 2012 presidential race

Nov 4th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,918 Views 5 Comments

From comments about the ’47 per cent’ to loving Big Bird, we look at some of the flashpoints in the race between Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama.

# presidential-election - Monday 29 October, 2012

8 things we're really missing from the 2012 US Presidential Election
# Palin Withdrawals
# Palin Withdrawals

8 things we're really missing from the 2012 US Presidential Election

Oct 29th 2012, 9:15 AM 9,248 Views 15 Comments

There hasn’t been much election fever spreading from America this year. We have some theories.

# presidential-election - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Column: Europeans saying Obama has to win? It makes me want to scream
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Europeans saying Obama has to win? It makes me want to scream

Oct 25th 2012, 7:00 AM 43 Views 120 Comments

It makes little difference to us who sits in the Oval Office – and we shouldn’t kid ourselves otherwise, says David Cronin.

# presidential-election - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

As it happened: Obama and Romney battle in the final US presidential debate
Live Oct 23rd 2012, 1:29 AM

As it happened: Obama and Romney battle in the final US presidential debate

# presidential-election - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Gallagher doesn't rule out having another run for President
# Aras 2018?
# Aras 2018?

Gallagher doesn't rule out having another run for President

Oct 20th 2012, 8:00 AM 5,121 Views 45 Comments

Asked by Gay Byrne if he’d do it all over again, the former Dragons’ Den panellist – and soon-to-be new dad – simply says: “Who knows?”

# presidential-election - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Obama raises $181 million in September in campaign boost
# US 2012
# US 2012

Obama raises $181 million in September in campaign boost

Oct 6th 2012, 5:13 PM 4,716 Views 27 Comments

It was the biggest monthly cash take by Obama in the 2012 presidential race – but how will it compare to Romney’s donations?

# presidential-election - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Romney stands over comments that Obama voters are 'dependants'
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney stands over comments that Obama voters are 'dependants'

Sep 18th 2012, 8:11 AM 5,582 Views 79 Comments

In a secretly-filmed video, Mitt Romney criticises an entitlement culture among those who did not pay federal income taxes.

# presidential-election - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Autumn's must see political TV: presidential candidate debates
# US 2012
# US 2012

Autumn's must see political TV: presidential candidate debates

Sep 8th 2012, 3:57 PM 3,705 Views 25 Comments

Romney and Obama will go head to head in three prime time debates over the month of October.

# presidential-election - Friday 7 September, 2012

Obama asks for second term, says nation will recover
# US2012
# US2012

Obama asks for second term, says nation will recover

Sep 7th 2012, 7:27 AM 3,304 Views 27 Comments

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-election - Sunday 26 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Sunday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Aug 26th 2012, 7:56 PM 14,779 Views 4 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# presidential-election - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Chicago erects plaque at spot of Obamas' first kiss
# Pda
From The Daily Edge
# Pda

Chicago erects plaque at spot of Obamas' first kiss

Aug 16th 2012, 9:44 AM 5,738 Views 6 Comments

The kiss “tasted like chocolate”, apparently.

# presidential-election - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Top 10 reasons not to vote for Obama – according to a 6-year-old
# Young Politics
From The Daily Edge
# Young Politics

Top 10 reasons not to vote for Obama – according to a 6-year-old

Aug 2nd 2012, 7:30 PM 7,980 Views 70 Comments

Young Republican, Isaac Anthony, explains why he doesn’t want four more years of Obama.

# presidential-election - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Poll: who do you want as the next president of the USA?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: who do you want as the next president of the USA?

Aug 1st 2012, 9:41 AM 11,155 Views 165 Comments

Romney or Obama?

# presidential-election - Friday 27 July, 2012

Pics, videos: The gaffes which have marred Mitt Romney's London visit
# RomneyShambles
From The Daily Edge
# RomneyShambles

Pics, videos: The gaffes which have marred Mitt Romney's London visit

Jul 27th 2012, 12:12 PM 13,578 Views 54 Comments

Insults, revealing state secrets and being mocked by Boris Johnson. Hopefully Enda will have some words of comfort for poor old Mitt Romney.

# presidential-election - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

US poverty rates set to rise to highest level since 1960s
# Poverty
# Poverty

US poverty rates set to rise to highest level since 1960s

Jul 24th 2012, 11:15 AM 1,710 Views 10 Comments

Demographers predict latest Census figures will show rise in the official poverty rate as more people across the US have difficulty making ends meet.

# presidential-election - Friday 6 July, 2012

US election: Romney and Republicans 'raised over $100m last month'
# US 2012
# US 2012

US election: Romney and Republicans 'raised over $100m last month'

Jul 6th 2012, 2:16 PM 1,988 Views 12 Comments

Fundraising battle heats up between Romney and Obama…

# presidential-election - Monday 4 June, 2012

Protests in Tahrir Square continue after verdicts in Mubarak trial
# Egypt
# Egypt

Protests in Tahrir Square continue after verdicts in Mubarak trial

Jun 4th 2012, 2:40 PM 1,195 Views 0 Comments

The verdict in the trial of the country’s former president has sparked nationwide outrage after six of his security chiefs where acquitted.

# presidential-election - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Former US presidential candidate John Edwards found not guilty on one count of campaign fraud
# John Edwards
# John Edwards

Former US presidential candidate John Edwards found not guilty on one count of campaign fraud

May 31st 2012, 9:51 PM 3,318 Views 4 Comments

A mistrial was declared on the other five charges after the jury could not reach a verdict on them.

# presidential-election - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

# presidential-election - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Francois Hollande wins French presidential election
# France
# France

Francois Hollande wins French presidential election

May 6th 2012, 7:55 PM 12,242 Views 96 Comments

Nicolas Sarkozy has conceded defeat after polls showed him in line to lose the ballot.

# presidential-election - Saturday 5 May, 2012

French election hangs in balance - but polls suggest Sarkozy defeat
# France
# France

French election hangs in balance - but polls suggest Sarkozy defeat

May 5th 2012, 6:43 PM 3,439 Views 12 Comments

The first ballots have been cast today in a vote that could have major consequences for Europe.

# presidential-election - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

# presidential-election - Monday 12 March, 2012

Sarkozy threatens French pullout of visa-free zone
# France
# France

Sarkozy threatens French pullout of visa-free zone

Mar 12th 2012, 9:41 AM 2,557 Views 18 Comments

Sarkozy has threatened to pull France out of the EU’s coveted visa-free Schengen zone unless the bloc makes progress on protecting borders from illegal immigration.

# presidential-election - Thursday 8 March, 2012

RTÉ board to meet following BAI ruling on Frontline tweet
# Frontline
# Frontline

RTÉ board to meet following BAI ruling on Frontline tweet

Mar 8th 2012, 8:58 AM 1,539 Views 15 Comments

RTÉ chairman Tom Savage will convene the broadcaster’s board, while a Sean Gallagher spokesman doesn’t rule out legal action.