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# Presidential Race

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Trump makes first public comments in over a week... but doesn't mention the election
This was Trump’s first public remarks since 5 November, when he falsely claimed to have won the election.
US Election: Here are the main points to know as of Thursday evening
Joe Biden now has 264 electoral college votes – just six shy of the presidency.
Trump continues to push on Joe Biden’s oil comments
The president told a rally that voters in states such as Texas and Pennsylvania oppose a transition away from the oil industry.
Donald Trump and Joe Biden go head-to-head in separate town halls
The two are expected to meet for a second and final debate next week.
Conservative candidate on course for narrow victory in Poland's presidential election
With 99.97% of votes counted, Andrzej Duda was on 51.21% and ahead of liberal rival Rafal Trzaskowski.
Kanye West says he's running for US president - it's not the first time he's promised a White House bid
Kanye West made the announcement on Twitter on US Independence Day.
'I'm going to follow the doc's orders': Joe Biden says he won't have any campaign rallies in presidential race
This is in contrast to his rival Trump’s large campaign rallies.
Joe Biden wears face mask in his first public appearance in two months
US president Donald Trump has so far refused to wear a face mask in public.
Biden says he wouldn't block any investigations into Trump if he becomes president
Biden committed to “not pulling a Gerald Ford” when asked in an interview today.
'A real president not just somebody who plays one on TV': Hillary Clinton endorses Joe Biden
Clinton joins former president Barack Obama and rivals Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in endorsing Biden for the presidency.
Biden and Sanders cancel Ohio election rallies amid coronavirus fears
On Monday Ohio governor Mike DeWine declared a state of emergency.
Cory Booker announces he is withdrawing from US presidential race
The decision comes almost a year after he threw his hat into the ring.
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg preparing to join 2020 Democratic presidential race, US media reports
The 77-year-old is expected to file paperwork in at least one state this week declaring himself a candidate.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio pulls out of US presidential race
“I feel like I’ve contributed all I can to this primary election, and it’s clearly not my time.”
Joe Biden defends himself after being accused of inappropriate behaviour by female politician
Biden’s defence comes amid a growing row about a kiss on the campaign trail
These were the most popular hashtags on Twitter in Ireland this year
Data from the company shows how 2018 was another year for political discussion on the platform.
Quiz: How well do you remember the 2011 presidential race?
We all know who won, but what else do you remember from the campaign?
'I want to succeed Michael D, not replace him': Sean Gallagher formally launches presidential campaign
Gallagher has committed to introduce 20 ‘special initiatives’ in his first 20 weeks in office if he is elected.
The first debate of the 2018 Áras race has taken place: here's what we learned
The first official debate took place on RTÉ Radio’s News at One this afternoon.
Presidential hopeful Peter Casey is travelling by helicopter to council meetings
Candidates need the backing of four local authorities to get on the presidential ballot paper.
Sean Gallagher confirms he WILL seek a nomination to run for president
After weeks of speculation, the former candidate has formally declared he will seek to run again.
Duffy says Higgins speaks to people's heads but he speaks to their hearts
The businessman also said he wouldn’t be a ‘Trump president’.
Michael D Higgins wants gambling ads banned from sport
He said that he was concerned when he read some of the cases of gambling among sporting athletes.
'He deserves a second term': Fine Gael to support Michael D Higgins' bid for re-election
Fianna Fáil has also said it will support the incumbent president.
Donald Trump says he'd 'love' to fight Joe Biden
The Vice President earlier said he wished he was in school with Trump and could ‘take’ him.
Trump insists there's "unity" in the Republican Party as prominent members flock to Clinton
The Republican presidential nominee has had a series of high-profile controversies in recent days.
Former Republican candidate roasts Trump over treatment of parents who lost son in Iraq
John McCain says he can not “emphasise enough how strongly I disagree” with Trump’s statement regarding Khizr and Ghazala Khan.
"A world-class liar" - Donald Trump has just taken an absolutely almighty pop at Hillary
The presumptive Republican nominee for the US presidency unleashed a no-holds-barred attack this evening in New York.
Poll: Would you vote for Hillary or Donald?
This morning we’re asking which way you would cast your vote in the US presidential election.
35 people arrested at Trump rally in California
1,000 protesters representing various groups in opposition to the billionaire candidate attended outside the rally in San Diego.
Trump, violence and one of the nastiest presidential campaigns ever
Rowdy standoffs between pro- and anti-Trump protesters — often with a racial edge to them — appear to have become the norm at rallies.
Trump and Clinton still lead the race but opponents score key victories
Votes were split in states yesterday with Trump and Clinton still coming out on top.
He talked the talk, so just what went wrong for Donald Trump in Iowa?
The billionaire has come up short in his first concrete attempt at turning media savvy into votes at the polls.
Trump taunts Cruz over the fact he was born in Canada
He told him he’s “not a natural born citizen”.
Muslim woman kicked out of Trump rally after silent protest
Hamid said one supporter shouted at her: “You have a bomb, you have a bomb.”
'Good', 'bad', 'stupid' - on the campaign trail, Donald Trump speaks like a nine-year-old
And it seems that it’s quite deliberate. Trump’s rhetoric consistently comprises the most basic language to make what he says as understandable as possible for voters.
Is Donald Trump ruining his businesses in the Middle East?
He has quite a few of them, and it looks like his anti-Muslim rhetoric isn’t doing them any favours.
Trump says he didn't mock disabled reporter and 'doesn't even know what he looks like'
“He should stop using his disability to grandstand and get back to reporting for a paper that is rapidly going down the tubes.”
Things are about to get nasty in the Republican presidential race
Whoever wins the race, they will most certainly be up against Hilary Clinton, writes Larry Donnelly.
"Gun-free zones are a bad idea" : After cinema shooting, Rick Perry wants guns in cinemas
The presidential candidate is a consistent advocate of gun rights.