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#Presidential Race

# presidential-race - Friday 13 November, 2020

Trump makes first public comments in over a week... but doesn't mention the election
# Presidential Race
# Presidential Race

Trump makes first public comments in over a week... but doesn't mention the election

Nov 13th 2020, 9:53 PM 68,165 Views 84 Comments

This was Trump’s first public remarks since 5 November, when he falsely claimed to have won the election.

# presidential-race - Friday 6 November, 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know as of Thursday evening
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know as of Thursday evening

Nov 6th 2020, 12:40 AM 159,191 Views 80 Comments

Joe Biden now has 264 electoral college votes – just six shy of the presidency.

# presidential-race - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Trump continues to push on Joe Biden’s oil comments
# Presidential Race
# Presidential Race

Trump continues to push on Joe Biden’s oil comments

Oct 24th 2020, 8:25 AM 40,107 Views 99 Comments

The president told a rally that voters in states such as Texas and Pennsylvania oppose a transition away from the oil industry.

# presidential-race - Friday 16 October, 2020

Donald Trump and Joe Biden go head-to-head in separate town halls
# Presidential Race
# Presidential Race

Donald Trump and Joe Biden go head-to-head in separate town halls

Oct 16th 2020, 6:52 AM 21,226 Views 143 Comments

The two are expected to meet for a second and final debate next week.

# presidential-race - Monday 13 July, 2020

Conservative candidate on course for narrow victory in Poland's presidential election
# Second Term
# Second Term

Conservative candidate on course for narrow victory in Poland's presidential election

Jul 13th 2020, 7:59 AM 12,834 Views 47 Comments

With 99.97% of votes counted, Andrzej Duda was on 51.21% and ahead of liberal rival Rafal Trzaskowski.

# presidential-race - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Kanye West says he's running for US president - it's not the first time he's promised a White House bid
# Yeezy Peasy
# Yeezy Peasy

Kanye West says he's running for US president - it's not the first time he's promised a White House bid

Jul 5th 2020, 9:49 AM 50,580 Views 103 Comments

Kanye West made the announcement on Twitter on US Independence Day.

# presidential-race - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

'I'm going to follow the doc's orders': Joe Biden says he won't have any campaign rallies in presidential race
# Trump V Biden
# Trump V Biden

'I'm going to follow the doc's orders': Joe Biden says he won't have any campaign rallies in presidential race

Jun 30th 2020, 9:46 PM 27,764 Views 50 Comments

This is in contrast to his rival Trump’s large campaign rallies.

# presidential-race - Monday 25 May, 2020

Joe Biden wears face mask in his first public appearance in two months
# Presidential Race
# Presidential Race

Joe Biden wears face mask in his first public appearance in two months

May 25th 2020, 8:52 PM 35,313 Views 41 Comments

US president Donald Trump has so far refused to wear a face mask in public.

# presidential-race - Friday 15 May, 2020

Biden says he wouldn't block any investigations into Trump if he becomes president
# Presidential Race
# Presidential Race

Biden says he wouldn't block any investigations into Trump if he becomes president

May 15th 2020, 10:46 PM 19,679 Views 68 Comments

Biden committed to “not pulling a Gerald Ford” when asked in an interview today.

# presidential-race - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

'A real president not just somebody who plays one on TV': Hillary Clinton endorses Joe Biden
# Trump V Biden
# Trump V Biden

'A real president not just somebody who plays one on TV': Hillary Clinton endorses Joe Biden

Apr 28th 2020, 10:38 PM 28,181 Views 88 Comments

Clinton joins former president Barack Obama and rivals Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in endorsing Biden for the presidency.

# presidential-race - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Biden and Sanders cancel Ohio election rallies amid coronavirus fears
# Presidential Race
# Presidential Race

Biden and Sanders cancel Ohio election rallies amid coronavirus fears

Mar 10th 2020, 9:20 PM 11,987 Views 31 Comments

On Monday Ohio governor Mike DeWine declared a state of emergency.

# presidential-race - Monday 13 January, 2020

Cory Booker announces he is withdrawing from US presidential race
# US Elections 2020
# US Elections 2020

Cory Booker announces he is withdrawing from US presidential race

Jan 13th 2020, 4:25 PM 13,429 Views 12 Comments

The decision comes almost a year after he threw his hat into the ring.

# presidential-race - Friday 8 November, 2019

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg preparing to join 2020 Democratic presidential race, US media reports
# Ex NYC Mayor
# Ex NYC Mayor

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg preparing to join 2020 Democratic presidential race, US media reports

Nov 8th 2019, 7:05 AM 14,460 Views 36 Comments

The 77-year-old is expected to file paperwork in at least one state this week declaring himself a candidate.

# presidential-race - Friday 20 September, 2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio pulls out of US presidential race
# Backing Down
# Backing Down

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio pulls out of US presidential race

Sep 20th 2019, 1:48 PM 12,019 Views 8 Comments

“I feel like I’ve contributed all I can to this primary election, and it’s clearly not my time.”

# presidential-race - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Joe Biden defends himself after being accused of inappropriate behaviour by female politician
# Presidential Race
# Presidential Race

Joe Biden defends himself after being accused of inappropriate behaviour by female politician

Mar 31st 2019, 6:56 PM 25,315 Views 39 Comments

Biden’s defence comes amid a growing row about a kiss on the campaign trail

# presidential-race - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

These were the most popular hashtags on Twitter in Ireland this year
# Top Trends
# Top Trends

These were the most popular hashtags on Twitter in Ireland this year

Dec 5th 2018, 11:00 AM 12,369 Views 2 Comments

Data from the company shows how 2018 was another year for political discussion on the platform.

# presidential-race - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2011 presidential race?
# 7 Years On
# 7 Years On

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2011 presidential race?

Oct 13th 2018, 9:00 PM 33,760 Views 20 Comments

We all know who won, but what else do you remember from the campaign?

# presidential-race - Friday 12 October, 2018

'I want to succeed Michael D, not replace him': Sean Gallagher formally launches presidential campaign
# Aras18
# Aras18

'I want to succeed Michael D, not replace him': Sean Gallagher formally launches presidential campaign

Oct 12th 2018, 1:02 PM 15,394 Views 85 Comments

Gallagher has committed to introduce 20 ‘special initiatives’ in his first 20 weeks in office if he is elected.

# presidential-race - Thursday 27 September, 2018

The first debate of the 2018 Áras race has taken place: here's what we learned
# #4outof6
# #4outof6

The first debate of the 2018 Áras race has taken place: here's what we learned

Sep 27th 2018, 3:31 PM 26,709 Views 45 Comments

The first official debate took place on RTÉ Radio’s News at One this afternoon.

# presidential-race - Monday 10 September, 2018

Presidential hopeful Peter Casey is travelling by helicopter to council meetings
# Presidential
# Presidential

Presidential hopeful Peter Casey is travelling by helicopter to council meetings

Sep 10th 2018, 5:13 PM 27,551 Views 77 Comments

Candidates need the backing of four local authorities to get on the presidential ballot paper.

# presidential-race - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Sean Gallagher confirms he WILL seek a nomination to run for president
# Race Is On
# Race Is On

Sean Gallagher confirms he WILL seek a nomination to run for president

Aug 29th 2018, 9:55 AM 35,381 Views 155 Comments

After weeks of speculation, the former candidate has formally declared he will seek to run again.

# presidential-race - Monday 30 July, 2018

Duffy says Higgins speaks to people's heads but he speaks to their hearts
# Presidential Race
# Presidential Race

Duffy says Higgins speaks to people's heads but he speaks to their hearts

Jul 30th 2018, 9:50 AM 26,284 Views 115 Comments

The businessman also said he wouldn’t be a ‘Trump president’.

Michael D Higgins wants gambling ads banned from sport
# Addiction
# Addiction

Michael D Higgins wants gambling ads banned from sport

Jul 30th 2018, 8:32 AM 17,248 Views 104 Comments

He said that he was concerned when he read some of the cases of gambling among sporting athletes.

# presidential-race - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

'He deserves a second term': Fine Gael to support Michael D Higgins' bid for re-election
# Presidential Race
# Presidential Race

'He deserves a second term': Fine Gael to support Michael D Higgins' bid for re-election

Jul 11th 2018, 7:50 PM 9,013 Views 86 Comments

Fianna Fáil has also said it will support the incumbent president.

# presidential-race - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Donald Trump says he'd 'love' to fight Joe Biden
# Mr Tough Guy
# Mr Tough Guy

Donald Trump says he'd 'love' to fight Joe Biden

Oct 26th 2016, 7:34 AM 15,316 Views 59 Comments

The Vice President earlier said he wished he was in school with Trump and could ‘take’ him.

# presidential-race - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Trump insists there's "unity" in the Republican Party as prominent members flock to Clinton
# Grand Old Split
# Grand Old Split

Trump insists there's "unity" in the Republican Party as prominent members flock to Clinton

Aug 4th 2016, 7:31 AM 22,399 Views 94 Comments

The Republican presidential nominee has had a series of high-profile controversies in recent days.

# presidential-race - Monday 1 August, 2016

Former Republican candidate roasts Trump over treatment of parents who lost son in Iraq
# John McCain
# John McCain

Former Republican candidate roasts Trump over treatment of parents who lost son in Iraq

Aug 1st 2016, 3:35 PM 27,884 Views 147 Comments

John McCain says he can not “emphasise enough how strongly I disagree” with Trump’s statement regarding Khizr and Ghazala Khan.

# presidential-race - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

"A world-class liar" - Donald Trump has just taken an absolutely almighty pop at Hillary
# Outdone Himself
# Outdone Himself

"A world-class liar" - Donald Trump has just taken an absolutely almighty pop at Hillary

Jun 22nd 2016, 9:31 PM 26,474 Views 52 Comments

The presumptive Republican nominee for the US presidency unleashed a no-holds-barred attack this evening in New York.

# presidential-race - Friday 10 June, 2016

Poll: Would you vote for Hillary or Donald?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you vote for Hillary or Donald?

Jun 10th 2016, 9:36 AM 54,782 Views 174 Comments

This morning we’re asking which way you would cast your vote in the US presidential election.

# presidential-race - Saturday 28 May, 2016

35 people arrested at Trump rally in California
# San Diego
# San Diego

35 people arrested at Trump rally in California

May 28th 2016, 12:13 PM 11,477 Views 67 Comments

1,000 protesters representing various groups in opposition to the billionaire candidate attended outside the rally in San Diego.

# presidential-race - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Trump, violence and one of the nastiest presidential campaigns ever
# Race To The White House
# Race To The White House

Trump, violence and one of the nastiest presidential campaigns ever

Mar 15th 2016, 6:05 AM 25,021 Views 119 Comments

Rowdy standoffs between pro- and anti-Trump protesters — often with a racial edge to them — appear to have become the norm at rallies.

# presidential-race - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Trump and Clinton still lead the race but opponents score key victories
# Presidential Race
# Presidential Race

Trump and Clinton still lead the race but opponents score key victories

Mar 6th 2016, 9:21 AM 17,972 Views 37 Comments

Votes were split in states yesterday with Trump and Clinton still coming out on top.

# presidential-race - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

He talked the talk, so just what went wrong for Donald Trump in Iowa?
# Trumped
# Trumped

He talked the talk, so just what went wrong for Donald Trump in Iowa?

Feb 2nd 2016, 7:30 PM 27,905 Views 40 Comments

The billionaire has come up short in his first concrete attempt at turning media savvy into votes at the polls.

# presidential-race - Monday 11 January, 2016

Trump taunts Cruz over the fact he was born in Canada
# Smackdown
# Smackdown

Trump taunts Cruz over the fact he was born in Canada

Jan 11th 2016, 9:55 AM 13,952 Views 17 Comments

He told him he’s “not a natural born citizen”.

# presidential-race - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Muslim woman kicked out of Trump rally after silent protest
# I Come In Peace
# I Come In Peace

Muslim woman kicked out of Trump rally after silent protest

Jan 9th 2016, 3:51 PM 23,680 Views 127 Comments

Hamid said one supporter shouted at her: “You have a bomb, you have a bomb.”

# presidential-race - Sunday 27 December, 2015

'Good', 'bad', 'stupid' - on the campaign trail, Donald Trump speaks like a nine-year-old
# Keeping It Simple
# Keeping It Simple

'Good', 'bad', 'stupid' - on the campaign trail, Donald Trump speaks like a nine-year-old

Dec 27th 2015, 6:12 PM 13,829 Views 51 Comments

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.

# presidential-race - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Is Donald Trump ruining his businesses in the Middle East?
# Stop Talking
# Stop Talking

Is Donald Trump ruining his businesses in the Middle East?

Dec 12th 2015, 9:15 AM 16,485 Views 25 Comments

He has quite a few of them, and it looks like his anti-Muslim rhetoric isn’t doing them any favours.

# presidential-race - Friday 27 November, 2015

Trump says he didn't mock disabled reporter and 'doesn't even know what he looks like'
# Staying Classy
# Staying Classy

Trump says he didn't mock disabled reporter and 'doesn't even know what he looks like'

Nov 27th 2015, 7:21 AM 15,726 Views 58 Comments

“He should stop using his disability to grandstand and get back to reporting for a paper that is rapidly going down the tubes.”

# presidential-race - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Things are about to get nasty in the Republican presidential race
# Column
# Column

Things are about to get nasty in the Republican presidential race

Nov 8th 2015, 12:00 PM 59 Views 58 Comments

Whoever wins the race, they will most certainly be up against Hilary Clinton, writes Larry Donnelly.

# presidential-race - Monday 27 July, 2015

"Gun-free zones are a bad idea" : After cinema shooting, Rick Perry wants guns in cinemas
# Open Carry
# Open Carry

"Gun-free zones are a bad idea" : After cinema shooting, Rick Perry wants guns in cinemas

Jul 27th 2015, 5:19 PM 10,160 Views 70 Comments

The presidential candidate is a consistent advocate of gun rights.

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