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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris give victory speeches after winning the US election
Michael D Higgins, Boris Johnson and others have congratulated Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
Bernie Sanders formally endorses Joe Biden for president
“We’ve got to make Trump a one-term president,” Sanders said.
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 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.
'I don't see it going anywhere': Fianna Fáil TD dismisses prospect of Éamon Ó Cúiv running for president
A letter sent to councillors across the country calling for support for Ó Cúiv to be the next president of Ireland.
Gavin Duffy seeking nomination for presidential election
Duffy, best known for being a Dragon’s Den panelist, confirmed the news on Twitter this morning.
People are really impressed with the classy handwritten letter Obama left for Trump in the Oval Office
It’s just been released to CNN.
50,000 French people want Barack Obama to run in their presidential race
Posters have appeared across Paris with his iconic slogan translated into French.
Obama presenting Joe Biden with his medal has become the loveliest meme
We’ll miss them.
Trump wins big in South Carolina Republican primary as Jeb Bush drops out of race
Hillary Clinton also pulled out a crucial win over Bernie Sanders in Nevada.
White House hopeful Ben Carson compares Syrian refugees to rabid dogs
He called for “screening mechanisms that allow us to determine who the mad dogs are”.
Would you take offence at being called a West Brit? The term has a muddled history
Sinn Féin’s Micheal Mac Donncha caused controversy when he made the remarks earlier this week.
Kanye West announces plan to run for presidency
Kanye West announces plan to run for presidency.
Mugabe faces growing fallout after disputed election win
Robert Mugabe’s rival, Morgan Tsvangirai, denounced the win as “stolen”.
Loser in Kenyan presidential election says he will contest result in court
Uhuru Kenyatta, one of Africa’s richest men, was declared the winner with 50.07 per cent of the vote.
Cyprus holds presidential election following heated campaign
The campaign was focused on rescuing the recession-hit EU member state from bankruptcy.
Poll: Should the Presidential term of office be shortened to five years?
The matter is being considered by the Constitutional Convention today but what do you think?
RTÉ publishes working document of Frontline Presidential Debate review
The review team found that the chosen format for audience selection was not appropriate, but did not find bias or partiality on part of the Frontline team.
Poll: Should Irish people living abroad be allowed to vote in Irish elections?
The dramatic surge in emigration from Ireland in recent years means that voting rights for Irish people living abroad has become a major issue. What do you think – should emigrants be allowed vote?
RTÉ accepts findings of review of the Frontline Presidential debate
RTÉ said it “regrets the mistakes made in the preparation and in the broadcast of the programme” and that the production “was less rigorous than it should have been”.
PICS: Queues as people line up to cast their votes in US election
Some voters complained of queues and delays after polls opened at 6AM, while others expressed relief at being able to vote in storm-ravaged areas.
Poll finds Irish American voters leaning towards Obama - but only just
The IrishCentral poll found 51 per cent of Irish American voters plan to vote for Barack Obama with 48 per cent leaning towards Mitt Romney.
US 2012: Biden and Ryan go head to head during 'combative' debate
Democrat Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan went head-to-head last night – but who came out best?