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# presidential - Sunday 8 November, 2020

As it happened: 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.

# presidential - Monday 13 April, 2020

Bernie Sanders formally endorses Joe Biden for president

“We’ve got to make Trump a one-term president,” Sanders said.

# presidential - Monday 17 June, 2019

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 - Monday 10 September, 2018

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.

# presidential - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

'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.

# presidential - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Gavin Duffy seeking nomination for presidential election

Duffy, best known for being a Dragon’s Den panelist, confirmed the news on Twitter this morning.

# presidential - Sunday 3 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge People are really impressed with the classy handwritten letter Obama left for Trump in the Oval Office Presidential

# presidential - Saturday 11 March, 2017

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.

# presidential - Saturday 14 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge Obama presenting Joe Biden with his medal has become the loveliest meme Presidential

# presidential - Sunday 21 February, 2016

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.

# presidential - Friday 20 November, 2015

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”.

# presidential - Saturday 26 September, 2015

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.

# presidential - Monday 31 August, 2015

Kanye West announces plan to run for presidency

Kanye West announces plan to run for presidency.

# presidential - Saturday 20 September, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here’s everything you need to know as you kick off your Saturday…

# presidential - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Mugabe faces growing fallout after disputed election win

Robert Mugabe’s rival, Morgan Tsvangirai, denounced the win as “stolen”.

# presidential - Sunday 10 March, 2013

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.

# presidential - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Cyprus holds presidential election following heated campaign

The campaign was focused on rescuing the recession-hit EU member state from bankruptcy.

# presidential - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Poll: Should the Presidential term of office be shortened to five years? Your Say This post contains a poll

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?

# presidential - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

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.

# presidential - Monday 26 November, 2012

Poll: Should Irish people living abroad be allowed to vote in Irish elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

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?

# presidential - Sunday 18 November, 2012

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”.

# presidential - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

PICS: Queues as people line up to cast their votes in US election US 2012 This post contains images

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.

# presidential - Saturday 3 November, 2012

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.

# presidential - Friday 12 October, 2012

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?