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#US Election

# us-election - Monday 25 January, 2021

Voting machine maker suing Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani for damages of $1.3 billion
# Dominion
# Dominion

Voting machine maker suing Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani for damages of $1.3 billion

Jan 25th 2021, 10:12 PM 75,892 Views 41 Comments

Dominion Voting Systems said Giuliani had damaged its reputation by alleging its widely used voting machines were part of a “massive fraud”.

# us-election - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Larry Donnelly: I cannot forgive Trump for imploring his most radicalised followers to storm the Capitol
# Insurrection
# Insurrection

Larry Donnelly: I cannot forgive Trump for imploring his most radicalised followers to storm the Capitol

Jan 17th 2021, 8:30 AM 61,153 Views 86 Comments

Larry Donnelly reflects on the final days of President Donald Trump’s term.

# us-election - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Opinion: The true test of Biden will be his handling of climate change
# US Election
# US Election

Opinion: The true test of Biden will be his handling of climate change

Jan 3rd 2021, 7:30 AM 10,914 Views 42 Comments

Rory McNab says President-elect Joe Biden’s climate policies are ambitious, but if Georgia doesn’t go in the Democrats’ favour, he could be up against it.

# us-election - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Martial law raised as suggestion in White House meeting on resisting election result
# US Election
# US Election

Martial law raised as suggestion in White House meeting on resisting election result

Dec 20th 2020, 7:15 PM 84,206 Views 90 Comments

The idea of deploying the military was reportedly raised in discussions on overturning the election.

Larry Donnelly: Thinking of all emigrants like me this Christmas - not getting back home is really tough
# Christmas USA
# Christmas USA

Larry Donnelly: Thinking of all emigrants like me this Christmas - not getting back home is really tough

Dec 20th 2020, 8:30 AM 14,942 Views 14 Comments

Not going to Boston for a week after Christmas Day this year will be tough, particularly when his 86-year-old dad is in a nursing home alone, says Larry Donnelly.

# us-election - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Ireland's economy is on track for recovery but Brexit and Biden could soften our cough, says ESRI
# ESRI
# ESRI

Ireland's economy is on track for recovery but Brexit and Biden could soften our cough, says ESRI

Dec 17th 2020, 12:05 AM 47,976 Views 11 Comments

Remarkably, the Irish economy is forecast to grow by 3.8% this year.

# us-election - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Biden praises US 'flame of democracy' and criticises Trump after Electoral College win
# US Election
# US Election

Biden praises US 'flame of democracy' and criticises Trump after Electoral College win

Dec 15th 2020, 7:08 AM 35,830 Views 34 Comments

Electors confirmed Biden as the president-elect yesterday.

# us-election - Friday 11 December, 2020

Wisconsin judge rules against Trump lawsuit seeking to overturn Biden win in state
# US Election
# US Election

Wisconsin judge rules against Trump lawsuit seeking to overturn Biden win in state

Dec 11th 2020, 6:21 PM 30,901 Views 24 Comments

Joe Biden won the state by about 20,600 votes.

# us-election - Sunday 6 December, 2020

'I want to stay presidential': Donald Trump calls on Georgia governor to overturn election result
# US Election
# US Election

'I want to stay presidential': Donald Trump calls on Georgia governor to overturn election result

Dec 6th 2020, 9:40 AM 126,253 Views 123 Comments

Trump spoke with governor Brian Kemp hours before he held a rally in the state.

# us-election - Monday 30 November, 2020

Joe Biden suffers hairline fractures in foot while playing with dog
# White House
# White House

Joe Biden suffers hairline fractures in foot while playing with dog

Nov 30th 2020, 7:03 AM 29,587 Views 45 Comments

“It is anticipated that he will likely require a walking boot for several weeks,” his doctor said.

# us-election - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Trump says he will not 'change mind' on election fraud claims
# US Election
# US Election

Trump says he will not 'change mind' on election fraud claims

Nov 29th 2020, 5:16 PM 46,600 Views 57 Comments

Trump has continued to claim that the election was “rigged”.

# us-election - Friday 27 November, 2020

Donald Trump says he will leave the White House if Electoral College confirms Joe Biden win
# US Election
# US Election

Donald Trump says he will leave the White House if Electoral College confirms Joe Biden win

Nov 27th 2020, 7:07 AM 42,088 Views 104 Comments

Trump has so far refused to concede this month’s election.

# us-election - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Trump accepts Biden transition must begin - but insists he's still not conceding 'rigged' election
# Progress
# Progress

Trump accepts Biden transition must begin - but insists he's still not conceding 'rigged' election

Updated Nov 24th 2020, 3:53 PM 48,937 Views 54 Comments

Donald Trump has acknowledged it is time for the General Services Administration to “do what needs to be done”.

# us-election - Monday 23 November, 2020

Biden to start naming cabinet picks Tuesday as Trump continues to resist
# US Election
# US Election

Biden to start naming cabinet picks Tuesday as Trump continues to resist

Nov 23rd 2020, 7:26 AM 26,834 Views 11 Comments

Trump’s latest legal setback came when a Pennsylvania court threw out his fraud claims in a scathing judgment.

# us-election - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Georgia hand recount result expected to confirm Biden win
# Georgia On Their Mind
# Georgia On Their Mind

Georgia hand recount result expected to confirm Biden win

Nov 19th 2020, 10:45 AM 27,397 Views 14 Comments

The state has until Friday to confirm the results.

# us-election - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Trump fires US election security official who rejected election fraud claims
# You're Fired
# You're Fired

Trump fires US election security official who rejected election fraud claims

Nov 18th 2020, 7:06 AM 59,553 Views 104 Comments

Christopher Krebs was director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

# us-election - Monday 16 November, 2020

Obama warns of ‘dangerous path’ amid Trump’s refusal to accept election result
# Obama
# Obama

Obama warns of ‘dangerous path’ amid Trump’s refusal to accept election result

Nov 16th 2020, 10:52 AM 41,560 Views 87 Comments

The former president said he is troubled that Republican officials are humouring Donald Trump.

# us-election - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Opinion: Why Biden’s presidency will be defined by the Georgia vote in January
# US Election
# US Election

Opinion: Why Biden’s presidency will be defined by the Georgia vote in January

Nov 15th 2020, 7:30 AM 37,657 Views 8 Comments

Rory McNab says Georgia is key to setting the tone of Biden’s administration but he will be up against the might of McConnell.

# us-election - Friday 13 November, 2020

US election officials say there is 'no evidence' of compromised votes
# US Election
# US Election

US election officials say there is 'no evidence' of compromised votes

Nov 13th 2020, 7:10 AM 24,199 Views 36 Comments

Their messages came hours after President Donald Trump once again cried foul.

# us-election - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Biden names longtime adviser as White House chief of staff
# Ron Klain
# Ron Klain

Biden names longtime adviser as White House chief of staff

Nov 12th 2020, 7:16 AM 26,926 Views 38 Comments

Klain served as the coordinator to the Ebola response during the 2014 outbreak.

The Explainer: Did the polls get it right in the US election?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Did the polls get it right in the US election?

Nov 12th 2020, 6:45 AM 18,564 Views 30 Comments

We chat to polls expert Kevin Cunningham of TU Dublin to find out more.

# us-election - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Donald Trump wins Alaska - but that won't impact on US election outcome
# US Election
# US Election

Donald Trump wins Alaska - but that won't impact on US election outcome

Updated Nov 11th 2020, 6:25 PM 90,776 Views 86 Comments

Alaska was expected to vote Republican, so this will not hinder Joe Biden’s win.

# us-election - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Taoiseach speaks to US President Elect Joe Biden and invites him 'to come back to Ireland'
# US Election
# US Election

Taoiseach speaks to US President Elect Joe Biden and invites him 'to come back to Ireland'

Nov 10th 2020, 6:03 PM 25,959 Views 64 Comments

Micheál Martin says he is keen to make the trip to the White House for St Patrick’s Day.

Johnson tweet congratulating Joe Biden appears to have hidden reference to Trump
# US Election
# US Election

Johnson tweet congratulating Joe Biden appears to have hidden reference to Trump

Nov 10th 2020, 2:14 PM 60,645 Views 27 Comments

A ‘technical error’ is said to be responsible for the situation.

US Election: Four states yet to be called by some media outlets as counts continue
# Counting On
# Counting On

US Election: Four states yet to be called by some media outlets as counts continue

Nov 10th 2020, 1:27 PM 29,051 Views 36 Comments

The states still to be called by some outlets are: Arizona, Georgia, North Carolina and Alaska.

After firing his defence secretary, Trump reportedly wants FBI and CIA chiefs gone too
# Not Going Quietly
# Not Going Quietly

After firing his defence secretary, Trump reportedly wants FBI and CIA chiefs gone too

Nov 10th 2020, 1:05 PM 94,605 Views 53 Comments

Democrats are “deeply troubled” by Trump’s sacking of Mark Esper and fear more instability is on the way.

# us-election - Monday 9 November, 2020

US Senate leader says Trump ‘100% within his rights’ to fight presidential election results
# Mitch McConnell
# Mitch McConnell

US Senate leader says Trump ‘100% within his rights’ to fight presidential election results

Nov 9th 2020, 9:57 PM 51,856 Views 65 Comments

The president’s allies have been reluctant to congratulate Joe Biden on his projected win.

Quiz: How closely were you watching CNN's magic wall for 2020?
# Ingrained
# Ingrained

Quiz: How closely were you watching CNN's magic wall for 2020?

Nov 9th 2020, 9:30 PM 35,047 Views 10 Comments

We’re just counting votes.

Russia, China, Brazil among nations staying silent as world congratulates Biden
# US Election
# US Election

Russia, China, Brazil among nations staying silent as world congratulates Biden

Nov 9th 2020, 10:16 AM 43,208 Views 55 Comments

Western allies, including the German Chancellor and Taoiseach Micheál Martin – welcomed a fresh start with Washington.

# us-election - Sunday 8 November, 2020

Quiz: Test your knowledge of US politicians elected this week
# Democracy Is Good
# Democracy Is Good

Quiz: Test your knowledge of US politicians elected this week

Nov 8th 2020, 10:00 PM 46,049 Views 15 Comments

STOP THE COUNT! Ah no, don’t.

US Election: Here are the main points to know this afternoon
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know this afternoon

Updated Nov 8th 2020, 4:10 PM 52,825 Views 20 Comments

Joe Biden has won the US election. Here’s what you need to know.

'Warmest congratulations': Leaders from Ireland and around the world welcome Biden election
# The World Is Watching
# The World Is Watching

'Warmest congratulations': Leaders from Ireland and around the world welcome Biden election

Nov 8th 2020, 10:05 AM 27,112 Views 35 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin offered his congratulations to Biden following his win.

Poll: Are you happy Joe Biden has won the US election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you happy Joe Biden has won the US election?

Nov 8th 2020, 9:33 AM 143,469 Views 203 Comments

The Democratic candidate past the 270 electoral college votes needed to secure the presidency.

'This is the time to heal in America': Joe Biden vows to unite the US in his election victory speech
# A Nation Once Again
# A Nation Once Again

'This is the time to heal in America': Joe Biden vows to unite the US in his election victory speech

Nov 8th 2020, 2:41 AM 19,632 Views 20 Comments

The 77-year-old has pledged to heal divisions in the country.

As it happened: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris give victory speeches after winning the US election
Live Nov 8th 2020, 12:15 AM

As it happened: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris give victory speeches after winning the US election

# us-election - Saturday 7 November, 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know today
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know today

Updated Nov 7th 2020, 7:50 PM 86,201 Views 47 Comments

A winner has been declared at last.

Irish leaders congratulate Joe Biden on presidential win
# ONTO A WINNER
# ONTO A WINNER

Irish leaders congratulate Joe Biden on presidential win

Nov 7th 2020, 5:50 PM 40,302 Views 44 Comments

Biden will be the 46th president of the US having secured the state of Pennsylvania.

Joe Biden wins election to become 46th President of United States
# The Joe Show
# The Joe Show

Joe Biden wins election to become 46th President of United States

Nov 7th 2020, 5:15 PM 106,715 Views 255 Comments

Kamala Harris is set to be vice president.

# us-election - Friday 6 November, 2020

The state of Georgia will carry out a recount due to 'razor thin' margins
# Razor Thin
# Razor Thin

The state of Georgia will carry out a recount due to 'razor thin' margins

Nov 6th 2020, 8:40 PM 23,388 Views 30 Comments

Georgia’s Secretary of State said the race remains “too close to call”.

Former astronaut takes Senate seat previously held by John McCain
# Mark Kelly
# Mark Kelly

Former astronaut takes Senate seat previously held by John McCain

Nov 6th 2020, 6:03 PM 38,375 Views 10 Comments

Mark Kelly is the husband of former Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords.

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