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# US Election

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US Election: Here are the main points to know this afternoon
Joe Biden has won the US election. Here’s what you need to know.
LIVE: America looks to the future as Biden prepares to take the reins
The key moments from an epic US presidential election count over the past four days
'Warmest congratulations': Leaders from Ireland and around the world welcome Biden election
Taoiseach Micheál Martin offered his congratulations to Biden following his win.
Poll: Are you happy Joe Biden has won the US election?
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
The 77-year-old has pledged to heal divisions in the country.
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.
Irish leaders congratulate Joe Biden on presidential win
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
Kamala Harris is set to be vice president.
As it happened: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris give victory speeches after winning the US election
US Election: Here are the main points to know today
The state of Georgia will carry out a recount due to 'razor thin' margins
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 is the husband of former Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords.
US Election: Biden now leads in Pennsylvania and Georgia as he closes in on 270 electoral college votes
The developments put the former Vice President in a strong position to clinch the 270 electoral college votes needed.
When can we expect to get results in remaining states?
The end is in sight, but could still take days.
One man arrested as police in Philadelphia investigate planned attack at election count centre
Police received a tip that an armed group had driven to Philadelphia to carry out an attack.
As it happened on Thursday: Trump claims without evidence that he's being cheated out of election victory as key counts continue
It’s going to be quite a night.
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.
'Ballina will go mad': Joe Biden’s Irish ancestral home confident of his victory
The Democrat’s great-great-great-grandfather Edward Blewit emigrated from Ballina, Co Mayo, almost 200 years ago.
Larry Donnelly: 'Trumpism' is alive and well no matter who wins the US presidency
While evaluating why Trump remains so popular, one must examine what is on offer from his foes, writes Larry Donnelly.
Here's what you need to know about the US Senate and House post-election
The Democrats look unlikely to flip the Senate, as some had predicted.
From Sharpies to 'dumped ballots': The misinformation being shared about voting in the US
Here are some claims of electoral fraud being spread on social media, and the facts behind those claims.
What lawsuits has Trump's campaign team launched and why?
Some legal experts have said the lawsuits are an attempt to slow down Joe Biden being elected, rather than being based on genuine legal concerns.
Biden wins key battleground Rust Belt states as Trump files law suits
There’s still a long wait ahead before there is a clear winner.
Filling up: Here's the state-by-state guide of who's taken where
US Election: Here are the main points to know so far
Joe Biden takes Michigan and Wisconsin in significant step towards winning the White House
Michigan has 16 electoral votes while Wisconsin has 10.
US Election: Here are the main points to know so far
The momentum is with Joe Biden as America awaits the final results.
Filling up: Here's the state-by-state guide of who's taken where
As it happened: Biden wins key battleground Rust Belt states as Trump files law suits
Democrats' odds on regaining control of US Senate take another blow as Susan Collins holds Maine seat
The Democrats appear to have fallen short of the three to four seat gains they needed.
Win or lose, Donald Trump netted more voters in 2020 than in 2016. Here's why
Here’s a look at the many voters who are drawn to Trump’s rhetoric and policies.
US has always managed its elections in a 'peaceful and democratic way', says Taoiseach
Whoever wins, the Taoiseach plans to meet them next St Patrick’s Day in Washington DC.
Oregon becomes first US state to decriminalise hard drugs
The state also legalised access to magic mushrooms for therapeutic use.
'What's taking so long?' Here's why we're still waiting for the results of the US election
As counting continues in eight final states, here’s why the result is taking longer than in previous years.
Trump says without evidence that election is 'a fraud' and threatens to go to Supreme Court
Trump told supporters gathered at the White House this morning that “this is a fraud on the American people”.
Poll: Who do you think is going to win the US presidential election?
The overall result of the US election is still unclear.
US Senate race tightens as Republicans hold off Democrat challengers
Republicans have held onto seats in South Carolina, Texas, Kansas and Iowa.
'Whose streets? Our streets': Anti-Trump protesters gather outside White House
Scattered protests also took place from Seattle to New York City, but across the US there were no signs of widespread unrest.
The challenges facing US media outlets this year in projecting the next elected president
Media outlets play a significant role in analysing election data and projecting a winner.
The fight for a US Senate majority is on - here are the 7 key states to watch
A third of the US Senate seats are up for grabs – here’s some interesting races to watch.
Poll: Will you stay up to watch the US election tonight? will have you covered throughout tonight and tomorrow as results pour in.
Two small towns cast their ballots just after midnight as US election day begins
A third community with midnight voting suspended the tradition because of coronavirus concerns.
Donald Trump and Joe Biden exchange jibes as campaign draws to a close
Both candidate painted the other as unfit for office and described the next four years in near apocalyptic terms if the other were to win.
Poll: Who do you think will win the US presidential election?
It’s just two days until election day.
Trump and Biden to make final push for votes in battleground states
America goes to the polls on Tuesday.
'We are not prepared for this at all': What happens if Donald Trump disputes the US election result?
Trump has repeatedly refused to commit to the result of this week’s presidential election.