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# US Election

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Larry Donnelly: Super Tuesday 2 makes Joe Biden the Democratic nominee in-waiting
Biden was all but counted out by most onlookers before recently, writes Larry Donnelly.
Larry Donnelly: It's Super Tuesday, so is Biden the new 'comeback kid'?
Bernie may secretly have welcomed a Biden victory in South Carolina, but not to this extent, writes Larry Donnelly.
Pete Buttigieg pulls out of Democratic presidential race
The 38-year-old’s surprise decision was set to shake up the race this week when 14 states vote on “Super Tuesday.”
Why is Super Tuesday so super and what will it tell us about the White House race?
Expect to have a much clearer idea of who’ll take on Donald Trump after Tuesday.
Democratic Party's partial results: Pete Buttigieg leads Iowa with Bernie Sanders in second place
The start of the elections has been thrown into chaos.
Larry Donnelly: Iowa and New Hampshire - a preview and a primer
The two states play a key role in nominating presidential candidates.
'You called me a liar': Audio of row between Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren released
The two appeared to engage in a war of words after a debate on Monday night.
Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020
The company said it does not have the necessary level of robustness in its systems to responsibly validate and review this content.
Larry Donnelly: Sondland's impeachment testimony was explosive, but don't expect it to change the outcome for Trump
Is this week’s explosive impeachment testimony simply water that will drip smoothly off Trump’s back?
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg preparing to join 2020 Democratic presidential race, US media reports
The 77-year-old is expected to file paperwork in at least one state this week declaring himself a candidate.
Larry Donnelly: Biden, Sanders or Warren look set for nomination... why hasn't the Democratic primary been more competitive?
Huge support for just three Democrat front runners in the race for nomination is unusual, writes Larry Donnelly.
Donald Trump is obsessed with 'winning', so what would losing the midterms mean for him?
Would the US President care, and should he?
Russian Foreign Minister dismisses US election meddling probe as 'blabber'
“So as long as we don’t see facts, everything else is blabber.”
'There was nothing to hide!': Trump says ex-advisor's actions during transition were 'lawful'
Trump again reiterated that there was “no collusion” with Russia ahead of the US presidential election last year.
126 million Americans may have seen posts linked to Russian operation during US election
Moscow has denied any attempt to manipulate the US election.
Fake Russian Facebook accounts paid money to stir up race and LGBT issues during US election
Hundreds of accounts have been identified by the social network as taking out ads during the election.
Trump lashes out over Russia probe after news of grand jury
The process could lead to criminal indictments.
Donald Trump just blocked Chrissy Teigen on Twitter after 9 years of her calling him out
Always the bigger person, is our Donald
Trump says Donald Jr is a 'high quality person' and applauds his 'transparency' on Russian meeting
The FBI are currently investigating whether Trump’s administration aided Russia in their attempts to influence the 2016 US election.
The Russians were 'guided' by Trump team to sabotage election campaign says Hillary
Trump hit back at the allegations, using his well-worn “Crooked Hillary” catchphrase.
Canadian judge suspended for wearing Trump cap in court
Bernd Zabel apologised for his “lapse of judgement”.
US intelligence says Putin ordered hacking campaign to help Trump win
A new report says the Russian president acted on grudges against the US after being embarrassed by the Panama Papers and the Olympic doping scandal.
John McCain says 'every American should be alarmed' by Russian interference in election
The US intelligence community has said Moscow interfered to help Republican Donald Trump win.
'He's a real danger to the Irish people': 20 letters scorning Enda Kenny for his Trump congratulations
“I know that a great many Irish people feel as I do and are alarmed that your expression of congratulations is made in their name.”
Poll: Would you welcome Trump if he visited Ireland in 2017?
Trump has divided opinion during his presidential campaign – and that hasn’t changed since he won the election.
US comedian alleges he has unreleased footage showing Donald Trump using the 'N-word' and 'C-word'
“I have the outtakes to The Apprentice where he says every … offensive, racist thing ever,” Tom Arnold said.
His critics may be hoping for an upset, but US electors are getting ready to anoint Trump
The Electoral College, a peculiarly American institution, appears near-certain tomorrow to select Trump as President.
This is how Facebook plans to crack down on fake news
The company said it will be focusing on the “worst of the worst” offenders and partnering with outside fact-checkers to sort honest news reports from made up stories.
The man who forgot the US Energy Department existed will be the head of it
Trump’s choice has close ties to the Texas oil industry and has corporate roles in two petroleum companies.
Obama orders review of hacking during US election campaign
The White House said the review is not intended to question the legitimacy of Donald Trump’s victory.
From the All Ireland Final to Chewbacca Mom - here are the most talked about things on Facebook this year
From elections to David Bowie, it has been a busy year for Facebook.
Man who fired rifle inside 'pizzagate' restaurant says he was investigating fake news
The pizzeria was the subject of a bogus report that alleged it was at the centre of a child sex ring organised by Hillary Clinton.
Why Wisconsin voters who backed Obama jumped ship from Democrat to Republican
“I went to try and get help and they turned me down. But the Mexicans come in there or any type of Hispanics come there, and they got the help.”
It's the dreaded 'R' word: A recount has officially been requested in Wisconsin
The Green Party’s Jill Stein has made the request.
Over $2.5 million raised for a US election recount in three swing states
Jill Stein’s campaign has cited unspecified “anomalies” in the election and requested a recount in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan.
Clinton urged to call for recount in three states amid reports of 'foreign hacking'
A team of academics has also called for a Congressional Investigation into alleged “hacking by foreign powers”.
Trump's blind trust blurs line between business empire and presidential role
Law experts have cast doubt on the idea that the so-called “blind trust” is actually blind at all – referring to it as a “one-eye-closed-and-one-eye-open trust”.
Enda Kenny has 'no plans' to meet Trump during US trip this month
The Taoiseach is to travel to the US at the end of the month.
What exactly are Google and Facebook doing about the spread of fake news?
The tech giants have faced consistent accusations of affecting the US election since Donald Trump’s victory last week.
'Racist' 'dangerous' 'unacceptable': What Irish politicians said about Trump before he was elected
Many Irish politiicans have softened their view of the president-elect.