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#US Election

# us-election - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Muslims, Mexican walls and misogyny allegations: The biggest moments of the US election
# White House 2016
# White House 2016

Muslims, Mexican walls and misogyny allegations: The biggest moments of the US election

Nov 9th 2016, 10:00 AM 8,363 Views 10 Comments

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton had many talked-about moments during their campaigns.

18 tweets that would be fantastic jokes on any other day
# President Trump
From The Daily Edge
# President Trump

18 tweets that would be fantastic jokes on any other day

Nov 9th 2016, 9:13 AM 8,880 Views 5 Comments

Sometimes, you actually have to laugh.

Live: Trump within reach of shock White House win. Minute-by-minute results and reaction
Live Nov 9th 2016, 6:00 AM

Live: Trump within reach of shock White House win. Minute-by-minute results and reaction

# us-election - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Just 10 lovely little election stories from the US today
# Election Day
From The Daily Edge
# Election Day

Just 10 lovely little election stories from the US today

Nov 8th 2016, 10:03 PM 6,363 Views 13 Comments

Take a minute away from the stress.

This is what a Trump presidency could look like
# USA 2016
# USA 2016

This is what a Trump presidency could look like

Nov 8th 2016, 9:30 PM 111 Views 73 Comments

No matter what happens today, God save the United States, writes Bostonian Larry Donnelly with a sad heart.

# us-election - Monday 7 November, 2016

Almost half of Irish people don't want either US presidential candidate to win
# No Thanks
# No Thanks

Almost half of Irish people don't want either US presidential candidate to win

Nov 7th 2016, 11:43 PM 9,567 Views 70 Comments

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump campaigned across America today to try to win that crucial undecided vote.

15 very Irish responses to Donald Trump running for President
# Yuge Yuge Loser
From The Daily Edge
# Yuge Yuge Loser

15 very Irish responses to Donald Trump running for President

Nov 7th 2016, 9:30 PM 28,642 Views 6 Comments

Tell us how you really feel, Ireland.

Eamon Dunphy on Ireland and Trump: 'We'd immediately sign up with the Donald'
# USA 2016
# USA 2016

Eamon Dunphy on Ireland and Trump: 'We'd immediately sign up with the Donald'

Nov 7th 2016, 6:10 AM 24,555 Views 54 Comments

“Would everyone in Ireland be going around looking to see if Donald Trump has any Irish roots? Would we find a Trump in county Mayo or Sligo? That’s what we’re like.”

# us-election - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Obama's legacy: Eight years on, how did all that 'hopey-changey stuff' work out?
# Moving House
# Moving House

Obama's legacy: Eight years on, how did all that 'hopey-changey stuff' work out?

Nov 5th 2016, 9:30 PM 27,834 Views 74 Comments

America’s first black president promised an era of hope and change. Did he live up to his own hype?

"I'm with her!" - Hillary Clinton got the ultimate celebrity endorsement last night
# President Bey
# President Bey

"I'm with her!" - Hillary Clinton got the ultimate celebrity endorsement last night

Nov 5th 2016, 1:59 PM 27,426 Views 74 Comments

Clinton even receited some Jay Z lyrics.

A town in England is burning an effigy of Donald Trump tonight
# Bonfire Night
# Bonfire Night

A town in England is burning an effigy of Donald Trump tonight

Nov 5th 2016, 9:30 AM 13,571 Views 65 Comments

The town has in the past burned effigies of Sepp Blatter, Cherie Blair and Russell Brand.

# us-election - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

CNN parts company with Democrat analyst over debate question leaks to Clinton
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

CNN parts company with Democrat analyst over debate question leaks to Clinton

Nov 1st 2016, 7:24 AM 20,656 Views 83 Comments

Hacked emails released by WikiLeaks showed that she shared questions with Hillary Clinton’s campaign.

# us-election - Sunday 30 October, 2016

'I'm staying out of this': John Kerry was asked about Clinton's emails while in Ireland
# US Secretary Of State
# US Secretary Of State

'I'm staying out of this': John Kerry was asked about Clinton's emails while in Ireland

Oct 30th 2016, 4:20 PM 31,548 Views 70 Comments

John Kerry arrived in Co Tipperary today to accept the 2015 Tipperary International Peace Award.

# us-election - Saturday 29 October, 2016

'I admire Trump's insight': Fifth-generation rancher yearns for wall along Mexican border
# US Election
# US Election

'I admire Trump's insight': Fifth-generation rancher yearns for wall along Mexican border

Oct 29th 2016, 8:30 PM 27,437 Views 63 Comments

“We need a wall. I’ve been saying that for 10 years… It would make my life so much better and I’d feel more secure.”

# us-election - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Opinion: 'Donald Trump had a chance and he blew it'
# USA 2016
# USA 2016

Opinion: 'Donald Trump had a chance and he blew it'

Oct 26th 2016, 9:30 PM 259 Views 86 Comments

I suspect everyone else will breathe a sigh of relief that this whole sorry affair is nearing its denouement, writes Larry Donnelly.

# us-election - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Poll: Should Donald Trump withdraw from the US Presidential race?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Donald Trump withdraw from the US Presidential race?

Oct 11th 2016, 10:24 AM 33,106 Views 176 Comments

The Republican candidate was recorded in 2005 boasting about sexually assaulting women.

# us-election - Monday 10 October, 2016

Trump lives to fight another day but he needs an awful lot of luck to become the next POTUS
# USA 2016
# USA 2016

Trump lives to fight another day but he needs an awful lot of luck to become the next POTUS

Oct 10th 2016, 12:38 PM 104 Views 111 Comments

Neither candidate is the person to lead America out of crisis, writes Larry Donnelly.

# us-election - Sunday 9 October, 2016

An Irish view of a Swing State: 'There is no evidence of support for Trump on campus'
# Penn For Hillary
# Penn For Hillary

An Irish view of a Swing State: 'There is no evidence of support for Trump on campus'

Oct 9th 2016, 6:30 PM 125 Views 14 Comments

The University of Pennsylvania is Trump’s alma mater but the candidate isn’t doing well on campus, reports Irish woman Rosemary Hennigan in the US.

How Trump or Clinton can win tonight: Force their rival to make a mistake they can't recover from
# Opinion
# Opinion

How Trump or Clinton can win tonight: Force their rival to make a mistake they can't recover from

Oct 9th 2016, 7:15 AM 90 Views 20 Comments

US politics is littered with candidates making fatal mistakes in presidential debates, writes Lorcan Nyhan.

# us-election - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Trump urges terminally ill people to "hang on" to vote for him
# Illmatic
# Illmatic

Trump urges terminally ill people to "hang on" to vote for him

Oct 6th 2016, 10:34 AM 25,166 Views 104 Comments

“I say kiddingly, but I mean it. I don’t care how sick you are.”

# us-election - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Female, youth, and non-white vote edges Clinton ahead in post-debate poll
# US Election
# US Election

Female, youth, and non-white vote edges Clinton ahead in post-debate poll

Oct 1st 2016, 12:17 PM 11,821 Views 112 Comments

The Democratic former secretary of state bested her Republican rival by three percentage points in a Fox News poll, which showed her ahead 43% to 40%.

# us-election - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Donald Trump has launched an attack on Hillary Clinton over her links to Denis O'Brien
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

Donald Trump has launched an attack on Hillary Clinton over her links to Denis O'Brien

Sep 29th 2016, 7:30 AM 55,359 Views 173 Comments

Denis O’Brien has found himself in the middle of the US presidential battle.

# us-election - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

This cafe in Belfast has a new sandwich taking the piss out of Donald Trump
# Trump Sandwich
From The Daily Edge
# Trump Sandwich

This cafe in Belfast has a new sandwich taking the piss out of Donald Trump

Sep 27th 2016, 7:20 PM 5,436 Views 1 Comment

Mmm tasty.

Hillary won because Trump was either not prepared or he grew tired and bored
# Opinion
# Opinion

Hillary won because Trump was either not prepared or he grew tired and bored

Sep 27th 2016, 1:00 PM 127 Views 103 Comments

The race for the White House remains Hillary Clinton’s to lose, writes Larry Donnelly.

Polling day: Who do American voters think won last night's debate?
# Round One
# Round One

Polling day: Who do American voters think won last night's debate?

Sep 27th 2016, 10:21 AM 47,374 Views 90 Comments

The debate is over, the journalists have gone to bed and the public have weighed in on the first presidential televised debate.

# us-election - Monday 26 September, 2016

This baker in Cork made a brilliant cake version of the US presidential debate
# Presidential Confection
From The Daily Edge
# Presidential Confection

This baker in Cork made a brilliant cake version of the US presidential debate

Sep 26th 2016, 8:30 PM 3,941 Views 1 Comment

We’d rather eat this than watch it.

# us-election - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Skittles gave the best response to the Trump campaign's 'poisonous' refugee comparison
# Taste The Rainbow
From The Daily Edge
# Taste The Rainbow

Skittles gave the best response to the Trump campaign's 'poisonous' refugee comparison

Sep 20th 2016, 10:01 AM 7,147 Views 4 Comments

“If I had a bowl of Skittles….”

# us-election - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Trump says Putin is "far more" of a leader than Barack Obama
# US Election
# US Election

Trump says Putin is "far more" of a leader than Barack Obama

Sep 8th 2016, 7:34 AM 17,217 Views 139 Comments

According to the Republican presidential nominee, Putin “has very strong control over a country”.

# us-election - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Trump tells Mexican president border wall between Mexico and US would be 'mutually beneficial'
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Trump tells Mexican president border wall between Mexico and US would be 'mutually beneficial'

Aug 31st 2016, 10:16 PM 32,558 Views 122 Comments

The Republican nominee said they didn’t discuss who would pay for the wall.

# us-election - Sunday 21 August, 2016

The 4 reasons why voters are hesitant towards Hillary
# Are You With Her?
# Are You With Her?

The 4 reasons why voters are hesitant towards Hillary

Aug 21st 2016, 8:30 AM 22,220 Views 41 Comments

A politician who should have young voters flocking towards her has polarised a lot of people.

# us-election - Friday 19 August, 2016

Donald Trump's campaign chairman has resigned
# Paul Manafort
# Paul Manafort

Donald Trump's campaign chairman has resigned

Aug 19th 2016, 3:20 PM 22,893 Views 139 Comments

Manafort had been named in a corruption investigation in Ukraine

# us-election - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Despite his reboot - it looks like lack of support from his party could cost Trump the election
# GOP Breaking Point
# GOP Breaking Point

Despite his reboot - it looks like lack of support from his party could cost Trump the election

Aug 9th 2016, 2:50 PM 17,938 Views 57 Comments

Donald Trump looked unusually composed in his economic address in Detroit – and there’s a good reason why.

# us-election - Monday 8 August, 2016

A former CIA agent is running against Donald Trump to be the next US president
# New Kid On The Block
# New Kid On The Block

A former CIA agent is running against Donald Trump to be the next US president

Aug 8th 2016, 5:09 PM 26,417 Views 44 Comments

Former CIA counter-terrorism agent, Evan McMullin officially launched his White House bid today.

# us-election - Monday 6 June, 2016

A small island has Hillary Clinton on the verge of making history
# Nearly There
# Nearly There

A small island has Hillary Clinton on the verge of making history

Jun 6th 2016, 10:34 AM 29,461 Views 50 Comments

By tomorrow night, she may be the first woman to become a nominee of either major party for US President.

# us-election - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

One last push for Hillary? Today could signal the end of this man's campaign
# Battle For The East Coast
# Battle For The East Coast

One last push for Hillary? Today could signal the end of this man's campaign

Apr 26th 2016, 6:15 AM 15,315 Views 35 Comments

Republicans and Democrats in five states – Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island – head to the voting booth today.

# us-election - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Two of Trump's kids won't be able to vote for him - because they failed to register in time
# Not Republicans
# Not Republicans

Two of Trump's kids won't be able to vote for him - because they failed to register in time

Apr 12th 2016, 4:53 PM 22,055 Views 97 Comments

“They feel very, very guilty,” according to the GOP frontrunner.

# us-election - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Watch: Trump claims Muslims are not reporting suspected terrorists
# Here He Goes Again
# Here He Goes Again

Watch: Trump claims Muslims are not reporting suspected terrorists

Mar 23rd 2016, 1:02 PM 22,157 Views 222 Comments

The Republican frontrunner was speaking to British media following yesterday’s Brussels attacks.

# us-election - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Watch: Donald Trump says US companies won't stay in Ireland under his watch
# Eyeing Up Pfizer
# Eyeing Up Pfizer

Watch: Donald Trump says US companies won't stay in Ireland under his watch

Mar 16th 2016, 10:23 AM 52,119 Views 85 Comments

Trump’s big message last night: “The money should come back.”

# us-election - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Poll: Who would get your vote for US president?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who would get your vote for US president?

Mar 13th 2016, 9:58 AM 147,913 Views 135 Comments

Two Democratic and four Republican candidates are still hoping to clinch the nomination from their respective parties.

Donald Trump has a lot to say about the 'organised thugs' interrupting his rallies
# Our Communist Friend
# Our Communist Friend

Donald Trump has a lot to say about the 'organised thugs' interrupting his rallies

Mar 13th 2016, 8:15 AM 15,953 Views 49 Comments

The Republican presidential candidate is threatening to press charges against demonstrators disrupting his campaign events.