# election-2012 - Yesterday’s News
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# election-2012 - Wednesday 7 November, 2012
With over 7.4 million votes counted – around 84% of the total – Barack Obama leads by only a few thousand votes.
# election-2012 - Tuesday 6 November, 2012
RTÉ, TV3, BBC or Sky – the choice is yours. Here’s what they are offering.
Excited for the count but bored of the wait? Read on…
# election-2012 - Sunday 4 November, 2012
Ireland’s foreign direct investment is at risk under Obama’s tax proposals. We should be worried, writes Dr Tom Flavin.
Winning Nobel Prizes, making Viagra ads, and playing ‘Mitt Romney’ – just some of what the losers of past US presidential elections have done and what might await Romney or Obama on Wednesday morning.
From The Daily Edge
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It’s time to get down to what really matters in this election.
# election-2012 - Friday 2 November, 2012
He’s a GOP fan. And he has binders full of women.
# election-2012 - Wednesday 31 October, 2012
# election-2012 - Monday 29 October, 2012
# election-2012 - Monday 22 October, 2012
The Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll showed that 79 per cent of the 1,000 people surveyed said that they would vote for Obama.
# election-2012 - Wednesday 5 September, 2012
The self-described “mom in chief” didn’t play dirty, not mentioning rival Mitt Romney once. Others at the DNC weren’t so kind.
# election-2012 - Wednesday 29 August, 2012
One person was seen throwing nuts at a black woman and saying, “This is how we feed animals”.
# election-2012 - Monday 13 August, 2012
Speaking about Mitt Romney’s vice presidential pick for the first time, Obama praised Ryan as a decent family man.
# election-2012 - Thursday 2 August, 2012
Young Republican, Isaac Anthony, explains why he doesn’t want four more years of Obama.
# election-2012 - Friday 6 July, 2012
Fundraising battle heats up between Romney and Obama…
# election-2012 - Wednesday 25 April, 2012
# election-2012 - Monday 19 March, 2012
More details from the GOP presidential nomination race as Republicans head towards D-Day.
# election-2012 - Wednesday 1 February, 2012
Mitt Romney routed the other candidates in the winner-takes-all primary and took the opportunity to get digs in at both Obama and Europe.
# election-2012 - Thursday 19 January, 2012
The Texas governor is the latest to drop out of the race for the White House, giving his backing to Newt Gingrich.
# election-2012 - Friday 13 January, 2012
From The Daily Edge
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A poll in South Carolina puts Colbert ahead of one of the actual Republican nominees and on his nightly satirical news show he has fuelled speculation of a White House bid.
# election-2012 - Saturday 7 January, 2012
It’s all kicking off in America but do you care?
Good news for Barack Obama in election year.
# election-2012 - Wednesday 4 January, 2012
Michele Bachmann’s fifth-place finish in the Iowa caucus prompts her to put an end to her US presidential campaign.
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Mitt Romney won in Iowa after a long night for candidates and supporters. Here’s how it looked…
# election-2012 - Tuesday 3 January, 2012
In tonight’s Fix: Priory Hall residents ask Taoiseach to intervene, a reprieve for the Irishmen who fought Hitler, watch out for 125kmh winds, and more…
Our quick-and-easy guide to the six men and one woman hoping to be the candidate to face Barack Obama in the autumn…
Iowa is unique among the US states for holding a caucus instead of a more straightforward primary election in choosing its election candidates. Here’s what happens in a caucus…
Conservative candidate Rick Santorum is surging as the first votes are cast in the contest to take on Barack Obama.
# election-2012 - Friday 16 December, 2011
Poll frontrunners Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney saw their conservative credentials questioned in a fairly low-key affair unlike previous debates.
# election-2012 - Friday 9 December, 2011
# election-2012 - Saturday 3 December, 2011
The former chairman of Godfather’s Pizza and one-time poll topper has shelved his run for the White House.
# election-2012 - Monday 21 November, 2011
It was emotional times as half of the candidates looking to be the next US president shed tears at a debate held over the weekend…
# election-2012 - Thursday 3 November, 2011
The candidate leading polls to be the Republican Party’s nominee for US president has been hit with a series of allegations in recent days.
# election-2012 - Tuesday 1 November, 2011
Herman Cain faces the biggest test of his insurgent campaign with old allegations of sexual harassment resurfacing and causing a media storm in the US.
# election-2012 - Wednesday 5 October, 2011
The former governor of Alaska has been considered a possible contender since the last election in 2008.
# election-2012 - Tuesday 4 October, 2011
The New Jersey governor had been considering a late entry in to the Republican field but has ruled it out today.
# election-2012 - Sunday 2 October, 2011
A hunting camp leased by Rick Perry’s family used to go by the name N*****head.
# election-2012 - Thursday 29 September, 2011
The popular New Jersey governor faces increasing calls to enter the race although he has previously been categorical in his stance that he won’t be running.