# election-2012 - Today’s News
4000 eggs, anyone?
# election-2012 - Wednesday 7 November, 2012
Four more years. Half-a-million retweets.
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.
It’s time to get down to what really matters in this election.
# election-2012 - Friday 2 November, 2012
# election-2012 - Wednesday 31 October, 2012
# election-2012 - Monday 29 October, 2012
They’ve got a lot to say…
# 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
What’s that then?
# 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
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.
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.