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# election-2012 - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge The most popular tweet of all time Election 2012

The most popular tweet of all time

Four more years. Half-a-million retweets.

Obama holds slender lead as Florida heads down to the wire

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

TV guide: the US Presidential Election on the box

RTÉ, TV3, BBC or Sky – the choice is yours. Here’s what they are offering.

9 things to do while Americans cast their votes

Excited for the count but bored of the wait? Read on…

# election-2012 - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Column: How Obama’s policies may hurt investment in Ireland

Ireland’s foreign direct investment is at risk under Obama’s tax proposals. We should be worried, writes Dr Tom Flavin.

Nobel Prizes and Viagra: Here’s what happens to US presidential election losers US 2012 This post contains videos

Nobel Prizes and Viagra: Here’s what happens to US presidential election losers

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 Obama v Romney: Who’s better at holding babies? Baby Love This post contains images

Obama v Romney: Who’s better at holding babies?

It’s time to get down to what really matters in this election.

# election-2012 - Friday 2 November, 2012

VIDEO: Mr Burns endorses Romney

He’s a GOP fan. And he has binders full of women.

# election-2012 - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge Mitt Romney eating his own face Mitt Romnonnomnom

Mitt Romney eating his own face

Rom-NOMNOMNOMNOMNOMNOMNOM…

# election-2012 - Monday 29 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge 6 celebrity Twitter accounts to follow for the US Election US2012 This post contains images

6 celebrity Twitter accounts to follow for the US Election

They’ve got a lot to say…

# election-2012 - Monday 22 October, 2012

Poll shows that, given the chance, Ireland would reelect Barack Obama

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

He’s her man: First Lady praises husband Barack Obama during prime-time speech

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

Two people kicked out of RNC over alleged racist comments

One person was seen throwing nuts at a black woman and saying, “This is how we feed animals”.

# election-2012 - Monday 13 August, 2012

Obama: Paul Ryan is the “ideological leader” of Republicans

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

From The Daily Edge Top 10 reasons not to vote for Obama – according to a 6-year-old Young Politics This post contains videos

Top 10 reasons not to vote for Obama – according to a 6-year-old

Young Republican, Isaac Anthony, explains why he doesn’t want four more years of Obama.

# election-2012 - Friday 6 July, 2012

US election: Romney and Republicans ‘raised over $100m last month’

Fundraising battle heats up between Romney and Obama…

# election-2012 - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge Down with the kids: Barack Obama slow-jams the news Election 2012

# election-2012 - Monday 19 March, 2012

Romney focuses on Obama while Santorum questions rival

More details from the GOP presidential nomination race as Republicans head towards D-Day.

# election-2012 - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Romney takes Florida as women ditch Gingrich

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

Rick Perry drops out of presidential race ahead of Carolina primary

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 American TV satirist Stephen Colbert considers presidential bid US 2012 This post contains videos

American TV satirist Stephen Colbert considers presidential bid

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

Poll: Will you be following the US Presidential Election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be following the US Presidential Election?

It’s all kicking off in America but do you care?

From Business ETC US unemployment rate drops to three-year low America

US unemployment rate drops to three-year low

Good news for Barack Obama in election year.

Brutal! Republican candidate Ron Paul’s ad rips into rival Santorum US 2012 This post contains videos

Brutal! Republican candidate Ron Paul’s ad rips into rival Santorum

“One serial hypocrite exposed…now another has emerged.” Ooooh…sounds like a good movie.

# election-2012 - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Bachmann calls a halt to stuttering presidential campaign

Michele Bachmann’s fifth-place finish in the Iowa caucus prompts her to put an end to her US presidential campaign.

In pictures: Feelings run high as US presidential race kicks off Caucus This post contains images

In pictures: Feelings run high as US presidential race kicks off

Mitt Romney won in Iowa after a long night for candidates and supporters. Here’s how it looked…

# election-2012 - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

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…

5 things you should know about the Republicans running for US president US 2012 This post contains videos

5 things you should know about the Republicans running for US president

Our quick-and-easy guide to the six men and one woman hoping to be the candidate to face Barack Obama in the autumn…

What is a caucus? Your guide to the first step in the race for the White House

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…

Republican voters kick off 2012 White House battle in Iowa

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

Watch: Presidential hopefuls face-off in final debate before Iowa vote Final Countdown This post contains videos

Watch: Presidential hopefuls face-off in final debate before Iowa vote

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

From The Daily Edge US presidential hopeful Perry’s latest ad causes split in his own campaign Ad Fail This post contains videos

US presidential hopeful Perry’s latest ad causes split in his own campaign

In the campaign spot, Perry attacks Barack Obama’s repealing of a law outlawing open homosexuality in the military but it hasn’t gone down well even in his own campaign.

# election-2012 - Saturday 3 December, 2011

Herman Cain suspends US presidential campaign after affair allegations

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

From The Daily Edge I’ve just got something in my eye: GOP contenders get teary-eyed at debate Emotional Times This post contains videos

I’ve just got something in my eye: GOP contenders get teary-eyed at debate

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

GOP frontrunner Herman Cain faces more sexual harassment allegations

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

GOP frontrunner faces questions over sexual harassment allegations

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

Sarah Palin says she won’t run for president in 2012

The former governor of Alaska has been considered a possible contender since the last election in 2008.

# election-2012 - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

‘Now is not the time’: Chris Christie rules out presidential bid

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

US presidential hopeful Perry under fire for offensively-named family ranch

A hunting camp leased by Rick Perry’s family used to go by the name N*****head.

# election-2012 - Thursday 29 September, 2011

GOP favourite Chris Christie said to be considering presidential run Chris Christie This post contains videos

GOP favourite Chris Christie said to be considering presidential run

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.

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