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# Presidential debate

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'I'm the least racist person in this room': The key moments and takeaways from the US presidential debate
The flow was better but the insults were still flying.
Microphones to be muted in US presidential debate to stop interruptions
Each candidate will be allotted two minutes to answer the moderator’s questions, during which time the other man’s mic will be shut off.
Biden releases latest tax returns hours before Trump debate
The former vice president and his wife Jill Biden, an educator, paid $299,346 (€255,000) in federal income taxes for 2019
Poll: Are you planning on watching the Biden-Trump election debate live?
Will you stay up to watch Joe Biden debate US President Donald Trump?
RTÉ Áras debate heckler says she filled in audience form accurately to get on the show
Norma Burke, AKA, Bunty Twuntingdon McFluff, said she had a “Jennifer Lawrence moment” as she tried to leave the audience.
Sinn Féin's Liadh Ní Riada says she would wear a poppy as president
The Sinn Féin candidate’s answer was greeted with applause, at the first TV debate.
Fresh faces can breathe new life into a heated rivalry that resumes this weekend
The League of Ireland season is almost upon us, with Dundalk and Cork City meeting in the curtain-raiser.
'Are you really going to scrap the euro?' Le Pen clashes with rivals in first presidential debate
The chaotic debate featured 11 presidential hopefuls.
"We've got some bad hombres in America" - the seven biggest moments from Trump v Clinton III
This is what went on in a feisty affair.
Donald Trump has launched an attack on Hillary Clinton over her links to Denis O'Brien
Denis O’Brien has found himself in the middle of the US presidential battle.
19 tweets and memes that will completely sum up last night's debate for you
Didn’t manage to stay up? Here’s what you missed.
Trump voices his support for transgender people in bathroom law row
He said that transgender people should be able to use whichever bathroom they choose.
Seán Gallagher issues legal proceedings against RTÉ over Frontline debate
The former Irish presidential candidate’s solicitor said the debate had “dramatic and extremely serious consequences” for Gallagher.
Column: The Frontline debacle shows we need an independent debates commission
TV debates are important – and proper independent oversight would help build trust in our elections, writes Michael Moynihan TD.
Watchdog asks RTÉ to publish Frontline document to highlight editorial failings
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland said it would not be instigating an investigation into the programmes Presidential Debate in 2011.
Obama, Romney gear up for final presidential debate on foreign policy
The candidates spent their weekend swatting up on foreign policy with the latest poll putting them both at 47 per cent.
Observers give Romney the victory in first US presidential debate
Straw polls show two-thirds of people saying Mitt Romney beat Barack Obama – the highest post-debate record ever.
VIDEO: Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney in the first US presidential debate
The US President and his Republican rival went head-to-head at the University of Denver last night.
The Evening with added animal rescue
The things we learned, loved and shared today.
BAI: No reason to review Frontline presidential debate decision
The BAI also said it had passed on a recommendation on how to deal with RTE’s Prime Time Investigates programme which made allegations against Father Kevin Reynolds.
Cabinet will not order review of Frontline programme - Kenny
Enda Kenny says any independent review of RTÉ’s Frontline programme is a matter for the BAI and not the cabinet.
BAI, Cabinet to discuss Gallagher demands for Frontline inquiry
The cabinet, and a meeting of the Broadcasting Authority, will examine claims that RTÉ suggested audience questions.
RTÉ invites former UTV chief to assist in editorial review
The national broadcaster has outlined the numerous actions it is taking in connection with last October’s controversial Frontline debate.
Poll: Do we need a public inquiry into the RTÉ Frontline debate?
There have been calls for a further inquiry over claims that an audience member was encouraged to ask a hostile question. So what do you think?
Fianna Fáil call for inquiry over RTÉ Frontline debate
The party said an independent investigator should be appointed, after new claims emerged over the treatment of Seán Gallagher.
McGuinness blames Gallagher's undoing on 'lack of credibility' - and not RTÉ
Commentators and candidates should respect the democratic decision of the electorate, said the Sinn Féin politician.
Further regulatory process over Gallagher complaint is 'not a matter for RTÉ to decide or influence'
The national broadcaster has responded to an earlier statement made by lawyers for presidential candidate Seán Gallagher calling for a public inquiry into last year’s controversial Frontline debate.
Seán Gallagher calls for inquiry over new RTÉ Frontline claims
Gallagher also said he is considering legal action after new reports emerged over the controversial presidential debate.
Column: BAI report does not close file on That Tweet
Seán Gallagher’s Áras bid may have been derailed with or without the tweet from fake McGuinness account. But the point is we need to know who was behind it, says Derek Mooney who knows all about losing a job amid a Twitter controversy…
RTÉ board to meet following BAI ruling on Frontline tweet
RTÉ chairman Tom Savage will convene the broadcaster’s board, while a Sean Gallagher spokesman doesn’t rule out legal action.
RTÉ director general apologises to Gallagher over Frontline 'mistakes'
Noel Curran’s apology comes on foot of the BAI’s decision to uphold Gallagher’s complaint regarding a controversial tweet referred to during an #Áras11 debate.
BAI upholds Gallagher complaint over Frontline tweet
However, the broadcasting authority says it found no evidence that the RTÉ programme had deliberately attempted to conceal information about the tweet.
Watch: US presidential hopeful Romney offers rival $10,000 bet
Mitt Romney was challenged by Texan evangelist Rick Perry during last night’s Republican debate – and responded with a big-money offer…
Frontline Gallagher tweet was from fake McGuinness campaign account
However, it further prompted the issue of whether Gallagher collected a €5,000 donation for Fianna Fáil from a convicted fuel smuggler.
LIVEBLOG: The Presidential candidates' Frontline debate brings you live debate from all the presidential debates, minute by point-scoring minute. NOW: Live from RTE’s Frontline Presidential debate.
The Daily Fix: Monday
In tonight’s Fix: The latest in the Áras race, a beauty queen takes down a mobster, and why you should NEVER bathe with live eels…
LIVEBLOG: The Presidential candidates' Vincent Browne debate brings you live debate from all the presidential debates, minute by point-scoring minute. NOW: Live from TV3′s Big Presidential Debate.
LIVEBLOG: The presidential candidates' Late Late Show debate brings you live debate from all the presidential debates, minute by point-scoring minute. NOW: Live from RTE1′s Late Late Show.
No interview slot for David Norris on tonight's Late Late Show
The Presidential debate on RTE1 tonight consists of short interviews with candidates, followed by debate among all seven – but Norris already had his Late Late interview.
Vincent Browne to host live presidential debate in October
TV3 will screen a debate between all five candidates currently on the ballot paper.