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#Presidential Race

# presidential-race - Friday 13 November, 2020

Trump makes first public comments in over a week... but doesn't mention the election

This was Trump’s first public remarks since 5 November, when he falsely claimed to have won the election.

# presidential-race - Friday 6 November, 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know as of Thursday evening

Joe Biden now has 264 electoral college votes – just six shy of the presidency.

# presidential-race - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Trump continues to push on Joe Biden’s oil comments

The president told a rally that voters in states such as Texas and Pennsylvania oppose a transition away from the oil industry.

# presidential-race - Friday 16 October, 2020

Donald Trump and Joe Biden go head-to-head in separate town halls

The two are expected to meet for a second and final debate next week.

# presidential-race - Monday 13 July, 2020

Conservative candidate on course for narrow victory in Poland's presidential election

With 99.97% of votes counted, Andrzej Duda was on 51.21% and ahead of liberal rival Rafal Trzaskowski.

# presidential-race - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Kanye West says he's running for US president - it's not the first time he's promised a White House bid

Kanye West made the announcement on Twitter on US Independence Day.

# presidential-race - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

'I'm going to follow the doc's orders': Joe Biden says he won't have any campaign rallies in presidential race

This is in contrast to his rival Trump’s large campaign rallies.

# presidential-race - Monday 25 May, 2020

Joe Biden wears face mask in his first public appearance in two months Presidential Race This post contains videos

Joe Biden wears face mask in his first public appearance in two months

US president Donald Trump has so far refused to wear a face mask in public.

# presidential-race - Friday 15 May, 2020

Biden says he wouldn't block any investigations into Trump if he becomes president

Biden committed to “not pulling a Gerald Ford” when asked in an interview today.

# presidential-race - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

'A real president not just somebody who plays one on TV': Hillary Clinton endorses Joe Biden

Clinton joins former president Barack Obama and rivals Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in endorsing Biden for the presidency.

# presidential-race - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Biden and Sanders cancel Ohio election rallies amid coronavirus fears

On Monday Ohio governor Mike DeWine declared a state of emergency.

# presidential-race - Monday 13 January, 2020

Cory Booker announces he is withdrawing from US presidential race

The decision comes almost a year after he threw his hat into the ring.

# presidential-race - Friday 8 November, 2019

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg preparing to join 2020 Democratic presidential race, US media reports

The 77-year-old is expected to file paperwork in at least one state this week declaring himself a candidate.

# presidential-race - Friday 20 September, 2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio pulls out of US presidential race

“I feel like I’ve contributed all I can to this primary election, and it’s clearly not my time.”

# presidential-race - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Joe Biden defends himself after being accused of inappropriate behaviour by female politician

Biden’s defence comes amid a growing row about a kiss on the campaign trail

# presidential-race - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

These were the most popular hashtags on Twitter in Ireland this year

Data from the company shows how 2018 was another year for political discussion on the platform.

# presidential-race - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2011 presidential race?

We all know who won, but what else do you remember from the campaign?

# presidential-race - Friday 12 October, 2018

'I want to succeed Michael D, not replace him': Sean Gallagher formally launches presidential campaign

Gallagher has committed to introduce 20 ‘special initiatives’ in his first 20 weeks in office if he is elected.

# presidential-race - Thursday 27 September, 2018

The first debate of the 2018 Áras race has taken place: here's what we learned

The first official debate took place on RTÉ Radio’s News at One this afternoon.

# presidential-race - Monday 10 September, 2018

Presidential hopeful Peter Casey is travelling by helicopter to council meetings

Candidates need the backing of four local authorities to get on the presidential ballot paper.

# presidential-race - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Sean Gallagher confirms he WILL seek a nomination to run for president Race Is On This post contains videos

Sean Gallagher confirms he WILL seek a nomination to run for president

After weeks of speculation, the former candidate has formally declared he will seek to run again.

# presidential-race - Monday 30 July, 2018

Duffy says Higgins speaks to people's heads but he speaks to their hearts

The businessman also said he wouldn’t be a ‘Trump president’.

Michael D Higgins wants gambling ads banned from sport

He said that he was concerned when he read some of the cases of gambling among sporting athletes.

# presidential-race - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

'He deserves a second term': Fine Gael to support Michael D Higgins' bid for re-election

Fianna Fáil has also said it will support the incumbent president.

# presidential-race - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Donald Trump says he'd 'love' to fight Joe Biden

The Vice President earlier said he wished he was in school with Trump and could ‘take’ him.

# presidential-race - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Trump insists there's "unity" in the Republican Party as prominent members flock to Clinton

The Republican presidential nominee has had a series of high-profile controversies in recent days.

# presidential-race - Monday 1 August, 2016

Former Republican candidate roasts Trump over treatment of parents who lost son in Iraq

John McCain says he can not “emphasise enough how strongly I disagree” with Trump’s statement regarding Khizr and Ghazala Khan.

# presidential-race - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

"A world-class liar" - Donald Trump has just taken an absolutely almighty pop at Hillary

The presumptive Republican nominee for the US presidency unleashed a no-holds-barred attack this evening in New York.

# presidential-race - Friday 10 June, 2016

Poll: Would you vote for Hillary or Donald? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you vote for Hillary or Donald?

This morning we’re asking which way you would cast your vote in the US presidential election.

# presidential-race - Saturday 28 May, 2016

35 people arrested at Trump rally in California

1,000 protesters representing various groups in opposition to the billionaire candidate attended outside the rally in San Diego.

# presidential-race - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Trump, violence and one of the nastiest presidential campaigns ever

Rowdy standoffs between pro- and anti-Trump protesters — often with a racial edge to them — appear to have become the norm at rallies.

# presidential-race - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Trump and Clinton still lead the race but opponents score key victories

Votes were split in states yesterday with Trump and Clinton still coming out on top.

# presidential-race - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

He talked the talk, so just what went wrong for Donald Trump in Iowa?

The billionaire has come up short in his first concrete attempt at turning media savvy into votes at the polls.

# presidential-race - Monday 11 January, 2016

Trump taunts Cruz over the fact he was born in Canada

He told him he’s “not a natural born citizen”.

# presidential-race - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Muslim woman kicked out of Trump rally after silent protest

Hamid said one supporter shouted at her: “You have a bomb, you have a bomb.”

# presidential-race - Sunday 27 December, 2015

'Good', 'bad', 'stupid' - on the campaign trail, Donald Trump speaks like a nine-year-old

And it seems that it’s quite deliberate. Trump’s rhetoric consistently comprises the most basic language to make what he says as understandable as possible for voters.

# presidential-race - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Is Donald Trump ruining his businesses in the Middle East?

He has quite a few of them, and it looks like his anti-Muslim rhetoric isn’t doing them any favours.

# presidential-race - Friday 27 November, 2015

Trump says he didn't mock disabled reporter and 'doesn't even know what he looks like'

“He should stop using his disability to grandstand and get back to reporting for a paper that is rapidly going down the tubes.”

# presidential-race - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Things are about to get nasty in the Republican presidential race

Whoever wins the race, they will most certainly be up against Hilary Clinton, writes Larry Donnelly.

# presidential-race - Monday 27 July, 2015

"Gun-free zones are a bad idea" : After cinema shooting, Rick Perry wants guns in cinemas Open Carry This post contains videos

"Gun-free zones are a bad idea" : After cinema shooting, Rick Perry wants guns in cinemas

The presidential candidate is a consistent advocate of gun rights.

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