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# us-elex-2020 - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Biden says it's an 'embarassment' that Trump hasn't conceded yet

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, meanwhile, has claimed that there will be a “smooth transition” to a second Trump administration.

After firing his defence secretary, Trump reportedly wants FBI and CIA chiefs gone too

Democrats are “deeply troubled” by Trump’s sacking of Mark Esper and fear more instability is on the way.

# us-elex-2020 - Sunday 8 November, 2020

Quiz: Test your knowledge of US politicians elected this week

STOP THE COUNT! Ah no, don’t.

# us-elex-2020 - Saturday 7 November, 2020

Joe Biden wins election to become 46th President of United States

Kamala Harris is set to be vice president.

# us-elex-2020 - Friday 6 November, 2020

As it happened: Biden looks set to be the next President of the United States but no official call yet

Stick with us for all the updates as they happen.

Former astronaut takes Senate seat previously held by John McCain

Mark Kelly is the husband of former Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords.

When can we expect to get results in remaining states?

The end is in sight, but could still take days.

# us-elex-2020 - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Here's what you need to know about the US Senate and House post-election

The Democrats look unlikely to flip the Senate, as some had predicted.

What lawsuits has Trump's campaign team launched and why?

Some legal experts have said the lawsuits are an attempt to slow down Joe Biden being elected, rather than being based on genuine legal concerns.

# us-elex-2020 - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Oregon becomes first US state to decriminalise hard drugs

The state also legalised access to magic mushrooms for therapeutic use.

As it happened: Trump makes unsubstantiated claims of election 'fraud' as presidential race hangs on knife-edge

Follow our liveblog for all the updates as the results come in.

# us-elex-2020 - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Opinion: I once ran as a candidate in a US election - I'm from Cork

Corkman Greg Delanty, a poet, found himself running as a candidate in the US election in 2004. It was a learning experience.

Today's the day as America decides between Trump and Biden - Here's everything you need to know will be providing all the updates, insights and analysis for election night tonight.

# us-elex-2020 - Monday 2 November, 2020

FBI investigating after Trump supporters surround Biden campaign bus in Texas

The US President, however, has said that “these patriots did nothing wrong”.

# us-elex-2020 - Friday 30 October, 2020

US Election: Your guide to the key swing states Trump and Biden are targeting

There’s just a few days left until the US Presidential Election.

# us-elex-2020 - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Biden and Harris head for Republican strongholds as they try to sway voters a week before the election

Trump is staying focused on the so-called “blue wall” states that he flipped in 2016: Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin.

Trump hails 'momentous day' as Amy Coney Barrett sworn in to the US Supreme Court

Democrats were unable to stop the confirmation of Trump’s third justice on the court.

# us-elex-2020 - Friday 23 October, 2020

Poll: Who won last night's US election debate? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who won last night's US election debate?

Both Republicans and Democrats are claiming victory.

# us-elex-2020 - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Trump foregoes preparation for his debate with Biden to campaign in crucial swing state

There is just under two weeks to go until election day.

# us-elex-2020 - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

'I'm running angry': Trump attacks the polls, the press and 'Fauci and all these idiots'

Trump still faces an uphill battle to win the race for the White House, according to the polls.

# us-elex-2020 - Friday 16 October, 2020

More than 17 million Americans have already voted in the 2020 election

The early voting signs appear good for the Democrats but there’s still all to play for.

# us-elex-2020 - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

'I feel so powerful, I'll give you a big fat kiss': Trump holds first rally since Covid diagnosis

Trump’s doctor said the US president no longer has the virus.

# us-elex-2020 - Monday 12 October, 2020

Dr Anthony Fauci condemns Trump's team for including him in a campaign advert

The infectious diseases expert said his comments were taken out of context in the advert.

# us-elex-2020 - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Poll: Who do you think will win the US presidential election? Take Your Pick This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win the US presidential election?

It’s 23 days until election day.

# us-elex-2020 - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Judge in Texas blocks Republican governor's order limiting ballot drop-off sites

The judge said the move would restrict the right of some voters.

The second Trump-Biden debate has been cancelled

A bullish Donald Trump is returning to campaigning but his rival Joe Biden has labelled his behaviour “reckless”.

# us-elex-2020 - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Harris labels Trump's Covid-19 response a historic failure as she spars with Pence in mostly civil debate

There were no knockout blows in a debate that was far less ill-tempered than last week’s presidential debate.