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#USA 2016

# usa-2016 - Thursday 29 December, 2016

'Marry me, so we don’t break up': The political proposals of 2016 that got it all wrong

Like any good proposal, a political campaign must give voters a sense of hope that things in the future will be wonderful, writes Eoghan McDermott.

# usa-2016 - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Trump's weekend: Settling fraud lawsuits for $25m and demanding apologies from Broadway cast

And Ireland’s Leo Varadkar has picked a side in the scrap.

# usa-2016 - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

'This is painful and it will be for a long time': Hillary Clinton speaks for first time after defeat

“I know how disappointed you feel because I do too,” she told her supporters.

# usa-2016 - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Voting day: We followed America as it went to the polls

Strong turnout, tired campaigners and Trump cakes – we were with you as the US cast its vote.

This is what a Trump presidency could look like

No matter what happens today, God save the United States, writes Bostonian Larry Donnelly with a sad heart.

# usa-2016 - Monday 7 November, 2016

Eamon Dunphy on Ireland and Trump: 'We'd immediately sign up with the Donald'

“Would everyone in Ireland be going around looking to see if Donald Trump has any Irish roots? Would we find a Trump in county Mayo or Sligo? That’s what we’re like.”

# usa-2016 - Sunday 6 November, 2016

How to win the US election? Here is the maths you need to know

Florida, Florida, Florida…

# usa-2016 - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Opinion: 'I all but guaranteed a win for Hillary but then we had a political earthquake...'

At this extremely late stage, there are a lot of unknowns, writes Larry Donnelly.

# usa-2016 - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Opinion: 'Donald Trump had a chance and he blew it'

I suspect everyone else will breathe a sigh of relief that this whole sorry affair is nearing its denouement, writes Larry Donnelly.

# usa-2016 - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Donald Trump called out Warren Buffett on Sunday. The wily old billionaire has hit back

The philanthropist gave away the equivalent of 75% of Trump’s wealth last year.

# usa-2016 - Monday 10 October, 2016

Trump lives to fight another day but he needs an awful lot of luck to become the next POTUS

Neither candidate is the person to lead America out of crisis, writes Larry Donnelly.