# us-2012 - Today’s News
Riding along in my automobile…
# us-2012 - Friday 7 December, 2012
It’s fair to say that President Obama was more than happy to take this call on the night of 6 November…
# us-2012 - Thursday 29 November, 2012
This will be the first time the two will have met since the election. What will they talk about?
# us-2012 - Saturday 10 November, 2012
121,366,971 people went to the polls on Tuesday. How did they vote – and which candidates did better with certain groups?
# us-2012 - Thursday 8 November, 2012
The US president and the Republican-led House of Representatives want to avoid automatic tax increases and spending cuts but they are far off any compromise.
# us-2012 - Wednesday 7 November, 2012
Conservatives will win again, writes John McGuirk – but first they must stop allowing themselves to be seen as anti-women, anti-science and anti-rights.
The island is officially an ‘unincorporated territory’ of the US – but wants to be treated as a full state of the Union.
The defeated vice-presidential nominee intends to stay on as the Republicans’ leading fiscal spokesman.
Four more years.
Maine and Maryland became the first US states to approve gay marriage by popular vote.
As the networks called the state of Ohio for Obama, they called the election for the US President. Watch how it unfolded…
Good morning! Here’s nine things to know before your brekkie…
Watch the full acceptance speech delivered by Obama in Chicago earlier today AND Mitt Romney’s concession speech just before that.
Oklahoma executed a convicted murderer who referenced the presidential race in his final words last night.
Someone’s not happy.
The Democratic incumbent fends off the challenge of Mitt Romney to clinch Ohio – and four more years in the White House.
Barack Obama will serve four more years as the President of the United States. Here’s how it all unfolded.
Todd Akin caused international furore when he said the female body could repel a pregnancy after a “legitimate rape”.
Tammy Baldwin is projected to defeat her Republican rival Tommy Thompson, becoming the Senate’s first openly gay member.
With over 7.4 million votes counted – around 84% of the total – Barack Obama leads by only a few thousand votes.
Elizabeth Warren has won back the seat sensationally taken by the Republicans’ Scott Brown in 2010.
Mitt Romney’s hopes are likely to hinge on Virginia – but long queues and state law means the result could be a late one.
The incumbent appears to have the upper hand according to the first polls from the Buckeye State, which will be crucial.
It probably won’t happen, but the result could be 269-269. So what happens if there’s a deadlock?
# us-2012 - Tuesday 6 November, 2012
Take a break from Mittens versus OhBamBam and watch these goats.
An online video shows an e-voting machine in Pennsylvania apparently switching a vote for Barack Obama into one for Mitt Romney.
Watch this for a break from swing states and electoral collage votes, if you dare.
RTÉ, TV3, BBC or Sky – the choice is yours. Here’s what they are offering.
Excited for the count but bored of the wait? Read on…
Some voters complained of queues and delays after polls opened at 6AM, while others expressed relief at being able to vote in storm-ravaged areas.
What would Aunt Hilda say? Or Principal Kraft?
If you’re staying up late tonight, here are the times to take note of, the poll closing times to watch and the swing states where the battle for the White House will come down to.
TheJournal.ie has asked four Irish people living in the US about their experiences during this presidential election season.
Tens of millions of Americans will cast their vote today as the US presidential election reaches its conclusion.
# us-2012 - Monday 5 November, 2012
Romney has reportedly routed millions of euro in dividends through a tax loophole in the Netherlands via an investment in Irish pharmaceutical company, Warner Chilcott.
Will Ferrell says he will eat toenails if you get out and vote. CANNONBALL!
The candidates are criss-crossing the key battleground states with just hours to go before the US decides on Obama or Romney.
The 99 pictures that tell the story of the US Presidential Election campaign of 2012.
# us-2012 - Sunday 4 November, 2012
From comments about the ’47 per cent’ to loving Big Bird, we look at some of the flashpoints in the race between Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama.