The longest night

In his final blog from Washington DC,  RTÉ News Deputy Foreign Editor Anthony Murnane reflects on the events of voting day and looks ahead to the second term for President Barack Obama. And so the ‘longest night’ comes to an end. It was a 24 hour period that saw 130m Americans queue, some for as long as three hours, to exercise their right to vote. A time frame that saw the polls close and the count begin. Then the time …