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Will Sonia’s combativeness revive Congress? (Comment)

September 1st, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
The aggressive streak exhibited by Sonia Gandhi first in parliament following L.K. Advani's description of the government as "illegitimate", which he later withdrew, and then during her address to Congress ... Read more...

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Sonia praises Pranab’s budget

May 9th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Amid speculation that he is a front-runner for the presidential polls, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Wednesday made a mention of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee ... Read more...

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Bachmann emerges as face of Tea Party, Palin’s star waning

January 27th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.27 (ANI): Minnesota Republican Michele Bachmann, a Sarah Palin acolyte weighing a 2012 presidential bid, has emerged as the new star of the Tea Party, after providing the alternative ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal ‘not interested’ in running for president in 2012

November 18th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Bobby Jindal, the Indian origin Governor of Louisiana, has claimed that he is not interested in running for president in 2012.Jindal, a rising star selected by the ... Read more...

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Carter backtracks on Obama critics racist claim

October 2nd, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.2 (ANI): Former US President Jimmy Carter has backtracked on a claim in which he said that an "overwhelming portion" of criticism towards President Obama is based on race.Carter ... Read more...

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Ex-Colorado congressman Tom Tancredo: Obama is a liar

September 11th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by BNO News
LITTLETON, Colorado (BNO NEWS) -- Former Republican U.S. Representative Tom Tancredo says Rep. Joe Wilson should not apologize for "telling the truth" when he shouted "you lie" to President Obama during ... Read more...

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US economy stepped back from the brink: Obama

September 10th, 2009 - 7:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (DPA) The US economy has stepped back from its worst recession in seven decades and is on the road to recovery, President Barack Obama said in a rare ... Read more...

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For political comedians, Obama is not a ’subject’

May 7th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 7 (IANS) Few would have noticed the Great Presidential Comedy Drought but American political satirists have quietened down after George W. Bush passed the baton to Barack Obama, ... Read more...

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Indian American Guv Jindal still a favourite among GOP faithful

March 26th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Conservatives in America have embraced Louisiana's Indian origin Governor Bobby Jindal as their 2012 GOP hopeful, and he played to the gallery by warning at a Republican ... Read more...

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Brown to warn US politicians against economic protectionism

March 4th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, who is presently in Washington to bolster Britain''s relations with the US, is expected to warn American politicians to avoid economic protectionism. Brown ... Read more...

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MSNBC anchors introduce Jindal with exclamation of ”Oh God”

February 25th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Louisiana (US), Feb.25 (ANI): Following President Obama''s address to Congress on Tuesday night, an MSNBC host or producer was caught muttering "Oh God" on the air as Louisianas Indian orgin Govenor ... Read more...

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Jindal to criticise Obama’s stimulus plan

February 25th, 2009 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal is expected to offer a spirited criticism of the Democrats' stimulus plan while stressing on the need to forge bipartisanship in Washington ... Read more...

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Ahead of challenging Obama, Jindal rehearses on teleprompter!

February 24th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Louisiana (US), Feb.24 (ANI): Fast-talking Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal plans to rehearse the Republican Partys response to President Barack Obamas address to Congress with a teleprompter today before delivering it live ... Read more...

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Republican rising star Jindal to give response to Obama

February 12th, 2009 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Bobby Jindal, Louisiana's Indian-American governor, is set to deliver the Republican response to Barack Obama's Feb 24 joint address to Congress - the high-profile slot the rival party ... Read more...

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