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Obama leads Romney in 3 swing states


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) A new poll brought good cheer to US President Barack Obama leads as it showed him leading Republican challenger Mitt Romney by at least 6 ... Read more...

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Medvedev may run for president again


July 31st, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has not ruled out that he would run for president again if Russians support his return to the Kremlin."I am ... Read more...

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Condoleezza Rice on Romney’s ticket could change the tide


July 16th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the date for the next US polls draw closer, observers are keenly observing the voter taste and preferences in a bid to determine which candidate is ... Read more...

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Putin, Medvedev approval ratings rise amid protests


June 9th, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian president and prime minister's approval ratings have been steadily climbing since December 2011 when the first wave of opposition rallies swept ... Read more...

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Colombia to spend $738 mn on housing programmes


April 30th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 30 (IANS/EFE) Colombia plans to invest 1.3 trillion pesos (about $738.13 million) in housing programmes "for the poorest of the poor", which it is adding to the plan ... Read more...

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Indian American Upendra Chivukula to run for US Congress


March 28th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 28 (IANS) Upendra Chivukula, an Indian American member of the New Jersey state assembly, plans to run for US Congress with the hope of unseating Republican Leonard ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval ratings hit new low


March 13th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Amid rising gas prices, President Barack Obama's Obama approval rating has plunged to 41 per cent in a new poll putting a question mark on ... Read more...

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Will Nikki Haley pay for backing Mitt Romney?


December 17th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) South Carolina state's Indian American governor Nikki Haley's endorsement of front runner Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is threatening her own support at home.Former Massachusetts ... Read more...

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Support for Obama hits new low point: Survey


December 15th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS/EFE) Support for US President Barack Obama is at its lowest level since he entered the White House in January 2009, but he has more public ... Read more...

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Putin, Medvedev ratings drop ahead of elections


November 9th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) With less than a month left before Russia's parliamentary elections, approval ratings of the country's leadership tandem -- President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir ... Read more...

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Wall Street protests taking on a political hue


October 23rd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) With the 2012 election scene warming up, the snowballing wall street protests against corporate greed are slowly but surely taking on a political hue as ... Read more...

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Obama support slips; Hillary Clinton most popular


September 17th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) As new polls suggested that President Barack Obama's support is eroding among elements of his base, he claimed that his odds of being re-elected in ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval rating is at an all time new low


August 15th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, 15 Aug (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama’s approval rating is at all-time low, a new Gallup poll has revealed. The new poll which was released on Sunday revealed that the ... Read more...

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Gillard’s ratings plunge after budget


May 16th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 16 (IANS) Support for Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has plunged, leaving her personal standing even lower than her predecessor Kevin Rudd, a media report said.Gillard's support ... Read more...

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Obama support gets a spike with Osama killing: Poll


May 4th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Support for US President Barack Obama has risen sharply following the killing of Osama bin Laden by American military forces in Pakistan, according to the ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval ratings up after Osama bin Laden’s death: Polls


May 4th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4(ANI): United States President Barack Obama's approval ratings have increased since news broke out of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's killing on Sunday, according to three new polls.A Washington ... Read more...

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For Obama, economic challenges remain after Osama’s killing


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A political science professor at the American University, Professor James Thurber, has said jobs and the performance of the economy will be the primary factors influencing the 2012 ... Read more...

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Prince William named 5th most best-looking royal men


April 19th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): Prince Carl Philip of Sweden has topped the list of best-looking royal men, while Prince Harry and Prince William have made it to fourth and fifth spots ... Read more...

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How good are Obama’s chances to win a second term?


April 5th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has officially started his re-election campaign that has raised questions about his chances of winning the 2012 presidential elections.A poll conducted last month ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval ratings hit an all-time low


April 2nd, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, April 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama’s approval ratings continue to fluctuate with every decision that he makes. The latest figures show that the President’s approval rating has hit all ... Read more...

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Obama gains popularity among young American voters: Poll


April 1st, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1(ANI): United States President Barack Obama's approval ratings among young American adults have increased, a new poll suggests.In a national survey of Americans ages 18 to 29 conducted by ... Read more...

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5 in10 Americans think Obama does not deserve second term: Quinnipiac Poll


March 31st, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 31 (ANI): Half of Americans taking part in a Quinnipiac Poll don't believe President Obama deserves a second term, while 41 percent or nearly four in 10 think ... Read more...

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Polls estimate Obama’s approval among Americans at 50 percent


March 16th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.16 (ANI): In the aftermath of the Tucson shooting in Arizona, two new polls taken by CNN/Opinion Research Corporation and ABC News/Washington Post have estimated United States President Barack Obama's ... Read more...

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Obama approval rating drops in all states


February 24th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.24 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's approval ratings during his second year in office were highest in Hawaii, the state where he grew up, and in Washington, the city where ... Read more...

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Obama gets high approval rating in all states


February 24th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.24 (ANI): President Barack Obama's approval ratings during his second year were highest in most of the states, according to the Gallup 2010 poll.His approval rating in Hawaii, the place ... Read more...

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Unions wear red in solidarity with Wisconsin teachers


February 21st, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wisconsin, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the standoff between government workers and Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin continues, unions nationwide are showing their solidarity to the protesters.Governor Scot Walker is determined to introduce ... Read more...

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Obama’s ratings rise but still struggling to sell economic policies, find new polls


February 10th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10(ANI): US President Barack Obama's approval rating has improved a bit in comparison to that a month ago, but he is struggling to gain support for some of his ... Read more...

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‘Cranky and fickle’ Independent voters may be turning back to Obama


January 24th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.24 (ANI): President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats learned at least one big lesson in the November 2010 elections -- What the independent voter gives, the independent voter can also ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval ratings shot up in two polls following ‘Arizona shooting’ speech


January 19th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's approval ratings have shot up in two polls following his speech delivered to condole the agony of Arizona shoot out victims.The Politico ... Read more...

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More than 30 million viewers watch Obama speech at Tucson memorial


January 15th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Television rating company, Nielsen, has reported that more than 30 million Americans tuned in to watch President Obama address the nation after the Arizona massacre.A heavily ... Read more...

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Poll: Health care reform is Barack Obama’s best and worst


January 14th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.14 (ANI): Americans are evenly divided over health care that nearly identical percentages say reform is President Barack Obama's greatest accomplishment and his worst one since taking office, according to ... Read more...

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Lib Dem support sinks to lowest level since origin: Poll


January 5th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): The support for Britain's Liberal Democrat Party has gone down to its lowest level in over a decade because the voters are now dissatisfied over coalition partner's ... Read more...

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Gadkari’s ‘management acumen’ draws plaudits in survey


January 4th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Ahead of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national executive meeting in Guwahati Jan 8-9, party party president Nitin Gadkari stands tall amid the party rank and ... Read more...

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Facebook Best Workplace To Be In: Says A Survey


December 17th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook - the social networking site with 550 million plus user base is hogging headlines for various reasons. While its CEO recently won the coveted Time's ... Read more...

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Only 13 percent of Americans polled approve of Congress


December 16th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 16 (ANI): America's satisfaction with Congress has hit an all-time low in a Gallup Poll released Wednesday.Just 13 percent said they approve of the job Congress is doing, ... Read more...

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