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Obama plays China card against Romney


September 18th, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) With just 50 days to go for what is expected to be a close presidential race, President Barack Obama played the China card against his Republican ... Read more...

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As hurricane hits home, Bobby Jindal takes charge


August 29th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) As Hurricane Isaac hit southeast Louisiana on the eve of the seventh anniversary of catastrophic Hurricane Katrina, the state's Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal warned residents ... Read more...

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Mitt Romney gives half a million dollars at the Journey Concert


August 27th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Music band ‘Journey’ will be playing at a fundraiser concert for American presidential aspirant Mitt Romney in Florida this Thursday. The band have been presented with half ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooter motivated by hate: Romney


August 8th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney called for a moment of silence in honour of the victims of Sunday's tragic shooting at a Wisconsin gurdwara, saying the ... Read more...

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Obama makes hay with Romney’s ‘offshoring’ record


June 27th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) President Barack Obama is having good fun over his likely Republican opponent Mitt Romney's campaign splitting hairs between "offshoring" "outsourcing" to defend his alleged export of ... Read more...

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India, China boom pushing fuel prices: White House


February 25th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) Echoing President Barack Obama, the White House has said there is no short term solution to rising fuel prices in America with external factors like ... Read more...

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Obama blames Republican ‘rigidity’ for US woes


August 17th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) President Barack Obama has blamed his Republican opponents for the political logjam in Washington, saying their "ideological rigidity" is standing in the way of compromises ... Read more...

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Chris Christie conforms a heckler at Meg Whitman’s campaign event


September 25th, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chris Christie stood up to a voter who tried to heckle at Meg Whitman’s campaign event at Los Angeles on Tuesday.The New Jersey governor was in the middle ... Read more...

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US politician dabbled in witchcraft, tape reveals


September 20th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) A Republican leader who is contesting the US Senate election scheduled in November this year, has admitted that she once dabbled in witchcraft. Christine O'Donnell, the Republican nominee from ... Read more...

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Florida Governor Charlie Crist says he will run for the U.S. Senate as an independent


April 30th, 2010 - 5:02 am ICT by BNO News
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Florida Governor Charlie Crist on Thursday announced that he will abandon the Republican Party and run for the U.S. Senate as an independent.Crist made the ... Read more...

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Palin to campaign for McCain, other Republican candidates


January 21st, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.21 (ANI): Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has announced she will campaign for a handful of prominent conservative candidates this year, including her former running mate Senator John ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton believes US foreign policy is doing well under Obama


May 14th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Virginia (US), May 14 (ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton believes American foreign policy is being managed well by the Obama administration, and does not give much value to criticisms of ... Read more...

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Dam burst kills 50 in Indonesia (Lead)


March 27th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 27 (DPA) At least 50 people were killed and many were missing Friday after a dam broke near the Indonesian capital Jakarta, officials said. The Situ Gintung dam in Tangerang district, ... Read more...

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Not two months in job and Obama going grey


March 5th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 5 (IANS) The job is telling on Barack Obama. The 47-year-old president is going grey in less than two months in the White House. "Well, that didn't take long. ... Read more...

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Obama gets heat for turning up Oval Office thermostat


February 4th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.4 (ANI): A couple of weeks ago, it was revealed that President Barack Obama didnt fancy Washington''s icy weather, and as soon as he entered the White House and the ... Read more...

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Clooney, Steisand, Geffen may not be Obamas real friends in Hollywood


November 20th, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 20 (ANI): Hollywood stars like George Clooney, Barbra Streisand and David Geffen might have supported Barack Obamas campaign, but they are just not the showbiz giants who are closest ... Read more...

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McCains brother leaves campaign after 911 flare up


October 26th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Joe McCain, brother of Republican presidential nominee John McCain, has said that he will withdraw from campaign activities after calling 911 to angrily complain about traffic.Joe ... Read more...

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Obama targets McCains role in Keating savings and loan scandal


October 7th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.7 (ANI): Barack Obama has decided to target John McCain for his role in the "Keating Five" savings-and-loan scandal as a rejoinder to Alaska Governor Sarah Palin questioning his ties ... Read more...

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McCain, Obama push for speedy action on financial plan


October 1st, 2008 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 1 (DPA) The US presidential candidates Tuesday spent the day after a $700-billion financial rescue plan failed in Congress calling on their colleagues to quickly move to renew the deal."I ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton set to hit Obama campaign trail next week


September 23rd, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 23 (ANI): Former US president Bill Clinton today said that he would campaign for Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama beginning next week, once his annual philanthropy conference concludesClinton met ... Read more...

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Barack Obama Campaigns In Virginia(Images)


August 21st, 2008 - 3:19 am ICT by admin
GREENSBORO, NC - AUGUST 20: Presumptive Democratic Presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) holds a baby during a visit to the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market August 20, 2008 in Greensboro, ... Read more...

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McCain attacks Obama as campaign enters final 100 days


August 2nd, 2008 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
By Chris Cermak Washington, Aug 2 (DPA) Barack Obama's celebrated overseas trip has left the Democratic presidential candidate open to accusations of taking victory for granted, and of wowing international audiences when he ... Read more...

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Obama personally apologises to Muslim women over picture snub


June 20th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Democrat presidential candidate Barack Obama has personally apologised to two Muslim after they were barred from sitting behind him at a public event because of their Islamic ... Read more...

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Obamas Muslim female fans not allowed to sit near him with headscarves


June 19th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Democrat presidential candidate Barack Obamas campaign has been forced to apologise to two Muslim women barred from sitting behind him at a public event.The two women in ... Read more...

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A timeline of the Democratic fight for the nomination


June 4th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, June 4 (DPA)- Illinois Senator Barack Obama and New York Senator Hillary Clinton fought for the Democratic presidential nomination for months. Tuesday, Obama clinched the 2,118 delegates needed to secure the ... Read more...

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Clinton hammers on Obama’s gun, religion remarks


April 14th, 2008 - 9:25 am ICT by admin
By Pat Reber Washington, April 14 (DPA) Pennsylvania, site of the next clash over the Democratic presidential nomination, is a state of somewhat-rusting industry and farming spread among small towns where people go ... Read more...

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New Yorks new Gov. spent campaign funds on personal items


March 22nd, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): New Yorks new Governor David A Paterson had spent thousands of dollars in campaign funds on personal items like hotel stays, men's suits, home furnishings and bar ... Read more...

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Clinton aide resigns over racial remarks


March 13th, 2008 - 8:38 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, March 13 (DPA) A top figure in the Democratic Party who had played a key role in raising money for Hillary Clinton has resigned amidst a controversy over alleged racist remarks. ... Read more...

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‘McCainocrats’ and ‘Obamacans’ may upset US presidential poll


March 8th, 2008 - 11:44 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 8 (IANS) McCainocrats and Obamacans, as supporters of presumptive Republican presidential nominee and Democratic frontrunner across the politically divide are called, are quickly emerging as the potential election-busters, ... Read more...

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