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Julianne Moore to portray Sarah Palin in a movie


March 10th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Julianne Moore is set to play Sarah Palin in a new HBO film titled ‘Game Change’.The studio confirmed Moore’s role on Wednesday. The film is based ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley wins Republican nomination for governor of South Carolina


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): Indian-origin woman Nikki Haley has won the Republican nomination for governor of South Carolina, a commanding victory that places her within one step of being elected this ... Read more...

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Christine O’Donnell’s Face Off With Chris Coons In Delaware Debate


October 14th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Oct 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Delaware Republican Senate nominee Christine O'Donnell tried her best to defend the controversial comments that she is known to have made in the past in ... Read more...

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Meg Whitman Accused Of Illegally Employing Undocumented Worker


October 1st, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, Oct 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The largest labor union in California, funded by Service Employees International Union, has accused Meg Whitman, for keeping an undocumented housekeeper. Although the Republican nominee is ... Read more...

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‘Terrorist-sympathizing imam’ behind Ground Zero Mosque: Lazio


August 22nd, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 22(ANI): New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Lazio has labeled the imam behind the "9/11 Ground Zero mosque" a terrorist sympathizer.The proposed 13-story 100 million dollar Islamic ... Read more...

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Rick Snyder Wins Michigan Republican Primary


August 4th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday, Rick Snyder won the competitive Republican primary to gain the GOP nomination for the November state election for the post of the Governor. The ... Read more...

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Andrew Cuomo Fits Family And Campaign In RV


July 18th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Mahopac, July 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Democratic nominee for Governor Andrew Cuomo paid a visit to the Capital Region in a RV on Saturday. Reportedly, the RV tour is of 11 ... Read more...

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Indian American Nikki Haley is a new GOP star on the rise


June 24th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
South Carolina (USA), June 24 (ANI): Indian-American state legislator from South Carolina Nikki Haley is being seen as a new GOP star, whose political fortunes are on the rise after a ... Read more...

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Democrats lose Kennedy’s seat in Massachusetts


January 20th, 2010 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (DPA) Voters in the north-eastern state of Massachusetts dealt President Barack Obama's Democratic Party a major blow by electing a centre-right Republican to the seat long held by ... Read more...

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President Obama supports Bill Thompson for NYC Mayor


October 10th, 2009 - 3:02 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Obama is supporting Democrat Bill Thompson in the New York City mayoral election, the White House said on Friday.During the daily White House briefing ... Read more...

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Former Clinton fundraising chief charged with bank fraud


August 26th, 2009 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (DPA) A Democratic Party fundraiser and former finance chairman of Hillary Clinton's presidential run was arrested Tuesday for an alleged attempt to defraud Citibank of $74 million. Hassan Nemazee, ... Read more...

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Kenyan birth certificate for Obama?


August 3rd, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 3 (IBNS) Dr Orly Taitz is allegedly in possession of a copy of US President Barack Obama's birth certificate, World Net daily reports.The document, however compelling in nature, "places" forth support ... Read more...

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J.Lo and hubby Anthony accused of trying to gain Obamas trust


January 13th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
New York, January 13 (ANI): Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez and her husband Marc Anthonys decision to speak and sing, respectively, at the Latino Inaugural Ball in DC on January 18 has earned ... Read more...

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Obama drowned McCain with his money power, says McCain ally


December 5th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.5 (ANI): A close ally of Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain has charged US President-elect Barack Obama with having followed his predecessor Richard Nixons 1972 path to victory drowning ... Read more...

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Texas goes to McCain, Iowa to Obama


November 5th, 2008 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (DPA) The southern state of Texas would vote in favour of Republican presidential candidate John McCain, US networks projected late Tuesday.Democratic nominee Barack Obama was projected to win Iowa, ... Read more...

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Obama reacted like a President during financial crisis: Clinton


October 31st, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Former President Bill Clinton said at a rally that Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama during the financial meltdown acted like what a president does in a crisis.He ... Read more...

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Voters doubts on Palins preparedness badly affecting McCains presidential bid


October 31st, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 31 (ANI): A growing number of voters have concluded that Republican presidential candidate John McCains running mate, Sarah Palin, is not qualified to be vice president, according to ... Read more...

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Obama maintains comfortable 11-point lead over McCain


October 31st, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama maintains a clear lead of 11 points over his rival John McCain, with less than one week before Election Day, in a ... Read more...

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Major shift in US policy suggests talks with Taliban to ensure Afghan peace


October 28th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Oct 28 (ANI): Senior officials in the Bush administration have reportedly said that a draft recommendation in a classified White House assessment of US strategy in Afghanistan has called ... Read more...

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Obama takes eight point lead over McCain in Virginia


October 27th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama has opened up an eight-point lead over his rival John McCain in Virginia, and the Illinois Senator is entering the final week ... Read more...

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Obama to get 75-80 pc of Jewish votes


October 25th, 2008 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
Washington , Oct 25 (ANI): Results of two recent polls have revealed that Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama will get 75-80 percent of Jewish votes in the Nov 4 polls.The ... Read more...

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Obama takes 13-point lead over McCain


October 24th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama holds a 13-point lead over Republican rival John McCain, a new CBS News/New York Times poll shows.Obama now leads McCain 52 ... Read more...

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Obama opens 14-Point lead on McCain ahead of final debate


October 15th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.15 (ANI): A CBS News/New York Times survey reveals that Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has opened up a 14-point lead between himself and Republican rival John McCain. Obama is ... Read more...

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McCain asks his supporters to be respectful to Obama


October 11th, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lakeville (Minneapolis US), Oct.11 (ANI): Republican presidential candidate John McCain has urged his supporters to be respectful of his rival, Barack Obama, despite their deep policy differences with the Democratic nominee. Speaking ... Read more...

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Former porn star among Obama supporters


October 9th, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
New York, October 9 (ANI): Former porn star Karrine Steffans, who created a stir by writing her memoirs Confessions of a Video Vixen, is said to be supporting Barack Obama. Her ... Read more...

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Obama takes a stunning 11-point lead over McCain


October 9th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Democratic White House nominee Barack Obama has opened up a stunning 11-point lead over his Republican rival John McCain, his largest edge of the entire campaign, in ... Read more...

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Most American kids say discrimination has prevented women, blacks from occupying White House


October 9th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Austin (Texas), Oct.9 (ANI): A new study in the journal Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy has found that most kids believe that women and people of color have been ... Read more...

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With bail out approved, economy still top issue for McCain, Obama


October 4th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.4 (ANI): The economy continues to remain the number one issue on the presidential campaign trail, with both John McCain and Barack Obama saying that the race will be won ... Read more...

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McCain abandons his efforts to win Michigan


October 3rd, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Denver, Oct 2 (ANI): Republican presidential nominee John McCain has given up on his efforts to win the state of Michigan, his campaign has said.Ceding Michigan is a major blow to ... Read more...

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Obama takes 9-point lead over McCain in latest poll


October 2nd, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama leads his Republican rival John McCain 49 percent to 40 percent among registered voters in a new CBS News poll.The nine-point ... Read more...

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Former White House hopeful Edwards admits to affair


August 9th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, Aug 9 (DPA) Former presidential candidate John Edwards has admitted that he had an extramarital affair during the initial stages of his campaign for the Democratic Party's nomination. Edwards, a former ... Read more...

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McCain recycles Hillarys campaign hits to hit Obama


August 9th, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 9 (ANI): Republican presidential candidate John McCain stole a page from Hillary Clintons playbook, recycling her greatest primary hits against Democratic nominee Barack Obama.In a new ad titled ... Read more...

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Former Democratic presidential candidate Edwards admits to lying about affair


August 9th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards has admitted that he lied by denying an affair with a former aide while his chief fundraiser conceded that he had ... Read more...

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Obama holds double-digit lead over McCain


June 25th, 2008 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 25 (IANS) With four months to go for the US presidential election, likely Democratic nominee Barack Obama is holding a double-digit lead over rival Republican John McCain, a new opinion ... Read more...

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Clinton talks debt with Obama ahead of unity appearance


June 24th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 24 (IANS) Faced with an over $20 million in campaign debt, Hillary Clinton discussed the issue with her former rival Barack Obama ahead of their first campaign appearance ... Read more...

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