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Cuban dissidents salute Obama, no comment from government


November 6th, 2008 - 4:50 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 6 (DPA) The Cuban government chose to remain silent, but the dissident movement in the communist island Wednesday saluted the election of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, and said it ... Read more...

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South Asian NGO played big role in Obama’’s victory


November 5th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita Prakash Virginia, Nov 5 (ANI): South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), an NGO which advocates for civil rights and immigrant rights issues facing the community in the United States, has ... Read more...

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New Hampshire votes for Obama, networks project


November 5th, 2008 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (DPA) The northeastern state of New Hampshire will be carried by Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, three US television networks projected, based on exit polls and early results reporting.Republican ... Read more...

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Anti-immigrant climate spurs Hispanics to vote


November 5th, 2008 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) The immigration issue has been relegated to the back burner during the last phase of the US presidential campaign, but the hostile climate against immigrants motivated millions of ... Read more...

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Obama turned white, McCain black for new poster campaign


November 4th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 4 (ANI): An advertising agency has turned U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama white, and his Republican counterpart John McCain black, in a set of ads posted around New ... Read more...

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Obama leads McCain by seven percentage points ahead of poll day


November 4th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.4 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama holds a solid seven percentage point lead over Republican rival John McCain going into Election Day -- 50 percent to 43 percent -- ... Read more...

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Obama’s remark on solving Kashmir dispute welcome: separatist body


November 2nd, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 2 (IANS) A separatist Kashmiri leader in the US has welcomed Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama's remarks emphasising the need to resolve the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan.In ... Read more...

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‘Obama’s remark on solving Kashmir dispute welcome’


November 2nd, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 2 (IANS) A Kashmiri political activist in the US has welcomed Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama's remarks emphasising the need to have "better understanding" between India and Pakistan to ... Read more...

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Obama unaware aunt living illegally in US: Report (Lead)


November 2nd, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 2 (DPA) The campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has said he was not aware that his Kenyan aunt was reportedly living in the US illegally, the Washington Post ... Read more...

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Obama’s aunt may be illegal immigrant: Report


November 2nd, 2008 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 2 (Xinhua) US Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama didn't know his aunt might be living illegally in the country, his campaign spokesman has said. "Senator Obama has no knowledge of ... Read more...

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Obama increasing his lead as campaign enters final phase


November 1st, 2008 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (DPA) Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is increasing his lead over Republican rival John McCain as the US presidential election campaign enters its final phase, according to a poll ... Read more...

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Obama continues to outpace McCain in swing-states


November 1st, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 1 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has maintained a comfortable lead over his rival John McCain, and continued to outpace him in swing states, most national surveys ... Read more...

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Special prayers performed in Coimbatore for Obama’’s victory


October 30th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Oct 30 (ANI): A practitioner of traditional medicines in Coimbatore on Thursday conducted special prayers to seek the blessings of gods to ensure a smooth victory for Barack Obama, the ... Read more...

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Undecided US voters most likely to have subconsciously decided


October 29th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 29 (ANI): Americans who claim that they have yet not decided whether to cast their votes in favour of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama or his Republican counterpart John ... Read more...

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We are one week away from changing America, says Obama in closure speech


October 28th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has promised to restore economic prosperity and a sense of higher purpose to a tired, embattled nation.We are one week away ... Read more...

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Obama wishes ‘a joyous Diwali’


October 26th, 2008 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has wished "Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and their friends" around the world "a joyous Diwali" with a promise that if elected he would "work ... Read more...

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Bushs election guru says Obama has copied his tactics


October 26th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Karl Rove, the noted architect of President George W Bushs two victories, has said if Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama wins the White House race, it will ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton, Obama to campaign together


October 26th, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and former US President Bill Clinton, often bitter rivals during the primary race between Obama and Hillary Clinton, will campaign together on ... Read more...

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US voters heady sense of historic occasion may transform Obamas firsts to victory


October 25th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): American voters have a heady sense of historic occasion, a phenomenon that favors Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama.He would be the nations first Black president, and ... Read more...

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Polls show Obama gaining among Bush voters


October 24th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 24 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is showing surprising strength among portions of the political coalition that returned George W. Bush to the White House four years ... Read more...

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Hillary pitches to make Obama a President with political strength


October 23rd, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton has thrown her weight behind Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama to make sure that he stands before the nation as a President with ... Read more...

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Obama favours US troop surge in Afghanistan


October 23rd, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has said that he would order a surge of US troops - perhaps 15,000 or more - to Afghanistan as soon as ... Read more...

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Palin criticizes Obama for advocating cross-border attacks in Pakistan


October 22nd, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Reno (Nevada, US), Oct.22 (ANI): Alaska Governor and Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has criticized Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama for advocating cross-border attacks into Pakistan without that nation''s approval, disparaging ... Read more...

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Obama outspending McCain four to one


October 21st, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.21 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is outspending Republican rival John McCain in TV ads by nearly four to one, according to the independent Campaign Media Analysis Group. The ... Read more...

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53 percent Americans says Obama has greater appeal than McCain


October 21st, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.21 (ANI): Fifty three percent of American voters claim that Illinois Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has far greater appeal than his Republican rival John McCain. However, according ... Read more...

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Obama accuses McCain of bringing ugliness to presidential campaign


October 21st, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Florida (United States), Oct.21 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Monday accused his republican rival John McCain of launching an "ugly" bid to stave off defeat, while campaigning along with ... Read more...

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Springsteen and Joel raise $7 mn for Obama


October 21st, 2008 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 21 (DPA) With some tickets priced at $25,000, the seminal concert last week by legendary rockers Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel was always destined to be a huge fundraiser ... Read more...

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Obama adds over 150 million dollars to his campaign kitty


October 20th, 2008 - 11:24 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.20 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has added over 150 million dollars in September to his campaign kitty. His campaign released this figure on Sunday, a day before it ... Read more...

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Obama dismisses McCain’’s accusations of promoting socialism


October 20th, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
Fayetteville (North Carolina, US), Oct.20 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has rubbished the McCain campaign''s oft-repeated charge that he is promoting a brand of socialism and welfare that could have ... Read more...

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Former US secretary of state Powell endorses Obama


October 19th, 2008 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (DPA) Former US Secretary of state Colin Powell, who had served in the first Republican administration of President George W. Bush, Sunday announced he was backing Democratic presidential candidate ... Read more...

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Palin now says Obama loves America


October 18th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Oct 18 (ANI): Nearly two weeks after criticizing Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama for palling around with terrorists, Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin has said that he was acting ... Read more...

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Obama says FOX News has cost him a few points in polls


October 16th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.16 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is of the view that FOX News has cost him a few points in the polls. In an interview with NYT reporter Matt ... Read more...

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Obama distances himself from voter fraud accused ACORN


October 15th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.15 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has distanced himself from the low-income advocacy group ACORN, which has been under fire for allegations of voter fraud. Obama, who rarely discusses the ... 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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Obama now holds double digit lead in key battleground states


October 14th, 2008 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.14 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama now holds a double-digit lead over Republican rival John McCain in the key battlground states Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin and carries a nine-point ... Read more...

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