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Dr. Obama’s Republican prescription


September 7th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) "Have a surplus? Try a tax cut." "Deficit too high? Try another." "Feel a cold coming on? Take two tax cuts, roll back some regulations ... Read more...

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Democrats petition Betty White to speak at the Democratic National Convention


September 4th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Democrats are petitioning for Betty White, the last surviving ‘Golden Girl’ to attend the democratic national convention. Betty who endorsed President Obama, turned 90 years old ... Read more...

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Labor Day Unions Election


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, Sept 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Obama is going to spend part of his labor day campaigning in the United Auto Workers Rally in the city of Toledo where organized labor is ... Read more...

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Romney collects more money than Obama in May


June 8th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS/EFE) Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney last month collected almost $77 million for his campaign, some $17 million more than President Barack Obama.The Republican National ... Read more...

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Majority Americans approve Obama’s same-sex marriage decision


May 12th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) A little over half of Americans approve of President Barack Obama's public endorsement of same-sex marriage, according to a new survey taken after his ABC ... Read more...

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US House passes cybersecurity bill


April 27th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) US House of Representatives Thursday approved a controversial cybersecurity legislation, which will make it easier for companies to share information with the government about threats their ... Read more...

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Most Americans oppose Israeli strike on Iran


March 14th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Seventy-five percent of Americans oppose Israel conducting a military strike against Iran's nuclear programme, says a survey.Nearly seven out of 10 favour negotiating with Iran, a ... Read more...

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Virginia Governor signs pre-abortion ultrasound bill


March 8th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell signed a new bill into law which will require all women who are about to undergo abortion to have an ultrasound scan before ... Read more...

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Michigan GOP primary race heats up


February 28th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Michigan, Feb 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) During the race to determine who gets to head the Democrats into the race against the Republicans in 2008, then candidates Barack Obama and Hilary Clinton had ... Read more...

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GOP Race: Rick Santorum quizzed over his ‘Bridge to Nowhere’ remarks


February 24th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The GOP race is heating up between frontrunners Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum. During a debate ahead of the primaries in Arizona and Michigan, the pair ... Read more...

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Bad political decisions blamed for financial crisis


December 22nd, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Dec 22 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said Wednesday that the international financial crisis was not caused by a money shortage, but by improper political decisions."The crisis ... Read more...

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Democrats not happy with Romney’s first TV ad


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney’s first TV ad got off on the wrong foot when it was attacked for being “deceitful” and “dishonest.” In the ad, Romney ... Read more...

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Election day 2011 kick starts


November 8th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The next US election is expected to be one of the most highly anticipated ones in the history of the country. Some of the population will have ... Read more...

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Obama, New Yorkers back Occupy Wall Street


October 18th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) As the Occupy Wall Street movement against corporate greed turned one month-old, it won an apparent endorsement from the White House and the backing of ... Read more...

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Top Republican Congressman confident of deficit deal


October 16th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Sunday expressed confidence that a bipartisan congressional debt reduction panel could reach a deal before the Nov 23 deadline.The ... Read more...

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Wish you a very happy Rosh Hashana 2011


September 28th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jerusalem, Sept 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Jewish world observes Rosh Hashana on Wednesday to mark the Hebrew New Year. The Jewish people have set the day aside as the first day of ... Read more...

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Americans believe US policies motivated 9/11 attacks: Poll


September 6th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Americans today are generally more willing to believe that US policies in the Middle East might have motivated the 9/11 terror attacks on New York and ... Read more...

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Wisconsin recall elections to have effect on Presidential elections


August 10th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wisconsin, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Labor unions and Democrats in Wisconsin and throughout the United States were left disappointment on Tuesday when four incumbent Republicans survived recall votes. Six recall votes took ... Read more...

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Rick Perry to announce his Presidential dreams soon


August 10th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Texas, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Texas governor Rick Perry is expected to announce at the weekend that he intends to run on the ticket of the GOP for the 2012 Presidential race. ... Read more...

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Brazilian mayor gunned down at party


August 7th, 2011 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Aug 7 (IANS/EFE) The mayor of a Brazilian town was shot dead during a party, police said.Antonio Luiz Cesar de Castro, mayor of Nova Canaa do Norte town ... Read more...

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Obama signs historic debt deal to avoid default


August 3rd, 2011 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) Hours before the midnight deadline, US President Barack Obama signed a compromise plan to raise America's $14.3 trillion debt ceiling to avoid a catastrophic US ... Read more...

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US Senate approves debt deal


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a dramatic fashion, the US Senate has finally cleared a hurdle in the bid to prevent the US from defaulting on its debt for the first ... Read more...

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British MPs tweet, and how!


August 1st, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Tweeting seems to have become a near obsession with British parliamentarians, says a survey revealing that they spent 1,000 hours on Twitter last year.Liberal Democrats topped ... Read more...

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Boehner & Reid working on debt plans


July 26th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There have been rival plans from Democrat and Republican lawmakers regarding how the US debt crisis should be handled. House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader ... Read more...

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Ann Coulter opens up on Piers Morgan show


June 8th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Political commentator Ann Coulter was on Piers Morgan’s show on Tuesday. Coulter gave her opinion about the upcoming race between the Republicans and the Democrats in ... 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 confirms he is American by birth


April 28th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 28 (ANI): The White House's move to unseal, and release, Barack Obama's birth certificate came after polls indicated a growing number of Americans doubting that basic fact.A USA ... Read more...

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Drop ‘birther issue’, says Mayor Bloomberg to Trump


April 25th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): New York city mayor Michael Bloomberg has asked Donald Trump to stop raising the 'birther' issue and to focus on other important issues.Businessman Trump has become famous for ... Read more...

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Over one in five Americans support same sex marriage: Poll


April 20th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): Over 50 percent of Americans support same sex marriage and believe it should be recognized as valid in law, according to a poll.According to the poll conducted by ... Read more...

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Carl Lewis wants to run for the Senate


April 11th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Apr 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The name, Carl Lewis connotes athletics to a lot of people but that may change in no time if this multiple Olympic gold medalist goes ... Read more...

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Pew Research says over 4 in 10 Americans think Libya military action is right


March 29th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.29 (ANI): New data from the Pew Research Center shows that 47 percent of Americans, or over 4 in 10, thinks that the US military air strikes in Libya were right. ... Read more...

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Most Americans approve of Obama’s decision to resume military tribunals in Gitmo


March 25th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Most American voters, by a 51-25 percent margin, approve of President Barack Obama's recent decision to resume U.S. military tribunals for Guantanamo Bay detainees, a Fox News ... Read more...

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Nearly seven in ten Americans support air strikes against Gaddafi forces


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Nearly seven in ten Americans support the use of international military air strikes in Libya to protect civilians from the forces of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, a new ... Read more...

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States cutting cigarette taxes


March 19th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Concord, Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some states in a bid to cut down on smoking have increased taxes on cigarettes. However in a counter move, other states have reduced their taxes on ... Read more...

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Over 6 in 10 Americans don’t want military sent to Libya: Poll


March 18th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): Regardless of the belief that the United States should always promote democracy, over 6 in 10 Americans don't want the country's military to be sent to Libya, according ... Read more...

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