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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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Jobs bill exposes divide between Congress and White House


October 5th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The blame game in US politics has surfaced again. The proposed Jobs Bill has once again exposed the deep division between Congress and the White House. President ... Read more...

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Republicans reject tax breaks cut for wealthy


September 13th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) President Barack Obama has suggested what he calls a "common-sense approach" of limiting tax deductions for the wealthy to pay most of the cost of ... Read more...

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Republican House hands Obama big victory over new warplane


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has scored a big post election victory with the opposition Republican controlled house voting to cancel $450 million for an alternative ... Read more...

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Bachmann emerges as face of Tea Party, Palin’s star waning


January 27th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.27 (ANI): Minnesota Republican Michele Bachmann, a Sarah Palin acolyte weighing a 2012 presidential bid, has emerged as the new star of the Tea Party, after providing the alternative ... Read more...

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Obama was born in the US, says Eric Cantor


January 24th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): House majority leader Eric Cantor has said that he thinks Barack Obama was born in the US, but refused to call birthers' disproved claims 'crazy talk.'"Most Americans ... Read more...

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House Democrats re-elect Pelosi as their leader; Republicans elect Cantor


November 18th, 2010 - 4:03 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- House Democrats on Wednesday re-elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi to remain as their leader in the new Congress.Pelosi, 70, was voted to remain as the Democrats leader despite ... Read more...

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Republicans aim for the health care bill


November 8th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama’s health care plan may not be repealed but Republicans are sure going to frustrate the plan. In a lead up to the 2010 ... Read more...

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GOP Claims Victory In House Of Representatives, All Set To Read “Pledge To America”


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After 2010 US election votes are tallied, it seems that the Republican Party will hold the majority of seats in the elections and in the US ... Read more...

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India baiter Dan Burton all set to head S. Asia sub-committee in US Congress


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Dhruva JaishankarWashington, Nov.3 (ANI): Leading India baiter Dan Burton, the U.S. Republican Representative for Indiana's 5th congressional district, is all set to become the chairman of the House Sub-Committee of ... Read more...

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Rich Iott’s Nazi Uniform: The Re-enactment Furor


October 16th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Rich Iott, the Republican candidate from Ohio, has been under stringent criticism for his re enactment of the World War II in a Nazi ... Read more...

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Republican ‘Young Guns’ critical of Bush to offer real change to voters


September 6th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 6 (ANI): A new generation of Republican congressmen are bidding to convince voters that the Right can offer real change, and criticized former president George W Bush and the ... Read more...

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Joe Barton’s Apology To BP CEO Backfires


June 18th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, June 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican politician from Texas, Joe Barton made an apology to Tony Hayward the BP CEO on Thursday and his comment enraged both the democrats and ... Read more...

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Republican Congressman Barton retracts apology to BP


June 18th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Republican Congressman from Texas Joe Barton has retracted his apology to British Petroleum (BP) in connection with the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.Barton had not only apologized to ... Read more...

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You Cut Whips Up Debate In US Political Scene


May 14th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Republicans have always slammed the Obama administration for its stress on spending and they have termed it as "spending culture" mockingly. Now equipped with the ... Read more...

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Eric Cantor Launches You Cut, Democrats Scoff


May 13th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, May 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The residents of the USA now can vote for which federal spending they do not want and the choice comes courtesy the GOP. The new ... Read more...

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San Francisco, CA man charged for threatening House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over health care reform


April 9th, 2010 - 4:11 am ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – A California man was charged after threatening a government official through telephone calls, prosecutors said Thursday.Gregory Lee Giusti, 48, was accused for threatening House Speaker Nancy ... Read more...

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Man Arrested For Death Threats Against Senator Murray


April 7th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A sixty four year old resident of Washington state was arrested by police and charged on Tuesday for threatening to kill Senator Patty Murray, a Democrat from Washington ... Read more...

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Charles Wilson arrested for making death threats to Sen. Patty Murray


April 7th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Apr 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Charles Alan Wilson has been arrested for making death threats to Sen. Patty Wilson. He was arrested when he was at his Washington home. According to ... Read more...

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Male Under Arrest For Issuing Death Threats To Republican Eric Cantor


March 30th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The American powers that be have put in detention and indicted a male for intending to liquidate a highly powerful Republican in the House of ... Read more...

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Philadelphia man arrested in the Eric Cantor threat case


March 30th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Philadelphia, Mar 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Philadelphia man was arrested in the Eric Cantor threat case. He was also charged with threatening to murder Eric Cantor and his family. The federal ... Read more...

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Philadelphia Man Arrested For Threatening Eric Cantor


March 30th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man from Philadelphia was charged yesterday (March 29) for the threats he made to kill House Minority Whip Eric Cantor, R-Va. The threats were made against ... Read more...

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Man Accused Of Issuing Death Threats To Eric Cantor Arrested


March 30th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Mar 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An arrest has been made in the case of a death threat issued to House Republican Whip Eric Cantor as well as his family, authorities ... Read more...

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Philadelphia, PA man arrested for threatening a U.S. Congressman


March 30th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by BNO News
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) – A Philadelphia, Pennsylvania man was arrested and charged with threatening to kill United States Congressman Eric Cantor and his family, U.S. Attorney Michael Levy announced on Monday.Norman ... Read more...

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US attitude towards Israel could be changing: Republican Congressman


November 9th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9(ANI): A leading US Republican Congressman has warned that the attitude of Capitol Hill towards Israel could be changing.US House of Representatives Minority Whip Eric Cantor said this before ... Read more...

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Palin in TIME list of influential people a joke, says ex-Governor


May 4th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Former Massachusetts Governor and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has jokingly dismissed Sarah Palin's inclusion on TIME's list of influential people.Romney, who was appearing on CNN's ... Read more...

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Republican think tank sidelines Jindal as future GOP leader


April 4th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.4 (ANI): The Heritage Foundation, a prominent conservative think tank in Washington, has anointed Representative Paul Ryan "the leader of the future of the conservative movement."According to Fox News, Ryan ... Read more...

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GOP crafting their own version of Bill Clinton’s phrase to regain power


March 29th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): Republicans appear to be crafting their own version of Bill Clinton's legendary campaign phrase in an effort to recapture both chambers in Congress next year.According to FOX ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal set to enjoy his big GOP moment in US Congress


February 23rd, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Louisiana (US), Feb.23 (ANI): When Louisianas Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal delivers the Republican response to President Barack Obamas Message to Congress on Tuesday, most Americans will be seeing him for ... Read more...

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Republican leader says party is no longer ”relevant”


November 18th, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.18 (ANI): A Virginian Republic leader in the U.S. House of Representatives has said that his party is no longer "relevant" to voters and must stop simply espousing principles. Instead, ... Read more...

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US Congress finalizing financial bailout plan


September 29th, 2008 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (DPA) US lawmakers were on the threshold Sunday of sealing a $700-billion bailout intended to rescue the US economy from the edge of a financial meltdown.They intended to announce ... Read more...

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McCain includes Jew in running mate short list


August 4th, 2008 - 10:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.4 (ANI): Aides of presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain have asked 45-year-old Eric Cantor, a young Jewish congressman from Virginia, to submit documents as part of a rigorous vetting ... Read more...

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