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Keeping immigrant families together is critical: Michelle


July 17th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS/EFE) US first lady Michelle Obama has argued on television that a second term for President Barack Obama is vital for moving forward with comprehensive immigration ... Read more...

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Obama begins re-election campaign, hits out at outsourcing (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Virtually launching his re-election campaign, President Barack Obama hit out at "outsourcing" as he called keeping alive the American dream "the defining issue of our ... Read more...

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Indian American to head US think-tank


October 26th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) Neera Tanden, an Indian-American veteran of the Obama and Clinton administrations, will be taking over as president of the Centre for American Progress, a major ... Read more...

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Restore middle class, end ‘Washington games’: Obama


September 6th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Set to give a major speech on job creation, President Barack Obama has called for an end to "Washington games" and asked opposition Republicans to ... Read more...

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Former Minnesota Gov. Pawlenty drops out of presidential race


August 15th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty on Sunday became the first major candidate to withdraw from the presidential race after a disappointing result at the Ames Straw Poll ... Read more...

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US court tosses out key parts of Obama’s healthcare reform


August 13th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) In a major blow to President Barack Obama, a US federal appeals court has tossed out key provisions of his sweeping health care reform bill ... Read more...

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Joe Biden dozes off as Obama delivers speech


April 14th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden nodded off while President Barack Obama went through statistics and policy goals during a speech, it was reported here.The Daily ... Read more...

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Obama draws battle lines with $4 trillion deficit reduction plan (Lead)


April 14th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) Battle lines were clearly drawn as US President Barack Obama unveiled a plan to cut federal deficits by $4 trillion over the next 12 years ... Read more...

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Zardari marriage rumour swirls, PPP denies


February 4th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 4 (IANS) The ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Friday rejected rumours that President Asif Ali Zardari has secretly tied the knot in the US with a Pakistani doctor based ... 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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Latest Health Care Law Repeal Bill Passes House, Likely To Be Thwarted In Senate


January 20th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yesterday the GOP led House of Representatives passed a bill that seeks to demolish the much touted health care reform promoted by Barack Obama, the president ... Read more...

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Poll: Health care reform is Barack Obama’s best and worst


January 14th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.14 (ANI): Americans are evenly divided over health care that nearly identical percentages say reform is President Barack Obama's greatest accomplishment and his worst one since taking office, according to ... Read more...

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Wrestling coach in US put on paid leave for calling Obama an ‘idiot’


January 14th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): An Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter has been put on paid leave from his job as a wrestling coach after he insulted President Obama's intelligence and challenged him to ... Read more...

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Obama’s job approval rating climbs to highest point in year to 53 percent


January 13th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13(ANI): A new poll has found that US President Barack Obama's job approval rating has climbed to its highest point in nearly a year.According to an Associated Press-GfK poll, ... Read more...

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U. S. President Barack Obama, Other Politicians Criticize Arizona Shooting


January 9th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Tuscon, Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords was in a meeting with her supporters on Saturday morning when an assailant opened fire and shot her in his head ... Read more...

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Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was Palin’s target over ‘health care reform’ backing


January 9th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Gabrielle Giffords, who is in critical condition after being shot in Tucson, had become a target of potential presidential candidate Sarah Palin in the mid-term elections last ... Read more...

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Democrats Of Washington Mourns Elizabeth Edwards’ Death


December 8th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US Senator John Edwards' estranged wife Elizabeth Edwards breathed her last on Tuesday. The best selling author was surrounded by her friends and family members ... Read more...

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Susan Sher to step down as Michelle Obama’s top aide


November 17th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): The US first lady Michelle Obama's office has announced that chief of staff Susan Sher would head back to Chicago after January 1 next year.Sher, who ... Read more...

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‘Sarah Palin cost us control of the Senate’: GOP Rep. Bachus


November 9th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Alabama Representative Spencer Bachus (R) has alleged that former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin was probably the reason for the GOP's failure to take ... Read more...

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi to run for House Minority Leader


November 6th, 2010 - 1:48 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday announced that she will run to become House Minority Leader in the next Congress.Pelosi, 70, the first female Speaker of the U.S. ... Read more...

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Barbara Boxer Basking In The Glory Of Her Historic Win


November 4th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The California Senate race proved to be one of the most eagerly watched one in this year's midterm election. Incumbent Barbara Boxer of Democrats faced possibly ... Read more...

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Race For The Washington State Senate Seat Gets Even Closer


November 4th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Patty Murray and Dino Rossi are locked in one of the closest battles in the elections so far. Though exit polls indicated that the Democrat candidate ... Read more...

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South Carolina Chooses Nikki Haley As New Governor


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nikki Haley is set to become the second Indian-American to become the governor of an American state as she was selected as the Governor of South ... Read more...

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Obama’s Democrats lose House, hold on to Senate (Third Lead)


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 3(IANS) Days ahead of his visit to India, America's first black president Barack Obama saw his Democratic party suffer a near rout in the face of voter ... Read more...

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Health overhaul may usher in free birth control


November 1st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Women in the United States may soon experience birth control at zero cost, thanks to the new health care reform that will soon be implemented. Well ... Read more...

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Jon Stewart’s “The Daily Show” Features President Barack Obama As Special Guest


October 28th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With just days remaining for the mid-term elections, United States President Barack Obama made an appearance on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" on Wednesday. With his ... Read more...

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Obama says would like to run more pragmatic campaigns


October 28th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 28 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama has said he would like to be more pragmatic in future electoral campaigns, but added that such a change would take place overnight.Becoming ... Read more...

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Two in three 2008 Obama backers unlikely to vote this year: Poll


October 20th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 20 (ANI): A new CBS News/Knowledge Networks survey has found that two in three likely voters who say they voted for President Obama in 2008 are less enthusiastic ... Read more...

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Majority of American women view Obama’s economic policies a ‘failure’: Poll


October 12th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A majority of American women view President Barack Obama administration as a 'failure' as far as the health care reform and the economic stimulus package are concerned, ... Read more...

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Art Robinson Makes Politics More Colloquial


October 8th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Republican Art Robinson does not seen to have much chance to make it into the congress as a Republican anymore. He has represented Oregon before, but certain comments of ... Read more...

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Chris Redfern’s “F-Bomb” Not Excused


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you dare to be a critic of Democratic President Barack Obama's health care reform law, then perhaps the only word that describes you starts with ... Read more...

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Barack Obama’s Healthcare Change Policies Becoming Effective From Thursday


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Sep 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The health care changes proposed by the Obama administration are going to become effective from tomorrow. The changes will put an end to the insurance ... Read more...

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Obama Healthcare Plan Changes Set To Be Effective From Thursday


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): On Thursday September 23, 2010 several new health care reforms will be put into effect. A lot of key components of ... Read more...

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Obama’s popularity among Hollywood supporters takes a hit


September 9th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): The national job approval rating for US President Barack Obama popularity among his Hollywood supporters seems to have taken a hit.In the latest Fox News Public Opinion ... Read more...

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NYDN endorses Indian American politico’s challenge to incumbent NY Congresswoman


September 6th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.6 (ANI): Indian American Reshma Saujani, the Democratic primary challenger to Representative Carolyn Maloney in New York's 14th District, has received a strong endorsement from the New York Daily News.The ... Read more...

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