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Democrats woo middle class, say Romney out of touch


September 5th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Democrats wooed the middle class with Michelle Obama calling the first family a testament to the American dream as others attacked President Barack Obama's Republican ... Read more...

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India, US discuss health initiative


January 11th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) India and the US Wednesday discussed the progress of the health initiative launched in 2010, officials said.A high level delegation from the US led by ... Read more...

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Even David Cameron’s doctor brother-in-law doesn’t trust NHS reforms


February 1st, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): UK Prime Minister David Cameron has dragged his own family into the row over the Government's health reforms.He revealed that his brother-in-law Carl Brookes-a cardiologist-had fears about ... Read more...

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For Obama, ‘economy’ is first priority, to generate more jobs in US


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): With the unemployment rate ending at 9.4 percent last year, US President Barack Obama has said his administration would focus on the economy and on ways to ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval ratings soar despite disappointments over health-employment issues


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): Despite undergoing difficult times during his presidency ranging from issues of unemployment to health care reforms, US President Barack Obama's overall approval ratings have shot up from ... Read more...

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Asthmatics living in poverty suffer more, finds study


December 18th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people with low incomes suffer more from the consequences of asthma as compared to those well off.The report from the UCLA Center ... Read more...

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Mitch McConnell Targets President Barack Obama


November 5th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican Kentucky Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has made his intentions clear and some Democrats might not like the way he puts it. The political leader ... Read more...

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John Boehner Talks Cooperation With Democrats, Plans To Axe Their Policies


November 4th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Boehner who is going to replace Nancy Pelosi as the Speaker in the House in near future is visibly basking in the glory of the ... Read more...

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Dan Coats Raises Republican Hopes


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican candidate Dan Coats secured a crucial victory for the Republicans with a strong win over Democrat Brad Ellsworth. The result indicated on Tuesday that Dan ... 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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$50 Billion Spent On The Dying Last Year, Reports 60 Minutes On 8/8/2010


August 9th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The mortality of a human being is a fact that most of us are reconciled to. But the enormous costs that are incurred ... Read more...

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Mark Critz Defeats Tim Burns In Pennsylvania


May 19th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Pennsylvania, May 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The results for the Pennsylvania's 12th district elections are out and the verdict is that Mark Critz has defeated candidate Tim Burns. Which also means ... Read more...

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Marine’s Anti-Obama Comments On Facebook Sparks Controversy


April 17th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez San Diego, Apr 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Marine in the US drew a lot of criticism upon himself when he made use of the networking site Facebook to post his ... Read more...

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Over five in 10 Americans disapprove health care reforms: Poll


April 3rd, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 3 (ANI): Just a week after the health care reform bill signed into law, 53 percent Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama's central domestic policy, according to a new ... Read more...

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Joe Biden’s F-bomb T-shirts are a money-spinner


April 2nd, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Apr 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vice President’s Joe Biden’s latest political gaffe is turning out to be a money spinner. Earlier his political gaffes used to land the White House ... Read more...

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Illinois Pet Tax is an April Fool Prank


April 2nd, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Illinois, Apr 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The DJs Karson and Kennedy announced on air, that Massachusetts had implemented a pet tax for all those people who keep pets. Other radio stations in Illinois ... Read more...

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11 Republican states to challenge Obama’s health care reforms


March 23rd, 2010 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 23 (IANS) As President Barack Obama prepared to sign into law Tuesday the historic health care reform legislation, 11 opposition Republican states were reported to be planning ... Read more...

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AARP applauds House health care reform vote


March 22nd, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The health care reforms will bring needed relief to millions of Americans struggling with the high cost of prescription drugs and discriminatory insurance company practices, AARP said ... Read more...

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US Congress hands Obama a huge win with health care reforms (Second Lead)


March 22nd, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama savoured a major political victory with the Congress passing a landmark bill to provide medical coverage to tens of millions of ... Read more...

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US House hands Obama a victory with health care reforms (Lead)


March 22nd, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama savoured a major political victory with the Congress passing a landmark bill to provide medical coverage to tens of millions of ... Read more...

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Obama not to be accompanied by wife, daughters on Asian trip: Gibbs


March 13th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 13 (ANI): White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs has confirmed that President Barack Obama will delay his visit to Asia, and he won't be accompanied by wife Michelle and ... Read more...

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Obama’s job approval rating nosedives to all time low of 46 percent


March 13th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 13 (ANI): The job approval rating of US President Barack Obama has hit a record low (46 percent) amid rising doubts over his ability to push health care reforms ... Read more...

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Congresswoman Louise Slaughter Speaks Of Dead Dentures In Health Care Summit


February 26th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Feb 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, who had been present at the health care summit which took place on Thursday, Feb 25, managed to draw the attention of ... Read more...

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Health Care Reforms Easier On Budget: Representative John Dingell


February 26th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Feb 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Representative John Dingell made a case in point when he went up on stage as the last speaker at the Health Care Summit called on ... Read more...

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Americans divided over Obama’s health care reforms: Poll


February 26th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 26 (ANI): Americans seem to be divided on health care reforms, with 46 percent of voters saying that the bill should be passed this year, while over 50 percent wanting ... Read more...

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Rahm Emanuel Apologizes For “Retarded” Comment


February 4th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rahm Emanuel the White House Chief of Staff, has apologized for some fiery and very controversial comment he had made last year, albeit in private. ... Read more...

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Obama shifts to economy, announces middle-class relief


January 26th, 2010 - 3:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (DPA) US President Barack Obama pivoted back to the struggling economy Monday, announcing measures to support middle-class families after a tough political week for his Democratic Party. The White ... Read more...

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Obama acknowledges public anger in wake of Massachusetts defeat


January 21st, 2010 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (DPA) President Barack Obama acknowledged Wednesday that the US public remained "angry" and "frustrated" with the state of the country, one year after his historic inauguration and one ... Read more...

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Obama’s `change’ runs up against Washington culture


January 13th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Chris Cermak Washington, Jan 13 (DPA) More than one million people braved bitter cold and long, pre-dawn lines for the inauguration of a US president who promised to change ... Read more...

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Obama plan for public health insurance gets a boost


October 27th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) President Barack Obama's preference for a public health insurance option as part of his proposed health care reforms received a boost with the Senate majority ... Read more...

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Key senate panel clears Obama’s health care reforms


October 14th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) President Barack Obama's plans for universal health care coverage got a boost with an $829 billion plan projected to extend coverage to an additional 29 ... Read more...

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White House accuses Fox News of ‘waging war against Obama


October 13th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.13 (ANI): The White House has gone on the offensive against its critics in the press, singling out Fox News and going so far as to accuse the News Corp.-owned ... Read more...

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Keith Olbermann Special Comments On Health Care Reforms At The Countdown Show


October 9th, 2009 - 2:09 am ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The well-known news anchor Keith Olbermann has declared to have a complete show on health care reform of the country. He had declared that the 8th ... Read more...

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Obama Appears On David Letterman’s Show


September 22nd, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey New York, Sep 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US President Barack Obama wittily mixed policy discussions with his personal reflections regarding his daughters along with a subtle tinge of humor during ... Read more...

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