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With three wins Romney inches closer to nomination


May 9th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Mitt Romney inched closer to secure Republican party's nomination to challenge President Barack Obama in November with victories in three party primaries in Indiana, North ... Read more...

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Gingrich finally calls it quits (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) With just two victories under his belt in Republican primaries, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich finally called it quits, a little less than a year ... Read more...

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Romney sweeps five states, readies to battle Obama


April 25th, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Mitt Romney has swept five Republican primaries to effectively clinch the Republican nomination to challenge President Barack Obama in the November general election.With his nearest ... Read more...

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Obama, Romney in a tight race: Poll


April 19th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) President Barack Obama and his likely Republican challenger Mitt Romney are locked in a tight race in the November presidential poll as Romney solidified support ... Read more...

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Romney’s path cleared; gets Bobby Jindal’s backing (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) As Mitt Romney emerged as the virtually certain Republican presidential nominee with Rick Santorum suddenly dropping out of the race, Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal backs Romney as Santorum quits


April 11th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal came out in support of Mitt Romney as his closest rival Rick Santorum suspended his campaign, effectively ceding the ... Read more...

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Three wins tighten Romney grip on Republican ticket


April 4th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) With decisive victories in Republican presidential primaries in three states, frontrunner Mitt Romney virtually assured himself of the party nomination to challenge President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Romney picks up two big endorsements


March 30th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) Front-runner Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has picked up two more big endorsements, but apparently with little impact on his party's unending race to pick ... Read more...

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Obama expands national lead over Republican rivals: Poll


March 29th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) President Barack Obama has widened his lead over Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, his potential Republican rivals in the November presidential election, to double digits ... Read more...

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Santorum wins Louisiana to slow down Romney


March 25th, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Former senator Rick Santorum easily won the Republican presidential primary in Indian American governor Bobby Jindal's home state of Louisiana, somewhat slowing down frontrunner Mitt ... Read more...

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Front-runner Romney wins Republican primary in Illinois


March 21st, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by BNO News
CHICAGO, Illinois (BNO NEWS) -- Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney won the Republican presidential primary in Illinois on Tuesday, defeating former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum and gaining more than 40 delegates in ... Read more...

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Romney scores decisive win in Illinois primary


March 21st, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) After close encounters in battleground states like Michigan and Ohio and losses in southern states, frontrunner Mitt Romney scored a decisive win in Illinois Republican ... Read more...

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Romney, Santorum face showdown in Obama’s home state


March 20th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) Two leading Republican presidential hopefuls have launched a final campaign blitz across Illinois, President Barack Obama's home state, ahead of their showdown in a key ... Read more...

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Santorum sweeps south; setback for Romney


March 14th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) In a major setback for frontrunner Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, former senator Rick Santorum scored twin victories in Alabama and Mississippi primaries to turn ... Read more...

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Rick Santorum wins Kansas caucuses, Romney takes Wyoming


March 11th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum won a convincing victory in the Kansas caucuses on Saturday in the race to become the U.S. Republican presidential candidate. Front-runner Mitt ... Read more...

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Romney pads up lead as Santorum wins Kansas


March 11th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) Leading Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney won some more delegates over the weekend even as closest rival Rick Santorum cruised to victory in Kansas caucuses, ... Read more...

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Romney wins six, but fails to deliver a knockout (Second Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Pulling off a narrow victory over Rick Santorum in the key battleground state of Ohio, Mitt Romney surged ahead of the pack, but could not ... Read more...

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Super Tuesday: Contenders share spoils


March 7th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Republicans appeared headed for a long bruising fight to pick up their nominee to challenge President Barack Obama in November with rivals sharing the spoils ... Read more...

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Romney gains presidential momentum with twin wins


February 29th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) With a narrow win in his home state of Michigan and an easy victory in Arizona, Mitt Romney boosted his chances of becoming the Republican ... Read more...

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Crucial primaries await Republican front-runners


February 28th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) With new polls indicating that the race for Republican presidential nomination remains close and volatile, front-runners Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are pushing hard for ... Read more...

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Romney coasts to second victory in a row


February 5th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney coasted to a sweeping victory in Nevada caucuses, his second consecutive win in the Republican nomination contests for the right ... Read more...

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Romney thumps Gingrich, regains momentum


February 1st, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) With a thumping win in the Republican primary in Florida, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has cemented his front-running status for the right to challenge ... Read more...

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Republicans send Obama over the moon (Washington Newsletter)


January 29th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) One promised the moon, the other "fired" him for the loony idea and the man they hoped to challenge in November lowered his lofty vision ... Read more...

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Mitt Romney releases tax returns


January 25th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS/EFE) Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney Tuesday made public his two most recent tax returns, which reveal that the millionaire businessman is subject to a much lower ... Read more...

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Gingrich wins key Republican primary in South Carolina


January 22nd, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) In a stunning turnaround, former House speaker Newt Gingrich won a crucial Republican party primary in South Carolina, which has an Indian American governor Nikki ... Read more...

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Will Nikki Haley pay for backing Mitt Romney?


December 17th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) South Carolina state's Indian American governor Nikki Haley's endorsement of front runner Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is threatening her own support at home.Former Massachusetts ... Read more...

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Obama trails in swing states: Opinion poll


December 14th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) In a dozen key swing states across the United States, Democratic President Barack Obama is trailing his two leading Republican rivals hoping to challenge him ... Read more...

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Republican presidential candidates spar over everything


September 8th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) The two Republican frontrunners, Mitt Romney and Rick Perry, launched their fight for the party presidential nomination clashing over job creation to health care to ... 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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Mitt Romney to announce his 2012 Presidential bid next week


May 27th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney is also set to announce his Presidential bid for 2012 soon. There are reports that he is going to make ... Read more...

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Most Americans can’t name single GOP candidate: Poll


April 21st, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Over 50 percent of Americans can not name a single GOP presidential candidate, according to a Pew Research Center survey.The survey revealed that 53 percent of Americans, ... Read more...

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Obama’s rating plunges, yet ahead of GOP rivals: Poll


April 20th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's job performance rating has fallen, but he still leads over other Republican rivals, according to Washington Post/ABC News poll.The survey of 1,001 adults ... Read more...

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Gingrich says no hypocrisy behind blaming Bill Clinton and not himself for marital infidelity


March 28th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Former House speaker Newt Gingrich, a possible candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, has said that it was not hypocritical for him to accuse former US President Bill ... Read more...

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Obama urged to clear confusion over US’ interest in Libya mission


March 28th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): US President Barack Obama, who has contradicted Defence Secretary Robert Gates over America's intentions in intervening in Libya, has been urged to clarify the issue.Although Obama ... Read more...

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Obama most popular candidate for 2012 election: Survey


March 24th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.24 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has got the maximum number of supporters for the 2012 elections, reveals Pew Research Center poll.About 47 percent of registered voters say they would ... Read more...

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