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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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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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Michele Bachmann ends White House bid


January 5th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 4 (IANS) US Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann Wednesday announced the end of her bid for the White House after coming in a distant sixth in the Iowa ... Read more...

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Lowans still looking for outstanding GOP contender ahead of Caucuses: Poll


April 30th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Months ahead of the Iowa Caucuses, a University of Iowa Hawkeye poll has suggested that one-quarter of Lowans (26 percent) would choose "someone else" if they are ... Read more...

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US Presidential wannabe Huckabee way ahead of Republican rivals: Poll


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3(ANI): A new poll has found that potential Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee continues to edge out his potential 2012 rivals in next year's Iowa caucuses.The Wall Street Journal/NBC ... Read more...

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US Presidential wannabe Mike Huckabee way ahead of Republican rivals, finds poll


January 13th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): A new poll has found that potential Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is ahead of his Republican rivals in next year's Iowa caucuses.The survey from Democratic-allied Public ... Read more...

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Biden fined 219K dollars for 2008 presidential campaign violations


July 19th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 19 (ANI): The Federal Election Commission has penalized Vice President Joe Biden's 2008 presidential campaign 219,000 dollars for accepting over-the-limit contributions and a discounted flight on a jet owned ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama replaces her chief of staff with long-time pal


June 5th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Just four months into the Barack Obama administration, U.S. First lady Michelle has replaced her chief of staff Jackie Norris with White House lawyer Susan Sher.Issuing a ... Read more...

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Obama: One of the most rapid rises in US political history (Profile)


August 28th, 2008 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) Barack Obama's nomination as Democratic party's presidential candidate, making him the first black American to head a major political party ticket, marks one of the most rapid rises ... Read more...

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Obama picks India friend Biden as running mate (Roundup)


August 23rd, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama has chosen veteran Delaware senator Joe Biden, a friend of India, as his running mate, in a decision intended to balance his perceived ... Read more...

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Obama, not Clinton would have been helped by Edwards” absence in Iowa


August 16th, 2008 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.16 (ANI): A a University of Iowa Hawkeye Poll conducted the night of the Iowa Caucuses suggests the absence of Edwards would have helped Obama, and not Hillary Clinton. The ... Read more...

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Edwards lie about affair jeopardised Hillarys chances for Democratic Prez nomination


August 12th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Aug 12 (ANI): Supporters of US Senator Hillary Clinton have claimed that she could have won the Democratic presidential nomination had John Edwards not lied about his adulterous relationship ... Read more...

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More Americans think US ready for black president


April 4th, 2008 - 11:20 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 4 (IANS) The number of Americans who believe that the country is ready for a black president is rising, suggests a new poll somewhat reflecting the success of ... Read more...

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Obama campaign theme song a pot shot at Hillary?


January 15th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by admin
New York, Jan 15 (ANI): US presidential hopeful Barack Obamas so-called clean campaign turned slightly mucky when one of his staffers took a swipe at rival Hillary Clinton through the candidate's theme ... Read more...

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Hillary wins New Hampshire’s Democratic primary


January 9th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Senator Hillary Clinton has won New Hampshire's Democratic presidential primary, after beating her rival candidate Barack Obama. While talking to her supporters Hillary said that she "found her ... Read more...

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Ballot casting begins in New Hampshire, Clinton fighting for her place in US political sun


January 8th, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan.8 (ANI): Voters in two New Hampshire hamlets cast their ballots Tuesday just after midnight in the state's first-in-the-nation presidential primary, hours before the rest of the state's polling places open. Reports ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson backing Barack Obamas presidential bid?


January 4th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Hollywood beauty Scarlett Johansson showed her support for presidential candidate Barack Obama at his recent campaign rally.The 23-year-old gave a speech supporting the Democratic contender right before the ... Read more...

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American voting trends could be affected by Bhutto’s assassination


December 28th, 2007 - 3:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec.28 (ANI): The assassination of Benazir Bhutto, coming only a week before the Iowa caucuses, may switch the American voters' attention away from domestic concerns, such as the economy or immigration, ... Read more...

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Study suggests poll disconnect over support for Obama, Clinton


December 19th, 2007 - 6:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec.19 (ANI): A new national study of voters who say they might vote in Democratic primaries and caucuses shows a striking disconnect between their explicit and implicit preferences, according to University ... Read more...

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Elections 2.0: ABC News and Facebook Sponsor Debates


November 28th, 2007 - 8:01 am ICT by admin
In the early days of 2008, ABC News and Facebook will offer their version of Elections 2.0. The two companies are jointly sponsoring back-to-back debates by Republican and Democratic presidential candidates on ... Read more...

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Oprah ropes in Oprah to win women votes in conservative Iowa


November 27th, 2007 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov.27 (ANI): Democrat residential candidate and Illinois Senator Barack Obama has roped in Oprah Winfrey, the queen of American daytime television, to raid Hillary Clintons core support among women voters in ... Read more...

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