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Obama gains six point advantage over Romney: poll


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) With a new poll showing President Barack Obama getting a six point advantage over Mitt Romney after last week's Democratic National Convention, the Republican challenger ... Read more...

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Romney promises to deliver what Obama could not


August 31st, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) A 100,000 red, white and blue balloons dropped from the ceiling in a rain of confetti as Mitt Romney accepted the Republican nomination to challenge ... Read more...

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Paul Ryan accepts Republican vice presidential nomination


August 30th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Tampa, Florida, Aug 30 (IANS) Mitt Romney's running mate Paul Ryan has accepted the Republican vice-presidential nomination, saying time is running out to solve America's fiscal problems, but they ... Read more...

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Romney creates history in clinching Republican nomination (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (IANS) Mitt Romney created history as he finally clinched the Republican nomination to challenge President Barack Obama in the November presidential, becoming the first Mormon nominee ... Read more...

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Mitt Romney clinches Republican nomination


May 30th, 2012 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (IANS) Mitt Romney created history as he finally clinched the Republican nomination to challenge President Barack Obama in November, becoming the first Mormon nominee from ... Read more...

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What will Obama’s gay turn cost?


May 14th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Since Barack Obama "came out of the closet" on the issue of same-sex marriage, the spotlight has turned not so much on one of the ... Read more...

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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 announces withdrawal from Republican primaries


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS/EFE) Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich announced Wednesday that he is withdrawing from the Republican primaries, leaving the way clear for the front-runner, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt ... Read more...

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After five-state sweep, Romney readies to battle Obama (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Sweeping five Republican primaries to effectively clinch the Republican nomination, Mitt Romney prepared to challenge President Barack Obama in the November general election."A better America ... 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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Gender gap, likeability forge Obama ahead: Poll


April 17th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) President Barack Obama holds a nine-point lead over likely Republican challenger Mitt Romney, thanks to a large gender gap and likeability factor, according to a ... 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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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, 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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Romney faces tough fight in deep South (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Ahead of Tuesday's Republican primaries in Alabama and Mississippi in the deep South to pick up the party candidate to challenge President Barack Obama, leading ... Read more...

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Romney faces tough fight in deep South


March 13th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Ahead of Tuesday's tough Republican primaries in Alabama and Mississippi in deep South to pick up the party candidate to challenge President Barack Obama, leading ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval ratings hit new low


March 13th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Amid rising gas prices, President Barack Obama's Obama approval rating has plunged to 41 per cent in a new poll putting a question mark on ... 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 frontrunner as Republican race hits ‘Super Tuesday’


March 6th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) As the Republican primary race to pick their nominee to challenge President Barack hits so-called "Super Tuesday", the biggest day of voting yet in the two-month-old ... Read more...

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Waiting for the Republican Superman!


March 5th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) Will Mitt Romney emerge on Super Tuesday as the Republican Superman who would challenge President Barack Obama in November? Or would he stumble again to ... 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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Republican presidential hopefuls target Obama


February 21st, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) Two leading Republican presidential candidates Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich are training their guns on President Barack Obama as they woo conservative voters ahead of ... Read more...

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Obama leads Romney in poll


February 7th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama is preferred by 52 percent of Americans compared with 43 percent who favour Mitt Romney, the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, ... 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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US presidential hopeful promises moon base by 2020


January 26th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A US Republican presidential hopeful has promised to build a moon base by 2020 if he becomes the next US president in the November poll.Newt ... 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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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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Latinos still back Obama over Republicans


December 29th, 2011 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) US Latinos continue to support President Barack Obama though they are unhappy with the administration's harsh deportation policy, a survey says.Fifty-nine percent of Latinos disapprove ... 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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