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Republican Party Members Oust Michael Steele, Elect Reince Priebus As The New Chairman


January 15th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican National Committee selected Reince Priebus as their new chairman after Chairman Michael Steele dropped his second election bid on Friday. Though he endorsed Maria Cino ... Read more...

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GOP committee battle: Steele to reveal whether he wants top job


December 13th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.13 (ANI): The battle for control of the Republican National Committee will take a new turn on Monday when Michael Steele is set to announce whether he will step down ... Read more...

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Palin declines Tea Party offer to replace Steele as RNC chairman


December 7th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.7 (ANI): A national tea party group wants former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to replace Michael Steele as the chairman of the Republican National Committee.Palin, however, has declined the ... Read more...

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Palin to GOP: Dig deep, don’t get cocky, win mid-term polls


October 24th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Orlando (Florida), Oct. 24 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has told Republicans that they have the momentum to succeed in the mid-term elections, but warned the GOP not to get ... Read more...

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Facebook ‘frenemies’ most likely to hurt kids as young as 8


October 3rd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 3 (ANI): Children as young as eight are more likely to fall prey to cyber bullies and online predators, as they are flouting Facebook website age restrictions, police and ... Read more...

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Tea Party Racism Fights Reach A Crescendo


July 15th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ongoing spat between the Tea party and NAACP is gaining enough media attention. A NAACP resolution lashed out at the racist elements in the ... Read more...

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Michael Steele Faces Critisism Over Afghanistan War Comments


July 3rd, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first African American chairman of the Republican National Committee Michael Steele drew criticism and calls for resignation from his own party after blaming President Barack ... Read more...

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GOP leader under siege after verbal salvo against Obama, Afghan war


July 3rd, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): Republican honcho Michael Steele continues to face calls for his resignation following his criticism of President Obama, the Afghan war and the U.S. troop surge in that country.At ... Read more...

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Michael Steele Causes Uproar With Comments Blaming Obama for Afghanistan War


July 3rd, 2010 - 3:42 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Republican Party leader Michael Steele has been facing heavy criticism and had several calls for his resignation following the comments which he allegedly made at a ... Read more...

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Utah Republicans Bestow Trust On Mike Lee


June 23rd, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Salt Lake City, June 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although the defeat was not by a big margin as such, attorney Mike Lee was ultimately able to win the Republican nomination for ... Read more...

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African-American leaders in US have “slimmer margin” for error: Steele


April 6th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 6(ANI): U.S. Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman, Michael Steele, has said the African-American leaders in the country, including President Barack Obama, have a "slimmer margin" for error.Former Maryland Lieutenant ... Read more...

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Republican National Committee chief of staff resigns amid sex-club flap


April 6th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
New York. Apr 6 (ANI): Republican National Committee's (RNC) chief of staff Ken McKay stepped down amid scrutiny over members' spending practices at a strip club.McKay's resignation came just hours after a ... Read more...

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RNC In News Again, This Time For Strip Clubs


April 3rd, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Apr 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Republican National Committee has been in news for the past week for all the wrong reasons thanks to its Chairman Michael Steele. The ... Read more...

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Phone sex scandal adds to Republican committee’s fundraising woes


April 2nd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2(ANI): In the midst of the financial problems plaguing the Republican National Committee (RNC) under Michael Steele's leadership, a fundraising letter mistakenly directing potential contributors to a phone sex line ... Read more...

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Will Michael Steele Step Down From RNC?


April 1st, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Apr 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chairman Michael Steele may most likely step down from his position at RNC following the much publicized "Bondage-Gate scandal". The RNC had to do ... Read more...

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RNC Chairperson Michael Steele’s Job In A Vulnerable Position


April 1st, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Michael Steele, the beleaguered Republican National Committee (RNC) chairperson, is maintaining a low-profile personality in the midst of unpalatable queries about his headship and job. ... Read more...

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Heckled


March 22nd, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, March 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) While the president of United States Barack Obama congratulated House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for the ultimate Heath care bill pass the lady had to face ... Read more...

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Michael Steele Marks Saturday’s Incident As “Isolated” One


March 22nd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Capitol Hill, March 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Steele, the Republican National Chairman had strongly criticized the racial abuses that some unknown people in the Saturday's Tea Party rally have allegedly ... Read more...

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Harry Reid rejects calls to resign following racial comments


January 11th, 2010 - 2:15 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will not resign following controversial remarks about President Obama set to be published by journalists in a book on Monday, ... Read more...

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Republican victories in first election test for Obama


November 4th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 4 (DPA) Republicans appeared headed for victory Tuesday in two US state elections that were being viewed as an early measure of President Barack Obama's popularity. Bob McDonnell was elected ... Read more...

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McCain says Americans ‘proud’ over Obama’s Nobel prize


October 10th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 10 (DPA) US Senator John McCain, who lost his presidential bid last year, said Americans should be happy that his campaign rival President Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace ... Read more...

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Four out of 10 Americans consider Obama’s Olympics trip a ‘bad idea’


October 2nd, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 2 (ANI): Most Americans think that President Barack Obama's Copenhagen trip to lobby International Olympic Committee officials is a bad idea, a new Rasmussen Report poll has revealed.Forty-three ... Read more...

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GOP likens students’Obama-praise song to ‘Stalinist propaganda’


September 26th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep. 26 (ANI): In a fundraising email sent to its supporters, the Republican National Committee has attached a "fanaticism" video showing students of a New Jersey elementary-school singing a song ... Read more...

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Obama’s Notre Dame speech angers anti-abortionists


May 17th, 2009 - 11:59 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
When US President Barrack Obama steps onto the podium at the University of Notre Dame later today to accept an honorary degree, the welcome he receives will be nothing like the ... Read more...

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Roberta Macain at 97 is “alive and kicking”


May 14th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by GD
During the whole of last year's presidential campaign, Roberta Macain, the mother of Senator John Macain, did not utter a single word, in fact it were the drivers of her son's campaign ... Read more...

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President Obama Lampoons Washington at the White House Correspondents Dinner


May 10th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by admin
Washington, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Obama jabbed at himself, as well as a good portion of the Washington Institution, Saturday evening at the Washington Hilton during the White House Correspondents ... Read more...

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Meet Mike Tyson, the family guy


April 23rd, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 23 (ANI): Retired American boxer Mike Tyson has revealed at the premiere of the documentary "Tyson", that he is no longer the man he once was and is more ... Read more...

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Winds of change: Republicans elect first Black party chairman (Second Lead)


January 31st, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Less than three months after Democrat Barack Obama was elected as America's first Black president, the defeated Republican Party has chosen an African American as its national chairman ... Read more...

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Republicans elect first Black party chairman (Lead)


January 31st, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31(IANS) Less than three months after Americans elected Democrat Barack Obama as their first Black president, the vanquished Republican Party too has chosen the first Black national chairman in its ... Read more...

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RNC gets first African Ameican head


January 31st, 2009 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (Xinhua) The US Republican National Committee (RNC) Friday elected Michael Steele as the first African American to lead the national organization of the party. Steele beat Katon Dawson, the ... Read more...

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McCain to roll up sleeves and head to Senate following family time break


November 7th, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): Senator John McCain, who lost to Democrat Barack Obama in US presidential race, will be returning to Congress and continue to reach across the Senate to remain ... Read more...

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GOP to go into wilderness for up to 12 years, warns top Republican black leader


October 30th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London , Oct 30 (ANI): After being hammered by the Democrats in the Nov 4 presidential poll, the Republican Party will be left in wilderness for up to 12 years, a ... Read more...

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Squirrels are masters at tactical deception


February 22nd, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): They might be small in size, but squirrels are clever and smart when it comes to tricking and deception, according to a new study.The study, by biologists ... Read more...

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Unprecedented 5 degree heating of part of Arctic Ocean due to global warming


December 13th, 2007 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A new research has indicated that sea surface temperatures in one section of the Arctic Ocean have risen up to 5 degree Celsius above average, due to the ... Read more...

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