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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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Michele Bachmann to meet Donald Trump again


November 21st, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) GOP presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann will meet real estate mogul Donald Trump on Monday. The meeting will be the fourth between the two Republicans since Bachmann announced ... Read more...

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Participants threaten to pull out of Univision’s debate


October 6th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Univision’s planned debate for the GOP presidential hopefuls is on the cliffhanger after five of the participants threatened to pull out. The threat follows reports that the ... Read more...

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Rick Perry has a hard time on the GOP debate


September 13th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Texas governor and GOP presidential aspirant Rick Perry is still ahead of CNN’s recent polls despite having a disappointing debate. During last night’s heated GOP televised debate, ... 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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Rick Perry gets the backing of Dean Cannon


August 25th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Austin, Texas, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Texas Governor Rick Perry got a vital endorsement from the Florida House of Representatives speaker, Dean Cannon. Perry entered into the GOP race for the Presidential ... Read more...

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Michele Bachmann criticizes black farmers settlement


July 19th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Omaha, Neb., July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michele Bachmann has criticized President Barack Obama for signing a legislation that saw African-American farmers compensated almost $1.2 billion for years of discrimination and neglect. According ... Read more...

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Michele Bachmann used taxpayers’ money for ‘Tea Party’ rally


June 20th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, June 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tea party darling Michele Bachmann has been accused of using taxpayers’ money to fund an event which has been described as a political rally. The newspaper ... Read more...

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Diplomacy what? Barack Obama mocks Donald Trump at ‘Nerd Prom’


May 1st, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Barack Obama is known for his diplomacy, but he surprisingly made Donald Trump the butt of his jokes in a speech at the 2011 White House Correspondents' ... Read more...

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Ex-Massachusetts Governor Romney’s Nevada edge getting smaller


April 29th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 29 (ANI): Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney still holds a solid lead in Nevada, but that advantage has shrunk in recent months, according to a new poll.The survey out ... Read more...

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Michele Bachmann’s son believes mom can be US president


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23(ANI): Tea Party movement supporter Michele Bachmann's son, Lucas, has said no to posing naked for Playgirl, but he is saying yes to the idea that his mom could be ... Read more...

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Michele Bachmann’s son turns down Playgirl offer


April 21st, 2011 - 1:43 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The adult magazine Playgirl’s bid to get Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann’s son to strip for them failed. Lucas Bachmann who is a resident psychiatrist said he ... 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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Trump takes lead in GOP primary race, beats other Republicans: Poll


April 17th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): American businessman Donald Trump has taken the lead against potential Republican competitors in a hypothetical primary race, according to a poll.According to a Public Policy Polling survey, ... Read more...

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Former Pennsylvania Senator wins South Carolina straw poll


April 10th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.10 (ANI): Rick Santorum has scored an absolute victory in a straw poll among Republicans in the Greenville County Republican convention.The former Pennsylvania senator won 31 percent of the vote ... Read more...

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Trump in second place as GOP candidate: NBC Poll


April 7th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.7 (ANI): The latest NBC/ Wall Street Journal poll shows that real estate mogul Donald Trump is tied for second place with former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee, at 17 percent.Mitt ... Read more...

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Tea Party supporters name Mitt Romney top choice for 2012 Presidential polls


March 27th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Tea Party supporters have favoured Mitt Romney as their top choice for President in 2012, a new Pew Research poll has revealed.Twenty four percent of Tea Party ... Read more...

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Obama isn’t qualified to lead the country: former UN Ambassador John Bolton


March 27th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton has said that US President Barack Obama is not qualified enough to lead the country.Addressing a conference of conservative Republicans in ... Read more...

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GOP Congresswoman Bachmann set to launch White House bid


March 25th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Republican congresswoman Michele Bachmann is set to launch a run for the White House within weeks, advisers have said.The Telegraph quoted Ed Brookover, an adviser to the ... Read more...

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Palin gets no vote in recent GOP straw poll


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.23 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has not received a single vote in a recent Republican presidential straw poll conducted in Minnesota's Beltrami County.Her performance was said to be ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin mocks Michelle Obama’s breastfeeding initiative


February 18th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has slammed First Lady Michelle Obama after the latter promoted breast-feeding as part of her campaign against childhood obesity.Palin followed in Rep. ... Read more...

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Rep. Michelle Bachmann opens CPAC (conservative political action conference)


February 11th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After the apparent snub from Sarah Palin, the executives of the Conservative Political Action Conference fell on the new darling girl of the Tea Party to ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin To Miss CPAC This Year Too


February 4th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Firebrand GOP member and former mayor of Alaska, Sarah Palin always manages to stay in the headlines and the reasons are not always related to her ... Read more...

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Bachmann emerges as face of Tea Party, Palin’s star waning


January 27th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.27 (ANI): Minnesota Republican Michele Bachmann, a Sarah Palin acolyte weighing a 2012 presidential bid, has emerged as the new star of the Tea Party, after providing the alternative ... Read more...

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Minnesota’s Bachmann posing a challenge to Palin, other GOP leaders


January 27th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.27 (ANI): Minnesota Representative Michele Bachmann is emerging as the standard-bearer for the conservative movement, and is posing a challenge to expected GOP leaders such as Paul Ryan and former ... Read more...

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Tea party has unflattering response to Barack Obama’s State of the Union address


January 26th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Minnesota, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michele Bachmann delivered the Tea Party’s response to President Barack Obama’s state of the union address.Bachmann’s speech which was broadcasted by CNN shortly after the president’s speech ... Read more...

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State of the Union: Republicans say Obama not doing enough to reduce deficits


January 26th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.26 (ANI): The Republicans have rebutted US President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, during which a request was made for another round of federal spending.Representative Paul Ryan, who ... Read more...

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Tea Party star Bachmann to compete with Palin for White House dreams


January 7th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7(ANI): Tea Party star Michele Bachmann, U.S. Representative for Minnesota, is reportedly scheduled to be the keynote speaker at a political fundraiser in Iowa on January 21, which is ... Read more...

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$200 million-a-day cost for India trip ‘wildly inflated’: White House


November 5th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) US officials have dismissed media reports that President Barack Obama's upcoming trip to India is going to cost $200 million a day as "wildy"inflated" and ... Read more...

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House Lawmakers Appeal To President Barack Obama For “National Prayer Day”


April 22nd, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, Apr 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of House lawmakers on Wednesday urged the federal government to appeal the decision of the federal judge that ruled the National Prayer Day ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin Joins Michele Bachmann At Minnesota Rally


April 8th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Minneapolis, Apr 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The crowd at the Minneapolis Convention Center had a lot to cheer for on Wednesday when two of Tea Party Movement's highly regarded personalities, former ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin all set to help john McCain


January 22nd, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Phoenix, Jan 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The author of ‘Going Rogue’ and the former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is all set to help out John McCain at a Phoenix fundraiser on 26th ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin To Help Senator John McCain To Raise Fund


January 22nd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Arizona, Jan 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former governor of Alaska and one of the most prominent Republican politicians of the United States, Sarah Palin, has decided to help Senator John ... Read more...

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Palin to campaign for McCain, other Republican candidates


January 21st, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.21 (ANI): Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has announced she will campaign for a handful of prominent conservative candidates this year, including her former running mate Senator John ... Read more...

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