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Obama leads Romney nationally: Poll


September 19th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Amid a political row caused by Mitt Romney's controversial remarks that 47 percent of Americans looked themselves as victims, a new poll showed President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Obama has 5 point lead over Romney: Poll


September 10th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) President Barack Obama has opened up a five point lead, his largest margin since early July, over his Republican challenger Mitt Romney, in Gallup's daily ... Read more...

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Obama, Romney locked in close race: polls


August 25th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney remain locked closely in the race for the White House, according to two new polls released ... Read more...

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Sarkozy concedes defeat, wishes Hollande good luck


May 7th, 2012 - 4:11 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 7 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy conceded defeat to his Socialist Party challenger Francois Hollande in the presidential runoff Sunday, saying he had called his rival on the ... Read more...

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French presidential election starts (Lead)


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 22 (IANS) The first round of the 2012 French presidential election kicked off Sunday with over 44 million registered voters eligible to cast their ballots for one of ... Read more...

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French presidential election kicks off


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 22 (IANS) The first round of the 2012 French presidential election kicked off in France Sunday. With polling stations opening at 8 a.m., some 44.3 million registered voters ... 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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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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Finger printing, spot photos of all voters soon: CEC


February 1st, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 1 (IANS) Finger printing and spot photographs of all voters across India might soon be made mandatory if a pilot project commissioned by the Election Commission of India ... 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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Liberal distribution of firearms licences in Uttar Pradesh a concern: CEC


November 28th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 28 (IANS) Taking strict cognizance of the sudden spurt in the distribution of firearms licences in parts of Uttar Pradesh ahead of the state assembly polls next year, ... Read more...

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Will review Congress loss in Hisar: Pranab


October 17th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Defeat is always "sad" and the Congress would be reviewing the party's loss in the parliamentary by-election in Hisar, Haryana, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee ... Read more...

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10 mn Pakistan voters not on electoral roll


October 1st, 2011 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Over 10 million eligible voters in Pakistan are missing from the draft electoral rolls, a media report said Saturday.The deficit between eligible and registered voters has ... Read more...

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Americans give thumbs down to Washington


August 11th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Barely one in four Americans feels confident that the Obama government can fix America's economic problems with a large majority agreeing that the policymaking process ... Read more...

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Punjab voters’ lists to include mobile phone numbers


May 26th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Electoral rolls in Punjab will soon also list the mobile phone numbers of registered voters, a senior poll official said here Thursday.Punjab's Chief Electoral Officer ... Read more...

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Donald Trump decides against running for president in 2012


May 17th, 2011 - 2:32 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Real estate mogul and television personality Donald Trump on Monday announced he has decided not to pursue the office of the presidency in 2012.Trump, who is the ... Read more...

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New Tibetan PM-in-exile congratulated


April 28th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 28 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile Thursday congratulated its newly-elected Kalon Tripa or prime minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay, a 42-year-old Tibetan born in India but educated and settled in the ... Read more...

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Poll: More than 6 in 10 would not vote for Trump, Palin


April 27th, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- More than 6 in 10 registered voters in the United States say they will definitely not vote for Donald Trump or Sarah Palin if they decide to ... Read more...

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More Americans want a new president than Obama to be re-elected: Fox News poll


April 8th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.8 (ANI): A Fox News poll has revealed that forty eight percent of American voters think the country would be better off with a new president. Only 44 percent think ... Read more...

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One in four Americans doubt Obama was born in US: Fox News poll


April 8th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.8 (ANI): Nearly one in four Americans believe that President Barack Obama was not born in the US.Only "natural born citizens" are eligible to be president under the US Constitution.A ... Read more...

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Gaddafi keener to stay in power than Obama to oust him says Fox News Poll


April 7th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.7 (ANI): Nearly one in six Americans think Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi is determined to stay in power.According to a Fox News poll, 57 percent of voters think Gaddafi is ... Read more...

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Christie, Huckabee and Romney run close with Obama for 2012 poll


April 1st, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.1 (ANI): Two Republican presidential aspirants Mitt Romney and Mike Huckabee are running close to President Barack Obama, according to the latest poll conducted by the New Jersey-based Farleigh Dickinson ... Read more...

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5 in10 Americans think Obama does not deserve second term: Quinnipiac Poll


March 31st, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 31 (ANI): Half of Americans taking part in a Quinnipiac Poll don't believe President Obama deserves a second term, while 41 percent or nearly four in 10 think ... 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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Over 6 in 10 Americans don’t want military sent to Libya: Poll


March 18th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): Regardless of the belief that the United States should always promote democracy, over 6 in 10 Americans don't want the country's military to be sent to Libya, according ... Read more...

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Nearly 5 in 10 Americans think nuke power is safe energy source


March 18th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 18 (ANI): Nearly five in ten Americans think nuclear power is a safe source of energy, according to a Fox News poll released Thursday.Though, most of the respondents expressed ... Read more...

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Chris Christie aces the Quinnipac University poll


March 8th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie has always felt that he could beat Barack Obama in the 2012 polls. That though seems to be true to ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama sets women’s temperatures rising


March 8th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 8 (ANI): A survey has found that US First Lady Michelle Obama is more likely to leave women feeling hot.The Quinnipiac's "national thermometer" measurement asked voters to rate ... Read more...

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Obama, potential Republican rivals neck-and-neck in 2012 Presidential race


February 18th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.18 (ANI): US President Barack Obama and his yet to be named Republican rival, got 45 percent American votes each in the latest poll conducted by Gallup, previewing the 2012 ... Read more...

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Fox News Poll: Voters give mixed reviews for Obama’s economy recovery efforts


February 11th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.11 (ANI): A Fox News poll released Thursday shows that while about half of the American voters think the "worst is over" (48 percent), the same number -- 48 percent -- ... Read more...

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Portuguese President Cavaco re-elected for second term


January 24th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by BNO News
LISBON, PORTUGAL (BNO NEWS) -- Incumbent President AnĂ­bal Cavaco Silva on Monday was announced as the winner of the Portuguese presidential elections after winning just over 50 percent of the votes, Algarve ... Read more...

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Poll: Health care reform is Barack Obama’s best and worst


January 14th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.14 (ANI): Americans are evenly divided over health care that nearly identical percentages say reform is President Barack Obama's greatest accomplishment and his worst one since taking office, according to ... Read more...

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Two in three Americans support Assange’s US arrest and trial over ‘Wikileaks cablegate’


December 18th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18(ANI): A new poll has found that two of out three Americans are in favour of the arrest and trial of whistleblower website WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange in the United ... Read more...

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Voters defy Maoists in Jharkhand’s first panchayat polls (Lead)


November 27th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 27 (IANS) Defying a boycott call of Maoists, voters started queuing up at polling booths early Saturday to cast their votes in Jharkhand's maiden panchayat polls."I am standing here since ... Read more...

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Nearly half of US voters don’t want Obama in 2012


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) Nearly half of the voters in the US say President Barack Obama does not deserve a second term in 2012, revealed a poll result in the Washington ... Read more...

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