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Obama will get a boost, but spike may not last


May 4th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) US President Barack Obama is likely to receive a strong boost in the polls with the historic announcement about the killing of Osama bin Laden, ... Read more...

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Palin brand makes its mark in US mid-term elections


November 4th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov. 4 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin endorsed 60 candidates this year, but when dust settled Wednesday morning, the biggest beneficiary of the "Sarah Palin effect" was not necessarily ... Read more...

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US politician dabbled in witchcraft, tape reveals


September 20th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) A Republican leader who is contesting the US Senate election scheduled in November this year, has admitted that she once dabbled in witchcraft. Christine O'Donnell, the Republican nominee from ... Read more...

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US states hold party elections


June 9th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (DPA) Several American states held party elections Tuesday, with Californians voting to begin the process of picking a successor to Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who cannot run again ... Read more...

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Student found guilty of hacking Sarah Palin’s e-mail account


May 1st, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Nashville, May 1(ANI): A U.S. court has convicted a 22-year-old college student for hacking former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's e-mail account in 2008.The jury convicted David Kernell, a former ... Read more...

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Palin takes low-key return to top from New York


June 6th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Seneca Falls (New York, US), June 6 (ANI): America's most famous Republican elected official quietly took a commercial flight into sleepy Central New York Thursday.She spent Friday on a private tour of ... Read more...

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Pennsylvania Republican Senator Specter opts to become a Democrat


April 29th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.29 (ANI): Pennsylvania's Republican Senator Arlen Specter has decided to quit the GOP to join the Democrats.The five-term senator's stunning defection puts the Democratic Party one vote from being able to ... Read more...

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Republicans ditch Palin for Gingrich


April 1st, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 1 (ANI): Congressional Republicans have decided to ditch the former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin in favour of the former House speaker Newt Gingrich for the House-Senate fundraising ... Read more...

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Obama dodges lipstick-wearing pit bulls, lobbyists, Palin in online game


November 13th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 13 (ANI): U.S. President-elect Barack Obama has inspired a new online video game. The game, which sees Obama running round a world modelled on Nintendo''s Super Mario World, takes a ... Read more...

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Obama increasing his lead as campaign enters final phase


November 1st, 2008 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (DPA) Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is increasing his lead over Republican rival John McCain as the US presidential election campaign enters its final phase, according to a poll ... Read more...

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Obama and McCain make final pitch amid massive early turnout


November 1st, 2008 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (DPA) As US presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama geared up for a final weekend of campaigning, volunteering and television advertisements, voters turned out in droves to cast ... Read more...

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Republican campaign tensions spill out into the public


October 27th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Republican presidential nominee John McCain has declared defiantly that he would emerge victorious from next weeks presidential election even as campaign tensions including with his running-mate Sarah ... Read more...

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Was Palins unhappiness with MSNBC host behind delay in interview?


October 24th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 24 (ANI): NBC anchor Brian Williams Williams suspects that the Republican tickets unhappiness with liberal-leaning MSNBC host Keith Olbermann was a factor in the 55 day delay to ... Read more...

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Now, Jon Bon Jovi fumes at Palin, McCain over rally song


October 16th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 16 (ANI): Jon Bon Jovi is fuming at John McCain and sidekick Sarah Palin after the Republican campaign used his songs without permission.Bon Jovi, a staunch Obama supporter, ... Read more...

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McCain unveils tough new rhetoric, vows to tame Obama


October 14th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Wilmington (North Carolina, US), Oct.14 (ANI): Republican presidential candidate John McCain has pledged to fight for a new direction for the country in an energetic new campaign stump speech Monday that ... Read more...

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New McCain campaign ad tries to link Obama to Wall Street crisis


September 20th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.20 (ANI): A new 30-second advertisement that has been aired by the Republican campaign since Thursday and titled Advice, blames Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama for the current crisis ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin’s private email account hacked


September 18th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 18 (DPA) Anonymous hackers penetrated the private email account of Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin and Wednesday posted screen shots of the account on the Internet.The intrusion ... Read more...

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Palins halo on the wane


September 16th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Alaska Governor and Republican Vice Presidential hopeful Sarah Palin seems to be losing her recently acquired political halo following reports of her seeking special interest funding from ... Read more...

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A teenage pregnancy and US presidential elections (News Analysis)


September 2nd, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Sep 2 (IANS) In this season thick with ideological intransigence, the news that the Republican Party's vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin's 17-year-old daughter is pregnant is symptomatic of how irresolvable ... Read more...

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