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China-bashing increases during US polls, rues daily


September 21st, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) China-bashing becomes intense during US elections and American politicians compete for the toughest stance against the country, rued a Chinese daily Friday. "The things these politicians ... Read more...

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Mitt Romney confuses ‘Sikh’ with ’sheikh’


August 8th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney twice confused the word "Sikh" with "sheikh" while paying tribute to the Wisconsin temple shooting victims, The Telegraph reported Wednesday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Obama, Romney tied in presidential race: Poll


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Americans are split between President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney less than six months before the presidential poll in November, according to ... Read more...

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Romney rejects same-sex marriage


May 13th, 2012 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) Mitt Romney, the likely Republican candidate in this year's US presidential election, has rejected the legitimacy of same-sex marriage, BBC reported."Marriage is a relationship between ... Read more...

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Former US Republican candidate Santorum endorses Romney


May 8th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Former US Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has formally endorsed his one-time bitter rival Mitt Romney, the party's presumptive nominee.Santorum's campaign website announced the endorsement ... 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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Huntsman quits US presidential race


January 17th, 2012 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 17 (IANS) US Republican candidate Jon Huntsman Monday announced to quit his presidential bid while endorsing his one-time rival Mitt Romney.Huntsman, the former Utah governor and ... Read more...

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Donald Trump pulls out of debate as he hints at presidential run


December 14th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Real estate mogul and television personality Donald Trump on Tuesday afternoon announced he has decided not to host the Newsmax presidential debate because he is unwilling to ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin not to run for president


October 6th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 6 (IANS) Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin says she will not run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012."After much prayer and serious consideration, I have ... Read more...

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West Virginia governor Earl Ray Tomblin talks about his future plans


October 5th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Charleston, W.Va., Oct 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Democrat Earl Ray Tomblin won the West Virginia governorship race by using a strategy that might turn out to be the obvious in 2012. Tomblin distanced ... Read more...

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Obama calls himself ‘underdog’ in 2012 poll


October 4th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) As a new poll suggested that a majority of Americans expect him to be a one-term president, Barack Obama called himself an "underdog" with a ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal endorses Rick Perry for president


September 13th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal has come out in support of Texas Governor Rick Perry for his Republican party's nomination to challenge President Barack ... Read more...

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US senator meets Kashmir governor, chief minister


August 17th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 16 (IANS) US Senator John McCain, the losing presidential candidate in 2008, Tuesday met Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah after arriving ... Read more...

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Kathy Hochul wins NY special election for House seat


May 26th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Analysts were surprised when Democrat Kathy Hochul won the special election in upstate New York on Tuesday. When the race started, the frontrunner was the Republican ... Read more...

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US may end up occupying Pakistan: Republican candidate


May 19th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Calling the relationship between the United States and Pakistan an "impossible situation," a maverick Republican presidential contender has said the US may end up occupying Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Trump drops ‘F-word’ fusillade, calls politicians ‘blood suckers’


April 30th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Potential Republican candidate Donald Trump has dropped a barrage of 'F-bombs' at a massive Las Vegas rally where he attacked US President Barack Obama and slammed other ... Read more...

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Trump ‘proud’ of himself for Obama birth reveal


April 28th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): Potential Republican candidate Donald Trump, said he is 'proud' of himself after making President Barack Obama release his birth certificate."I am so proud of myself because I've ... Read more...

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Palin gets restraining order after stalker ‘threatens to rape her daughter’


April 15th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has reportedly won a new restraining order against teenage stalker who has allegedly threatened to rape her daughter.A judge in Anchorage, in ... 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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‘We will look at 2012 presidential run very seriously’: Gingrich


March 4th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4(ANI): Former U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Newt Gingrich has said he is "seriously" considering a 2012 presidential run, and unveiled a website to explore a potential bid for the ... Read more...

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US Army’s syc-ops’ on American lawmakers visiting Afghanistan ‘didn’t affect me’: McCain


February 28th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Arizona Senator John McCain has said that the United States Army's tactics to use psychological operations on U.S. lawmakers visiting Afghanistan did not have any impact on him. ... Read more...

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Ex-aide attacks Sarah Palin in new book


February 20th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) Frank Bailey, formerly the right hand man of Sarah Palin, ex-governor of Alaska and Republican candidate for vice president of the US in 2008, has attacked his ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley to endorse 2012 presidential Republican candidate


December 5th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): Nikki Haley, the Indian-origin politician in America, has said that she would endorse a presidential candidate before the primaries.Politico quoted South Carolina Governor-elect Haley as saying that ... Read more...

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Media Announces Lisa Murkowski As The Winner


November 18th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lisa Murkowski was declared the winner in the race for the Alaska senate seat by media house this Wednesday. The independent candidate became the first write-in ... Read more...

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Nancy Pelosi Elected Democratic Minority Leader In House Of Representatives


November 18th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Nov 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) When the U.S. House of Representatives resumes its session in the month of January next year, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi would again be seen leading her ... Read more...

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Mid-term polls non-voters split over Barack Obama: Poll


November 18th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): As US President Barack Obama prepares to contest the 2012 presidential elections for a second term, he is getting conflicting signals from some of the voters who ... Read more...

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Dan Coats Raises Republican Hopes


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican candidate Dan Coats secured a crucial victory for the Republicans with a strong win over Democrat Brad Ellsworth. The result indicated on Tuesday that Dan ... Read more...

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California Election Race Heats Up, Republican Candidate Carly Fiorina Confident About Her Win


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Los Angeles, Nov 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Carly Fiorina, the Republican Senate nominee from California seems to be unaffected by all the buzz and tension surrounding the election. At least she ... Read more...

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Morgan Freeman denies recording for GOP ad campaign


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): Actor Morgan Freeman has said that he never narrated a campaign ad for B.J. Lawson, as claimed by a North Carolina Republican candidate and his campaign manager.B.J. Lawson ... Read more...

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Write-In Candidate Lisa Murkowski, A Frontrunner To Win Alaska Senate Race


November 1st, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Anchorage, Nov 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It would come as a surprise if write-in candidate Lisa Murkowski is indeed successful in pulling off a political miracle. With a latest polling survey ... Read more...

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Republicans appear poised to win big in US poll


November 1st, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) Even as President Barack Obama prepares to leave over the weekend for a four-nation trip to Asia, including the first stop in India, his Democratic ... Read more...

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GOP candidate sorry for comparing gay marriage to marrying a dog


October 31st, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Wisconsin (US), Oct. 31 (ANI): Republican candidate for lieutenant governor in Wisconsin Rebecca Kleefisch has apologized for the anti-gay comments she had made earlier this year.It may be recalled that she compared ... Read more...

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Elvira Launches Spoof Video of Christine O’Donnell “Not a Witch”


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:34 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although it is considered “the norm” for politicians to undergo some ridicule, Christine O’Donnell seems to have opened the flood gates with her “witch” controversy, and campaign video ... Read more...

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Jimmy McMillan Steals Show For Independent Party


October 21st, 2010 - 2:25 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The governor’s debate which was held this week was planned to be a clash between the two major party candidates for governor, Democrat Andrew Cuomo and Republican Carl ... Read more...

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Republican Christine O’Donnell Questions The Separation Of Church And State


October 20th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Delaware Senate Candidates Democrat Chris Coons and Republican Christine O’Donnell met at the Widener University’s School of Law for another round of ... Read more...

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