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Obama gains advantage in three swing states


September 21st, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A slew of new opinion polls shows President Barack Obama gaining advantage over Mitt Romney as his Republican challenger scrambles to put his campaign back on ... Read more...

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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 plays China card against Romney


September 18th, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) With just 50 days to go for what is expected to be a close presidential race, President Barack Obama played the China card against his Republican ... Read more...

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Politicians take backseat as US remembers 9/11 victims (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Eleven years after terrorist attacks destroyed New York World Trade Centre's twin towers, thousands gathered Tuesday at ground sero and elsewhere to remember nearly 3,000 ... Read more...

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US marks 9/11 sans politicians at ground zero


September 11th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Eleven years after terrorist attacks destroyed New York World Trade Center's twin towers, thousands gathered Tuesday at ground zero and elsewhere to mark the traumatic ... Read more...

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Obama gains six point advantage over Romney: poll


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) With a new poll showing President Barack Obama getting a six point advantage over Mitt Romney after last week's Democratic National Convention, the Republican challenger ... 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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With hope tested, Obama seeks more time for change


September 7th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Bill Clinton was a tough act to follow. But President Barack Obama made a compelling case for his re-election with a forceful speech framing the ... Read more...

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Indian-Americans get key spots at Democratic meet


September 6th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) California's Indian-American attorney general Kamla Harris drew from her own experience to describe the November presidential election as a choice between an America with opportunity ... Read more...

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Democrats woo middle class, say Romney out of touch


September 5th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Democrats wooed the middle class with Michelle Obama calling the first family a testament to the American dream as others attacked President Barack Obama's Republican ... 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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Condoleezza Rice breaks into all-male US golf club


August 21st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) Former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice, a key architect of the landmark India-US civil nuclear deal, has broken into one of America's staunchest boys' ... Read more...

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Romney picks conservative Paul Ryan as running mate


August 11th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Skipping two rising Indian-American stars, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney Saturday picked up fiscal conservative Paul Ryan as his running mate, making faltering economy as ... Read more...

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India in touch with US over gurudwara killing (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) India has termed as "shocking" and "deplorable" the shooting in a gurudwara in Wisconsin Sunday in which six people were killed and said it ... Read more...

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India in touch with US over gurdwara shooting


August 6th, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) India got in touch with US authorities and Sikh community groups started emergency response to Sunday's shooting attack on a Wisconsin gurdwara as messages of ... Read more...

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Obama offers full support to Sikhs who have enriched US (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Calling Sikhs "a part of our broader American family", President Barack Obama has promised his administration's full support to the response and investigation of Sunday's rampage ... Read more...

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Indian orders create jobs in US, disprove Obama


August 5th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Long Beach (California), Aug 5 (IANS) Civilian and military orders placed by India in American companies are creating thousands of jobs in the US, deflating President Barrack Obama's populist campaign ... Read more...

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Obama leads Romney in 3 swing states


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) A new poll brought good cheer to US President Barack Obama leads as it showed him leading Republican challenger Mitt Romney by at least 6 ... 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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Obama, Romney in a tight race: Poll


April 19th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) President Barack Obama and his likely Republican challenger Mitt Romney are locked in a tight race in the November presidential poll as Romney solidified support ... 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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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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Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was Palin’s target over ‘health care reform’ backing


January 9th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Gabrielle Giffords, who is in critical condition after being shot in Tucson, had become a target of potential presidential candidate Sarah Palin in the mid-term elections last ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval ratings ‘remain steady’ despite several setbacks: Poll


December 17th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Despite facing a setback during the mid-term polls, US President Barack Obama's approval and public opinion remains steady, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC poll.According ... Read more...

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Harry Reid Wins Nevada Senate Race


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Nevada Senate Election results have been declared and the Democrat leader Harry Reid continues to retain his office, defeating Tea Party Favorite Republican Challenger, Sharron ... Read more...

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US Senate poll: Campaign with a difference


September 16th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) It's a campaign with a difference. Candidates in the Senate election in the US have launched their websites in the names of opposition party leaders. Sharron Angle, the Republican ... Read more...

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Obama may lose to unnamed Republican challenger in 2012: Varsity poll


July 22nd, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): An unnamed Republican challenger is likely to defeat incumbent US President Barack Obama in the 2012 elections, if the outcome of a new Quinnipiac University poll is ... Read more...

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Palin calls Obama ‘backasswards’ on Twitter, slams him for supporting Harry Reid


July 12th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): Former US Vice Presidential candidate, Sarah Palin used her Twitter account to call President Obama 'backasswards' for comments he made at a Nevada fundraiser for Senate Majority ... Read more...

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US daily has a scoop: “Obama Wins!”


October 28th, 2008 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) The US presidential election may be a week away, but the New Mexico Sun News has already declared Democratic nominee Barack Obama the winner!"Obama Wins!" is the headline ... Read more...

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