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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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Dr. Obama’s Republican prescription


September 7th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) "Have a surplus? Try a tax cut." "Deficit too high? Try another." "Feel a cold coming on? Take two tax cuts, roll back some regulations ... Read more...

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Sikh faith leader to offer invocation at Republican convention


August 27th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) In a move aimed at providing a healing touch to the Sikh community in the aftermath of the Wisconsin gurdwara shooting, a Sikh faith ... Read more...

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Santorum sweeps south; setback for Romney


March 14th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) In a major setback for frontrunner Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, former senator Rick Santorum scored twin victories in Alabama and Mississippi primaries to turn ... 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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Romney pads up lead as Santorum wins Kansas


March 11th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) Leading Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney won some more delegates over the weekend even as closest rival Rick Santorum cruised to victory in Kansas caucuses, ... Read more...

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Waiting for the Republican Superman!


March 5th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) Will Mitt Romney emerge on Super Tuesday as the Republican Superman who would challenge President Barack Obama in November? Or would he stumble again to ... 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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Palin pitch leaves Hong Kong investors unimpressed


September 24th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Hong Kong, Sep.24 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor and defeated US vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin failed to enthuse investors attending the CLSA Asia Pacific Markets Forum - a lavish annual beano where ... Read more...

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Republican rising star Jindal to give response to Obama


February 12th, 2009 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Bobby Jindal, Louisiana's Indian-American governor, is set to deliver the Republican response to Barack Obama's Feb 24 joint address to Congress - the high-profile slot the rival party ... Read more...

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Lieberman says right time for America to reconcile and rebuild under Obama


November 20th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.20 (ANI): Senator Joe Lieberman, and Independent and a close friend of John McCain, the Republican presidential candidate in 2008, has said that the time is right for America to ... Read more...

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If Palin were a cereal, shed be rushed off the shelf!


November 14th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.14 (ANI): In normal circumstances, reporters find it quite simple to judge a politicians popularity. They look at the percentage of people who tell pollsters they have a favorable impression; ... Read more...

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The post-mortem of Sarah Palins 150,000-dollar shopping spree


November 7th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 7 (ANI): The attacks on Sarah Palin are set to intensify as the full story about the Alaska governors 150,000 dollar clothes shopping spree has emerged.The defeated Republican vice-presidential ... Read more...

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Obama leads McCain by seven percentage points ahead of poll day


November 4th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.4 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama holds a solid seven percentage point lead over Republican rival John McCain going into Election Day -- 50 percent to 43 percent -- ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin look-alike paid $3000 for porn film shoot


October 3rd, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, October 3 (ANI): American publisher Larry Flynt has shot an adult movie with a porn star who resembles U.S. Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. His spokesman David Carrillo confirmed ... Read more...

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Obama gains lead Over McCain


September 25th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.25 (ANI): Barack Obama has recaptured the lead 45 percent to 39 percent over John McCain in the presidential race, according to a FOX News poll released Wednesday. In this ... Read more...

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Obama retakes lead over McCain: CBS/NYT poll


September 18th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.18 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has retaken a lead over Republican rival John McCain, according to the latest CBS/NYT poll. The poll indicates Obama as having taken a ... 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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CNN goofed up by carrying fake bikini clad, rifle-toting Palin photo


September 11th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.11 (ANI): Inaccurate reporting and picture filing seems to be the order of the day in the ongoing race for the White House. A Fox News report has suggested that CNN ... Read more...

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McCain leads Obama 45 percent to 42 percent in latest Fox News poll


September 11th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.11 (ANI): Republican John McCain continues to maintain a slim lead over Democratic rival Barack Obama, almost two weeks after the Republican convention in St. Paul, Minnesota. According to a ... Read more...

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Cindy McCains designer wear at Republican Convention cost a cool $300,000


September 6th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 6 (ANI): Presidential candidate John McCain''s wife Cindy was seen wearing an ensemble that could have cost her 300,000 dollars at the Republican National Convention.The estimate, made by ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin hailed as ”Ronald Reagan in a dress” by former Prezs son


September 6th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 6 (ANI): Former U.S. President Ronald Reagans son, Michael, says that watching Republican vice-presidential hopeful Sarah Palin made him feel like he was seeing his father. Michael, a broadcaster ... Read more...

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Obama lets Hillary have her day at Democratic meet


August 15th, 2008 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) One-time rivals Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have agreed that she will receive a symbolic roll-call vote at the Democratic National Convention where Obama will be ... Read more...

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