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Nikki slams Obama as Romney clinches nomination


August 29th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) South Carolina's Indian American Governor Nikki Haley has slammed President Barack Obama, painting his administration as an obstructing force that hinders American businesses as Mitt ... Read more...

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Republicans declare India geopolitical ally


August 29th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) As Mitt Romney officially clinched the Republican presidential nomination, the party declared India a "geopolitical ally and a strategic trading partner", much like the ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal backs Romney as Santorum quits


April 11th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal came out in support of Mitt Romney as his closest rival Rick Santorum suspended his campaign, effectively ceding the ... 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 faces tough fight in deep South


March 13th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Ahead of Tuesday's tough Republican primaries in Alabama and Mississippi in deep South to pick up the party candidate to challenge President Barack Obama, leading ... Read more...

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Romney wins six, but fails to deliver a knockout (Second Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Pulling off a narrow victory over Rick Santorum in the key battleground state of Ohio, Mitt Romney surged ahead of the pack, but could not ... Read more...

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Crucial primaries await Republican front-runners


February 28th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) With new polls indicating that the race for Republican presidential nomination remains close and volatile, front-runners Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are pushing hard for ... 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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Bobby Jindal wins 2nd term in landslide


October 23rd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal has been re-elected to a second term, winning in a landslide with little opposition from nine other candidates in ... Read more...

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Republican presidential aspirant for stronger ties with India


October 11th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) Calling for a reassessment of the US relationship with Pakistan, a key aspirant for Republican presidential nomination has suggested instead forging a stronger relationship with ... 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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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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Obama was too poor a student to qualify for Ivy League: Donald Trump


April 26th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): Real estate mogul Donald Trump has claimed that President Barack Obama had been a poor student who did not deserve to be admitted to the Ivy League ... Read more...

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US may change approach to China in wake of experts exit


April 9th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): With three prominent diplomats involved with Obama administration's China policy quitting their posts, the administration's approach could change.President Barack Obama's top China adviser Jeffrey A. Bader ... Read more...

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Gingrich says no hypocrisy behind blaming Bill Clinton and not himself for marital infidelity


March 28th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Former House speaker Newt Gingrich, a possible candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, has said that it was not hypocritical for him to accuse former US President Bill ... Read more...

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2012 Republican election is most wide-open GOP race in 50 years: Gallup


March 8th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.8 (ANI): The Republican presidential contest for 2012 is going to be most wide open GOP race in 50 years, according to Gallup analysis.For more than half-a-century, the race for ... Read more...

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‘Dark horse candidate’ will be formidable opponent to Obama: Richardson


March 7th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.7 (ANI): Former Mexico Governor Bill Richardson has said that a "dark horse candidate" will be the most formidable challenge to President Barack Obama in 2012 elections.He said: "A dark ... Read more...

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John McCain ranked most conservative US senator in 2010


February 25th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25(ANI): US Senator from Arizona John McCain, who was labeled a moderate during his presidential campaign, had one of the most conservative 2010 voting records in the Senate, according ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin plans March trip to India


February 24th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin will be making a trip to India in March to speak at the India Today 2011 conclave in New Delhi, ... Read more...

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Obama presidency proving to be ‘Clinton’s third term’: Newt Gingrich


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): Newt Gingrich, a possible candidate for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, has said he believes that the Barack Obama presidency is gradually becoming "the third term of ... Read more...

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Palin using media to make signature statement ahead of 2012 Prez bid


December 17th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 17 (ANI): Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has started cautiously cooperating with some of the same media outlets she and her supporters have accused of unfair and inaccurate coverage, ... Read more...

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‘Sarah Palin’s Alaska’ branded a ’snuff film’


December 9th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin has accused Sarah Palin, a contender for 2012 Republican presidential nomination, of shooting an animal on national television 'for political gain'.Sorkin, ... Read more...

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Palin’s 2012 challenge: To reduce gap between favorable, unfavorable ratings


November 19th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov.19 (ANI): Though former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has revealed that there is a possibility of her challenging US President Barack Obama in 2012, the gap between her favorable ... Read more...

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Mike Pence Tops Republican’s 2012 Presidential Nominee Choice


September 19th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Sep 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Republican Presidential nominee Sarah Palin is no more the favorite for the same with the Republicans. On Saturday as more than 2000 registered attendees ... Read more...

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Republican Party should absorb the Tea Party: Palin


February 7th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Nashville (Tennessee, US), Feb 7 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has launched an aggressive campaign to become the leader of the increasingly popular Tea Party Movement.Addressing the media after her ... Read more...

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Palin seeks to secure 2012 prez bid through Tea Party Movement


February 6th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nashville (Tennessee, US), Feb.6 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin will this weekend launch an aggressive campaign to become the leader of the increasingly popular Tea Party Movement.According to Politico, Palin ... Read more...

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Jindal slams Obama, but says America will overcome (Lead)


February 25th, 2009 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American governor Bobby Jindal, who may challenge President Barack Obama in 2012, has expressed doubts that the new Democratic president can rescue Americans from the economic ... Read more...

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09 calendar featuring Sarah Palin sells for $15.95


December 6th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): A calendar for 2009 featuring Alaska''s Governor Sarah Palin and her family is being sold for 15.95 dollars.The Sarah Palin 2009 Wall Calendar: A personal look at ... Read more...

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Obama refutes McCain’s ’socialism’ attacks


October 23rd, 2008 - 3:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (DPA) Democratic White House hopeful Barack Obama Wednesday refuted attacks by Republican rival John McCain that he was advocating socialism by wanting to raise taxes on the wealthier, saying ... Read more...

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Hillary tied in do or die battle; McCain clinches Republican race


March 5th, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 5 (IANS) Vietnam war veteran John McCain clinched the Republican presidential nomination even as Democratic rivals Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama remained locked in tight races in two ... Read more...

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McCain wins Republican nomination


March 5th, 2008 - 10:28 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, March 5 (DPA) John McCain clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night. McCain was declared the winner in Ohio, Vermont and Rhode Island Tuesday, giving him the 1,191 total delegates needed ... Read more...

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Obama the frontrunner faces the long knives


March 2nd, 2008 - 8:52 am ICT by admin
By Chris Cermak Washington, March 2 (DPA) Barack Obama could well seal the Democratic presidential nomination Tuesday if rival Hillary Clinton fails to win crucial primary contests in Ohio and Texas - two ... Read more...

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Bush senior endorses Macain as presidential candidate


February 19th, 2008 - 1:25 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, Feb 18 (DPA) Former US president George H.W. Bush Monday endorsed Republican candidate John McCain, calling him the best person to lead the US at a "critical time in history". Bush ... Read more...

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McCain wins Romney support in US presidential race


February 15th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) John McCain firmed up his hold on the Republican presidential nomination with former rival Mitt Romney announcing that he is backing the Vietnam war veteran's bid ... Read more...

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