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Texas Republican senator urges Juneteenth emancipation holiday


June 19th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The proposed bill of the Texas Republican Kay Bailey Hutchison would establish June 19th as Juneteenth. The senator’s staff according to reports, do not believe ... Read more...

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US Senate panel cuts Pakistan aid over doctor’s jailing


May 25th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) Outraged over the jailing of a Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA find Osama Bin Laden, a US Senate panel has cut Pakistan's aid by ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval ratings hit new low


March 13th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Amid rising gas prices, President Barack Obama's Obama approval rating has plunged to 41 per cent in a new poll putting a question mark on ... Read more...

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US Senate defeats birth control amendment


March 2nd, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) The Democratic controlled US Senate Thursday defeated a Republican sponsored amendment to turn back parts of President Barack Obama's healthcare reform.The amendment, introduced by Republican ... Read more...

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Romney thumps Gingrich, regains momentum


February 1st, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) With a thumping win in the Republican primary in Florida, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has cemented his front-running status for the right to challenge ... Read more...

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Michele Bachmann criticizes black farmers settlement


July 19th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Omaha, Neb., July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michele Bachmann has criticized President Barack Obama for signing a legislation that saw African-American farmers compensated almost $1.2 billion for years of discrimination and neglect. According ... Read more...

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Virginia city wants to honour SEALs - but doesn’t know how


May 4th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Virginia Beach Mayor Wills Sessoms is thrilled that a navy SEALs unit based just outside his city killed Osama bin Laden. He wants to honour the ... Read more...

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Trump not a “serious” presidential candidate: Republican senator McCain


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Arizona Senator John McCain has said that Donald Trump cannot be perceived as a "serious" Republican presidential contender.He argued that while the business magnate seemed to be ... Read more...

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Outrage over Republican senator’s racist, sexist ‘ minorities don’t work’ comments


April 30th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Oklahoma Representative Sally Kern has caused outrage by making both racist and sexist remarks during a state House debate.During the debate, Republican senator Kern said Blacks earn less ... Read more...

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US Senator Ensign to resign in May over extramarital affair probe


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): US Senator John Ensign of Nevada, who is facing an ethics investigation over his affair with the wife of a top aid, has denied of 'violating any law', ... Read more...

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Olympic medallist Carl Lewis in race for New Jersey Senate


April 13th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Former Olympic champion Carl Lewis has announced his plans to enter the American political arena and run for the New Jersey state senate.The athletics legend said he wants ... Read more...

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Western military strikes on Libya may threaten Gaddafi regime continuance: NYT


March 21st, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 21 (ANI): The military strikes on Libya by Britain, France and the United States that began on Saturday may threaten the government of that country itself, notwithstanding the Obama administration's ... Read more...

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52 percent Americans support Peter King Muslim radicalization hearing


March 10th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March.10 (ANI): Nearly 52 percent Americans believe that Republican Senator Peter King's investigation into US Muslims radicalization is appropriate.Gallup poll found 52 percent back a hearing by King's House Homeland Security ... Read more...

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Department of Homeland Security - efficient bureaucratic behemoth or costly edifice


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.2 (ANI): A recent Gallup poll has found 56 percent of Americans opposing cuts to spending on homeland security programs with 42 percent in favor. By comparison, 61 percent oppose cuts ... Read more...

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Obama is not the leader of the United States, claims Republican Senator


February 19th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Republican Senator from South Carolina Jim Demint has said that President Barack Obama isn't the leader of the United States, nor have any of his predecessors been ... Read more...

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US senator says he was sexually abused as a child


February 18th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) US senator Scott Brown has said he was sexually abused as a child several times by a camp counsellor and also physically abused by his stepfather.The Republican senator ... Read more...

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‘Reagan’s place in history as a tax cutter nothing more than false mythology’


February 5th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5(ANI): Former United States President Ronald Reagan, who is often hailed as a tax cutter willing to make hard choices, actually ended up raising taxes - eleven times.According to CBS ... Read more...

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Assange a high-tech terrorist, says Biden


December 20th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden has said that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was "closer to being a high-tech terrorist", and acknowledged the fact that the leak of classified ... Read more...

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Christine O’Donnell’s Statement “I’m Not A Witch” Named Top Quote Of The Year


December 13th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some people do have weird hobbies, but it seems that Yale librarian Fred Shapiro deserves a prize. Every year, he compiles the best and the most ... Read more...

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McCain waxes eloquent on Palin while likening her to “divisive” Reagan


November 29th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): Republican senator from Arizona John McCain, who lost to Barack Obama during the presidential polls in 2008, has praised his former running mate Sarah Palin and compared ... Read more...

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Obama would be ‘in good shape’ against Palin in potential 2012 Prez race: Biden


November 21st, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): US Vice President Joe Biden has said former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has "a good chance" of winning the presidential poll in 2012, but added that President ... Read more...

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Bipartisan Deficit Panel’s Recommendations Restrict Social Security


November 11th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): President Barack Obama had engendered a bipartisan deficit commission some time back, the bosses of which initiated an audacious attack on burgeoning federal deficits on ... Read more...

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US should support India’s pursuit for UNSC permanent seat, says McCain


November 6th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.6 (ANI): United States' Republican Party has stated that America should fully back India's pursuit for a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).Senior Republican Senator John McCain has ... Read more...

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US must support India’s Security Council bid: McCain (Lead)


November 6th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) The US should support India's bid for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council, Republican Senator John McCain, who lost the race for the White House ... Read more...

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Alaska Senate Race Led By Write-in Candidate Lisa Murkowski


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Alaska Senate Election results have been declared. Like many other states, the republican made it to the Senate as Joe Miller received 34.2 percent of ... Read more...

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Now, ‘mama grizzly’ Palin wants to nail “corrupt bastards” in media


November 1st, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has claimed she has video evidence, which shows that "corrupt" reporters for a CBS affiliate in Alaska conspired to project Joe Miller, ... Read more...

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Vanity Fair’s McCain calendar branded ‘disgusting’


October 28th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A Vanity Fair calendar has sparked a controversy after it published Republican Senator John McCain's head digitally added to the body of a male model.On the verge of ... Read more...

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Stalled US-India ties require ‘bold leap forward’: Experts


October 21st, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 21 (ANI): Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to India in the first week of November, a new report has acknowledged fears of many prominent Indians and Americans ... Read more...

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Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski defends running as an independent in the re-elections


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski has admitted she has defied political norms by announcing that she will run as an independent in the upcoming midterm elections.Murkowski announced that she ... Read more...

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Lincoln Chafee Speaks On Christine O’Donnell’s Win


September 16th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dover, Sep 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Tuesday night win of the Tea Party-backed candidates at the Republican Senate primary elections has made the rising strength of the movement evident. However, ... Read more...

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Minority Leader John Boehner softens his position on tax cuts


September 13th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Minority Leader of the senate says that he approves of US President Obama’s bid to decrease the tax bill of only middle class Americans."I want to ... Read more...

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Republican senators more popular on Facebook, Twitter than Democrats


August 22nd, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): When it comes to politicians' presence on Facebook and Twitter, Republicans outshine Democrats, according to a study.Republican senators have sharper social media skills than Democrats, revealed a ... Read more...

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Alberto Gonzalez, The Former American Attorney General, Recommends That The 14th Amendment Be Unmodified


August 22nd, 2010 - 1:08 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington August 21, 2010 (Just Flashed): Alberto Gonzalez happens to be the earlier Attorney General of America. He has now become visible against Republican suggestions to make changes in the 14th Amendment. ... Read more...

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Former Senator Ted Stevens Dies In Fatal Alaska Plane Crash


August 12th, 2010 - 3:14 am ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This time luck was not by the side of Ted Stevens who became one of the five victims to lose their lives in the fatal Alaska ... Read more...

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Ex-Senator Ted Stevens confirmed dead in Alaska plane crash


August 11th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.11 (ANI): Former Alaska Republican Senator Ted Stevens has confirmed dead in a plane crash in southwest Alaska.According to Politico, the small plane crashed near a small fishing town on Alaska's ... Read more...

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