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Obama presses jobs plan passage to bridge income gap


October 30th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Saturday urged Congress to pass the administration's stalled jobs plan to speed up US economic growth and reduce the widening income ... Read more...

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White House takes new moves to spur private hiring


October 29th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) The Obama administration Friday announced new executive branch efforts to help job creation in the nation's private sector.US President Barack Obama Friday told federal government ... Read more...

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Russia welcomes US Senate’s ratification of arms cut deal


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has welcomed the ratification of a new US-Russia arms reduction deal by the American Senate but said it will take some time ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga Protests Against ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’ Policy On Video


September 19th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The controversial singer, Lady Gaga made news once again when she turned up in a dress made up of uncooked meat for the VMA. ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Warren To Set Consumer Financial Protection Agency, Declares President Barack Obama


September 18th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Sep 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Friday, the President of United States Barack Obama named Harvard Law School Professor Elizabeth Warren as the person who would be overseeing the creation ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama To Name Elizabeth Warren For Consumer Financial Protection Bureau


September 16th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Sep 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Harvard professor and a well-known consumer advocate, Elizabeth Warren, will be seen playing a new role in the White House. A Democratic official has mentioned ... 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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John McCain Dubbed As Social Media Genius By A Recent Study


August 21st, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican leader John McCain is making news lately for the most unlikely of reasons. The 2008 Republican Presidential nominee has been named a 'social media genius', ... Read more...

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Clinton urges Republicans to support arms treaty with Russia


August 12th, 2010 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Wednesday urged Republican Senators to support the passage of a nuclear arms treaty with Russia, warning the failure of approval could ... Read more...

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Petraeus vows ‘relentless’ pursuit of Taliban


June 30th, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 30 (IANS) A Senate panel has approved the nomination of Gen David Petraeus to be the top US commander in Afghanistan after he assured lawmakers he would ... Read more...

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Obama To Dispatch Troops To The U.S.-Mexico Border


May 26th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): US President Barack Obama will be sending up to 1,200 National Guard troops for the safety of the U.S.-Mexico border. This pronouncement arrives after a ... Read more...

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Country Protests Arizona Immigration Law


April 29th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Phoenix, Arizona, Apr 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Arizona Immigration Law is facing quite a lot of opposition from all sides. The law had been passed on this week by the ... Read more...

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Republican Uproar: Boys & Girls Charity Club CEO Paid $1M A Year


March 15th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of Republican Senators, which includes Senator Chuck Grassley, has recently questioned the way a well-known organization has been using the charity funds it receives. The ... Read more...

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Obama closes cocktail hour at the White House


January 21st, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 21 (ANI): The Obamas hosted at least half a dozen bipartisan soirees early last year, but they haven't held any since late spring.Billed as a way to break through the ... Read more...

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Democrats lose Kennedy’s seat in Massachusetts


January 20th, 2010 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (DPA) Voters in the north-eastern state of Massachusetts dealt President Barack Obama's Democratic Party a major blow by electing a centre-right Republican to the seat long held by ... Read more...

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US Senator Mel Martinez resigns


August 8th, 2009 - 2:49 am ICT by John Le Fevre
US Senator Mel Martinez, the first Cuban-American to serve in the US Senate, has announced his immediate retirement from politics. In an email to friends and supporters, Martinez said he'll step down from ... Read more...

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Obama’s health care overhaul has a tough road ahead: NYT


July 26th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): In the wake of the US Senate Democratic leaders deciding to devote more time in winning Republican support for a health care overhaul, President Barack Obama must ... Read more...

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Stopping cross border attacks, crack down on LeT, key riders for US aid to Pak


June 13th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Stopping cross border attacks and cracking down on the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and other major terrorist organizations, are some of the key benchmarks that the US House of ... Read more...

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US approves tripled aid bill for Pakistan


June 12th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): The US House of Representatives has approved a bill authorizing economic and military aid to Pakistan.The bill will have certain benchmarks, but Senators are still undecided over what ... Read more...

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House approves easing US restrictions on Cuba travel


February 26th, 2009 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) The US House of Representatives has approved a $410 billion spending bill that includes a provision easing the restrictions the Bush administration imposed on Cuban-Americans' travel and remittances ... Read more...

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Schwarzenegger asks fellow governors to give aid package if they dont need it


February 23rd, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 23 (ANI): California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in a message to fellow Republican governors, who have refused President Barack Obamas stimulus package to gain political mileage, has asked them ... Read more...

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US Congress strikes deal on $789 bn stimulus plan


February 12th, 2009 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Racing against the clock to meet President Barack Obama's Monday deadline, Congressional leaders have struck a deal on a $789 billion stimulus plan after scaling down the versions ... Read more...

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US Senate endorses Obama’s $838 bn stimulus plan


February 11th, 2009 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) As US President Barack Obama continued his pitch to the nation to sell his $838 billion economic stimulus plan, the senate handed him a big victory approving the ... Read more...

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Obama hits the road to sell his $838 bn stimulus plan


February 10th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama appeared before a national audience to sell his $838 billion economic stimulus plan even as it survived a key vote in the Senate, putting ... Read more...

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US lawmakers strike deal on trimmed down stimulus plan (Lead)


February 7th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Faced with mounting job losses, Democratic and Republican senators have struck a deal to pave the way for the approval of a trimmed down $780 billion dollar economic ... Read more...

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US senators reach tentative compromise on stimulus plan


February 7th, 2009 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (DPA) A bipartisan group of US senators put forward a compromise Friday night on a massive and unprecedented economic stimulus package that likely had enough votes to pass the ... Read more...

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Senate committee approves Holder for US attorney general


January 29th, 2009 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (DPA) A Senate committee voted Wednesday to approve Eric Holder as the next top US law enforcement officer, sending the nomination to the full chamber for a final vote.The ... Read more...

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Obama cultivating support across party lines


January 20th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (DPA) US president-elect Barack Obama spent the eve of his Tuesday inauguration dining with several top Republicans in the Democrat's latest attempt to build bridges with the conservative opposition ... Read more...

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Senator Reed to join Biden on trip to Asia


January 6th, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.6 (ANI): Senator Jack Reed will accompany Vice President-elect Joe Biden this week on a tour of southwest Asia. According to the Journal Washington, this will be Bidens last trip as ... Read more...

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Republicans may ask Bill to testify during Hillary Clinton’’s confirmation


December 11th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.11 (ANI): Senate Republicans are considering asking former US President Bill Clinton to testify at his wife, Hillarys confirmation hearing. The focus of the testimony could be about potential conflicts of ... Read more...

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US House approves $14-bn bail-out for car industry (Second Lead)


December 11th, 2008 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 11 (DPA) The US House of Representatives Wednesday approved a $14-billion emergency loan to keep the country's car industry out of bankruptcy, sending the bill to a more skeptical Senate.House ... Read more...

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Hillary would face tough queries about Bill’’s finances if chosen for Secretary of State


November 16th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Senator Hillary Clinton would face awkward questions about her husband and former US president Bill Clintons financial ties with Arab sheikhs and Central Asian oligarchs, if US ... Read more...

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McCain camp adopts damage limitation strategy while privately conceding defeat


October 29th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): With Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama expected to win the Nov 4 poll, his rival John McCains campaign managers are learnt to have now adopted a damage ... Read more...

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Bushs election guru says Obama has copied his tactics


October 26th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Karl Rove, the noted architect of President George W Bushs two victories, has said if Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama wins the White House race, it will ... Read more...

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Republican Senators ask Bush to stop aid to Pakistan until BB killing probe


January 11th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Jan 11 (ANI): Opposition US Senators have reportedly asked President George Bush to stop aid to Pakistan unless the investigation into former premier Benazir Bhuttos assassination is completed.The Senators belonging to ... Read more...

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