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Mitt Romney clinches Republican nomination


May 30th, 2012 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (IANS) Mitt Romney created history as he finally clinched the Republican nomination to challenge President Barack Obama in November, becoming the first Mormon nominee from ... Read more...

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What will Obama’s gay turn cost?


May 14th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Since Barack Obama "came out of the closet" on the issue of same-sex marriage, the spotlight has turned not so much on one of the ... Read more...

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With three wins Romney inches closer to nomination


May 9th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Mitt Romney inched closer to secure Republican party's nomination to challenge President Barack Obama in November with victories in three party primaries in Indiana, North ... Read more...

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Former US Republican candidate Santorum endorses Romney


May 8th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Former US Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has formally endorsed his one-time bitter rival Mitt Romney, the party's presumptive nominee.Santorum's campaign website announced the endorsement ... Read more...

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Gingrich announces withdrawal from Republican primaries


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS/EFE) Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich announced Wednesday that he is withdrawing from the Republican primaries, leaving the way clear for the front-runner, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt ... Read more...

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After five-state sweep, Romney readies to battle Obama (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Sweeping five Republican primaries to effectively clinch the Republican nomination, Mitt Romney prepared to challenge President Barack Obama in the November general election."A better America ... Read more...

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Romney’s path cleared; gets Bobby Jindal’s backing (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) As Mitt Romney emerged as the virtually certain Republican presidential nominee with Rick Santorum suddenly dropping out of the race, Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby ... 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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Three wins tighten Romney grip on Republican ticket


April 4th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) With decisive victories in Republican presidential primaries in three states, frontrunner Mitt Romney virtually assured himself of the party nomination to challenge President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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US Supreme Court hears challenge to ‘Obamacare’


March 27th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) The US Supreme Court has begun a historic hearing on the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare reform, which greatly expands Americans' access to ... Read more...

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Front-runner Romney wins Republican primary in Illinois


March 21st, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by BNO News
CHICAGO, Illinois (BNO NEWS) -- Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney won the Republican presidential primary in Illinois on Tuesday, defeating former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum and gaining more than 40 delegates in ... Read more...

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Romney scores decisive win in Illinois primary


March 21st, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) After close encounters in battleground states like Michigan and Ohio and losses in southern states, frontrunner Mitt Romney scored a decisive win in Illinois Republican ... Read more...

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Romney, Santorum face showdown in Obama’s home state


March 20th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) Two leading Republican presidential hopefuls have launched a final campaign blitz across Illinois, President Barack Obama's home state, ahead of their showdown in a key ... Read more...

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Santorum slows Romney’s march with southern sweep (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) In a sharp retort to frontrunner Mitt Romney's prediction that his campaign was reaching a "desperate end", Rick Santorum turned the Republican nomination battle into ... 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 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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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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Rick Santorum wins Kansas caucuses, Romney takes Wyoming


March 11th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum won a convincing victory in the Kansas caucuses on Saturday in the race to become the U.S. Republican presidential candidate. Front-runner Mitt ... 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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Rush Limbaugh’s diatribe hurts GOP prospects


March 9th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rush Limbaugh has come under fire for his comments on Georgetown University student Sandra Fluke. As Americans debate on what is constitutional and what is not, ... 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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Romney pulls ahead, but Ohio still hangs in balance (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Mitt Romney pulled ahead to score his fourth victory in Super Tuesday primaries in ten states, but with the most hotly contested prize Ohio witnessing ... Read more...

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Super Tuesday: Contenders share spoils


March 7th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Republicans appeared headed for a long bruising fight to pick up their nominee to challenge President Barack Obama in November with rivals sharing the spoils ... Read more...

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Super Tuesday seems to have lost its sheen


March 6th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The obvious fact in the race to the White House for the Republican candidates is that whoever comes out tops after the Super Tuesday will have a ... Read more...

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Romney frontrunner as Republican race hits ‘Super Tuesday’


March 6th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) As the Republican primary race to pick their nominee to challenge President Barack hits so-called "Super Tuesday", the biggest day of voting yet in the two-month-old ... 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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Romney gains presidential momentum with twin wins


February 29th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) With a narrow win in his home state of Michigan and an easy victory in Arizona, Mitt Romney boosted his chances of becoming the Republican ... Read more...

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Michigan GOP primary race heats up


February 28th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Michigan, Feb 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) During the race to determine who gets to head the Democrats into the race against the Republicans in 2008, then candidates Barack Obama and Hilary Clinton had ... 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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Jason Alexander responds to Mitt Romney’s Seinfeld comment


February 25th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) GOP hopeful Mitt Romney misquoted a Seinfeld line during the Arizona debate. Romney said that, “I want to restore America’s promise, and I’m going to do ... Read more...

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GOP Race: Rick Santorum quizzed over his ‘Bridge to Nowhere’ remarks


February 24th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The GOP race is heating up between frontrunners Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum. During a debate ahead of the primaries in Arizona and Michigan, the pair ... Read more...

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Republican presidential hopefuls target Obama


February 21st, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) Two leading Republican presidential candidates Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich are training their guns on President Barack Obama as they woo conservative voters ahead of ... Read more...

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Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine now denies endorsing Rick Santorum


February 16th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine seems to have backtracked from his earlier endorsement of GOP hopeful Rick Santorum. The singer was widely reported to have endorsed the ... Read more...

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Dave Mustaine endorses Rick Santorum


February 16th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rick Santorum’s presidential aspiration got a major boost this week when Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine endorsed him for the Presidency. Santorum is currently among the forerunners ... Read more...

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