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Bobby Jindal intensifies attack on Obama


July 19th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American governor Bobby Jindal, speculated among Mitt Romney's potential running mates, has stepped up his attacks on President Barack Obama for allegedly distorting ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal defends Romney on offshore investments


July 9th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 9 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal, whose name often figures among Mitt Romney's likely running mates, has defended the presumptive Republican presidential nominee against attacks over ... Read more...

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Haley, Jindal in Romney’s VP guessing game


May 5th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) As the guessing game begins about presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's running mate, two Indian-American governors, Nikki Haley and Bobby Jindal, figure among the ... Read more...

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Was Sarah Palin added to John McCain’s ’short list’ for gender balance?


March 13th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): A campaign manager of John McCain has revealed that Sarah Palin was added to the US Senator's 'short list' of possible running mates for gender balance.Rick Davis ... Read more...

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Philippines declares victory of nine senators


May 15th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, May 15 (DPA) The Philippines' election commission Saturday declared the victory of nine senators five days after national polls that used a new automated system. Three other senatorial seats are to be ... Read more...

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Karzai unlikely to sacrifice his wolves!


November 18th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Helmand (Afghanistan), Nov.18 (ANI): Afghan President Hamid Karzai, who will make his inauguration speech in Kabul tomorrow, is unlikely to carry out a major cull of his ministerial team, believe diplomats ... Read more...

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Under fire Karzai refuses to sack corrupt Afghan minister, officials


November 4th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai, who started his new term with a pledge to check corruption and reach out to opponents, has ruled out sacking corrupt minister and officials, ... Read more...

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Afghan vice president survives ambush


July 26th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 26 (DPA) Militants using machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades attacked one of President Hamid Karzai's running mates in northern Afghanistan Sunday, but caused no casualties, the provincial governor said. Mohammad ... Read more...

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President Karzai to stand for re-election in Afghanistan


May 4th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 4 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai officially registered with the Election Commission Monday to stand for re-election in country's presidential polls slated for Aug 20. The incumbent president appeared before the ... Read more...

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McCain, Palin use Biden’’s ”Crisis” prediction to question Obama


October 22nd, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Harrisburg (Pennsylvania, US), Oct.22 (ANI): Republican running mates John McCain and Sarah Palin have once again questioned Barack Obama''s readiness to lead the country in the wake of the latters running ... Read more...

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US electorate still ill-informed about McCain, Obama health status: Experts


October 20th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.20 (ANI): The American electorate, by and large, continues to remain ill-informed about the health status of both Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain and his Democratic rival Barack ... Read more...

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U.S. presidential race turning increasingly negative


October 10th, 2008 - 11:04 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.10 (ANI): The presidential contest between Senators Barack Obama and John McCain is reported to be getting increasingly negative with just 25 days to go for the polls. According to ... Read more...

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US V-P poll rivals Sarah Palin, Joe Biden agree N-armed Pak pose threat to world


October 3rd, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
St. Louis , Oct 3 (ANI): In their first public debate yesterday, Republican and Democratic vice-presidential candidates Sarah Palin and Joe Bide, respectively, had one point in common, that Pakistan and ... Read more...

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US V-P poll rivals Sarah Palin, Joe Biden agree Pak, Iran pose threat to world


October 3rd, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
St. Louis , Oct 3 (ANI): In the first public debate yesterday, Republican and Democratic vice-presidential candidates Sarah Palin and Joe Bide, respectively, had one point in common, that Pakistan and ... Read more...

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Palin, Biden fight over change, economy, war on terror


October 3rd, 2008 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 3 (DPA) Rival US vice presidential candidates Sarah Palin and Joe Biden clashed over the centrality of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan during a fast-paced debate, in which both ... Read more...

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Palin, Biden train hard for veep debate on Thursday


October 1st, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Biden and his rival Sarah Palin are training hard and not taking anything for granted before the only vice presidential debate of ... Read more...

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Pact between Obama, McCain campaigns on TV debates


September 22nd, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 22 (ANI): The Obama and McCain campaigns have agreed to an unusual free-flowing format for the three televised presidential debates, which begin on September 26, but the McCain ... Read more...

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Hillary knew Obama was unlikely to pick her as running mate


August 27th, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton in a private meeting with Barack Obama after she conceded the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, made a request that he consider ... Read more...

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Obama looking for experienced running mate, McCain for an energetic economic expert


August 16th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.16 (ANI): Rival American presidential contenders Barack Obama and John McCain will be guided by their immediate requirements when deciding on their respective running mates. With the Democratic convention beginning on ... Read more...

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McCain includes Jew in running mate short list


August 4th, 2008 - 10:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.4 (ANI): Aides of presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain have asked 45-year-old Eric Cantor, a young Jewish congressman from Virginia, to submit documents as part of a rigorous vetting ... Read more...

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Naming V-P candidate, a major milestone for Obama campaign


July 28th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): The major milestone in Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obamas campaign after his Berlin moment in front of 200,000 Germans, will be the selection of a vice presidential ... Read more...

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McCain has any number of running mates to choose from


July 14th, 2008 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 14 (ANI): Florida Governor Charlie Crist is just one of several high-profile Republicans in the race to become John McCains running mate in his bid for the White ... Read more...

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Obama unlikely to consider Hillary Clinton as running mate because of Bill


July 14th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): Sources close to Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama have said that Obama may not consider Hillary Clinton as his running mate because of her husband and former ... Read more...

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VP talk was not on the table at McCain retreat: Jindal


May 26th, 2008 - 10:00 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 26 (IANS) Bobby Jindal, the first Indian-American US governor, says he discussed a number of topics with the Republican presidential hopeful John McCain except the possibility of being ... Read more...

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McCain lunches Jindal, other likely running mates


May 26th, 2008 - 12:05 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 25 (IANS) Presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain lunched with Bobby Jindal, the first Indian American US governor, and two other potential running mates at The Asylum, a ... Read more...

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Washington Times backs Bobby Jindal as McCain’s deputy


May 24th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 24 (IANS) As presumptive Republican nominee John McCain prepared to audition three potential running mates, a conservative US daily Saturday said Bobby Jindal, the first Indian-American US governor, ... Read more...

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A fit McCain set to audition Jindal, 2 others as running mate


May 24th, 2008 - 10:27 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 24 (IANS) Presumptive Republican nominee John McCain was declared in "excellent physical and mental health" as he prepared to meet three potential running mates including Bobby Jindal, who ... Read more...

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McCain looks to fill ticket: Three hopefuls step up


May 23rd, 2008 - 8:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Republic presidential nominee Senator John McCain is set to meet with at least three potential running mates at a gathering at his ranch this weekend in Arizona, ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton thinks Hillary should be Obama’s VP


May 23rd, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 23 (ANI): New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton maybe determined to remain in the race to be named the Democratic Party's nominee for President, but her husband and ... Read more...

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Jindal back in contention as McCain running mate


May 22nd, 2008 - 10:01 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 22 (IANS) Bobby Jindal, Louisiana's Indian-American governor, is back in contention as presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain's running mate along with two others long rumoured to be ... Read more...

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Hillary battles back into US presidential race, despite Obama win


March 9th, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) By Arun Kumar Washington, March 9 (IANS) Even as Barack Obama scored a big win in America's smallest state Wyoming, a new poll suggested Hillary Clinton's primary victories in Texas, Ohio and Rhode ... Read more...

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