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Indian American fundraiser for jailed governor arrested


June 21st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, June 21 (IANS) A Chicago based IndianAmerican businessmen with ties to jailed Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich has been arrested and charged with bribing doctors for patient referrals and ... Read more...

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Affleck supports politician’s campaign


May 24th, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 24 (IANS) Actor Ben Affleck hosted a star-studded Hollywood fundraiser for politician Elizabeth Warren, who seeks a senate seat in his native Massachusetts.The Boston boy helped to ... Read more...

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Colombia’s FARC frees 10 captives


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Villavicencio (Colombia), April 3 (IANS/EFE) The last 10 security force members held by Colombia's FARC rebels arrived here Monday after a handover in the jungle to a team from the ... Read more...

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Former Illinois Gov. Blagojevich sentenced to 14 years for corruption


December 8th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by BNO News
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (BNO NEWS) -- Former Illinois Governor Rod R. Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison on Wednesday after being convicted of numerous counts of corruption, prosecutors said.Blagojevich, who ... Read more...

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Michele Bachmann’s son believes mom can be US president


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23(ANI): Tea Party movement supporter Michele Bachmann's son, Lucas, has said no to posing naked for Playgirl, but he is saying yes to the idea that his mom could be ... 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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Indian-American fundraiser under US scanner


April 13th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 13 (IANS) A federal grand jury has subpoenaed dozens of doctors in the Chicago area as part of a probe into a wealthy Indian-American fundraiser with ties ... Read more...

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Is Keith Olbermann going to run for US senate?


January 25th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Growing numbers of fans on the Internet are calling for Keith Olbermann to run for Senate.The campaign is fast gathering momentum on Facebook and Twitter. ... Read more...

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Keith Olbermann Can Run For Senate, Says New Blog Campaign


January 25th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a latest development a number of social media site and blog sites have stressed upon asking former host of a leading media entity, Keith Olbermann ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on plea against Ketan Desai


December 15th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 15 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Wednesday reserved its order till Dec 22 on a suit challenging former Medical Council of India (MCI) chief Ketan Desai's election to the ... Read more...

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Ketan Desai’s election to university body challenged


November 29th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) The election of Ketan Desai, tainted former chief of the Medical Council of India (MCI), to the Gujarat University senate was Monday challenged in the Gujarat High Court.Desai, ... Read more...

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Media Announces Lisa Murkowski As The Winner


November 18th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lisa Murkowski was declared the winner in the race for the Alaska senate seat by media house this Wednesday. The independent candidate became the first write-in ... Read more...

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Alaska senator not to support Palin’s 2012 US Prez bid as she lacks ‘intellectual curiosity’


November 16th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.16 (ANI): Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski has said she would not support former governor Sarah Palin bid for the US presidency in 2012 because she lacks "intellectual curiosity" for the ... Read more...

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Dan Coats Raises Republican Hopes


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican candidate Dan Coats secured a crucial victory for the Republicans with a strong win over Democrat Brad Ellsworth. The result indicated on Tuesday that Dan ... Read more...

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Democratic Party likely to retain control of US Senate


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3(ANI): The Democratic Party is likely to retain control of the Senate, the upper house of the bicameral legislature of the country, after claiming victories in key states.Democrats won ... Read more...

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GOP leadership could target Palin if it falls short in Nov Senate polls


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 23 (ANI): Leaders of the Republican Party could target former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin if they fall short of taking back the Senate, as they believe the Pride ... Read more...

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Talks About Senate Seat Scandal


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jesse Jackson Jr, the man whom the entire media has been hounding over the last few days, has finally responded to the reports. Addressing allegations that ... Read more...

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Jesse Jackson’s Adds Giovanna Huidobro To His List Of Problems


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr has found himself in the news again for a reason that might just not help his campaign at all. Adding to the ... Read more...

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Tea Party star O’Donnell quips she ‘dabbled with witchcraft’ in high school


September 20th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell has joked about the comments she made more than a decade ago about having dabbled in witchcraft when she was in high ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin pushes midterm election candidates, teases possible presidential candidacy bid


September 18th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by BNO News
DES MOINES, IOWA (BNO NEWS) – Sarah Palin on Friday rallied a rising schism within the Republican Party in Des Moines, Iowa after demanding that the party unite behind the candidates 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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Rod Blagojevich Convicted on One Count, Mistrial Called on 23 Others


August 18th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rod Blagojevich has been convicted by jury on one count of making false statements to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), but the judge declared a mistrial ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Found Guilty On 1 Out Of 24 Counts In Controversial Trial


August 18th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what was the most frustrating outcome for the prosecutors, former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was found guilty on just 1 out of the 24 charges ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Convicted Only For Lying To The FBI


August 18th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich has been convicted on only 1 of the 24 charges against him in what appeared to be one of the toughest ... Read more...

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Former Illinois Governor Blagojevich found guilty of lying to FBI


August 18th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was found guilty on Wednesday and convicted on one count of lying to the FBI, as jurors were deadlocked on the 23 ... Read more...

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Politician, TV host hit each other during show


August 12th, 2010 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Aug 12 (IANS/EFE) A senatorial candidate in Brazil and a television show host got into a fight and punched and kicked each other when the politician became irritated with the journalist's ... Read more...

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Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Declines To Testify


July 22nd, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After all his former chiding of U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald, and voicing his opinion that the prosecutors should play all the tapes in front of the ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Refuses To Testify


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Rod Blagojevich went back on his words as he stood up in court on Wednesday and said that he will not testify ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich won’t testify at his trial


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, July 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rod Blagojevich's defense lawyers brought their argument to a close in the former governor's corruption trial without calling even a single witness including cross examining ... Read more...

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Carte Goodwin Steps Into The Shoes Of Robert C. Byrd


July 17th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Charleston, West Virginia, July 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Carte Goodwin, the former chief counsel of West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin III will be stepping into the shoes of late U.S. Senator ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Hid In Bathrooms To Evade Staffs, Aide Reveals


July 9th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Chicago, July 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An almost bizarre fact has surfaced about the ousted governor Rod Blagojevich during his corruption trial on Thursday. His former deputy revealed that he used ... Read more...

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Indian-American offered to raise $1 mn for Senate seat


July 9th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 9 (IANS) US prosecutors have alleged that an Indian American supporter of Democratic Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr told him he would raise $1 million in return for ... Read more...

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Harry Reid’s Son, Rory Avoids Using Dad’s Name in Governor Bid


June 28th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The son of one of America’s most powerful politicians is running for Governor of Nevada, yet his campaign tactics include avoiding his father’s name. Rory Reid, son of ... Read more...

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California Secretary Of State Implements New Voting Measures


June 9th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey The approval of the Proposition 14 is likely to undergo a lot of scrutiny in case it gets passed, according to the secretary of state of California, Debra Bowen. ... Read more...

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California Elections Result In Two Women With Tickets To The Top


June 9th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey The results of the California primary elections, for the Senate and the post of the Governor, were declared on June 8, 2010.According to most of the observers, the ... Read more...

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