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Obama gains advantage in three swing states


September 21st, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A slew of new opinion polls shows President Barack Obama gaining advantage over Mitt Romney as his Republican challenger scrambles to put his campaign back on ... Read more...

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Romney picks conservative Paul Ryan as running mate


August 11th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Skipping two rising Indian-American stars, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney Saturday picked up fiscal conservative Paul Ryan as his running mate, making faltering economy as ... Read more...

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Obama leads Romney in 3 swing states


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) A new poll brought good cheer to US President Barack Obama leads as it showed him leading Republican challenger Mitt Romney by at least 6 ... Read more...

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Obama leads in three swing states: poll


June 28th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 28 (IANS) President Barack Obama leads over his likely Republican rival in the November presidential poll in three critical swing states even as voters are divided on ... 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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Obama trails in swing states: Opinion poll


December 14th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) In a dozen key swing states across the United States, Democratic President Barack Obama is trailing his two leading Republican rivals hoping to challenge him ... Read more...

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Obama faces uphill climb, swing states poll indicate


November 5th, 2011 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) Ahead of 2012 election, US President Barack Obama and his most formidable Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney are almost tied up in a dozen swing ... Read more...

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Obama in campaign mode as he turns 50


August 4th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) As US President Barack Obama turned 50 Thursday, he is back in full-throttle campaign mode attending high profile fund raisers and hitting out at opposition ... Read more...

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Obama will outpace GOP front-runners if elections were held today: Poll


February 13th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): US President Barack Obama would win eight swing states if the presidential elections were held today, including one electoral vote-giving congressional district that he had won in ... Read more...

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Despite mid-term polls setbacks, Obama may still be re-elected in 2012


January 24th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): US President Barack Obama might have suffered a setback over several issues, including huge loses during last year's mid-term polls, but a detailed analysis suggests that the ... Read more...

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Obama heading for political trench warfare between 2010 and 2012


November 14th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.14 (ANI): President Barack Obama's reelection campaign appears likely to resemble the political trench warfare that marked the 2000 and 2004 presidential races.Last week's midterm elections saw the trio of ... Read more...

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If slime disgusts you then you are a conservative


June 5th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Do crawly insects make you cringe or dead bodies make you blanch? Do you squirm when confronted with slime? If so, chances are you're more conservative, politically. This ... Read more...

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Squeamish people more likely to show a conservative attitude to gays, lesbians


June 5th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): People who squirm when confronted with slime, can't stand the sight of blood, and become pale when see dead bodies are more likely to be a conservative than ... Read more...

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South Asian NGO galvanized community to vote in US elections


November 7th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashVirginia, Nov 7 (ANI): South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), an NGO which advocates for civil rights and immigrant rights issues facing the community in the United States, played ... Read more...

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South Asian NGO played big role in Obama’’s victory


November 5th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita Prakash Virginia, Nov 5 (ANI): South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), an NGO which advocates for civil rights and immigrant rights issues facing the community in the United States, has ... Read more...

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Go vote, say last minute calls from Americans in India


November 4th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Thousands of US phones have been ringing with last minute reminders to go to the poll booth for the presidential elections Tuesday - and many of them ... Read more...

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Obama continues to outpace McCain in swing-states


November 1st, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 1 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has maintained a comfortable lead over his rival John McCain, and continued to outpace him in swing states, most national surveys ... Read more...

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Obama maintains lead over McCain in key battleground states


October 28th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): As Election Day quickly approaches; recent polls find that Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama is maintaining his lead over his Republican rival John McCain in several key ... Read more...

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McCain, Obama hit swing states


October 22nd, 2008 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (DPA) With only 14 days to go before the US presidential elections, John McCain and Barack Obama Tuesday crisscrossed swing states that will be crucial to success on Nov ... Read more...

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Obama accuses McCain of bringing ugliness to presidential campaign


October 21st, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Florida (United States), Oct.21 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Monday accused his republican rival John McCain of launching an "ugly" bid to stave off defeat, while campaigning along with ... Read more...

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US Elections: Democrats out-register Republicans in swing states


October 13th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.13 (ANI): A boom in voter registration across America has raised the possibility of a landslide victory for Senator Barack Obama, with an overwhelming majority of the nine million ... Read more...

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Republican rabble rousers issue Kill Obama calls


October 10th, 2008 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.10 (ANI): Republican rallies across the United States are fast turning into rabble-rousing events where warm-up speakers are encouraging crowds to call Democratic contender, Barack Obama a "traitor, a criminal ... Read more...

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Democrats expecting an Obama landslide


October 10th, 2008 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.10 (ANI): Democratic strategists are reportedly quite optimistic that the ongoing economic crisis in the United States will fetch a landslide victory for their presidential candidate Barack Obama.Four large states ... Read more...

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Obama keeps momentum in debate with McCain


October 8th, 2008 - 8:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.8 (ANI): If McCain doesn''t quickly counter Barack Obama''s growing lead, the election will be over before November 4. According to CBS, Obama walked away with a victory - and keeps ... Read more...

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Florida law may disenfranchise new voters


October 7th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Florida (US), Oct.7 (ANI): Strict rules aimed at preventing fraud may keep recently registered voters from casting their ballots In Florida, Democrats and Republicans alike have registered more than 130,000 new voters ... Read more...

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Obama poised to benefit from newcomer votes in key states


October 6th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.6 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is poised to benefit from a wave of newcomers to the rolls in key states in numbers that far outweigh any gains made ... Read more...

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Fake pollsters” using scare tactics to target Obama campaign


October 3rd, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 3 (ANI): Barack Obama''s campaign for the White House is receiving increasing complaints about scam pollsters involved in dirty tricks operations to discredit the Democratic candidate. According to a report ... Read more...

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McCain abandons his efforts to win Michigan


October 3rd, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Denver, Oct 2 (ANI): Republican presidential nominee John McCain has given up on his efforts to win the state of Michigan, his campaign has said.Ceding Michigan is a major blow to ... Read more...

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Obama campaign believes he will win by a landslide


September 30th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.30 (ANI): Senior aides of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama believe he is on course for a landslide election victory over John McCain and will comfortably exceed most current predictions ... Read more...

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McCain to face Obama ad barrage rejoinder


September 17th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.17 (ANI): Republican presidential nominee John McCain is likely to face an unprecedented wave of negative advertisements from the Obama campaign in retaliation to the less than truthful two advertisements ... Read more...

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Prez race still very close in swing states: Rasmussen poll


September 16th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.16 (ANI): Polling in the five key battleground states shows John McCain and Barack Obama neck-and-neck with seven weeks left until Election Day. According to a Rasmussen Poll, McCain holds a ... Read more...

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Obama under fire for ignoring seniors”advice on how to beat McCain


September 15th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.15 (ANI): Barack Obama and his senior advisers are under fire for ignoring the advice of Democratic senators and governors on how to beat Republican rival John McCain. Obama has never ... Read more...

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Xena Sarah Palin washes away Obamas polling lead in swing states


September 15th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): The moose-hunting Alaska Governor and Republican vice presidential candidate, Sarah Palin, has sent Barack Obamas campaign into a state of panic as support for the Democratic presidential ... Read more...

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McCain outdated, doesnt know how to even use a PC: Obama


September 13th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Concord (New Hampshire, United States), Sept.13 (ANI): The Obama campaigns two new anti-McCain advertisements have taken different approaches -- One attacked McCain directly, the other tried to reinforce Obama''s message of ... Read more...

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Obama camp confident of winning “close race” to White House


September 10th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.10 (ANI): Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama is scaling down his expectations and concentrating more of his resources on winning the vote in the traditional swing states, and ultimately winning ... Read more...

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