John McCain

  • What's this? Obama longs for GOP rival like McCain June 4, 2012

    Washington: President Barack Obama seems to think that the world of politics would be better if someone like John McCain were running for the White House. The Democratic incumbent and his reelection advisers are waxing nostalgic about the Republican senator from Arizona who lost to Obama in the 2008 presidential race....
  • Romney in Republican presidential nomination race January 5, 2012

    Washington: Top Republican Senator John McCain on Wednesday endorsed former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney in his race to seek party's presidential nomination for the November 2012 elections. "The time has arrived for Republicans to choose a presidential nominee; a new standard bearer who has the ability and determination to defeat President...
  • Barack Obama says he deserves to be reelected December 13, 2011

    Washington: Strongly defending his record as US President during the nearly first three years of his tenure, Barack Obama has said he deserves to be reelected as he has not only revived the nation's economy, but also secured the country. "Not only saving this country from a great depression, not only...
  • ISI support to Haqqani network angered US: McCain November 29, 2011

    Washington: Adopting a tough stance against Pakistan, a top Republican Senator has charged its intelligence agency with continuing to support the Haqqani network and other terrorist groups. "Pakistan's intelligence agency continues to support the Haqqani Network and other terrorist groups that are killing US and Afghan forces in Afghanistan, and the...
  • McCain's visit sparks debate in Kashmir August 18, 2011

    Srinagar: The visit of US Senator John McCain to Kashmir earlier this week has generated an interesting debate some are pointing to the fact that he came to the valley directly from Pakistan and some say he has a serious agenda to pursue. The Republican candidate for the 2008 US...
  • US senator meets J&K governor, Chief Minister August 17, 2011

    Srinagar: US Senator John McCain, the losing presidential candidate in 2008, on Tuesday met Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah after arriving in the Valley on a twoday visit, an official statement said. During their discussions lasting for about two hours, McCain and the governor exchanged...
  • Egypt military wants civilian govt: McCain June 26, 2011

    Cairo: Egypt's military rulers are committed to a quick transition to civilian administration, two leading US senators said on Sunday after meeting the general who heads the ruling council. John McCain, RArizona and John Kerry, DMassachusetts, visiting Egypt at the head of a US business delegation, said it was in America's...
  • Obama takes a train to New York, draws cheers January 18, 2009

    Washington: Barack Obama made a symbolic trip to the US capital ahead of his Tuesday inauguration as the nation's 44th president, traveling by train along a route that had been followed by Abraham Lincoln. Crowds braved subfreezing weather to cheer Obama's train on Saturday as it rolled south along the Eastern...
  • World sets Pakistan a task: act against terror December 7, 2008

    New Delhi: Pakistan is under increasing world pressure to act against terrorism and hand over to India people wanted for terrorist attacks and crimes. Pakistan has agreed to a 48-hour timetable set by India and the US to formulate a plan to act against Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) and to arrest at least...
  • Pak must avoid angering India: John McCain December 7, 2008

    Islamabad: Former US presidential candidate John McCain during a visit to Islamabad on Saturday urged Pakistan to take steps to prevent tensions with India rising in the wake of last week's militant attacks on Mumbai. Senator McCain was in Islamabad with a Senate delegation that met Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani...
  • Obama, McCain back India on Mumbai terror probe December 3, 2008

    New Delhi: US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice is arriving in New Delhi on Wednesday and may head to Islamabad next. Rice will discuss the Mumbai terror attacks even as US president-elect Barack Obama and the man he defeated, John McCain, both made their support to India clear. Western nations have already...
  • Palin blames Bush policies for Republicans' defeat November 11, 2008

    Wasilla (Alaska): Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, amid speculation that she'll run for president in four years, is blaming US President George W Bush administration policies for the defeat last week of the Grand Old Party ticket and prayed she wouldn't miss "an open door" for her next political opportunity. The Republican...
  • Bush greets Obama at White House November 11, 2008

    Washington: President-elect Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle were greeted by US President George W Bush and First Lady Laura Bush at the White House on Monday. The two men shook hands, while their wives exchanged a quick hug before posing for pictures outside the executive mansion. Bush then guided Obama...
  • Obama chooses to spend his day in a quite manner November 6, 2008

    Washington: For the first time, the nation has elected an African-American president. Barack Obama delivered a victory speech in front of hundreds of thousands of supporters. At this defining moment, change has come to America, one day after Barack Obama's historic presidential victory; security was tight outside of Obama's Chicago home. Choosing...
  • Pics: India celebrates, asks Obama to keep promise November 7, 2008

    Celebrations broke out across India as Barack Obama raced to a convincing victory in US Presidential elections. But some Kashmiri students also had a message for him. Snapshots. ...
  • Watch: President Obama, America's tryst with destiny November 6, 2008

    It was America's tryst with destiny. 53 years after Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama - Obama on Wednesday turned a page in America's history as the people voted for change with all its connotations. A special show by CNN-IBN. ...
  • Speeches: Obama for change | McCain for support | Text November 5, 2008

    US votes its 44th President today. Here are the speeches from the Republican and Democrat candidates. ...
  • I pledge my support to Obama: John McCain November 5, 2008

    Democrat Barack Obama wrote his name indelibly into the pages of American history Tuesday, engineering a social and political upheaval to become the country's first black president-elect in a runaway victory over Republican John McCain. ...
  • Change has come to America: Barack Obama November 6, 2008

    Democrat Barack Obama wrote his name indelibly into the pages of American history Tuesday, engineering a social and political upheaval to become the country's first black president-elect in a runaway victory over Republican John McCain. ...
  • Photos: America goes Oh-bama, celebrates the change November 5, 2008

    Senator John McCain on Tuesday urged all Americans to join him in congratulating Senator Barack Obama on his projected victory in the presidential election. ...
  • Watch: Obama takes White House, makes history November 5, 2008

    Washington: Democrat Barack Obama on Wednesday become America's first black president-elect in a runaway victory over Republican John McCain. ...
  • 'RACE' OVER: OBAMA NEW US PRESIDENT November 5, 2008

    Washington: Democrat Barack Obama wrote his name indelibly into the pages of American history on Wednesday, engineering a social and political upheaval to become the country's first black president-elect in a runaway victory over Republican John McCain. The 72-year-old Arizona senator quickly called his opponent to concede defeat and congratulate his...
  • Pics: Media frenzy over US elections | Blogs from Ohio November 5, 2008

    Media across the world is showcasing US elections. Obama and McCain are making headlines, the world is glued to different form of mediums to know who will be the next US president. ...
  • America's vote out: goodbye President Bush November 5, 2008

    Washington: Even before one vote was counted, this result was clear: The US presidential race was a verdict on George W Bush. Both Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain positioned themselves as agents of change—that is, change from Bush. The US President's approval ratings have hovered near historically low levels—it was...
  • Obama set for historic win, McCain trails November 5, 2008

    Washington: Democrat Barack Obama churned relentlessly toward history, snaring pivotal Pennsylvania as he rolled up an early lead over Republican John McCain that gave him what appeared to be insurmountable momentum in his bid to become the first black American president. With polls closing quickly throughout the United States, The Associated...
  • What Obama, McCain said in their final speeches November 4, 2008

    Washington: The voting for US presidential election has begun and in less than 12 hours the results of what has been a tough fought and tiring campaign will be out. In the last few days before the polls opened- Barack Obama and John McCain crisscrossed dozens of states addressing scores of...
  • World hopes for a kinder America under new Prez November 4, 2008

    Berlin: The world was riveted by the election drama unfolding Tuesday in the United States, inspired by Barack Obama or simply relieved that whoever wins the Bush administration was coming to an end. From Berlin's Brandenburg Gate to the small town of Obama, Japan, the globe geared up to celebrate a...
  • Watch: Obama rules the web, raises most funds November 4, 2008

    These days ruling the world means ruling the World Wide Web. The most money ever used in a presidential election. That's what Obama's managed to raise. He got most of that by using the web. ...
  • Watch: Silly moment in Presidential campaign November 4, 2008

    Silly moments in the US presidential campaign, Let’s bring in CNN's Jeanne Moos to tell you more. While senator Barack Obama was losing track of where he was. A Florida crowd had to correct him and much more. ...
  • Poll Pod: What it means for India November 5, 2008

    It's Democrat Barack Obama vs Republican John McCain at the US elections. The News Junkie Podcast with HR Venkatesh takes a look at the US elections and its implications for India. HR Venkatesh: Hello and welcome to the News Junkie Podcast. Today we're going to talk about the historic election...