Mitt Romney

  • Watch: Mitt Romney doing the 'Gangnam Style' 14-01-2014 11:47 AM

    Republican Party's nominee for President of US in 2012 Mitt Romney spoke at conference for young, single Mormons on Saturday. While not many cared about that, Romney made headlines when he tried to do PSY's 'Gangnam Style' on stage along with Alex Boye, a British-born Mormon singer. While PSY might...
  • MSNBC host apologises for making jokes about Romney's grandson 02-01-2014 10:48 AM

    MSNBC television host Melissa Harris-Perry apologised on Tuesday for a recent segment on her show that joked about former US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's adopted African-American grandson. Harris-Perry said that the segment on Sunday's "Melissa Harris-Perry" show was meant to celebrate diversity and not disparage it. "Whatever the intent,...
  • US: Obama, Romney to be among those at Boston service 18-04-2013 07:26 AM

    Boston: US President Barack Obama and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney are among those planning to attend a Boston interfaith healing service organised after the deadly bombing at the city's marathon. A spokeswoman for Romney confirmed on Wednesday the former Massachusetts governor will be among those attending at the...
  • Alaska ex-Governor Sarah Palin hits out at Obama, says he is 'conning' US 17-03-2013 10:10 AM

    US former vice presidential candidate and ex-Alaska Governor Sarah Palin launched a scathing attack on President Barack Obama at a Conservative party meet. ...
  • US: Website publishes crucial personal details of Romney, Tiger Woods, others 16-03-2013 06:05 PM

    Details include their financial details, credit card debt amounts and mortgage information. ...
  • Barack Obama pushes for stronger economy, growth 13-02-2013 09:10 AM

    US President Barack Obama delivered his second State of the Union address on a positive note. While speaking of a resurgent America, he said that it was time to bring more manufacturing jobs to US shores, which got a shout-out from Apple CEO Tim Cooks in the audience. ...
  • 'Gangnam Style' is Collins dictionary's word of the year 21-12-2012 05:17 PM

    London: After becoming the most-watched video ever on YouTube, Korean singer Psy's pop sensation "Gangnam Style" has now booked a place in popular culture with recognition from a renowned British dictionary. "Gangnam Style" has been named among the Collins dictionary's words of the year along with "mummy porn", "fiscal cliff"...
  • Read: List of US politicians donating to gun group NRA 15-12-2012 01:11 PM

    New Delhi: Gun control laws in the United States have come under fire after the mass killing on Friday at a Connecticut school, putting renewed pressure on US President Barack Obama and other Democrats to address the easy availability of firearms. Just an hour after Obama tearfully said on national...
  • US: $ 2 bn price tag for presidential election 07-12-2012 07:42 AM

    Washington: Campaign finance filings with the government now show that the cost of the 2012 US presidential race has surpassed $2 billion, a new record. The new tallies released on Thursday, which include nearly $86 million in fundraising by Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in the election's final weeks, boosted...
  • Four more years!

    Delhi Musings |  Shormishtha Panja
    Now that Barack Obama has won a second term, let's look at some of the reasons for his victory in what was predicted as a...

  • US: Obama wins Florida, topping Romney in final tally 10-11-2012 11:27 PM

    St Petersburg, Florida: Four days after the election, President Barack Obama can finally claim victory in Florida. The state finished counting its votes Saturday. Obama was declared the, giving him a 332 to 206 final margin in the Electoral College. Florida officials said Obama had 50 per cent of the...
  • How Barack Obama outmaneuvered Mitt Romney 09-11-2012 03:30 AM

    Chicago: On the day after the 2010 midterm election that swept Republicans into control of the House of Representatives and decreased Democrats' majority in the Senate, senior White House adviser David Axelrod had a message for President Barack Obama. "I think they just planted the seeds of your re-election," he...
  • Can President Barack Obama save the US economy? 08-11-2012 11:15 AM

    The Republicans have offered newly re-elected US President Barack Obama a short-term fix to the so called fiscal cliff, but insisted they would not cave in to tax increases to boost revenues. ...
  • US: Re-elected, Obama heads back to divided government 08-11-2012 02:10 AM

    Washington: One day after his surprisingly comfortable re-election, a triumphant President Barack Obama headed back to the White House and divided government on Wednesday with little time left for a compromise with Republicans to avert spending cuts and tax increases that threaten a new recession. The president also is looking...
  • US: After defeat, cloudy future ahead for Mitt Romney 08-11-2012 01:30 AM

    Boston: Mitt Romney spent the past six years running for president. After his loss to President Barack Obama on Tuesday, he'll have to chart a different course. The initial plan is to spend time with his family. Romney has five adult sons and 18 grandchildren; a 19th is on the...
  • Obama has little time to savour election triumph 08-11-2012 12:50 AM

    Washington: Fresh from a decisive re-election win, President Barack Obama returns from the campaign trail on Wednesday with little time to savour victory, facing urgent economic challenges, a looming fiscal showdown and a still-divided Congress able to block his every move. Obama defeated Republican challenger Mitt Romney on Tuesday night...
  • Obama on girls' dating: Guys with 'Guts' deserve hearing 08-11-2012 12:30 AM

    New York: Dating will be a sensitive issue that re-elected US President Barack Obama will have to deal with as his young daughters stay on at the White House for four more years, with the possessive father saying he will give a patient hearing to any boy who has the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 07-11-2012 11:53 PM

    Barack Obama defeats Mitt Romney in US presidential elections. India gives a thumbs up to the Obama win. ...
  • Jubilation on the streets of the US as Obama re-elected 07-11-2012 10:19 PM

    Barack Obama swept to re-election, creating history again by defying the undertow of a slow economic recovery and high unemployment to beat Mitt Romney. ...
  • US Elections: Obama seeks to overcome stubborn challenges 07-11-2012 06:37 PM

    Washington: Emboldened by a resounding election victory, US President Barack Obama immediately pledged to reach across America's political divide and seek deals on stubborn issues that dogged his first term. Obama scored a clear win over Republican challenger Mitt Romney in Tuesday's vote, overcoming deep doubts among voters about his...
  • 'Obama re-election won't hit IT outsourcing industry' 07-11-2012 05:22 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday congratulated Barack Obama for getting elected for the second term as the President of the US. The Indian government is now looking forward to a deeper engagement with America under Obama's leadership. The re-election of Obama, however, is not considered as the...
  • Record 32 million tweets on US Election Day 07-11-2012 03:42 PM

    Washington: On US Election Day, conversations around the polls totalled 32 million tweets with 23 million tweets sent after the first poll closed, the micro-blogging site said today. And within minutes of clinching victory, @BarackObama's "Four more years" tweet quickly became his most retweeted tweet ever, Twitter said. Conversation peaked...
  • US presidential elections: Republicans concede defeat 07-11-2012 03:30 PM

    A friend of losing senator Scott Brown in Boston said losing is very depressing. US President Barack Obama thanked his supporters after being re-elected on Tuesday. Speaking at his headquarters in Chicago, Obama said, "We are an American family and we rise as one nation." Obama also congratulated Republican Mitt...