Presidential Election

  • What do developments in Washington & Beijing mean for India? November 9, 2012

    On World View this week, Obama gets 4 more years: What to expect of Obama's second-term and new Chinese leadership. ...
  • Can President Barack Obama save the US economy? November 8, 2012

    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. ...
  • Watch: 5 old challenges that Barack Obama faces as US President November 8, 2012

    As US President Barack Obama returns to Washington, he has little time to savour his re-election to the White House. The fiscal cliff is among some of the biggest challenges ahead for the re-elected President. Here is a look at the five old challenges that Obama faces as the US...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 7, 2012

    Barack Obama defeats Mitt Romney in US presidential elections. India gives a thumbs up to the Obama win. ...
  • Indians celebrate as Obama is re-elected as US President November 7, 2012

    Barack Obama on Tuesday won a second term in office overcoming a stiff initial challenge from his Republican rival Mitt Romney after clinching convincing victory in the crucial state of California. The 51-year-old first African-American President was projected by CNN as having won the second term with 274 electoral votes after...
  • US elections: Fake booth set up in Delhi November 7, 2012

    In Delhi, the mood is upbeat at the US embassy. In fact, a fake election booth was set up. Barack Obama was later re-elected as the President of the United States of America for his second term. Obama tweeted, "We're all in this together. That's how we campaigned, and that's...
  • US elections: Swing states keep Obama, Romney supporters guessing November 7, 2012

    In a blow to Mitt Romney, Barack Obama captured the northeastern swing state of New Hampshire, which was de-facto home ground for the Republican as he has a holiday home there, and was governor of neighboring Massachusetts. Early in what was expected to be a long evening of vote-counting, Obama had...
  • US elections: Voters in Boston back Barack Obama November 7, 2012

    US President Barack Obama has won his home state of Illinois, as well as his Republican rival Mitt Romney's home state of Massachusetts and Vice President Joe Biden's home state of Delaware. There have been no surprises in the returns so far from Eastern and Midwestern states. Obama wins the...
  • US: Election day in Boston, voters and their issues November 7, 2012

    Following the elections from Boston, Massachusetts: what are the voters looking for in their leader, what are the major issues? ...
  • Watch: Kid Rock rocks it for Romney at last rally November 6, 2012

    Kid Rock and the Romneys were given a rousing welcome at their rally arena in New Hampshire, where Republican candidate Mitt Romney gave his last campaign speech. ...
  • News 360: BJP stands firm behind Nitin Gadkari November 6, 2012

    The BJP on Tuesday reiterated its support to embattled party president Nitin Gadkari amidst demands by party member Ram Jethmalani that he resign. ...
  • Romney ends campaign with rally in New Hampshire November 6, 2012

    Kid Rock and the Romneys were given a rousing welcome at their rally arena in New Hampshire, where Republican candidate Mitt Romney gave his last campaign speech. ...
  • Watch: Obama wipes away tear during speech as campaign ends November 7, 2012

    US President Barack Obama bid an emotional goodbye to the campaign trail at his final campaigning stop in Iowa. Iowa is the state from where he launched his first run to the White House. Obama appeared to be brushing aside a tear during his speech. ...
  • US: Obama, Romney fighting it down till the end November 6, 2012

    Obama and Romney face the verdict of voters on Tuesday after a long and bitter White House campaign, with polls showing them deadlocked in a race that will be decided in a handful of states where it is extraordinarily close. ...
  • US: Full house at Mitt Romney's last rally in New Hampshire November 6, 2012

    It was a festive atmosphere at republican candidate Mitt Romney's last rally in New Hampshire before the US Presidential elections. New Hampshire is one of the nine swing states and has four electoral college votes. ...
  • Atlanta: Democrat volunteers make 15,000 calls to voters per day November 6, 2012

    CNN-IBN's Parikshit Luthra reports from the Democrat office in Atlanta. Volunteers at the office make calls to voters to get them to come out and vote. ...
  • Race for White House: Obama, Romney in a tight race November 6, 2012

    538 votes will decide the election between President Barack Obama and his republican challenger Mitt Romney. CNN's poll finds Obama barely leading Romney 49 per cent to 48 per cent. It can be called one of the closest and tightest races to the White House. ...
  • US elections: Women voters can swing the deal November 6, 2012

    Women voters in the United States could swing the deal in the Presidential elections. Sixty-six per cent women have registered to vote. Priti Rao of the Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus talks about how women voters hold the key. ...
  • US: Voting machine glitch reported, Romney votes go to Obama November 6, 2012

    The United States has begun early voting in what can be called one of the closest and tightest races to the White House. In Colorado, residents said that there was a glitch in the machine. When they voted for Mitt Romney, but the machine switched it to Barack Obama. 538 votes...
  • Poll fever hits Kenya, Obama's village roots for blue November 6, 2012

    American election fever is running high in Kenya too. CNN's David McKenzie visited the village of Kogelo - where Barack Obama's father was born. On the eve of the US presidential election, everyone is wondering which state will move into the blue which will move into the red, but the remote...
  • US: Jay-Z rocks the stage for Obama, Kid Rock for Romney November 6, 2012

    Rapper Jay-Z took the stage on President Barack Obama's behalf in Ohio. Bruce Springsteen also pumped up the crowds at rallies in Ohio, Wisconsin and Iowa. Kid Rock campaigned for Mitt Romney in New Hampshire. His song Born Free is the Republican's campaign anthem. ...
  • US elections: 9 swing states can change the game November 6, 2012

    There are nine swing states that the vote camps are focusing on with 110 electoral college votes between them even to the last minute. Republican candidate Mitt Romney is planning to campaign through the election day in the key states of Ohio and Pennsylvania. ...
  • Obama, Romney set for photo-finish in presidential election November 5, 2012

    Campaigning ends today in the US presidential elections, being described now as the closest race ever. ...
  • US: Depressed pro-Obama voter turnout could help Romney win November 5, 2012

    Republican candidate Mitt Romney's ratings went up after he came out stronger in the first of three presidential debates. Experts say that bad weather and a poor pro-Obama voter turnout could swing the results in Romney's favour. ...
  • Watch: A video game parody on US Presidential campaigns November 5, 2012

    With just a day to go for the US Presidential elections, experts say it just may go down to the wire. Polls suggest that it is going to be almost a tie between President Barack Obama and his Republican rival Mitt Romney. However, it's not all about serious debates. Americans are also...
  • US Presidential election: How CNN prepares for the big day November 5, 2012

    Elections are always an important event for any news channel. It's almost blanket coverage as far as CNN goes. CNN-IBN's Parikshit Luthra is in Atlanta and he gets us a behind-the-scenes look at the preparations. ...
  • US Presidential poll: Tulsi Gabbard may become 1st Hindu in Cong November 5, 2012

    War veteran and Hawaii native Tulsi Gabbard is expected to be inducted into the US Congress. She will be the first Hindu-American diplomat to be inducted into the US Congress. Speaking to CNN-IBN, she said she was happy and said she would work to improvise the US-India ties. ...
  • Watch: Indians cheer for Obama, Romney with a flash mob in Mumbai November 5, 2012

    Flash mobs have been organised by groups of Indians in both the United States and Mumbai. A group of Indians performed a flash mob in Bandra, cheering for Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. ...
  • US Election: Nevada politician to fight against Obama, Romney November 4, 2012

    From internet technician to the most unlikely congressional hopeful, meet Sam Koepnick, the Nevada politician going to battle against Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. ...
  • US: Romney targets the swing states as pre-poll surveys show close contest November 4, 2012

    With only 2 days to go for the US presidential election, Republican candidate Mitt Romney is hitting the swing states. Tomorrow is the last day of campaigning and pre-poll surveys show him neck and neck with President Obama. ...