The Republican Party

  • Will work with Republicans to solve America's problems: Obama 07-11-2012 12:59 PM

    Washington: President Barack Obama is sounding a conciliatory tone after his re-election victory, saying he has learned from those who supported him and those who opposed him. And he says he returns to Washington "more determined" and "more inspired." He said he's hoping to work with Republicans to solve the...
  • Obama says he's more inspired than ever 07-11-2012 12:15 PM

    Washington: 1:05 pm: India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh congratulated Barack Obama for being re-elected as the President of the United States. "We look forward to working with you," the Prime Minister said. 12:25 pm: Stressing on his determination to improve the economy, Obama said, "I return to the White House...
  • This happened because of you, thank you: Barack Obama 07-11-2012 10:29 AM

    New York: A sigh of relief and happiness - this was what a picture tweeted by Barack Obama depicted after he was re-elected as the President of the United States on Tuesday. Obama tweeted a picture of him hugging his wife Michelle Obama and added 'four more years' to the...
  • US elections: Barack Obama wins Pennsylvania 07-11-2012 08:50 AM

    Washington: Pennsylvania has turned out to be safe for the Democrats after all. The state's 20 electoral votes are going to President Barack Obama. Pennsylvania had been considered to be in Obama's column for much of the campaign. But in recent days, as polls appeared to narrow, Mitt Romney's campaign...
  • Quotes from the 2012 US presidential election 07-11-2012 08:20 AM

    Washington: Americans went to the polls to vote for their next president on Tuesday after a tightly contested race between incumbent Democrat Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney. Below are some comments made by the candidates and voters: Obama, speaking to WJLA TV in Washington: "We've laid out the choice...
  • US: Election day in Boston, voters and their issues 07-11-2012 04:57 AM

    Following the elections from Boston, Massachusetts: what are the voters looking for in their leader, what are the major issues? ...
  • US elections: First results out from New Hampshire 06-11-2012 01:40 PM

    Washington: The first results of the US Presidential elections, by tradition, were tallied in Dixville Notch and Hart's Location, New Hampshire, shortly after midnight on Monday. President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney each received five votes in Dixville Notch. In Hart's Location, Obama got 23 votes to 9...
  • US: Obama's campaign ends where it all began 06-11-2012 11:31 AM

    Iowa: For President Barack Obama, it ended where it all began. Obama closed his 2012 campaign with a nighttime rally on Monday in Iowa, where his 2008 caucus victory jumpstarted his road to the White House. In an event steeped in nostalgia, the president urged voters in the swing state...
  • US: Obama, Romney camps eye magical '270' figure 06-11-2012 08:52 AM

    Washington: Owing to the unique nature of American political system, both the camps in fray for the presidential polls will be eying the magical figure of '270', which is the minimum number of Electoral College votes a candidate needs to bag to be declared as the next President. Presidential elections...
  • US: Romney to continue campaigning on poll day 06-11-2012 08:09 AM

    Washington: Republican Mitt Romney will continue with his election campaigning even on the poll day on Tuesday as he plans to woo the voters in key battleground states of Ohio and Pennsylvania. According to campaign officials, Romney will travel to Ohio and Pennsylvania, which political experts said is part of...
  • Poll gives Obama an edge as US begins voting 06-11-2012 07:29 AM

    New York: The United States has begun early voting in what can be called one of the closest and tightest races to the White House. 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...
  • US: Race for White House enters last lap 05-11-2012 07:40 AM

    New York: The race to the White House has entered its final lap in the United States. President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney have one last chance to woo voters on the last day of campaigning. This after the two nominees faced each other in three rounds of...
  • Obama to vote on Friday for US presidential election 25-10-2012 12:57 PM

    Washington: President Barack Obama would cast his ballot on Friday for the November 6 US presidential elections, thus becoming the first US President to vote early in the country's electoral history. Obama, 51, will stop in Chicago during his 48-hour tour of several key battle ground states of Colorado, Ohio,...
  • US: Republican sparks row after 'pregnancy from rape' remark 25-10-2012 11:27 AM

    A Republican politician in the US has invited harsh comments after he said that pregnancy caused by rape was God's will. Richard Mourdock is a candidate for the US Senate from the state of Indiana. Mourdock later apologised for that comment which was made while defending his opposition to abortion...
  • Obama attacks Romney aggressively on foreign policy 23-10-2012 09:31 AM

    Florida: President Barack Obama aggressively attacked Republican challenger Mitt Romney on foreign policy on Monday in their third and final debate in an effort to blunt his opponent's surge in the polls with two weeks left until Election Day. The high-stakes debate strayed repeatedly into domestic policy, with Romney seeking...