Us President Polls

  • Hillary top contender for 2016 US president poll: Survey February 15, 2013

    Washington: Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton has emerged as the frontrunner for the 2016 presidential race, according to a new survey. The latest Fox News poll asks the simple question, "Would this person make a good president?" Out of a dozen potential 2016 candidates, the top two picks...
  • US Elections: Obama seeks to overcome stubborn challenges November 8, 2012

    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...
  • Quotes from second US presidential debate October 17, 2012

    New York: US President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney met on Tuesday at New York's Hofstra University for the second of three presidential debates ahead of the November 6 election. Below are some highlights of what the two candidates said. On jobs and unemployment Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney: "I...
  • Analysis: Romney's aggressive debate cheers GOP October 4, 2012

    Washington: Challenger Mitt Romney used Wednesday's debate to put President Barack Obama on the defensive on healthcare, jobs and other issues. The president's reluctance to fire back harshly gave new hope to Republican partisans. Romney managed to highlight his top campaign themes - calling for lower tax rates, less regulation,...
  • Romney has accumulated extreme views: Obama August 25, 2012

    Washington: President Barack Obama says Republican rival Mitt Romney has locked himself into "extreme positions" on economic and social issues and would surely impose them if elected, trying to discredit his challenger at the biggest political moment of his life. In an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday, Obama said...