Us Presidential Polls

  • Obama lays out battle plan as he begins second term January 22, 2013

    Washington: A confident President Barack Obama kicked off his second term on Monday with an impassioned call for a more inclusive America that rejects partisan rancor and embraces immigration reform, gay rights and the fight against climate change. Obama's ceremonial swearing-in at the US Capitol was filled with traditional pomp and...
  • Barack Obama starts 2nd term as US President January 21, 2013

    Washington: Asserting "America's possibilities are limitless," President Barack Obama declared on Monday that a decade of war is ending and the nation's economy is recovering as he launched into a second term before a flag-waving crowd of hundreds of thousands on the National Mall. "My fellow Americans, we are made for...
  • US: After defeat, cloudy future ahead for Mitt Romney November 8, 2012

    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 way. His...
  • The Last Word: What does Obama's victory mean for the US, India? November 7, 2012

    Obama in his presidential elections campaign had criticised outsourcing of jobs to countries like India saying that US needs to create jobs locally. ...
  • Dollar gains, shares dip as US election relief fades November 7, 2012

    London: The dollar rose and world shares turned lower on Wednesday as investors worried about the outlook for the US and euro zone economies after President Barack Obama's re-election. Wall Street share futures, which had pointed to a higher open on relief over the clear election outcome, also reversed course as...
  • 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...
  • American voters confident that Obama will do well November 7, 2012

    Barack Obama was re-elected as the US President for a second term and there were celebrations after the hard-fought election. Obama says in his victory speech that the best is yet to come for the US. Americans who voted for Obama seem to be confident in him as he will continue...
  • US elections: Mitt Romney gives last minute push November 6, 2012

    Washington: Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney kept up campaign frenzy even on Election Day and dashed through the swing states of Ohio and Pennsylvania for a last minute push to his election prospects. In an email to his supporters, Romney sought their vote. His campaign advisors exuded confidence that Romney would...
  • The Last Word: Who will win the US presidential election? November 6, 2012

    At least 120 million people are expected to render judgement on whether to give Barack Obama a second term or replace him with Mitt Romney....
  • Website developed to facilitate voters outside America: US embassy November 6, 2012

    A US Election officer in New Delhi said that they are expecting more people to vote in this election, both in the US and overseas. ...
  • US elections: Romney's campaign lays groundwork for transition team November 5, 2012

    Washington: Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's campaign team has quietly been preparing itself for the transition to presidency if he manages to defeat incumbent US President Barack Obama. Mindful of the fact that in the last 100 years only three sitting presidents George H W Bush, Jimmy Carter and Gerald...
  • US Elections: Storm-wrecked New Yorkers may get extra day of voting November 5, 2012

    New York: For the first time, voters in some counties in New York may get an extra day to vote if disruptions caused by Superstorm Sandy prevent enough people from showing up at the November 6 Presidential polls, a state official has said. County election officials could ask the New York...
  • 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 pledges bipartisanship in final push November 4, 2012

    Des Moines, Iowa: Two days ahead of the election, Republican Mitt Romney is renewing his pledge to work with Democrats on Capitol Hill if elected. He's also promising to overturn Democrats' signature achievements. The Republican presidential candidate says he'll begin to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law on day 1....
  • 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. ...
  • US: Obama focuses on turnout, Romney on Pennsylvania November 4, 2012

    Washington: Just two days from the finish, President Barack Obama's campaign is mobilizing a massive get-out-the-vote effort aimed at carrying the Democrat to victory, as Republican Mitt Romney makes a late play for votes in Democratic-leaning Pennsylvania. Both campaigns were predicting wins in Tuesday's election. Obama was closing out the campaign...
  • Obama, Romney look for edge as campaign nears end November 3, 2012

    Washington: US President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney launched a frenzied final weekend of campaigning on Saturday seeking an edge in a handful of battleground states that will decide the outcome of a tight presidential race that is going down to the wire. National opinion polls showed a race...
  • Obama's campaign slogan is forewarned not forward: Romney November 2, 2012

    Washington: Prompted by his visit to a recently shut-down business in Virginia, Mitt Romney has said that Obama's administration campaign slogan should be "forewarned" and not "forward". Five days ahead of the November 6 elections, Romney made an unscheduled stop on Thursday at Bill's Barbecue in Richmond, Virginia which closed...
  • World View: The Race for the White House November 3, 2012

    This week on World View with Suhasini Haidar, we take a detailed look at the Race for the White House between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. ...
  • 'Majority of Americans believe Obama will be re-elected' November 1, 2012

    Washington: With less than a week left for the November 6 presidential election, majority of Americans believe that US President Barack Obama is better poised to win the elections than his Republican challenger Mitt Romney, the Gallup poll has said. A majority of Americans continue to believe that Obama will...
  • US Presidential election: Obama leading in key states October 27, 2012

    Washington: Early voters could account for up to 40 per cent of all ballots cast in the 2012 US presidential election, and polls of people who already voted show President Barack Obama with a comfortable lead over Republican challenger Mitt Romney. Both candidates have been urging supporters not just to...
  • Romney erases Obama lead among women: Poll October 26, 2012

    Washington: What gender gap? Less than two weeks out from Election Day, Republican Mitt Romney has erased President Barack Obama's 16-point advantage among women, a new Associated Press-GfK poll shows. And the President, in turn, has largely eliminated Romney's edge among men. Those churning gender dynamics leave the Presidential race still...
  • Presidential debate seen as potential turning point for Romney October 4, 2012

    Denver: Republican candidate Mitt Romney gets his first chance on Thursday to go head-to-head in a debate against President Barack Obama, and potentially turn the tide of a campaign that has seen him trailing for weeks by a slim but steady margin. The 90-minute encounter could reach 60 million people on...
  • Obama most admired foreign leader in India: Poll September 10, 2012

    Washington: US President Barack Obama is the most admired foreign leader in India and a majority of city dwellers in the country want him re-elected, an opinion poll said on Monday. "About seven-in-ten city dwellers (71 per cent) who say they are following the US election closely want US president Barack...
  • Asking 2nd term, Obama says nation will recover September 7, 2012

    Charlotte: His re-election in doubt, President Barack Obama acknowledged slow progress toward solving the nation's economic woes on Thursday night but declared in a Democratic National Convention speech, "Our problems can be solved, our challenges can be met." "The path we offer may be harder, but it leads to a better...
  • Renew Obama's contract, Bill Clinton tells voters September 6, 2012

    Former US president Bill Clinton was at his best at the Democratic National Convention as he drumed up support for Barack Obama for the next presidential term. Clinton said no one could have fixed the economy the way Obama did in just four years. ...
  • Full text of Michelle Obama speech September 5, 2012

    Charlotte: First lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday night in a prime-time Democratic Convention speech praised her husband and US President Barack Obama saying he is the "man we can trust" to revive the nation's weak economy. Here is the full text of the first lady's speech: Thank you so much, Elaine…we are...
  • We can trust Barack Obama, Michelle tells US voters September 5, 2012

    Praising her husband in a prime-time Democratic Convention speech, first lady Michelle Obama said "change is hard, and change is slow and it never happens all at once but eventually, we get there, we always do". ...
  • US national debt crosses USD 16 trillion September 5, 2012

    Charlotte: The US national debt crossed all time high of USD 16 trillion on the day the Democratic Party kicked off its three-day convention, during which President Barack Obama would accept nomination to seek presidential reelection in November. Republicans immediately pounced on the new debt figure to push their candidate Mitt...
  • Obama is just like you, Michelle tells US voters September 5, 2012

    Charlotte: First lady Michelle Obama lovingly praised her husband on Tuesday night in a prime-time Democratic Convention speech as a devoted spouse and caring father at home and a "man we can trust" to revive the nation's weak economy as President, beckoning the country to return him to the White...