Us Presidential Polls

  • 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...
  • The Last Word: What does Obama's victory mean for the US, India? 07-11-2012 11:06 PM

    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 07-11-2012 09:01 PM

    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...
  • 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...
  • American voters confident that Obama will do well 07-11-2012 02:32 PM

    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...
  • US elections: Mitt Romney gives last minute push 06-11-2012 11:41 PM

    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...
  • The Last Word: Who will win the US presidential election? 06-11-2012 10:15 PM

    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 06-11-2012 06:32 PM

    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 05-11-2012 11:10 PM

    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 05-11-2012 05:37 PM

    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...
  • US Election: Nevada politician to fight against Obama, Romney 04-11-2012 11:08 PM

    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 04-11-2012 09:54 PM

    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...
  • US: Romney targets the swing states as pre-poll surveys show close contest 04-11-2012 09:44 PM

    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 04-11-2012 09:25 PM

    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...
  • Obama, Romney look for edge as campaign nears end 03-11-2012 10:02 PM

    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...
  • Obama's campaign slogan is forewarned not forward: Romney 02-11-2012 08:13 AM

    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 01-11-2012 07:31 PM

    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' 01-11-2012 11:35 AM

    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 27-10-2012 06:22 PM

    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 25-10-2012 10:55 PM

    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...
  • Something amiss with Obama's youth vote

    Postcards from DC |  Daaman Thandi
    "I am not registered to vote and frankly I don't care," says 19-year-old Sahira Singh, in her 2nd year at George Washington University in Washington...

  • US polls: Clinton or Obama is H'wood's dilemma 04-04-2008 06:49 PM

    Durban: Basil D'Oliveira, the South African cricketer whose treatment at the hands of the white minority apartheid government sparked the international sporting boycott of the country in the 1960s, has been honoured by a provincial cricket board. D'Oliveira, who died last month aged 80, was forced to leave the country...
  • Oprah-Obama hit it off, woo women voters 10-12-2007 05:05 PM

    Johannesburg: The allegations of irregularities around the bonuses paid to Cricket South Africa chief executive Gerald Majola for IPL II hosted in the country in 2009 will come under the scanner again on Saturday when Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula meets the CSA Board. Mbalula has promised that there would be...