A Russian awaiting trial in the United States has appealed to both President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for help in perhaps the most high-profile of ways: hiring a flying banner over New York City.Add comments
- 09:00 23/10/2012
US President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney jousted over foreign policy Monday evening during their final debate, with Obama portraying his opponent as unprepared for the rigors of geopolitics and Romney accusing the president of presiding over waning American influence on the international stage.
- 01:05 20/10/2012
- 21:32 19/10/2012
US media were all a-titter Friday after President Barack Obama and White House challenger Mitt Romney attended a dinner billed as a light-hearted break from their political battle, trading carefully-scripted jokes and yucking it up for the cameras as if they were old pals.
- 01:42 19/10/2012
A charge to persuade media to avoid the word “illegal” in reporting on immigrants without legal status has taken center-stage in the US election campaign as President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney vie for support among Latino voters.
- 19:43 18/10/2012
During the first US presidential debate on October 3, the audience sent a whopping 10.4 million tweets commenting on the discussion, in yet another demonstration of the growing role of social media in shaping public opinion.
- 21:42 17/10/2012
The latest viral debate buzz was spreading across the Internet well before the second US presidential debate had ended Tuesday night, this time focused on the “binders full of women” comment made by Republican candidate Mitt Romney during the live broadcast.
- 17:56 17/10/2012
For some it was a “nauseating” pseudo-clash of wonky, compassionless political automatons. For others, it was an “intense” and substantial clash on live TV of competing ideologies and visions for the immediate future of the United States.
- 15:47 17/10/2012
- 08:48 17/10/2012
US President Barack Obama went on the offensive during his debate with Republican challenger Mitt Romney on Tuesday evening, delivering an energetic performance that stood in stark contrast to his lackluster showing during the candidates' first debate two weeks ago.
- 17:27 16/10/2012
US President Barack Obama has a chance Tuesday night to do something he did not do much of during his first debate with Republican challenger Mitt Romney: convince undecided Americans to vote for him.
- 23:25 15/10/2012
Americans would prefer President Barack Obama as a babysitter for their children but rate him and his Republican rival for the White House, Mitt Romney, equally as hypothetical employees, according to some offbeat questions in a voter survey published on Monday.
- 08:39 13/10/2012
- 01:00 13/10/2012
- 22:57 11/10/2012
With American media still abuzz over Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s post-debate poll surge over President Barack Obama, the nation’s attention turns to Thursday night’s showdown between the vice presidential contenders.
- 01:37 11/10/2012
Partisan rancor took center stage Wednesday at a hearing by US lawmakers to examine security measures in the run-up to last month’s deadly attack on an American diplomatic compound by armed militants in Benghazi, Libya.
- 10:03 10/10/2012
- 01:31 10/10/2012
Beloved children’s television character Big Bird soared to new heights in American politics Tuesday with the release of a new TV ad by US President Barack Obama accusing Republican challenger Mitt Romney of cracking down on the educational show “Sesame Street” rather than on Wall Street.1
- 07:47 09/10/2012
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has reaffirmed his plans to review “questionable” cuts to US defense budget and to maintain a hard stance on missile defense in talks with Russia in a key foreign policy speech during the current election campaign.
- 21:16 05/10/2012
The unemployment rate in the United States dropped to 7.8 percent in September, the lowest level since January 2009, when President Barack Obama took office, according to a report released Friday by the Labor Department.
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