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  • 24/10/2012 | Argentina

    CFK: 'Romney is like those who say social plans are for lazy people'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner harshly criticized US Republican candidate Mitt Romney and affirmed that she is "more alike" the current head of state, Democrat Barack Obama, who is running for reelection.

  • 14/07/2016 | World

    Trump picks Indiana Governor Pence for running mate-media

    Republican Donald Trump chose Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his vice presidential running mate on Thursday, U.S. media reported, a move that will put at Trump's side a conservative with the potential to unify divided Republicans.

  • 19/07/2016 | World

    US Republican Party formally nominates Trump for president

    After eliminating 16 party rivals, warring with much of the Republican establishment and provoking controversy at the party convention, Donald Trump on Tuesday had his name formally placed in nomination for the White House.

  • 01/03/2016 | World

    Trump, Clinton poised for Super Tuesday wins

    Front-runner Donald Trump is in position to take firm control of the Republican presidential race when 11 states vote today, an outcome likely to intensify concerns among party leaders that the brash billionaire has hijacked the party.

  • 05/03/2016 | World

    Trump, Clinton look to strengthen leads as five more states vote

    Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton are each looking to strengthen their front-runner status in five presidential nominating contests, as Trump tries to weather a barrage of blistering attacks from his party's establishment.

  • 30/03/2016 | World

    Trump drives rivals' criticism as he defends campaign manager

    US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump vowed to stand by his campaign manager despite the aide's arrest over a misdemeanor battery charge, drawing criticism from rivals.

  • 02/02/2016 | World

    Cruz beats Trump in Iowa caucuses, Hillary edges out Sanders

    Ted Cruz soundly defeated Donald Trump in Iowa's Republican nominating contest, creating a three-way competition with candidate Marco Rubio.

  • 10/02/2016 | World

    Trump, Sanders take New Hampshire primary

    Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders coasted to victory on a wave of voter anger in the New Hampshire presdential nominating contest, thrashing traditional US politicians in a display of anti-establishment power.

  • 20/02/2016 | World

    Rubio and Bush battle it out in South Carolina

    Republican presidential candidates Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush are locked in a bare-knuckled fight for third place in a South Carolina primary vote today, afraid that anything less could blunt their White House hopes.

  • 03/06/2014 | World

    Rajoy tells anti-royalists 'majority supports monarchy'

    Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has responded to the republican sentiment widespreading in the European nation, calling anti-monarchy Spaniards to turn to “legal courses” to propose a constitutional reform. Still, Rajoy affirmed the royal family keeps wide support following King Juan Carlos’ abdication.

  • 11/06/2014 | World

    Tea Party's Brat defeats senior Republican Cantor

    US House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia lost to a Tea Party challenger in a Republican primary upset that sent shockwaves through Congress and gave the conservative movement a landmark victory.

  • 16/10/2014 | World

    Ebola: US Republican lawmakers urge White House to ban travel from West Africa

    Congressional lawmakers have criticized the government's response to Ebola in the United States as some called, at a congressional hearing probing efforts to contain the virus, for a ban on travel from epidemic-stricken West Africa.

  • 14/07/2013 | World

    Senior Republican says US must step up efforts to get Snowden

    A key congressional Republican said that the Obama administration must step up efforts and exert "any and all pressure" on Russia to get it to hand over Edward Snowden, the former US spy agency contractor turned fugitive leaker.

  • 04/10/2013 | World

    Obama would veto latest Republican spending bills

    The White House said today that President Barack Obama would veto the latest series of Republican spending bills designed to restart selected services amid the government shutdown, echoing veto threats made on similar House of Representatives measures earlier this week.

  • 06/11/2013 | World

    Christie wins big in New Jersey in governors' races

    Moderate Republican Chris Christie easily won re-election as New Jersey governor, while a conservative Republican popular with the Tea Party movement narrowly lost his bid for the Virginia governorship, in two races closely watched for signs of voters' moods ahead of the 2016 presidential race.

  • 24/02/2013 | World

    Republicans, Democrats brace for impact of March 1 US cuts

    With five days left before $85 billion is slashed from US government budgets, governors and lawmakers from both parties said the White House and Congress should pull out the stops to avert indiscriminate cuts.

  • 18/03/2013 | World

    Obama's labour pick Perez faces Republican scrutiny

    President Barack Obama nominated Tom Perez, head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, as labour secretary - a job that would give him a key role in the administration's efforts to raise the minimum wage and reform immigration laws.

  • 10/04/2013 | World

    Key US senators announce deal on background checks for gun buyers

    A Democratic and a Republican senator said they had struck a deal to expand background checks for gun buyers, boosting prospects for passage in the Senate of at least some of President Barack Obama's gun-control proposals.

  • 27/12/2012 | World

    US lawmakers, Obama in last chance talks on 'fiscal cliff'

    US President Barack Obama and lawmakers are launching a last chance round of budget talks just days before a New Year's deadline to reach a deal or watch the economy go off a "fiscal cliff."

  • 08/01/2013 | World

    Republican senator threatens to block Obama's CIA nominee

    A Republican US senator threatened today to block the confirmation of President Barack Obama's nominee to head the CIA until the administration provides more information to Congress about the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks on US facilities in Benghazi, Libya.

  • 21/01/2013 | World

    US House Republicans seek vote to extend debt limit to May 19

    Republican leaders in the US House of Representatives have scheduled a vote on Wednesday on a nearly four-month extension of US borrowing capacity, but the bill does not specify a dollar amount.

  • 07/11/2012 | World

    'You voted for action, not politics as usual,' Obama

    After scoring a clear win over Republican challenger Mitt Romney in yesterday's vote, President Barack Obama immediately pledged to reach across America's political divide and seek deals on stubborn issues that dogged his first term.

  • 29/11/2012 | World

    Obama hosts election rival, Romney, for lunch

    Republican Mitt Romney fell short in his White House bid but he got a consolation prize of sorts today as US President Barack Obama had him over for lunch in an attempt to display some political harmony in the bitterly divided capital.

  • 20/12/2012 | World

    Boehner abandons fiscal cliff plan as Republicans defect

    US House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner faced an embarrassing setback today when he failed to unite his Republican lawmakers behind an effort designed to extract concessions from President Barack Obama in year-end "fiscal cliff" talks.

  • 06/11/2012 | World

    Barack Obama re-elected

  • 06/11/2012 | World

    Ryan ends US campaign with a blessing and visit home

    Eighty-six days after Paul Ryan was introduced as Mitt Romney's running mate aboard the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Virginia, the Republican vice presidential candidate returned to his home state of Wisconsin, putting an end to a marathon stretch of campaigning with one final rally.

  • 06/11/2012 | World

    Romney casts vote, feels "great" about Ohio

    Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney cast his vote in a Boston suburb this morning, saying he felt good about his chances of winning the presidency.

  • 15/10/2012 | World

    Romney raised $170 million in September, trails Obama

    US Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney and his allies raised $170.5 million in September, the campaign said, falling just short of the 2012 fundraising record set last month by Democratic rival President Barack Obama.

  • 16/10/2012 | World

    Obama gets tough on Romney in debate rematch

    US President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney clashed repeatedly on jobs, energy and Libya in their second debate, with Obama moving aggressively to challenge his opponent.

  • 22/10/2012 | World

    Obama, Romney clash over foreign policy in last debate

    US President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney clashed over US military strength and how to deal with crises in the Middle East in a third and final debate as polls showed them in deadlock two weeks before the Nov. 6 election.

  • 03/10/2012 | World

    Obama and Romney battle over economy at debate

    Mitt Romney accused US President Barack Obama on Wednesday of promoting "trickle-down government" policies that are burdening the US economy, as the Republican candidate sought to use a high-stakes debate to right his struggling campaign before the Nov. 6 presidential election.

  • 11/10/2012 | World

    Biden, Ryan clash sharply on foreign policy, economy in debate

    Vice President Joe Biden and rival Republican Paul Ryan clashed sharply over foreign policy in a high-stakes debate, with Biden aggressively defending the Obama administration's policies and dismissing Ryan's criticism as "malarkey."

  • 12/10/2012 | World

    Fiery Biden sets stage for Obama recovery attempt

    Joe Biden's spirited performance in the vice presidential debate had Republicans criticizing him for snide grins and a comment on Libya, but it set the stage for President Barack Obama to try to regain his footing during a rematch with challenger Mitt Romney next Tuesday.

  • 20/08/2012 | World

    Obama takes aim at Republicans in surprise press conference

    US President Barack Obama slammed Republicans over taxes and women's rights in a surprise appearance in the White House briefing room that was meant to undercut his rivals on what was already a bad news day for them.

  • 01/09/2012 | World

    Obama says Republican ideas from 'last century'

    President Barack Obama tried to bolster his re-election campaign today with a fierce critique of the Republicans' convention and a plea to supporters to cast their ballots as early as possible.

  • 24/09/2012 | World

    'Those who say the presidential race is over are completely wrong'

    By Adrián Bono
    In an interview with the, former John Mc Cain presidential campaign manager and Republican strategist Steve Schmidt says that despite a recent series of faux pas in the Romney camp, the presidential race is far from over.

  • 12/08/2012 | World

    Romney, Ryan hit the road in an energized Republican campaign

    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney took vice presidential running mate Paul Ryan home to a tearful welcome in Wisconsin in a celebratory event that produced a flash of anger from Romney over what he considers dishonest campaigning by President Barack Obama.

  • 13/08/2012 | World

    Obama announces measures to soothe drought pain, attacks Ryan

    US President Barack Obama announced an emergency purchase of up to $170 million of meat and fish on a campaign trip to drought-hit Iowa, and accused Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan of blocking disaster aid to farmers.

  • 14/08/2012 | World

    Romney, Obama in rare battle over energy policy

    Republican Mitt Romney vowed to step up coal production and US President Barack Obama mocked him for opposing a windmill tax credit, in a rare debate over energy policy on the campaign trail.

  • 01/08/2012 | World

    US House approves new Iran sanctions on oil, shipping sectors

    The US House of Representatives passed a new package of sanctions against Iran that aim to punish banks, insurance companies and shippers that help Tehran sell its oil.

  • 06/08/2012 | World

    Romney, Republicans again outraise Obama in July

    US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and the Republican National Committee raised $101.3 million in July, once again outpacing President Barack Obama and Democrats with a big month of financial strength ahead of the Nov. 6 election.

  • 07/08/2012 | World

    Romney opens attack on Obama over welfare law

    US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney opened a new line of attack on President Barack Obama for waiving parts of a landmark welfare-to-work law, but Obama's team argued Romney had backed a similar move as Massachusetts governor.

  • 24/07/2012 | World

    Romney accuses Obama of weakness abroad, leaks

    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama of weakness in the face of US adversaries and promised he would be firm against Iran and China as he prepares to head overseas to boost his foreign policy credentials.

  • 26/07/2012 | World

    Romney high-profile trip abroad off to rocky start

    US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's high-profile overseas trip got off to a rocky start when he was forced to clarify a comment seen as criticizing London's handling of the Summer Olympics that he came to celebrate.

  • 30/07/2012 | World

    Palestinians accuse Romney of undermining peace prospects

    Palestinians accused US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney of undermining peace prospects by calling Jerusalem "the capital of Israel", ignoring their own claims to the city and most world opinion.

  • 29/05/2012 | World

    Romney clinches US Republican presidential nomination

    Mitt Romney clinched the US Republican presidential nomination with a resounding victory in Texas and now faces a five-month sprint to convince voters to trust him over Democratic President Barack Obama in the Nov. 6 election.

  • 11/07/2012 | World

    US House vote to repeal Obama healthcare law

    The Republican-led US House of Representatives, on a near party-line vote of 2 44- 1 85, passed a bill to repeal President Barack Obama's overhaul of the US healthcare system.

  • 13/07/2012 | World

    Romney demands Obama apology over Bain attacks

    US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney demanded President Barack Obama apologize for his campaign's assault over Romney's time at a private equity firm that outsourced US jobs, as he tried to recover from a week-long pounding on the issue.

  • 02/05/2012 | World

    Gingrich formally ends tumultuous White House bid

    Newt Gingrich ended his tumultuous run for US president on Wednesday after dazzling in televised debates but winning only two of the dozens of nominating contests in the Republican primary race.

  • 14/05/2012 | World

    Ron Paul stops campaigning for White House

    US Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul effectively ended his White House bid, saying he would no longer campaign actively in states that have yet to hold primary elections.

  • 15/05/2012 | World

    Obama issues veto threat against House defence bill

    US President Barack Obama threatened to veto a defence policy bill in the House of Representatives that would authorize higher Pentagon spending and tie his hands on national security issues from nuclear arms reductions to handling war detainees.

  • 10/04/2012 | World

    Santorum pulls out of US presidential race

    US conservative Rick Santorum dropped out of his presidential campaign on Tuesday after falling far behind front-runner Mitt Romney in the race for the Republican nomination

  • 25/04/2012 | World

    Gingrich to quit White House race after stormy bid

    Newt Gingrich is quitting the US Republican presidential contest after a tumultuous campaign that saw him go from longshot to front-runner and back again, a campaign official said.

  • 01/05/2012 | World

    Romney foreign policy spokesman resigns under fire

    US Republican Mitt Romney's foreign policy spokesman, Richard Grenell, has resigned after only a brief stint on Romney's presidential campaign.

  • 13/03/2012 | World

    US Republican races tight in southern primaries

    US Republicans Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich faced off in a pair of high-stakes Deep South presidential primaries, and early results showed very tight races in both Mississippi and Alabama.

  • 25/03/2012 | World

    Santorum wins Louisiana, flexing Southern muscle

    Rick Santorum cruised to victory in the Louisiana Republican presidential primary but still trails Mitt Romney by a wide margin in the national delegate count for the party nomination.

  • 03/04/2012 | World

    Romney makes clean sweep in Republican primaries

    Mitt Romney made a leap toward winning the Republican presidential nomination with a clean sweep of Wisconsin and two other primaries that handed a heavy defeat to main rival Rick Santorum.

  • 01/03/2012 | World

    Ann Romney adds personal touch to Mitt's campaign

    Ann Romney gets it. She is aware that her husband, Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney, has an image problem. Critics say he often seems stiff and reserved on the campaign trail, and has difficulty connecting with voters.

  • 05/03/2012 | World

    Romney, Santorum hunt for Super Tuesday votes in Ohio

    Rivals Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum made their final pitch for support in the vital battleground state of Ohio, the day before 10 states hold Super Tuesday nominating contests that could be pivotal in an unpredictable Republican presidential race.

  • 06/03/2012 | World

    Obama wishes Romney ‘good luck’

    US President Barack Obama dedicated part of his statement to wish “good luck” to the ex governor of Massachusetts, Mitt Romney, in the midst of the “Super Tuesday,” the biggest day in the Republican campaign.

  • 22/02/2012 | World

    Santorum at centre stage in Arizona Republican debate

    Rivals heaped criticism on surprise front-runner Rick Santorum in a debate among Republican presidential candidates, hoping to stall his surge at a pivotal period in the 2012 campaign.

  • 24/02/2012 | World

    Romney says he is 'only chance' to defeat Obama

    Mitt Romney declared himself the Republican presidential candidate with "the only chance" to defeat President Barack Obama as he seized on signs that rival Rick Santorum's grip on Michigan appears to be slipping.

  • 28/02/2012 | World

    Day of reckoning for Romney as Michigan votes

    US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney accused rival Rick Santorum of trying to "kidnap" Michigan's Republican presidential contest as he faced the possibility of a humiliating defeat in the Rust Belt state where he grew up.

  • 03/02/2012 | World

    Romney looks to boost front-runner status in Nevada

    With a huge lead in polls, Republican front-runner Mitt Romney appeared poised for an easy win in Nevada on Saturday that would put him in firm command of the party's see-sawing presidential nominating race.

  • 05/02/2012 | World

    Romney takes big early lead in Nevada voting

    Republican front-runner Mitt Romney appeared headed to an easy win in Nevada on Saturday that would put him in firm command of the party's see-sawing presidential nominating race.

  • 16/02/2012 | World

    New Jersey assembly OKs gay marriage; veto awaits

    The New Jersey Assembly passed legislation legalizing same-sex marriage, sending the bill to Republican Governor Chris Christie, a possible vice-presidential candidate who has promised to veto the measure.

  • 27/01/2012 | World

    Romney puts Gingrich on defensive in Florida debate

    Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney took the fight to chief rival Newt Gingrich in his most aggressive debate performance yet, five days ahead of Florida's primary vote.

  • 30/01/2012 | World

    Romney ridicules rival Gingrich on eve of Florida vote

    A confident Mitt Romney solidified his lead in Florida polls and ridiculed Republican rival Newt Gingrich on Monday, calling his opponent's attacks "sad" and "painfully revealing" the day before the state's crucial presidential primary.

  • 02/02/2012 | World

    Romney plays Trump card in Las Vegas

    Real estate mogul Donald Trump re-injected himself and his wealth into the Republican presidential race by endorsing Mitt Romney, a day after the front-runner stumbled with remarks suggesting he was indifferent to US' poor.

  • 09/12/2011 | World

    Gingrich calls Palestinians 'invented' people

    US Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich thrust himself into controversy on by declaring that the Palestinians are an "invented" people who want to destroy Israel

  • 10/01/2012 | World

    Romney wins New Hampshire US presidential contest

    Mitt Romney took a crucial step toward the Republican presidential nomination as he scored a solid victory in New Hampshire despite blistering attacks on his record as a businessman.

  • 25/01/2012 | World

    Gingrich calls for moon base, space contests

    Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich called for a base on the moon and an expanded federal purse for prize money to stimulate private-sector space projects.

  • 08/11/2011 | World

    Cain vows won't be forced out of 2012 campaign

    US Businessman Herman Cain defiantly denied sexual harassment allegations against him and vowed they would not force him to withdraw from the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.

  • 28/11/2011 | World

    Affair claim shakes Cain presidential bid

    A woman accused US Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain of having a 13-year affair with her that ended just months ago, a new charge that could derail his campaign for the White House.

  • 01/12/2011 | World

    Republican Cain says wife unaware of accuser ties

    Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain, facing allegations of marital infidelity, told a newspaper his wife did not know about his friendship with the Atlanta woman making the accusations.

  • 08/09/2011 | World

    Boehner says Obama plan merits consideration

    John Boehner, the Republican speaker of the House of Representatives, said on Thursday President Barack Obama's jobs proposals "merit consideration" and expressed hope both parties could work together.

  • 21/09/2011 | World

    US House unexpectedly defeats spending bill

    The US House of Representatives unexpectedly defeated a bill that would fund the federal government past Sept. 30 as dozens of Republicans broke with their party to push for deeper spending cuts.

  • 07/11/2011 | World

    Woman accuses US candidate Cain of groping

    A woman accused US Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain of reaching under her skirt in 1997, adding to sexual harassment allegations that are threatening to derail his campaign.

  • 09/07/2011 | World

    US Republican leader says broad debt deal unlikely

    An effort to craft a broad deal of up to $4 trillion in deficit-reduction appeared out of reach as Republican leader John Boehner cited differences with the White House on taxes and proposed pursuing a more modest package.

  • 31/08/2011 | World

    After conflict, Obama to address Congress on September 8

    President Barack Obama agreed to unveil new jobs proposals in an address to Congress on September 8, bowing to pressure from Republicans, who objected to the original date set for his high-profile speech.

  • 07/09/2011 | World

    Perry, Romney clash over job creation records

    Republican rivals Rick Perry and Mitt Romney exchanged sharp blows over who has the better job-creating record in a fiery presidential candidate debate that will help shape the 2012 race.

  • 05/01/2011 | World

    Republicans take over House, dilute cuts

    Republicans scaled back plans for deep cuts in government spending as they took power in the House of Representatives, diluting a key promise that helped them to victory in November's election.

  • 16/03/2011 | World

    Utah governor signs immigration law like Arizona

    Utah's governor signed a package of immigration laws including one that would allow a police crackdown on illegal immigrants similar to Arizona's 2010 attempt.

  • 18/03/2011 | World

    Arizona Senate rejects five immigration bills

    The Arizona Senate yesterday rejected five immigration bills, placing a major stumbling block in the way of state conservatives' hopes to pass more laws cracking down on illegal immigrants.

  • 13/10/2015 | Culture

    Donald Trump to host 'Saturday Night Live' in November

    Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump will be exercising his comedy muscles as the host of NBC's live sketch show "Saturday Night Live" next month, the network said today.

  • 29/08/2012 | Multimedia

    ‘Romney Girl’ video shocks Republican headquarters

    Parodying the '90s hit "Barbie Girl," a new music video titled "Romney Girl" has hit the internet mocking Mitt Romney's offshore accounts and undisclosed tax returns, while making clear that the conservative candidate's wealth makes him out of touch with the average US citizen.

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