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  1. News - World - WHITE HOUSE RACE

    Republican convention speakers assail Obama with half-truths and lies

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Tampa Misleading statements and obfuscations used to assail actual record of the Obama camp Convention speakers spew lies, half-truths Beyond the hoopla, politics and glitz, the Republican National Convention has been marked by speeches filled with half-truths, misleading statements, obfuscations and downright falsehoods. From economic issues to welfare ...

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    Two men on the brink of history

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... economic success has been a tough sell on the stump, then. His other ambitious goals- historic moves to provide health care to the 40 million Americans without insurance, and rebuilding respect ... unable to reach out to prickly, contrarian Republicans or curb the pork-barrel excesses of his own Democratic lawmakers. The politics of peace and inclusion- highlighted by his former campaign ...

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    Romney made more false claims in US presidential debate

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... incessantly on the campaign trail- that the president is "cutting" US$716 billion from Medicare as part of his landmark health care reform law. FactCheck.org pounced immediately, noting: ... that "Romney's central economic plan calls for a $5 trillion tax cut". Romney immediately objected: "I don't have a $5 trillion tax cut." The claims of both men, it turns out, deserve ...

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    Newspapers split on best man for White House

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... earned the endorsement of battleground Iowa's biggest newspaper, the Des Moines Register, which cited the Republican's "fresh economic vision" for America. It was a blow ... Times said it supported Obama because, among other things, he had achieved the most sweeping health care reforms since 1965, prevented another Great Depression and ended the war in Iraq. ...

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    Four more years for Obama to make his mark

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... must stand up to Beijing on the trade and economic fronts and enhance relationships with other East Asian nations while seeking to deepen engagement with China. Both camps also showed concern ... the general thrust was very similar. Li Daokui, a China specialist at Tsinghua University's school of economics, said the re-election of Obama was a worrying sign for Sino-US ties. ...

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    Obama and Romney in the home stretch

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune in Mentor, Ohio

    ... Obama into office, hope and change have taken a beating. Hard economic times, intransigence in Washington and acrimony made it easy to mock the promises of 2008. "How's ... to appeal to the political centre. Let there be no doubt that Romney, who once described himself as "severely conservative", has been aggressively courting the narrow slice of undecided ...

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    How ex-president George W. Bush is shaping race for the White House

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by THE NEW YORK TIMES

    ... from what he characterised as Bush's shortcomings on the budget deficit and on trade with China. For Obama, Bush's economic record offers a shield against voters' wrath over high ... the adviser said, voters give Obama "a great deal of slack" in assigning blame for the weak economy. "I just don't see how Obama could have survived these economic conditions ...

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    Can US come to terms with the trade-offs of free trade?

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... as the economy continues to revive in fits and starts, unemployment is still running at 7.9 per cent. Amid the economic pain, fierce debates- and political manoeuvring by congressmen, unions, business ... as they grapple with the pain of economic restructuring forced on them by the "great recession" and the malaise that followed. But the acres of stacked aisles in Walmart point to the future, ...

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    Casino union, moguls wage election fight in Nevada

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian in Las Vegas

    ... their clout to flood the airwaves with political advertisements to try to tilt an election their way. Yet in Nevada, capital and labour are locked in a test of strength which could help determine ... Obama with 47 per cent, Romney with 46 per cent- meaning just a few votes could determine the November 6 election. Obama needs to shake out of a political funk and block resurgent Romney when ...

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    Global support for Obama divided in White House race

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 03:08am by The Guardian

    ... The economic connections [between the countries] matter more than political things.” But Shi Yinhong, an expert on Sino-US relations, said most people were more concerned by issues such as tensions ... of a worldwide devotion that once approached cultish status. Today, deep political infighting, a sluggish economy and the realities of doing business with a recalcitrant Congress may have tarnished his ...




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