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  1. News - World - US POLITICS

    Bill Clinton refutes claims Hillary is 'out of touch' with middle-class life

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 09:13pm by Reuters

    ... "The best thing she can do is focus on policy, because here she has a rather strong record of championing programmes that would help the middle class," said Julian Zelizer, professor ... Clinton is in the midst of an international publicity tour for her memoir, Hard Choices. "Hillary has portrayed herself as someone who is in line with the middle class but recent comments ...

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    US presidential candidate Mitt Romney jumps on Joe Biden's 'gaffe' on middle class

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... America's middle class had "been buried in the last four years". Biden, President Barack Obama's Democratic running mate for the presidential election, made the comments on Tuesday when speaking about the Republican camp's tax plans at a campaign event in Charlotte, North Carolina. "How they can justify raising taxes on the middle class that's been buried ...

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    New York to usher in left-wing progressive Bill de Blasio as mayor

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 06:06am by AFP

    ... lesbian wife and teenage children centre stage, he appears to have connected to ordinary middle-class families and a vastly diverse electorate, if his mammoth poll leads are anything to go by. New ...

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    Tea Party favourite Rand Paul chosen by US conservatives as choice for 2016 presidential nominee

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 02:48pm by AFP

    ... ideas: "There is an idea. The idea is called America, and it still works," he said in a speech aimed squarely at middle-class voters. Wisconsin governor Scott Walker, who was placed sixth in the straw poll, encouraged Republicans to be aggressive, but also warned them to focus on middle-class concerns. "We need to be relevant," he said. The Republican gathering ...

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    Is Ted Cruz steering a course for the US presidency?

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by MCT, Bloomberg, Reuters

    ... McClatchy Tribune in Washington His marathon speech in the US Senate took in Dr. Seuss and pancakes, but is Ted Cruz's real goal the Republican presidential nomination? Is Cruz steering a course for the presidency? US Senator Ted Cruz talked himself into the middle of the No 1 political story in the United States, energized his party's conservative base and in turn ...

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    Bill Clinton nominates Obama in speech at Democratic convention

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... Mississippi delegate Curley Clark, as he waved an American flag in one hand and a "Middle Class First" placard in the other. "We're gonna turn Mississippi blue!" said Clark, ...

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    Mixed reviews for Hillary Clinton as she bows out as US secretary of state

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... in May 2011 after the painful collapse of the administration's opening Middle East peace initiative. And diplomat Dennis Ross, the envoy for Iran, moved to the White House in June 2009 to better help manage the range of Middle East problems that were bubbling over. "She was a fully functioning member of the team," said a former administration official, who asked ...

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    John Kerry backed for secretary of state after Susan Rice's withdrawal

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and is well-travelled in global hot spots such as the Middle East. "Even if we don't agree with Senator Kerry on some of the domestic issues, we think that he has handled foreign relations as chairman ...

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    One in twenty Europeans has positive view of Mitt Romney, poll shows

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... a positive view of the Republican presidential nominee. The poll of more than 12,000 people across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, Pakistan and China was prepared for the YouGov-Cambridge ... of Pakistani sovereignty. There was less antipathy, too, in the Middle East and North Africa, where only 8 per cent said they felt a Romney presidency would make them feel less favourable towards ...

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    Jim DeMint ends US Senate career leaving a trail of conservatives

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... from public accountability." With his impending departure from the Senate announced on Thursday, DeMint, Republican senator for South Carolina, officially joined the zombie class as his ...




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