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  1. News - World - US ELECTIONS

    Obama hits back at Romney over 47pc remarks

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 09:44am by Agence France-Presse in New York

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York US President Barack Obama warned on Tuesday that his Republican foe Mitt Romney was “writing off a big chunk of the country” following his remark that 47 per cent of Americans were “victims” and therefore backed the president. Obama offered his first response to Romney’s remarks, made in a secretly recorded meeting with rich donors, at a Late ...

  2. News - World - US ELECTIONS

    Romney calls on Obama to label China a currency manipulator

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 10:12am by Reuters in Washington

    ... on October 15, a spokesman for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said on Monday. “Governor Romney believes China should be labelled a currency manipulator – without delaying the report – and he will move to label them as such on Day One,” Romney spokeswoman Andrea Saul said in an e-mailed reply to a query. A spokeswoman for the US Treasury Department declined to say whether ...

  3. News - World - US Presidential Election 2012

    Romney says '47pc' remarks were 'wrong'

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 02:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Harrisonburg, Virginia

    ... Agence France-Presse in Harrisonburg, Virginia Mitt Romney said late on Thursday that his secretly-filmed remarks dismissing 47 per cent of Americans as government dependents were ... released last month by the liberal Mother Jones website showed Romney, in a closed-door meeting with wealthy donors, saying that 47 per cent of Americans paid no income taxes, viewed themselves ...

  4. Conservatives favour Romney

    Posted Mar 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Associated Press White House hopeful Mitt Romney won the most support for the Republican presidential nomination in a straw poll of Republican activists attending the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington. Despite his record of inconsistency on some social issues, the former Massachusetts governor received 21 per cent of the 1,705 votes cast by paid ...

  5. News - World - WHITE HOUSE RACE

    Obama, Romney entered final weeks flush with cash

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... strategists. Not this year. Having rejected public financing, which would have imposed spending limits, President Barack Obama, his Republican challenger Mitt Romney and their parties entered the final ... triggering a financial arms race. Together with their parties, Obama and Romney are on track to raise US$2 billion. By October 17, the Republican challenger and his affiliated party committees had ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama, Romney focus on swing states in late campaigning

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 08:24am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington Polls show Obama and Romney essentially deadlocked  President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney engaged in frantic get-out-the-vote efforts and made ... compared to Romney’s 46 per cent. The difference was within the 3.4 percentage point credibility interval, which allows for statistical variation in Internet-based polls. Obama was up 4 percentage ...

  7. Who said it?

    Posted Sep 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... We are destroying the real and building up the fake Premier Wen Jiabao, on the safeguarding of China's cultural traditions I have no interest in starting a trade war with China, but I cannot accept our current trade surrender Republican US presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, unveiling his plan to create jobs They [the policemen who fired shots] are human themselves, how could ...

  8. News - World - WHITE HOUSE RACE

    Outcome of Obama-Romney race looks less certain

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... for Tuesday's vote. Karl Rove- mastermind of the rise of the two-term president George W.Bush- is predicting a solid victory for Republican Mitt Romney in both the popular vote and the all-important ... Greg Torode A few tipsters are predicting landslides either way, but deep inside the Obama and Romney camps the future has never looked less certain Pundits find vote too close to call ...

  9. News - World - WHITE HOUSE RACE

    Obama, Romney agree on US military's pivot to Asia-Pacific

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... in the Republican camp of Mitt Romney appear committed to the strategy. The differences between them come down to details. Both sides insist they want to deepen engagement with China but both are committed ... Greg Torode Obama and Romney appear committed to boosting navy's presence in Asia-Pacific waters, but that is where the agreement ends Military will still tilt to Asia whoever wins ...

  10. News - World - WHITE HOUSE RACE

    Romney made more false claims in US presidential debate

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

    ... forward by Obama and his Republican rival Mitt Romney jumped on the two White House hopefuls when their figures strayed into fantasy. Many of the more flagrant manipulations of the facts in Denver ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Fact-checkers studying figures bandied about by presidential candidates find Romney made more false claims, and he could pay the price Truth and lies ...




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