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  1. News - World - WHITE HOUSE RACE

    Newspapers split on best man for White House

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

    ... 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. "Mr Obama and his administration have been resolute in attacking al-Qaeda's leadership, including the killing of Osama bin Laden. He has ended the war in Iraq," the editorial said. ...

  2. News - World - WHITE HOUSE RACE

    Ron Paul supporters mull future of their libertarian cause

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the libertarian wing of the Republican Party during the primary season, amassing the third largest number of delegates as he united legions of young supporters behind his anti-tax, anti-war message. The surge in popularity for the movement has coincided with national weariness at expensive overseas wars and seething anger at the 2008 financial crisis that made fiscal discipline more appealing ...

  3. News - World - WHITE HOUSE RACE

    US presidential candidates prepare for final debate

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Boca Raton, Florida

    ... are enormous. The 90-minute debate, on foreign policy, will be divided into six segments: America's role in the world; the war in Afghanistan; Israel and Iran; the changing Middle East; terrorism; ... is "unravelling before our very eyes". Obama-- who has touted the US withdrawal from Iraq as a signature foreign policy accomplishment- has signalled he could use the debate to caution war ...

  4. News - World - WHITE HOUSE RACE

    Romney blames President Obama for making Americans less safe

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by AFP, Bloomberg

    ... they need to defeat Assad's tanks, helicopters, and fighter jets," Romney said. Romney added that the American gains in Iraq, won during the war began by president George W. Bush, had been ... approach. The speech saw Romney walking a delicate political line as he reaches out to swing voters, some of whom might be put off by memories of Bush's foreign policy and are tired of the wars ...

  5. News - World - WHITE HOUSE RACE

    Romney, Obama camps clash over the God factor

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Virginia Romney rhetoric on the role of religion dubbed desperate and divisive by Democrats Candidates clash over the God factor Republican Mitt Romney has thrust God to the centre of the White House race, in a culture war strike that prompted Barack Obama's team to brand him extreme and divisive. Romney appeared with televangelist Pat Robertson ...

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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

    ... unemployment and slow growth. Obama benefits, too, from Americans' weariness with the long wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, which Bush initiated. By winding them down- and by succeeding where Bush ...

  7. News - World - WHITE HOUSE RACE

    Pro-choice and anti-abortion groups set to battle it out in vital Virginia

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... accusing pro-lifers of waging what they call "a war on women". Romney once supported abortion, but is now opposed in cases not involving rape or incest. His running mate Paul Ryan is more ...

  8. News - World - WHITE HOUSE RACE

    Mitt Romney has the momentum campaigns crave

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... a more impressive war chest ahead of the November 6 election- cash he will use in an advertising blitzkrieg in key states. The panic was evident in an appeal to supporters sent from ...

  9. News - World - WHITE HOUSE RACE

    Greg Torode examines implications for China in US election

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... bring immediate enforcement measures such as tariffs, it is widely expected to force a strong reaction from China's new leadership. A trade war between the US and its biggest creditor ... Washington did attempt to contain the Soviet Union during the cold war, in no way was it containing China now. "No country has done more to help integrate China into the international economic ...

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    Obama supporters break campaign record with monthly donations

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR

    ... The Christian Science Monitor Campaign in sight of US$1 billion goal as mostly small donors contribute a record US$181 million in September to the president's war chest Supporters dig deep for Obama Early in the presidential campaign, there was talk of US President Barack Obama raising and spending US$1 billion on his re-election effort. With the latest report and a month ...




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