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Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi Willing to be President

Posted October 8th, 2012 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi says she is courageous enough to run for president – if that is what the people want. The Nobel prize laureate spoke Monday during a news conference at the headquarters for her National League for Democracy. Burma’s constitution currently prohibits her from holding the country’s top office but […]

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Romney to Make First Major Foreign Policy Speech of Campaign

Posted October 8th, 2012 at 1:45 am (UTC-5)
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Republican U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney makes his first major campaign speech on foreign policy Monday. Mr. Romney will speak to students at the Virginia Military Institute in the town of Lexington – the country’s oldest military academy. So far, he has focused mostly on the economy and his plans to repeal President Barack Obama’s […]

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Romney to Make First Major Foreign Policy Speech of Campaign

Posted October 7th, 2012 at 7:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Republican U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney makes his first major campaign speech on foreign policy Monday. Mr. Romney will speak to students at the Virginia Military Institute in the town of Lexington — the country’s oldest military academy. So far, he has focused mostly on the economy and his plans to repeal President Barack Obama’s […]

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Obama Re-Election Campaign Breaks Fundraising Record

Posted October 6th, 2012 at 5:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama’s campaign and the Democratic Party have raised $181 million in September for his re-election effort — their highest monthly total yet . The president’s campaign said Saturday that the money represents donations from more than 1.8 million people. The fundraising haul surpassed the more than $114 million Mr. Obama’s campaign and […]

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Romney, Obama Campaigns Spin New Jobless Report

Posted October 5th, 2012 at 1:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney have traded barbs over a new report on the U.S. jobless rate, a key issue with voters. The report, which was released on Friday, says the unemployment rate fell to a lower-than-expected 7.8 percent in September, marking the first dip below the 8 percent level in […]

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Romney, Obama Campaigns Spin New Jobless Report

Posted October 5th, 2012 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney have traded barbs over a new economic report that shows a better-than-expected drop in the nation’s jobless rate. The report, which was released on Friday, says the unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent in September, marking the first time the rate has dipped below the 8 […]

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Romney, Obama Campaigns Spin New Jobless Report

Posted October 5th, 2012 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney is downplaying a better-than-expected report on the U.S. jobless rate, a key issue in the presidential campaign. A government report released Friday says the unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent in September, marking the first time the rate has dipped below the 8 percent level in 44 months. Shortly […]

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Re-Energized Romney Heads to Battleground States

Posted October 5th, 2012 at 4:10 am (UTC-5)
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The re-energized presidential campaign of Mitt Romney hopes to capitalize on a strong debate performance with rallies in the battleground states of Virginia and Florida on Friday. The Republican candidate, whose poll numbers were lagging before Wednesday’s debate, told a crowd of supporters Thursday that President Barack Obama can no longer be trusted with the […]

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Re-Energized Romney Heads to Battleground States

Posted October 5th, 2012 at 1:30 am (UTC-5)
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The re-energized presidential campaign of Mitt Romney hopes to capitalize on a strong debate performance with rallies in the battleground states of Virginia and Florida on Friday. The Republican candidate, whose poll numbers were lagging before Wednesday’s debate, told a crowd of supporters Thursday that President Barack Obama can no longer be trusted with the […]

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Obama, Romney Trade Post-Debate Barbs

Posted October 4th, 2012 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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With the first debate behind them, U.S. President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney have resumed campaigning in Denver, Colorado, site of Wednesday’s matchup. Mr. Obama appeared at a rally where he accused Romney of changing his campaign positions. He said presidential candidates owe Americans “the truth.” Mr. Romney made a surprise appearance […]

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