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Obama, Romney Face Off on Economy, Energy and Foreign Policy

Posted October 17th, 2012 at 12:10 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney squared off on the economy, energy and foreign policy during their second debate of the campaign, taking questions from undecided voters during a town hall-style meeting at New York’s Hofstra University. Mr. Romney attacked the president’s record of the last four years, saying he had “doubled” […]

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Obama, Romney Face Off on Economy, Energy and Foreign Policy

Posted October 16th, 2012 at 11:40 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney squared off on the economy, energy and foreign policy during their second debate of the campaign, taking questions from undecided voters during a town hall-style meeting at New York’s Hofstra University. Mr. Romney attacked the president’s record of the last four years, saying he had “doubled” […]

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Delegates Anticipate Obama Speech as DNC Closes

Posted September 6th, 2012 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Delegates at the Democratic National Convention are counting down the hours Thursday until President Barack Obama takes the stage to make his case for reelection. From the convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, VOA’s Sean Maroney reports on the last day’s excitement and last-minute changes. “You must vote and you must reelect President Barack Obama!… We […]

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Obama Takes New Economic Plan on Tour

Posted January 25th, 2012 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama begins a three-day, five-state trip Wednesday to take to the American people the economic plan he unveiled in his State of the Union address Tuesday night. The president, who faces a contentious re-election bid this year, outlined a blueprint that he says will work for everyone, not just the wealthy. Mr. […]

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Obama Unveils Economic “Blueprint” He Says Will Benefit All

Posted January 25th, 2012 at 1:50 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama used his third State of the Union address Tuesday to outline a new economic blueprint that he says will work for everyone, not just the wealthy. The president’s speech on the nation’s progress Tuesday came as he faces a contentious re-election bid this year. Mr. Obama told a joint session of […]

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Obama Promotes Economic Fairness in State of the Union Address

Posted January 24th, 2012 at 11:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has used his third State of the Union address to outline a new economic blueprint that he says will work for everyone, not just the wealthy. The president’s speech on the nation’s progress Tuesday came as he faces a contentious re-election bid this year. Mr. Obama told a joint session of […]

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UN General Assembly Debate Ends

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 8:44 pm (UTC-5)
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The annual debate of the United Nations General Assembly has ended, with Russia calling for the lifting of the No-Fly Zone over Libya, Pakistan reiterating its resolve to fight terrorism, and North Korea and Venezuela criticizing U.S. policies. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Tuesday said it is time that the U.N. Security Council-imposed, NATO-operated, No-Fly […]

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American Becomes Youngest Triple Jump World Champ In History

Posted September 4th, 2011 at 2:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A 21-year-old American is now the youngest triple jump world champion in history. Christian Taylor, an athlete from the University of Florida, struck gold at the last day of the International Association of Athletics Federations World Championship in Daegu, South Korea. He leapt 17.96 meters to take the gold medal, the fifth-best triple jump of […]

American Becomes Youngest Triple Jump World Champ In History

Posted September 4th, 2011 at 2:05 pm (UTC-5)
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A 21-year-old American is now the youngest triple jump world champion in history. Christian Taylor, an athlete from the University of Florida, struck gold at the last day of the International Association of Athletics Federations World Championship in Daegu, South Korea. He leapt 17.96 meters to take the gold medal, the fifth-best triple jump of […]

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