Mitt Romney

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Nov 6th, 2012
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By: Elcano Royal Institute By Joaquín Roy The general consensus on the November 2012 US presidential election campaign is that foreign policy will not play a major role. Both candidates know that what concerns the voters is the economy and related issues on social and religious aspects of life in the...
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Nov 6th, 2012
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(Reuters) – As the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama, 51, signed into law a revamp of the national healthcare system and authorized the raid that killed Osama bin Laden but struggled to revive the economy and create jobs. As the United States holds its presidential election on T...
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Nov 6th, 2012
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(Reuters) – U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts and private equity executive, is pursuing the White House for the second time in Tuesday’s election. Here are key facts about him. * Romney, 65, espouses traditional Republican positions t...
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Nov 5th, 2012
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Most Americans have yet to cast their ballot for tomorrow’s election but a witch doctor in President Barack Obama’s ancestral village already knows who’ll be victorious. ‘Obama is very far ahead and is definitely going to win,’ John Dimo declared today, pointing to a whi...
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Nov 4th, 2012
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For many American voters Barack Obama has lost his air of can-do heroism,says Andrew Marr So Sandy arrived right in the last act, smashing and thrashing, killing and ripping. Has this latest tempestuous eruption, following the storms Beryl, Florence, Joyce and Nadine, been the deus ex machina –...
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Nov 4th, 2012
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By: Selywn Duke Imagine you go to the polls and choose Mitt Romney on an electronic machine, but your vote comes up Barack Obama. So you re-enter your choice, but the president’s name still stubbornly appears. Then a third try. Ditto. Innocent malfunction…or something else? Whatever the case, this ha...
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Oct 26th, 2012
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I have watched both televised presidential campaign debates in the US election, including the first vice-presidential debate. So I was very excited to watch the final presidential debate on foreign policy. But I have to admit that this final debate disappointed me because it was more about domestic p...
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Oct 22nd, 2012
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Transcript of the third debate between President Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney, Oct. 22 in Boca Raton, Fla., moderated by Bob Schieffer of CBS. Source: Federal News Service Editor’s Note: NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by a contractor for NPR, and accuracy and availab...
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Oct 22nd, 2012
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By: Robert Reich I thought the third and last presidential debate was a clear win for the President. He displayed the authority of the nation’s Commander-in-Chief – calm, dignified, and confident. He was assertive without being shrill, clear without being condescending. He explained to a clueless Mit...
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Oct 22nd, 2012
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Washington: US President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney faced off on Monday in their last debate before the 6 November presidential election. Here is some fact-checking of claims made by the two candidates. Obama: Romney said there should be US troops in Iraq now During the ea...