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Pics: The moment Mitt Romney conceded the election to Barack Obama
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Pics: The moment Mitt Romney conceded the election to Barack Obama

Dec 7th 2012, 5:15 PM 13,022 Views 12 Comments

It’s fair to say that President Obama was more than happy to take this call on the night of 6 November…

Is this the game-changing endorsement* that will seal Barack Obama's re-election?
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Is this the game-changing endorsement* that will seal Barack Obama's re-election?

Oct 25th 2012, 9:53 AM 13,632 Views 26 Comments

*Hint: when you see who it is, you’ll know it’s not.

Observers give Romney the victory in first US presidential debate
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Observers give Romney the victory in first US presidential debate

Oct 4th 2012, 8:07 AM 7,882 Views 65 Comments

Straw polls show two-thirds of people saying Mitt Romney beat Barack Obama – the highest post-debate record ever.

VIDEO: Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney in the first US presidential debate
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VIDEO: Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney in the first US presidential debate

Oct 4th 2012, 7:35 AM 7,654 Views 35 Comments

The US President and his Republican rival went head-to-head at the University of Denver last night.

Romney releases more tax returns, paid 14.1 per cent tax rate last year
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Romney releases more tax returns, paid 14.1 per cent tax rate last year

Sep 21st 2012, 8:30 PM 7,904 Views 39 Comments

The Republican candidate for the US presidency also promised to release a summary of the taxes he paid between 1990 and 2009.

Two people kicked out of RNC over alleged racist comments
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Two people kicked out of RNC over alleged racist comments

Aug 29th 2012, 2:37 PM 7,941 Views 48 Comments

One person was seen throwing nuts at a black woman and saying, “This is how we feed animals”.

Mitt Romney claims comfortable victory in New Hampshire primary
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Mitt Romney claims comfortable victory in New Hampshire primary

Jan 11th 2012, 7:58 AM 1,050 Views 3 Comments

In photos: The race for the Republican Party nomination rolls on…

In pictures: Feelings run high as US presidential race kicks off
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In pictures: Feelings run high as US presidential race kicks off

Jan 4th 2012, 9:34 AM 998 Views 2 Comments

Mitt Romney won in Iowa after a long night for candidates and supporters. Here’s how it looked…

Mitt Romney secures Iowa win in tight GOP presidential contest
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Mitt Romney secures Iowa win in tight GOP presidential contest

Jan 4th 2012, 8:28 AM 1,914 Views 95 Comments

“Game on,” says second-placed Rick Santorum.

I've just got something in my eye: GOP contenders get teary-eyed at debate
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I've just got something in my eye: GOP contenders get teary-eyed at debate

Nov 21st 2011, 12:51 PM 1,950 Views 2 Comments

It was emotional times as half of the candidates looking to be the next US president shed tears at a debate held over the weekend…

Herman Cain on Libya: 'President Obama supported the uprising. Correct?'
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Herman Cain on Libya: 'President Obama supported the uprising. Correct?'

Nov 15th 2011, 10:00 AM 1,657 Views 25 Comments

In the latest gaffe by a Republican candidate, the former pizza magnate appeared to show a poor grasp on foreign policy.

If you can't laugh at yourself... Perry goes on Letterman after debate gaffe
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If you can't laugh at yourself... Perry goes on Letterman after debate gaffe

Nov 11th 2011, 1:12 PM 962 Views 8 Comments

He couldn’t remember his policies but he could remember all ten of these funny excuses…

GOP frontrunner Herman Cain faces more sexual harassment allegations
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GOP frontrunner Herman Cain faces more sexual harassment allegations

Nov 3rd 2011, 10:13 AM 280 Views 3 Comments

The candidate leading polls to be the Republican Party’s nominee for US president has been hit with a series of allegations in recent days.

GOP frontrunner faces questions over sexual harassment allegations
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GOP frontrunner faces questions over sexual harassment allegations

Nov 1st 2011, 10:32 AM 374 Views 6 Comments

Herman Cain faces the biggest test of his insurgent campaign with old allegations of sexual harassment resurfacing and causing a media storm in the US.

Romney and Perry clash in fiercest Republican presidential debate so far
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Romney and Perry clash in fiercest Republican presidential debate so far

Oct 19th 2011, 10:15 AM 559 Views 5 Comments

There were fiery exchanges over big conservative issues like immigration and one candidate’s tax overhaul plan.

Sarah Palin says she won't run for president in 2012
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Sarah Palin says she won't run for president in 2012

Oct 5th 2011, 11:44 PM 557 Views 28 Comments

The former governor of Alaska has been considered a possible contender since the last election in 2008.

'Now is not the time': Chris Christie rules out presidential bid
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'Now is not the time': Chris Christie rules out presidential bid

Oct 4th 2011, 6:46 PM 171 Views 1 Comment

The New Jersey governor had been considering a late entry in to the Republican field but has ruled it out today.

GOP favourite Chris Christie said to be considering presidential run
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GOP favourite Chris Christie said to be considering presidential run

Sep 29th 2011, 3:00 PM 275 Views 4 Comments

The popular New Jersey governor faces increasing calls to enter the race although he has previously been categorical in his stance that he won’t be running.

In case you were wondering, George Clooney rules out presidential bid
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In case you were wondering, George Clooney rules out presidential bid

Sep 1st 2011, 11:45 AM 264 Views 6 Comments

The screen heartthrob has ruled out running for the White House as he stars in a new film where he does just that.

Michele Bachmann wants to take 100,000 Irish jobs back to the US
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Michele Bachmann wants to take 100,000 Irish jobs back to the US

Aug 29th 2011, 12:10 PM 5,242 Views 79 Comments

The US presidential candidate wants to attract American companies back home. She says there’s over 600 here, in fact there’s over 100 less than that.

Conservative pundit accused of racism over Obama-Perry picture
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Conservative pundit accused of racism over Obama-Perry picture

Aug 26th 2011, 5:53 PM 2,052 Views 22 Comments

David Limbaugh, author of a book savaging Barack Obama’s record, tweets a photograph apparently attacking his lack of military service.

Perry accused of murder threats against US Federal Reserve chair
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Perry accused of murder threats against US Federal Reserve chair

Aug 16th 2011, 4:26 PM 383 Views 9 Comments

US presidential candidate Rick Perry reckons that if Ben Bernanke goes for another round of quantitative easing, it would be treasonous.

Republican hopefuls attack Obama's record in first major debate
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Republican hopefuls attack Obama's record in first major debate

Jun 14th 2011, 2:08 PM 210 Views 4 Comments

Seven candidates for the Republican presidential display little hostility for each other, but plenty for the president.

Unflippinbelievable! Seven things we've learned so far from 'The Palin Emails'
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Unflippinbelievable! Seven things we've learned so far from 'The Palin Emails'

Jun 11th 2011, 2:07 PM 2,030 Views 21 Comments

Over 24,000 pages of emails from Palin’s time as governor of Alaska have emerged with news outlets and ordinary folk combing through them for juicy details about the possible 2012 presidential candidate.

Campaign fail: Newt Gingrich’s presidential run in tatters as top aides resign
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Campaign fail: Newt Gingrich’s presidential run in tatters as top aides resign

Jun 10th 2011, 2:11 PM 423 Views 3 Comments

The former speaker of the US House of Representatives faces a tough task to rebuild his campaign for the White House.

"I'm running for president": Santorum the latest Republican candidate to enter White House race
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"I'm running for president": Santorum the latest Republican candidate to enter White House race

Jun 6th 2011, 5:44 PM 2,230 Views 8 Comments

Former senator Rick Santorum wants to protect American freedoms and says he’s ready to lead.

Mitt Romney declares bid for US presidency
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Mitt Romney declares bid for US presidency

Jun 2nd 2011, 8:34 PM 190 Views 0 Comments

Former Massachusetts Governor has announced his intention to run for president, but looks likely to be facing at least two other high-profile candidates for the nomination…

Sarah Palin bus tour narrowly misses being hit by deadly tornado that kills four
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Sarah Palin bus tour narrowly misses being hit by deadly tornado that kills four

Jun 2nd 2011, 11:35 AM 662 Views 0 Comments

The tornado hit western Massachusetts on Wednesday as Palin continued her East Coast bus tour, gauging the mood ahead of a possible presidential run.

Poll: Who should be the Republican candidate in next year's US presidential election?
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Poll: Who should be the Republican candidate in next year's US presidential election?

May 29th 2011, 12:16 PM 3,748 Views 0 Comments

The race to be the next US president is already underway. Barack Obama has declared his intentions to run for re-election but who should be the Republican challenger next year?

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani tops poll for Republican presidential candidacy
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Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani tops poll for Republican presidential candidacy

May 28th 2011, 4:48 PM 724 Views 0 Comments

The former New York Mayor, who became recognised worldwide following 9/11, has yet to declare his intentions but appears popular amongst Republican voters.

Republican candidates for US presidential election hold first debate
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Republican candidates for US presidential election hold first debate

May 6th 2011, 4:09 PM 946 Views 0 Comments

The debate was largely notable for its lack of big names who declined to appear on the first debate of what is likely to be a lengthy nomination process ahead of the main election in late 2012.