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  • First lady Michelle Obama
    Sep 05, 2012 08:22 IST

    Michelle Obama draws sharp contrast with Romneys

    Michelle Obama declared life experiences "make you who you are" in a convention pitch Tuesday to US voters that set up stark contrasts between her husband and wealthy rival Mitt Romney.

  • Bill Clinton
    Sep 06, 2012 22:55 IST

    'Comeback Kid' Bill Clinton comes back for Obama

    Chanting, cheering and moved to tears, 15,000 faithful Democrats welcomed the return of the "Comeback Kid" as Bill Clinton reveled once again in the spotlight of a heated presidential campaign.

  • Barack Obama
    Sep 07, 2012 08:11 IST

    Romney not ready for international diplomacy: Obama

    US President Barack Obama castigated Republican rival Mitt Romney as unprepared to conduct international diplomacy on Thursday, accusing him of having insulted top ally Britain.

  • Barack Obama
    Sep 07, 2012 08:19 IST

    'Tested and proven' Obama asks for second term

    US President Barack Obama today implored Americans to grant him a second term to complete his battered crusade for change, warning of the starkest election choice in a generation.

  • Barack Obama
    Sep 08, 2012 12:19 IST

    Poor US jobs report puts Obama on back foot

    Mitt Romney used a terrible US jobs report to hammer President Barack Obama on the economy, leaving the White House incumbent flat-footed on the defining issue of the 2012 race.

  • Sep 19, 2012 13:46 IST

    At latest fundraisers, Romney does not shy away

    With the eyes of the political world upon him, Mitt Romney staked out his position against big government and wealth redistribution at two fundraisers after a secretly recorded video landed him in hot water.

  • Sep 19, 2012 13:50 IST

    Romney video: fatal gaffe, or bump in the road?

    Is it October yet? The damning, campaign-squashing surprises that send US Presidential candidates to their doom traditionally break in the month before the election, but Mitt Romney is facing a monumental challenge now.

  • Sep 19, 2012 13:58 IST

    Obama jabs at Romney over his '47%' remarks

    US President Barack Obama declared that the occupant of the White House must "work for everyone, not just for some," jabbing back at Republican rival Mitt Romney's jarring statement that as a candidate, he doesn't worry about the 47% of the country that pays no income taxes.

  • Sep 19, 2012 14:04 IST

    Will Romney's troubles rub off on congressional races?

    Two Republican US Senate candidates in close races disowned Mitt Romney's "47%" comments on Tuesday, signaling concern about the impact of his words on Republican fortunes beyond the presidential race.

  • Sep 19, 2012 14:09 IST

    Obama job approval rising, race still tight: poll

    Americans are feeling markedly better about the country's future and about Barack Obama's job performance, but the President's re-election race against Republican Mitt Romney remains neck-and-neck as Election Day in November creeps ever closer, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.

  • Sep 19, 2012 14:14 IST

    President of all Americans, but happy to have rich friends

    US President Barack Obama invoked blue-collar workers on Tuesday to contrast himself with his Republican challenger Mitt Romney but later, he rubbed shoulders with a well-heeled crowd at a fundraiser in an elegant nightclub.

  • Sep 19, 2012 14:19 IST

    Behind closed doors, Romney gossips, imitates Kissinger

    The surreptitious video recording of a fundraiser held for Republican Mitt Romney in May provided a rare glimpse of how he views supporters of President Barack Obama - as government dependents.

  • Sep 19, 2012 14:28 IST

    Romney video: Palestinians not interested in peace

    US Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney told donors that Palestinians "have no interest" in peace with Israel and suggested that efforts at Mideast peace under his administration would languish, according to comments captured on newly released video of his private remarks to wealthy donors.

  • Sep 19, 2012 14:41 IST

    Carter grandson arranged Romney video's release

    The grandson of former US President Jimmy Carter says he persuaded the source who secretly taped Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney at a private fundraiser to release the full video to the media.

  • Sep 19, 2012 15:47 IST

    Obama ahead of Romney: Polls

    US President Barack Obama is ahead in three key battleground states where he is also seen as the candidate best able to handle an international crisis, according to a new poll out Wednesday.