Chunk-HT-UI-USelection2012-topstories

Chunk-HT-UI-USelection2012-topstories

  • Michelle Obama
    Sep 05, 2012 09:01 ISTDemocratic Convention

    First lady leads charge

    No one has quite the same view of the Obama presidency as Michelle Obama. And who better than her to lead the appeal for our more years for President Barack Obama.

  • Obama
    Sep 07, 2012 09:42 IST

    Election a choice between two different paths for US: Obama

    Seeking re-election for his second term, US President Barack Obama has said that the presidential polls against his Republican challenger Mitt Romney will be a choice between two "fundamentally different visions for the future" that will impact generations to come.

  •  Barack Obama
    Sep 08, 2012 00:07 ISTrace to whitehouse

    Obama offers more of hope

    Four years after last convention in which he rode on a message of hope and change, US President promises a future worth the wait.

  • 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 09, 2012 21:18 IST

    Would keep parts of Obama healthcare law: Romney

    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who has called for scrapping President Barack Obama's 2010 US healthcare law, said in remarks aired on Sunday that he likes key parts of "Obamacare" despite his party's loathing of it and wants to retain them.

  • Sep 09, 2012 23:46 IST

    Iran is Barack Obama’s biggest failure: Romney

    Branding Iran’s nuclear drive as President Barack Obama’s “biggest failure”, Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney has vowed to prevent Tehran from developing atomic weapons if voted to power.

  • Barack Obama
    Sep 10, 2012 09:05 IST

    Does racial bias fuel Obama foes? How to tell?

    Is it because he's black? The question of whether race fuels opposition to US President Barack Obama has become one of the most divisive topics of the election.

  • Sep 12, 2012 08:18 IST

    Obama, Netanyahu 'united' on Iran: White House

    US President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke by phone late on Tuesday, and are "united" in efforts to keep Iran from getting a nuclear weapon, the White House said.

  • Mitt Romney
    Sep 12, 2012 15:39 IST

    Romney slams Obama reaction to Egypt, Libya violence

    Mitt Romney today hit out at the Obama administration's "disgraceful" response to violent protests in Egypt and Libya, accusing it of sympathising with the Islamist demonstrators.

  • Barack Obama
    Sep 13, 2012 12:18 IST

    Romney did not have his facts right: Obama

    President Barack Obama has accused his Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney of not checking facts before slamming his foreign policy, in particular handling of the attack on US missions in Libya and Egypt.

  • Protest against US
    Sep 15, 2012 09:32 IST

    Obama needs to show leadership in Middle East: experts

    The Obama administration is reaping the results of failing to show strong leadership in the Middle East as decades-old anger at "the American bogeyman" boils over into new violence, analysts say.

  • Barack Obama
    Sep 16, 2012 09:49 IST

    White House race nudges toward Obama

    US President Barack Obama has carved out a clear advantage in the White House race even as he juggles the demands of his re-election campaign with managing a raging Middle East crisis.

  • Ann Romney
    Sep 19, 2012 00:14 ISTRace to Whitehouse

    Secret video shows Romney rubbishing half the country

    The week opened badly for Republican challenger Mitt Romney, with the surfacing of a video that shows him telling donors he doesn’t care for 47% of Americans who don’t pay taxes. They won’t vote for him anyway, he argued. Yashwant Raj writes.

  • Sep 19, 2012 13:31 IST

    Despite his rhetoric, Romney needs the '47%' to win

    Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney isn't backing down from a hidden-camera video that shows him disparaging nearly half the nation's voters.

  • Mitt Romney
    Sep 19, 2012 15:14 IST

    Romney struggles to steady campaign after secret videos

    Republican Mitt Romney struggled on Tuesday to steady his reeling White House campaign after a secretly recorded video showed him dismissing President Barack Obama's supporters - almost half the country's voters - as victims who are too dependent on govt.