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Barack Obama, the post-partisan candidate of hope who became the first black U.S. president, won re-election today by overcoming four years of economic discontent with a mix of political populism and electoral math. Obama defeated Republican Mitt Romney, according to television network projections that show the president winning more than the...
The US presidential election would be bereft of suspense and less exciting if the rest of the world could vote. Recent polls reveal that left to non-Americans Obama would win by a landslide. According to a BBC survey conducted by GlobeScan/PIPA between July and September, Barack Obama has overwhelmingly higher...
Americans go to the polls Tuesday to choose their leader after a deadlocked and bitter election campaign that has seen US President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney focus on a handful of swing states. The first results of the US Presidential Election reflected the deadlock of the...
AFP - New Jersey's decision to allow voters displaced by superstorm Sandy to cast ballots by email has prompted a flood of warnings over security, secrecy and a potential for legal entanglements. State officials in New Jersey announced the plan Saturday, saying it could help victims of the unprecedented storm along...
On the United States presidential campaign trail, foreign policy is a major issue as many topics were brought up. However, both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney were silent on Mexico's drug war. As Election Day on November 6 draws near, one of the biggest debate topics is foreign policy....
President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney crisscrossed the election battleground states hunting for a path to 270 electoral votes on the final weekend of their campaigns. The slim margins in the presidential race were demonstrated in their attention to Iowa, a state with just six Electoral College votes and...
Recent polls show the majority of Arab Americans intend to vote for incumbent President Barack Obama in next week’s election – but some say they have lost faith in the United States’ first black president. Dearborn, a suburb of Detroit, Michigan, has one of the highest concentrations of Arab American...
PRESIDENT Barack Obama has dodged a potential last-minute blow to his re-election hopes, with the release of data showing the sluggish US economy created more jobs than expected last month. Republican Mitt Romney, however, seized on an uptick in the jobless rate by a tenth of point to 7.9 per...
Washington - The chief of Russia's Central Election Commission, Vladimir Churov, ranks the U.S. electoral system as one of the worst in the world. The west is quite familiar with criticism by western observers of elections in other parts of the world but now the United States is also being...
When all is said and done, and all the money contributed to the presidential campaigns is tallied up, more than $2 billion will have been raised and spent on the bid for the White House. That total, which is roughly the equivalent of Greenland's GDP, will represent the highest amount...