India News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 26, 2015
The Republican leadership yesterday regretted that US President Barack Obama has taken only lawmakers from his Democratic party as part of his Congressional delegation to India.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday January 24, 2015
US President Barack Obama wants to stay relevant until the end of his historic presidency. But the Republicans are in power in US Congress, and are determined to show it.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 18, 2015
US President Barack Obama on Saturday proposed to close tax loopholes for the wealthiest Americans as part of the new economic strategy he plans to unveil in this year's State of the Union address.
World News | Associated Press | Friday January 16, 2015
Viewership for the annual State of the Union address is falling with 20 million fewer people watching US President Barack Obama's speech last year compared to Bill Clinton's address at the same point in his presidency.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 7, 2015
Republican John Boehner was re-elected and sworn in on Tuesday as speaker of the US House of Representatives, overcoming a surprisingly robust attempt to oust him by two dozen hardcore conservatives.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday January 7, 2015
Mia Love of Utah became the first black female Republican in the US Congress when she was sworn in on Tuesday along with 57 other freshmen members of the US House.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday January 6, 2015
US President Barack Obama's determined efforts to combat global warming face their biggest trial yet as opposition Republicans take full control of Congress.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 4, 2015
Former Republican Party US vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, who triggered a new controversy by posting a photo of her six-year-old son standing on a family dog, today hit back at animal rights groups for their criticism and asked them to "chill...
World News | Associated Press | Sunday December 21, 2014
The Republican Party is calling on supporters to buy a ticket to the "The Interview" if theater owners reverse their decision not to show the film amid threats of retaliation for its comedic take on assassinating North Korea's leader.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 13, 2014
US Senators clashed on Friday over a $1.1 trillion federal spending bill, forcing lawmakers to approve an extension of funds to avoid a government shutdown as Republicans delayed a final vote on the must-pass legislation.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday December 3, 2014
US President Barack Obama is hosting incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for a private White House meeting.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 8, 2014
Within days of Republicans gaining hold of the US Congress, the White House and Grand Old Party leadership appeared to be headed for confrontation over the crucial immigration reforms.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 6, 2014
Even her name is media friendly. Mia Love instantly became the darling of the Republican Party on Wednesday, after being elected as its first black female member of Congress - and she is a Mormon to boot.
Wednesday November 5, 2014
US stocks rose on Wednesday with the Dow advancing to a record high after the Republican Party took control of the Senate in the midterm elections, as expected, and following a stronger-than-anticipated report on the labour market.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 6, 2014
A 30-year-old upstate New York Republican on Tuesday made history by becoming the youngest woman elected to US Congress, shattering a record set before she was born.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 5, 2014
Republican challenger Tom Cotton defeated Democratic Senator Mark Pryor in midterm elections Tuesday, media projections said, boosting chances for a shift in control of the chamber.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 28, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met the South Carolina Governor - Indian-American Nikki Haley, one of the stars of the Republican party - and discussed the areas of possible cooperation including investment opportunities in India.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 12, 2014
The Republican leader of the U.S. House of Representatives voiced support on Thursday for President Barack Obama's expanded campaign against Islamic State militants, but members of his party questioned whether the plan was forceful enough.
World News | Reuters | Friday July 25, 2014
A top White House adviser has said that Republicans might try to impeach President Barack Obama over his go-it-alone immigration strategy, as Obama prepared to talk about the US border crisis with Central American presidents.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 16, 2014
Louisiana's Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal will not make a decision about a White House run in 2016 until after November as he tries to make his Republican Party "stop being the stupid party.
World News | Associated Press | Monday June 30, 2014
The US Congress is wildly unpopular. In fact, two-thirds of Americans want their own House member booted. And the ultraconservative tea party movement is dogging longtime Republican lawmakers.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 24, 2014
Facing a potential Republican surge at November's midterm elections, Democratic candidates are clamouring for Hillary Clinton to join them on the campaign trail. The former secretary of state's high ratings and connections to a vast roster of major p...
World News | Associated Press | Thursday June 12, 2014
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor announced Wednesday that he will resign his leadership post at the end of next month, clearing the way for a potentially disruptive Republican shake-up just before midterm elections with control of Congress at stake.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 11, 2014
A grassroots revolution in Virginia did not just topple Republican Party chieftain Eric Cantor.