US Republican Chris Christie launches 2016 bid, promises straight talk

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie launched an uphill run for the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday with his trademark brashness, offering up his blunt talk and willingness to tackle tough issues as the cure for Washington dysfunction.

Jeb Bush says he would have authorized Iraq invasion

Presumed Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush said Sunday that he would have authorized the 2003 US invasion of Iraq, though he acknowledged mistakes made after Saddam Hussein`s downfall.

US presidential race: Hillary Clinton leads Democrats, no Republican

 Despite questions about the Clinton Foundation and her use of private email as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton starts her second presidential bid as a Democratic favourite, while no frontrunner has emerged among the Republicans.

Republican Rubio makes leap into 2016 White House race

US Senator Marco Rubio of Florida told top donors on Monday that he will run for the White House because he is "uniquely qualified" to represent the Republican Party in the 2016 presidential race, the Associated Press reported.

'Hillary Clinton hires Google executive as tech chief'

 Likely 2016 Democratic US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has hired a Google executive to serve as her chief technology officer, overseeing the creation of websites and apps to reach out to voters, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday.

US Democrats set early presidential convention date

US Democrats will convene the week of July 25, 2016 for their national convention to nominate the person they hope will succeed Barack Obama as president, a party leader said Friday.

`Hillary Clinton biggest Democratic threat in 2016 presidential bid`

Republicans see former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as their biggestDemocratic threat in the 2016 presidential race, a GOP strategist has said.

Romney`s failed 2012 presidential bid subject matter of two new books

Defeated US presidential election candidate Mitt Romney has given interviews to the authors of two forthcoming books about the 2012 campaign.

You’ve been a wonderful partner: Obama to PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday called up US President Barack Obama to congratulate him on his re-election.

`Election Watch` programmes in 3 states by US consulate

The US Consulate General here Wednesday hosted `Election Watch` programmes in three Southern cities for the Indian guests.

Ami Bera becomes first Hindu to enter US House

Dr Ami Bera was on the cusp of creating history by becoming only the third Indian-American ever to be elected to the US House of Representatives.

Romney maintaining small lead over Obama: Polls

Romney is maintaining a small lead over incumbent Obama who still has a "narrow advantage" in key battle ground states, according to opinion polls.

Romney backer suggests race in Obama endorsement

A top adviser to US presidential candidate Mitt Romney backed away from his suggestion that fellow Republican.

Obama gets endorsement from Republican Colin Powell

With just days to go before the US presidential election, Barack Obama today got a boost when former secretary of state Colin Powell, a Republican, endorsed his re-election bid.

Iranian regime said to be ‘rooting’ for Obama re-election

“Many in Iran are concerned that a Republican win means war,” an engineering student from Tehran blogged on Saturday.

US students choose Obama in mock prez election

Students in US have chosen President Barack Obama as the winner of the upcoming presidential election in a mock vote.

`Mitt Romney’s post-debate bounce could be short-lived`

A Gallup Poll found that before the debate, Obama had a five-point lead over Romney.

Romney’s `47% comment` eating into his vote share

According to the report, nearly half of those aware of Romney’s comments said media was covering the statements too much.

Obama ahead of Romney in presidential elections: Poll

Romney campaign insists that they are not worried by these latest polls.

US Presidential poll: It’s Obama Vs Romney

President Barack Obama on Thursday night accepted nomination for president of the United States.