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Posts Tagged ‘ Mitt Romney ’

Romney plans a return to the limelight

Feb 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Former US presidential candidate Mitt Romney is to face the public again.



Clinton for President is the early Democrats call for 2016

Dec 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Hillary’s backers range from the world’s fourth-richest man, to her husband Bill.



Four more years as pop culture icon

Dec 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

President Obama continues to rise in internet popularity since his re-election a month ago.



Fair-weather friends turn their back on Republican candidate

Dec 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Student Features

Republicans across the US are distancing themselves from Mitt Romney. VICTORIA COTTERELL discusses the trend.



Conservatives continue attempts to claim bias against liberals

Nov 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Popular conservatives say warnings of media bias in US election not answered, despite reply by Fox.



Elections ‘roller coaster ride’ for Kiwis in the United States

Nov 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Two young kiwi’s living near New York share their experience of the American Elections.



Vogeltown Obama voter optimistic about America’s future

Nov 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

After growing up in Washington, Vogeltown resident Abby Carpen can see how President has had to fight.



Victorious celebrities trump billionaire’s trash talk tirade

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Reactions to Obama’s victory range from extreme happiness to threats of disaster from celebrities



Obama re-elected US President in tight race

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Obama won with 303 Electoral College votes to Mitt Romney’s 206.



STORIFY: US sports community doesn’t hold back on election views

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

‘Thanks @BarackObama for letting me run the court with you’, tweets basketballer Scottie Pippen.



Vulnerable US families lose whoever wins the White House

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout

JEAN ELTRINGHAM, ERIN KAVANAGH-HALL and MELISSA WASTNEY ask questions about America’s most vulnerable.



Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett is Obama all the way

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Porirua City Mayor knows who he wants to win theUS presidential election.



Celebs spin a web of election controversy on social media

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Opinion

The social media machine went into overdrive. SARAH MACKENZIE wonders whether some were over the edge.



Race matters in more ways than one, as election leadup showed

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Obama was expected to keep the black votes, but some celebrities bucked the trend, writes SARAH MACKENZIE.



Coffee poll has correctly predicted the election since 2000

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Unofficial coffee poll is providing light relief from election tension.



Early swing state voters chose Obama

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Only one swing state has more people vote Romney than Obama.



It’s not all about Israel for Jewish voters in the United States

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

Four Jewish Americans reflect on politics with ERIN KAVANAGH-HALL about their pre-election concerns at home and in Israel.



Women will miss out on power if Mitt Romney wins election

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Chances of Republican women gaining key positions a lot slimmer.



New Yorker upset by binders jokes and misogynist claims

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Not all US women find Mitt Romney a threat to women’s rights in America.



Obama in trouble if football election rules prove correct

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

Historic sporting trends show losing teams lead to losing incumbents.



From casino bosses to SuperPACs: the $6 billion election

Nov 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Casino boss flips Romney $34 million as largest campaign contributor.



Fingers pointed at a few fibs as bad as it gets for Ryan and Biden

Nov 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Their role is to stay in the background and secure key constituencies.



Obama backs Obama, prays for his return as US president

Nov 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

A Japanese seaside town of the same name has adopted the Barack Obama cause.



What the streets and digital art are saying about US election

Nov 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

The mood has shifted from spreading hope to avoiding despair.



China trade an issue for NZ with tougher talking Republican Romney

Nov 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

NEW ZEALAND is on the verge of teaming up with America to break down trade barriers – but a new US President may mean a different agreement. JAMES PAUL finds while Obama and Romney’s policies look similar, the reality may not be so clear.



If the world could vote Obama would get a landslide victory

Nov 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Most Popular

Despite first term disappointments, Obama still beats Romney in global popularity reports DAMON RUSDEN.



SLIDESHOW: Rundown on US election state-by-state

Nov 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Most Popular, Opinion

SAMUEL HILL offers insights into the nuances of the US states most likely to swing one way or the other.



Digital age catches out presidential campaign porkies

Nov 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, News

Democrats appear to let nothing slip, while new Republican Party stances are quickly betrayed. KRISTEN PATERSON reports.



Two US election issues strike a chord with NZ politics

Nov 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Gay rights and immigration policy are hot topics in both American and New Zealand politic, writes LAURA MACDONALD



Star sidekicks become part of script in US elections

Nov 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

It’s easy to forget that they are just one voice, young voters warned.



US feminists fighting against “anti-women” Republicans

Nov 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

ERIN KAVANAGH-HALL and MELISSA WASTNEY talk to US feminists appalled by Romney’s stance on women’s issues.



Candidates suspend campaigning to focus on victims

Oct 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Media watching Obama, Romney closely for their reactions to disaster.



NZ media telling election story, with TV reporters on the job live

Oct 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article

As US elections loom, New Zealand media coverage steps up. LAURA MACDONALD looks at some of the variety.



Superstorm Sandy and elections bomb as hot Twitter topics

Oct 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Tweeters more interested in Starwars, #RappersBetterThanSouljaBoy, #YouGainPoints, Eddie Curry, et al.



Satirical storm tips supposedly from Romney go viral on Twitter

Oct 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

‘My thoughts and prayers go out to 53% of you’ an example of humour from Romney critics.



Celebrities putting on a show for their preferred presidents

Oct 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, Most Popular, News

George Clooney’s dinner raised $15 milion for Obama’s campaign.



Active social media users making their mark on this election

Oct 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Barack Obama is the social media pioneer, but Mitt Romney is catching up fast, writes MEGAN SMYTH.



Mitt Romney steals ‘Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can’t Steal?’

Oct 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

But television show’s slogan may still take sporty voters away from Obama.



‘If Romney loses Ohio, he loses election,’ says local man

Oct 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

He’s picking Barack Obama to win his state, but by a very small margin.



Poll: New Zealanders would vote Obama to landslide victory

Oct 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, Most Popular

IF New Zealanders could vote in the American presidential election, they would overwhelmingly vote for Obama. A phone poll shows more than three-quarters would vote for Barack Obama, while only 6% preferred Mitt Romney.