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Posts Tagged ‘ Obama ’

Red Peak, ISIL, TPP top topics for Prime Minister

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

John Key spoke at his regular Monday press conference about Red Peak, ISIL and the UN.



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.



US Presidential election lowest voter turnout since 2000.

Nov 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Student Features

While 63 million voted, 96 million did not. REGAN ROBERTS goes looking for answers.



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.



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.



Activist says whites voting for “anybody but Obama”

Nov 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, Most Popular, News

If the President was not of Afrikan descent he would win by a landslide, says Kali Akuno



Most votes in history for US Libertarian Party

Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Millionaire former weed smoker becomes third most popular option for Americans.



Satirists made light of US elections – did they influence voters?

Nov 10th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Mickey Mouse features large in US politics and is favoured over Barack Obama in some states.



Three TVs, two laptops, one iPad – elections are go!

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

Conservative Fox channel was running because it was fun to watch Republicans lose.



Reaction on street: Glad Romney lost, but mixed feelings on Obama

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

As news of Obama’s victory broke, Newswire journalists find out how Wellingtonians feel.



NewsWire’s live twitter coverage

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

A rolling feed of tweets and re-tweets from worldwide election coverage.



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.



Get your Obama Burger here and look forward to four more years

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

Kiwis happy with the US election result can enjoy an Obama Burger from Uncle Mike’s Kansas City BBQ.



Even victory was a nervous celebration in local bars

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

Cautious optimism when result of the US election called in Wellington.



Voter photos on Twitter may invalidate votes, say tweets

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

President Barack Obama’s 22 million followers reading his tweets.



No Republicans in the house – White House or otherwise

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

No tears were shed for Romney at a Wellington’s Chicago bar last night.



Stuff poll: Kiwis pick Obama as their man

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

New Zealanders are confident Barack Obama has it in the bag.



Will we see American soldiers disembarking on our shores?

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

NZ back on map as both candidates want to spread more military in Pacific.



Halftime show gives candidates last chance to sway football fans

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

Obama links sports and politics, while Romney wants rid of drugs cheats.



Kiwi journalist enjoys life in Oregon reporting on election

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

Daniel Simmons Ritchie, a graduate from Whitireia journalism, talks to EMILY LYPSIS, about reporting the US election.



Obama and Romney agreed on Middle East war

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, News, Opinion, Student Features

On the surface Obama’s troop withdrawals look different to Romney’s military policies, but ALASTAIR REITH is not so sure.



Native American month not enough to affect presidential campaign

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

Native American voters are ignored in the election campaigns, as few live in key battleground states.



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.



Candidates’ visions for America’s education and economy

Nov 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Obama and Romney identify education as a big part of America’s economic future.



Whitireia journalism students covering US election

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

Newswire website to provide diverse live coverage of presidential election on Wednesday.



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.



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.



US Green party puts up a fight in election race

Nov 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Green candidate among minor voices trying to be heard in the US political system.



American voters have clear presidential policy options

Nov 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Most Popular, News

KAT DUGGAN looks at the domestic policies of presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Barack Obama.



Passionate Republican gives an insight into US political divide

Nov 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

This vote “…more important than Abraham Lincoln’s election before the American Civil war”.



History tells us nature can decide balance of power in US elections

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

Could Hurricane Sandy be the key to the US election? KRISTEN PATERSON looks back at the weather’s effect on poll results.



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.



‘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.



Now official debates are over, and the fact checking begins

Oct 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Fact checkers weigh up US presidential candidates on promises vs actions, truth v rhetoric, writes KRISTEN PATERSON.



More WINZ screwups no surprise

Oct 25th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Opinion

JEAN ELTRINGHAM ponders the spate of privacy breaches by Work and Income NZ, while SAM HILL has some theories about why the incumbent US president is so popular here.



Pharmac off the table but still under election fire

Nov 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Trade Minister’s stance not trustworthy, says pharmacy expert.



NZ activist: Obama is after votes not peace

Jun 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

US Troop withdrawal is ‘no more than an election tactic’.



Locals join global call to free ‘Cuban five’

Sep 17th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Eleven years on, support remains for five so-called spies.



Authentic voices: It’s NOT the economy, stupid

Nov 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

What are the big issues this election? LAURA FRYKBERG and JENNY MEYER cut through the spin and talked to Kiwi workers to find out.