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Iowas surprises after the first Caucus in the race to the White House

One in the eye for the Washigton elite and a boost for “Judeo-Christian” values. Those were the thoughts of Republican president hopeful Ted Cruz

One in the eye for the Washigton elite and a boost for “Judeo-Christian” values. Those were the thoughts of Republican president hopeful Ted Cruz

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Obama names two key new men for top jobs

President Barack Obama is well into his second-term government reshuffle, announcing on Monday new appointments to the key national security and

President Barack Obama is well into his second-term government reshuffle, announcing on Monday new appointments to the key national security and

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US Congress confirms Obama election 2012 win

If good things come to those who wait, then Barack Obama and Joe Biden must be rubbing their hands in delight. The US Congress has finally

If good things come to those who wait, then Barack Obama and Joe Biden must be rubbing their hands in delight. The US Congress has finally

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Republicans call on Obama to lead the way

President Obama is being called on to show leadership to avoid the 600 billion dollars worth of tax hikes and spending cuts that have been dubbed the

President Obama is being called on to show leadership to avoid the 600 billion dollars worth of tax hikes and spending cuts that have been dubbed the

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Covering Obama's re-election - the story of a lifetime

Euronews’ US correspondent, Stefan Grobe, covered the US election night in Obama’s headquarters in Chicago. Here is personal account of what it meant

Euronews’ US correspondent, Stefan Grobe, covered the US election night in Obama’s headquarters in Chicago. Here is personal account of what it meant

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US election - a view from the Romney camp

Euronews’ European Affairs Correspondent, Paul Hackett, travelled across the US and covered election night in Republican presidential challenger Mitt

Euronews’ European Affairs Correspondent, Paul Hackett, travelled across the US and covered election night in Republican presidential challenger Mitt

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Four more years for the US economy

Barack Obama has won a second term in the White House as the US economy appears in better shape than it was four years ago, but he now faces

Barack Obama has won a second term in the White House as the US economy appears in better shape than it was four years ago, but he now faces

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Barack Obama in tears while thanking volunteers

A video of the US president released on Thursday shows him wiping away tears as he thanks staff and volunteers for their hard work during the

A video of the US president released on Thursday shows him wiping away tears as he thanks staff and volunteers for their hard work during the

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Barack Obama and Mitt Romney immortalised as nativity dolls

A Naples craftsman has created a nativity figurine of Barack Obama – complete with a crown – while his Republican opponent Mitt Romney has been

A Naples craftsman has created a nativity figurine of Barack Obama – complete with a crown – while his Republican opponent Mitt Romney has been

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How will Obama's second term effect Europe?

It was a hard fought campaign, the most expensive in history and despite President Obama’s re-election the country remains deeply divided, with the

It was a hard fought campaign, the most expensive in history and despite President Obama’s re-election the country remains deeply divided, with the

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Emotional Obama sheds tears as he thanks campaign team

Newly re-elected US President Barack Obama is to make a major speech on the economy today and a historic visit to Myanmar later this month. But

Newly re-elected US President Barack Obama is to make a major speech on the economy today and a historic visit to Myanmar later this month. But

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Colorado and Washington make recreational marijuana legal

Votes making Colorado and Washington the first US states to legalise marijuana for recreational use could be short-lived victories if the federal

Votes making Colorado and Washington the first US states to legalise marijuana for recreational use could be short-lived victories if the federal

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Hispanic voters key to Obama re-election

A record turnout of Hispanic voters helped US President Barack Obama back to the White House. Exit polls showed that Hispanics made up 10 percent

A record turnout of Hispanic voters helped US President Barack Obama back to the White House. Exit polls showed that Hispanics made up 10 percent

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Fiscal cliff leads the post-election agenda in the US

In Washington DC, there is a sigh of relief that the elections are now over but also a concern over what will happen now. President Obama has vowed

In Washington DC, there is a sigh of relief that the elections are now over but also a concern over what will happen now. President Obama has vowed

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Avoiding the fiscal cliff in the US

Finding a way of avoidingfalling off the fiscal cliff is themain priority for Obama. Politicians have less than two months to find a way of dealing

Finding a way of avoidingfalling off the fiscal cliff is themain priority for Obama. Politicians have less than two months to find a way of dealing

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Big wins for liberals in US elections

Tuesday’s vote in the US was about much more than the White House and Capitol Hill. Across the country Americans were called on to cast their ballot

Tuesday’s vote in the US was about much more than the White House and Capitol Hill. Across the country Americans were called on to cast their ballot

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Obama promises better times ahead

Barack Obama, took to the stage in his home city of Chicago, shortly after being re-elected as the president of the United States. Alongside the

Barack Obama, took to the stage in his home city of Chicago, shortly after being re-elected as the president of the United States. Alongside the

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Markets tumble as future fears haunt investors

European markets fell despite early rises following a favourable response to the re-election of President Obama. As the day wore on they began to

European markets fell despite early rises following a favourable response to the re-election of President Obama. As the day wore on they began to

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'Forward' means facing painful reforms in US - Bremmer

Obama has only talked in broad terms about how he plans to go about the second half of the eight years through which American voters have chosen him

Obama has only talked in broad terms about how he plans to go about the second half of the eight years through which American voters have chosen him

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New Yorkers celebrate Obama's victory

Newspaper sellers in New York were doing good business today. The headlines said it all: “Obama’s night”, “Obama Triumphs” and “Barack for More.” It

Newspaper sellers in New York were doing good business today. The headlines said it all: “Obama’s night”, “Obama Triumphs” and “Barack for More.” It

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Obama and Europe - another four years

After the jubilation across Europe at Barack Obama’s victory, it would be simple to sit back and relax. After all, we know what we’re getting. Better

After the jubilation across Europe at Barack Obama’s victory, it would be simple to sit back and relax. After all, we know what we’re getting. Better

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Europeans praise Obama's victory

Europeans have given their views on Barack Obama’s defeat of Mitt Romney. A recent YouGov poll that surveyed six difference countries found that 90

Europeans have given their views on Barack Obama’s defeat of Mitt Romney. A recent YouGov poll that surveyed six difference countries found that 90

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Americans in Paris celebrate Obama's victory

At the American embassy in Paris there has been much celebrating after President Barack Obama won his second term as president of the United

At the American embassy in Paris there has been much celebrating after President Barack Obama won his second term as president of the United

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Romney supporters reflect on election loss

There were tears and a gloomy atmosphere as Republican supporters left the convention centre in Boston on Tuesday night following Romney’s concession

There were tears and a gloomy atmosphere as Republican supporters left the convention centre in Boston on Tuesday night following Romney’s concession

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Obama supporters savour election victory

Supporters of Barack Obama savoured his election win at the Democratic Party’s election headquarters on Wednesday. They’d waited nervously all

Supporters of Barack Obama savoured his election win at the Democratic Party’s election headquarters on Wednesday. They’d waited nervously all

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Barack Obama's Victory speech

US President Barack Obama rolled to re-election on Tuesday night. He appeared into the cavernous McCormick Place convention centre in Chicago about

US President Barack Obama rolled to re-election on Tuesday night. He appeared into the cavernous McCormick Place convention centre in Chicago about

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Romney's last bow strong on principles

Multimillionaire Mormon Mitt Romney conceded defeat to Obama his pride intact. The Republican had taken Obama to the wire. In a convention centre

Multimillionaire Mormon Mitt Romney conceded defeat to Obama his pride intact. The Republican had taken Obama to the wire. In a convention centre

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How the US election voting stacks up

US President Barack Obama has won a second four-year term in the White House. Obama needed 270 electoral votes to regain the presidency. So far

US President Barack Obama has won a second four-year term in the White House. Obama needed 270 electoral votes to regain the presidency. So far

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European shares rally after Obama win

European stocks rallied early on Wednesday as the re-election of U.S. President Barack Obama fuelled expectation the Federal Reserve’s loose monetary

European stocks rallied early on Wednesday as the re-election of U.S. President Barack Obama fuelled expectation the Federal Reserve’s loose monetary

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Obama vows to break gridlock

The crowd shouted out: “Four more years!” That also quickly became the latest most popular tweet of all time, after US President Barack Obama won a

The crowd shouted out: “Four more years!” That also quickly became the latest most popular tweet of all time, after US President Barack Obama won a