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Passions run high as Hong Kong marches for democracy

Jul 02, 2014

Passions run high as Hong Kong marches for democracy

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy protesters marched in Hong Kong on Tuesday, many calling for the city's leader to be sacked, in what could turn out to be the biggest challenge to Chinese Communist Party rule in more than a decade. Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said his government would do its "utmost" to move towards universal suffrage and stressed the need for stability after nearly 800,000 people voted for full democracy in an unofficial referendum last month. #facebook #Arabic #Russia #markets #United Kingdom #Mexico #democratic #opinion
SDF govt presented 20th budget in Sikkim

Jun 24, 2014

SDF govt presented 20th budget in Sikkim

Chamling proposed a provision of 12 percent job reservation to candidates belongings to BPL category for direct recruitment in the state government and PSUs. #Economy #Sikkim #NewsTracker #Budget #Pawan Chamling #States #Sikkim Democratic Front
Meghalaya appeals in HC on Bangladeshi settlers issue

Jun 16, 2014

Meghalaya appeals in HC on Bangladeshi settlers issue

Moving the call attention motion, MLA T Chyne questioned as to how would the government identify between Bangladeshis who came before and after 1971. #NewsTracker #States #United Democratic Party #Meghalaya High Court #Rowell Lyngdoh #Ri-Bhoi district
Survey shows President Obama as unpopular as George W Bush

Jun 13, 2014

Survey shows President Obama as unpopular as George W Bush

"This marks the first time in a CNN poll that a majority of Americans have an unfavourable view of Obama," said CNN Polling director Keating Holland. #World #Barack Obama #US #George W. Bush #Democrats #NewsTracker #Hillary Clinton #Republicans #Bill Clinton #George HW Bush #CNN poll #Approval ratings

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Why Obama desperately needs Biden to win the VP debate

Oct 11, 2012

Why Obama desperately needs Biden to win the VP debate

If vice president Joe Biden can't mop the floor with his opponent Paul Ryan in their one debate on Thursday night, it will add to the sense that Team Obama is on the way out. #HowThisWorks #Barack Obama #Joe Biden #democrat #US Presidential Elections 2012 #Republican

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Why Obama desperately needs Biden to win the VP debate

Jul 30, 2014

What Ronald Reagan Didn't Say About the EITC

I like the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). It encourages work and allows millions of low-wage workers and their kids to escape a life of poverty. Democrats support it as a critical part of the safety net. Republicans back it because it rewards work ... #Barack Obama #Ronald Reagan #Paul Ryan #House Budget Committee
Why Obama desperately needs Biden to win the VP debate

Jul 30, 2014

Impeachment, on G.O.P. Lips, Animates Democrats’ Base

The Democratic Party has used Republican discussion of impeaching President Obama to raise money from concerned Democrats for the midterm elections... #Barack Obama #Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Why Obama desperately needs Biden to win the VP debate

Jul 29, 2014

Obama's day: Going to Kansas City

President Obama meets House Democrats and wounded troops before heading to Kansas City... #Barack Obama #U.S. Democratic Party