Politics

Barack Obama re-elected as US president

Barack Obama re-elected as US president

Barack Obama has been elected to a second term as President of the United States. Republican candidate Mitt Romney has conceded the race, and wished Obama a successful term in his concession speech. “We’re all in this together. That’s how we campaigned, and that’s who we are. Thank you,”the president wrote on Twitter shortly after […]

‘Obama, Romney – same police state’: Third party debate up close (FULL VIDEO)

‘Obama, Romney – same police state’: Third party debate up close (FULL VIDEO)

In response to a blackout from the mainstream media and the American political elite, RT is happy be giving American voters coverage of this year’s third-party presidential debate, hosted by Larry King and a panel including our own Thom Hartmann. On Tuesday night, RT was one of only a handful of media outlets to broadcast […]

Obama and Romney agree to cowardly debates

Obama and Romney agree to cowardly debates

US President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney will face off for the second of three debates on Tuesday, but viewers awaiting the show-down shouldn’t expect anything out of the ordinary: both candidates are contractually obliged to be boring. Tuesday’s debate between the two rivals has been advertised as a town hall meeting with members […]

Romney dominates debate

Romney dominates debate

US President Barack Obama and his Republican rival Mitt Romney sparred over federal regulations restricting Wall Street and US financial institutions during the presidential candidates’ debut debate. After months of campaigning, the two candidates went head-to-head at the University of Denver on Wednesday night (US time) in the first of three televised debates in the […]

White House knew Benghazi attack was a terrorist act from day one

White House knew Benghazi attack was a terrorist act from day one

From day one, the Obama administration was aware that the September 11 assault on the US consulate in Benghazi was a pre-planned terrorist attack, despite offering up conflicting explanations in the weeks since. Unnamed officials confirm to Fox News that the White House knew that al-Qaeda-linked terrorists were behind the murder of four Americans in […]

Obama vs. Romney leaves US voter no choice – Ventura

Obama vs. Romney leaves US voter no choice – Ventura

The upcoming presidential vote has been gripping the US, but attention has been drawn to the nature of campaigning, with some comparing it with reality TV, rather than politics. To discuss this RT meets Jesse Ventura, a former Governor of Minnesota. Jesse Ventura, or James George Janos, 61, is an American politician, veteran, author, former […]

Mass arrests in NYC as OWS movement marks one year

Mass arrests in NYC as OWS movement marks one year

Hundreds of police barricaded the New York Stock Exchange as Occupy Wall Street protesters swarmed the Financial District for the movement’s one-year anniversary, with over 180 reportedly arrested. Police made 180 arrests by Monday evening, primarily for “disorderly conduct”  or impeding “vehicular or pedestrian traffic.” Witnesses had previously  reported on Twitter that demonstrators were being arrested for“blocking […]

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