Race for White House: Senator Ted Cruz trumps Donald Trump in Iowa; Hillary Clinton posts razor-thin victorySubmitted by Jamie Williamson on Tue, 02/02/2016 - 14:24
Washington - In a stunning upset, Senator Ted Cruz beat controversial Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump in the crucial Iowa caucuses while Democrat Hillary Clinton eked out a victory over Bernie Sanders as the race for the White House began on Tuesday.
As the results of the Iowa Caucuses poured in throughout the night, 45-year-old Texas Senator Cruz bagged 28 percent of the total votes with a lead of over 6,000 votes against Trump's 24 percent.
With almost all the votes counted, Marco Rubio stood at the third position with 23 per cent.
Among the Democrats, it was razor-thin contest between Clinton and Sanders till the last votes, with the former Secretary of State bagging 50 per cent votes and edging out her rival who secured 49 per cent votes.
Washington D. C., Feb 2 : Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Hillary Clinton claimed early leads in the Iowa caucuses as voters begun meeting in schools, churches and other venues across the state.
Early results showed Cruz, the senator from Texas, holding a small but stable advantage over real estate mogul Donald Trump, The Washington Post reports.
Cruz was winning 28 percent of the vote to Trump's 25 percent, with 62 percent of the precincts reporting.
On the Democratic side, Clinton was leading 51 percent to Senator Bernie Sanders's 49 percent, with 69 percent of the precincts reporting.
Former Maryland governor Martin O'Malley had negligible support.
Washington : The US State Department has withheld release of "seven email chains" sent from former secretary of state Hillary Clinton's private server, admitting for the first time that her home server contained closely guarded government secrets.
The State Department will be denying in full seven email chains found in 22 documents, representing 37 pages. "These documents were not marked classified at the time that they were sent," the State Department Spokesman John Kirby said.
He added that the department was now investigating whether the information in them was classified at the time it passed through her private email account run on a server in her home.
Washington: Trailing behind rival Bernie Sanders in two key States of Iowa and New Hampshire, US Democratic presidential front runner Hillary Clinton today said she is not nervous and always expected it to be a tight race.
"I always expected that this would be a tight race. That's the experience that I've had certainly in politics," Clinton said as the latest polls reported the gap between her and Sanders at the national level too is narrowing down.
Washington D.C, Dec. 16 - Setting herself in contrast from the Republican presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton stated that that United States can stop home-grown terrorism and outlined a plan to battle radicalization on American soil.
Her statement comes weeks after two Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) sympathisers killed 14 people is a mass shootout in California.
According to CNN, Clinton in her speech at the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis, said that Muslim-Americans were the first, last and best defense against homegrown radicalization and terrorism."
New York, Sept 2 - Along with being in the race of top Presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton is now taking over the fashion industry as well, as she is the new much talked about diva in the industry.
Though in the past, the 67-year-old Presidential candidate has been vilified for her pantsuits, now the industry is throwing out its spindly arms towards her, reports Nymag. com.
According to sources, Clinton is excelling in her fashion skills as not only she has the best campaign swag but is also supported by Wintour, Donna Karan and Tory Burch.
Further, it is also being rumoured that the Presidential candidate will soon star on the cover of Vouge magazine as she was seen mingling with Valentino and Ralph Lauren at a DVF event in July. (ANI)
Washington DC, 21 July : Hillary Clinton has been always in talks for her appearance, and now the Presidential hopeful has admitted that her morning beauty routine is a "daily challenge."
So much so that at this year's White House Correspondents' dinner, comedian Cecily Strong asked the media to promise "not to talk about Hillary's appearance" this election season, E! Online reported.
The Democratic front-runner who's one of the most powerful women in politics, made a surprising confession during a recent Facebook QandA session regarding "hair and makeup tax" that even women like herself in "high- pressure" positions often have to pay, People magazine reported.
Washington DC, July 18 : Hillary Clinton's digital team seems to just have made a mistake or they are really smitten by competitor Barack Obama's style as they recently declared that they are wooed by President's style of using web to create a feeling of intimacy with Americans.
The former US Secretary of State's campaign's deputy digital director, Jenna Lowenstein, said during a panel at a convention of liberal activists, Netroots Nation, in Phoenix, that the White House's online outreach acts like a model for how public figures should connect with voters, the Time reported.
Washington DC, July 8 - Hillary Clinton recently gave her first television interview to CNN after announcing her Presidential candidature and she had a lot to talk.
The 67-year-old Former United States Secretary of State covered a wide range of topics including Donald Trump, Saturday Night Live and whose face should on 10 US dollar bill.
Admitted to be "very disappointed" in Trump's latest comments, Clinton said that the Republican Party were just hostile towards immigrants and didn't want to provide a path to citizenship, which was not right.
Since they weren't going to deport 12 million people, they shouldn't be breaking up families, she added.
New York, July 6 - Hillary Clinton has recently aired accusations against China claiming that it hacks everything that doesn't move in America.
During a campaign event in the state of New Hampshire, the 67-year-old presidential candidate claimed that the Chinese hackers have stolen huge amounts of government information, reported the Quartz.
Further, US officials have also blamed China for several cyber-security breaches over the past few years.
Commenting on the issue, the US director of national intelligence James Clapper said that China is a leading suspect in the hack of OPM, but Beijing has denied the allegations.
Washington DC - Hillary Clinton and Ellen DeGeneres responded to a gay teenager's future worries on acceptance by society with some kind words.
The post in Humans of New York showed a young boy with his head in his hands, looking troubled, with the caption reading, "I'm homosexual and I'm afraid about what my future will be and that people won't like me," Us magazine reported.
The 67-year-old Former United States Secretary of State, who's pretty social-media savvy, immediately reached out and wrote on the Facebook post, "Prediction from a grown-up: Your future is going to be amazing. You will surprise yourself with what you're capable of and the incredible things you go on to do. Find the people who love and believe in you - there will be lots of them."
Washington DC, 3 July - Hillary Clinton has launched Pinterest page and is touting her "hair inspiration" on it.
The 67-year-old former United States Secretary of State, is one sporty lady and is already in on the humour regarding her hairdos with her official Twitter profile describes her as a "hair icon, pantsuit aficionado," Glamour magazine reported.
On the Pinterest page, Clinton, who's been sporting a classic blond bob for the longest time now, states that her pins will be "granddaughter gift ideas, hairstyle inspiration, favorite moments, and some other things."
However, the platform is most likely a campaign move to attract potential social-savvy voters for the 2016 President elections, and hence one should not expect latest hairdos and trends to show up on the page. (ANI)
Washington DC, Jul 3 - Cherie Blair repeatedly lobbied Hillary Clinton for a meeting with an influential member of the Qatari royal family, emails of former US Secretary of State published by the State Department revealed.
As per an email sent by former British PM Tony Blair's spouse to Clinton in May 2009, Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser al-Missned, a wife of the former emir of Qatar and mother of the ruling emir Sheikh Tamin bin Hamad Al-Thani, was hoping for a "women to women" private meeting with her to improve Qatar's relationship with the US, the RT America reported.
Blair further wrote "I am sure the conversation would not be confined to these issues but would be about the U. S./Qatar relationship generally."
Washington : Bobby Jindal, the first ever Indian-American to run for White House, on Tuesday attacked Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, alleging that as the top American diplomat in the first term of the Obama Administration she "breached national security".
The Louisiana Governor, who last week announced his bid for the 2016 presidential elections, said Clinton as the Secretary of State, created a major breach of national security by hiding her e-mails on a personal server and that the US may be the only superpower in the world who has not seen the Secretary's e-mails.
Washington: Hillary Clinton is the firm favourite to be chosen as the Democratic Party nominee for 2016 US presidential polls and go on to be elected as the first woman president of America, according to a new poll.
A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll taken in the days after Clinton held her first public rally earlier this month, showed the former secretary of state garnering broad support for being chosen the Democratic presidential nominee.
Three-quarters of Democratic primary voters said Clinton was their top pick to be the nominee, compared with the 15 per cent who selected Bernie Sanders.
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