Articles tagged 'democrats'

Mayor resigns over Michelle Obama 'ape in heels' post 16 November 2016 NEW YORK - The mayor of a town in the US state of West Virginia has resigned after she was caught up in a controversy over racist comments about Michelle Obama. Beverly Whaling had appeared to applaud a Facebook post referring to Mrs Obama as an "ape in heels". She wrote that the post had m...
My wife will never run for office: Obama 30 October 2016 WASHINGTON - She might be the breakout star of this year's campaign trail, but First Lady Michelle Obama won't be making the jump from surrogate to candidate. That's according to her husband, who firmly told a radio show his wife "will never run for office." "She is as talented and brillian...
Michelle Obama backs Clinton, blasts Trump 26 July 2016 PHILADELPHIA - US First Lady Michelle Obama on Monday told the Democratic convention in Philadelphia that Hillary Clinton was the one candidate ready to be president, as she poured scorn on Donald Trump's behaviour and temperament. "In this election, there is only one person who I trust with t...
Trump 'promises to change image' 22 April 2016 NEW YORK - Donald Trump has promised to change his image, in a closed-door meeting with Republican party leaders. The businessman, who leads the party's race to be presidential nominee, delivered his message via aides, the Associated Press news agency reports. His success in primary electio...
Film- makers appeal against ban 14 April 2016 HARARE - The organisation that produced Democrats-an award-winning documentary that captured proceedings of Zimbabwe's constitution-making process from 2010 to 2013-has appealed against the decision by the Board of Censors to ban the film from being shown publicly in the country. The Board of ...
Ban on documentary slammed 13 April 2016 HARARE - Nhimbe Trust, an arts organisation that advocates for public policies in cultural matters has castigated the banning of Democrats by the Censorship Board of Zimbabwe. Democrats is a documentary which followed the proceedings during the constitution-making process from 2010-2013. It wa...
Trump will not be president, says Obama 17 February 2016 WASHINGTON - Republican Donald Trump will not be president because it's a "serious job", President Barack Obama has said. "I continue to believe that Mr Trump will not be president. And the reason is because I have a lot of faith in the American people," said Mr Obama. Mr Trump, a billionai...
Clinton taunts Trump 13 October 2015 LAS VEGAS - Hillary Clinton stopped at a union rally outside Donald Trump's hotel on the Strip here, taunting the Republican front-runner on the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate. "Some people think Trump is entertaining, but it is not entertaining to insult immigrants and women,...