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The Bronx Votes: Meaning in a 'Meaningless' Election
Voting for Obama, but Playing Romney
Deep in the Bluest Borough, a Conservative Blogger
Brooklyn's Red Coast
Foreclosure Crisis: Buzz Fades, Protests Continue
Flatbush Designs a Fight Against Poverty
NY Prisoners Counted Differently, But Still Not Voting
Will Cities Be Heard in Campaign 2012?
New Orleans:Federal Housing, Environmental Policies Clash
Detroit: Beyond the Bailout, Immigration Is Key Issue
New York: Local Transit's Future Depends on the Feds
For an Iraqi in New York, U.S. Withdrawal is Not War's End
Can Private Advice Save A Threatened Public Realm?
Cuts Cripple Housing Assistance Network in Inwood, Washington Heights
Obama Anti-Poverty Programs Begin to Take Shape
Federal Funds Have City Planners Eyeing East New York, Bronx
How Health Care Repeal Would Affect New York
Obama's Urban Policy: Slow Start. Sustainable Finish?
Espada & Rivera Square Off In Tuesday's Primary
Reading The Political Tea Leaves Of Harlem's State Senate Race
In November 2008, Barack Obama became the 44th President of the United States and the first African American President in United States history.
Obama was born to a black, Kenyan father and white mother. He grew up in Hawaii. As an undergraduate, he attended Columbia University. After graduating, Obama became a community activist in New York City. Later, he attended Harvard Law School.
Entering the office amid a financial crisis and two lengthy wars, Obama promised change throughout his presidential campaign. He made measures to improve the economy through a stimulus package, tax cuts, and the passage of health care reform. He made efforts to pull back troops from Iraq and Afghanistan, and pledged a date that all troops would be returning home. He made great strides for the United States when CIA Operatives killed terrorist Osama Bin Laden in Spring 2011. He will run for re-election in the 2012 election.
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Federal weatherization funding can be used to address not only the energy efficiency of buildings but also their financial sustainability, resident health and safety, all while upgrading green skills for workers.
Two years to the day since Barack Obama's inauguration, an op-ed writer argues that New York leaders have blazed the centrist path the president must tread.
Race, Opportunity and Sequestration: This report examines ten marquee programs for Americans struggling to make it into the middle-class.
Indian and Indian-American residents of the Flushing community of Queens celebrate Republic Day.