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‘Stamp Stampede’ at Union Square
Election 2012 / Politics

‘Stamp Stampede’ at Union Square

The Stamp Stampede and its mini-marathon (12 hours of stamping cash) were conceived by Cohen with a campaign finance reform initiative in mind.

Home call centers foster camaraderie among volunteers
Election 2012 / Features / Politics

Home call centers foster camaraderie among volunteers

Wolfsthal’s apartment bell started ringing as early as 6:15 p.m. and scarcely stopped for the next 20 minutes. The host planted nosh around the apartment; nuts, grapes, cookies, cheese, crackers.

Election 2012 / News / Politics

Voices outside of the Hofstra Presidential Debate

Protestors and watchers ask the questions they want answered by the candidates.

Live Blog / Politics

First 2012 Presidential Debate

Live blog of the first presidential debate by the staff of Pavement Pieces. Editors: Alex Jung. Courtney Pence, Alaia Howell.
Reporters: Jordyn Taylor, Breana Jones, Gabrielle Wright, Timothy Weisberg, Sarah Fournier,Daniella Silva, Alyana Alfaro, Mary Zarikos, Jia Guo, Alex Reali, Natalie Triplett

Still Occupying: Discontent with Obama fills OWS
News / Politics

Still Occupying: Discontent with Obama fills OWS

Ahead of the November presidential elections, protestors gathered for a day of action Monday morning in Manhattan’s Financial District in an attempt to re-energize a movement that has flagged since the spring and voice their discontent with an Obama administration that has done little to deliver on the promise of his 2008 campaign. “From a conservative point of view, people […]

Occupy Wall Street protest continues to grow in face of arrests
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Occupy Wall Street protest continues to grow in face of arrests

Occupy Wall Street movement is growing in New York City and across the world.

Philadelphia Life: Pennsylvania is an easy place to buy guns, officials say
News / Politics / Special Reports

Philadelphia Life: Pennsylvania is an easy place to buy guns, officials say

Whether you’re a cowboy or a bandit, you will not have trouble obtaining a firearm in the state any time soon.

The Border Project: Sheriffs debate SB 1070
Politics / Special Reports

The Border Project: Sheriffs debate SB 1070

Border sheriffs are at the center of a challenge to SB 1070 filed by the ACLU.

The Border Project: ‘Anchor baby’ law stirs controversy
Politics / Special Reports

The Border Project: ‘Anchor baby’ law stirs controversy

New law proposes no birth certificates to children of the undocumented.

Demonstrators call for immigration reform in D.C.
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Demonstrators call for immigration reform in D.C.

Tens of thousands of people descended on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to call on President Obama and Congress to enact immigration reform.