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Special Report: Election 2012

A group of New Yorkers canvas in Philadelphia

At 8:25 a.m., the volunteers left The Goodwin, stopped at the Obama for America headquarters uptown to cram empty seats with more volunteers, and then headed off.


The “Magenta Yenta”

The reality television cameras and abundance of pink décor at the function may cause some to question the sincerity of Meyer’s campaign, but her support group of family and friends are confident in the young candidate.

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Carbon neutral cupcakes for Obama

LoBuglio teamed up with philanthropist Arden Wohl for the grassroots Cupcakes for Obama fundraiser on October 23rd at the Prince Street Café.

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Saturdays for Obama

From spring until the election, Evelyn Polk was out at that table every single weekend, only missing two Saturdays; one in early October, due to a cold, and the last Saturday before the election, due to Hurricane Sandy.

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For Politico blogger Alex Burns covering the presidential campaign is science

After graduation, the Bronx native started working at Politico during the 2008 general election and has been blogging for the website since 2011.

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Brooklyn Tea Party President Runs for NY State Assembly

If Obama gets reelected Joseph Hayon is convinced there will be another four years of what he sees as the destruction of America.

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Knitting and purling for Obama

A dozen people milled around a table at the front, covered with skeins of colored yarn and knitting needles.

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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.


The Fifth Street Farm Project

East Village students and community members combine to grow their own food.


NY People: Rae Charles, professional dancer

With her professional career starting, dancer Rae Charles, speaks on the joys and fears of it all.