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Special Reports

Disorganization causes havoc for Inauguration goers

In the streets surrounding the capitol, thousands of Inauguration-goers shuffled around like confused cattle.

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Native american sanitation worker thinks of his people during Inauguration

His work consisted of collecting the mountains of trash left behind by the hundreds of thousands of people who attended today’s inauguration. He reminded of the never-ending suffering of his people.

Special Report: Election 2012

Divided Electorate Votes to Give Obama More Time

A divided electorate voted to give President Obama more time to continue the agenda he began four years ago, despite a fragile economy, rancor over his signature health care overhaul, and a partisan Congress continually at odds.

Special Report: Election 2012

Black Voters Face Pressure from Voting Restrictions and from One Another

Some African-American voters feel they are under pressure in the Nov. 6 elections to vote for Barack Obama.

Special Report: Election 2012

Chinese-American voters support Obama

Orla Lin, whose daily responsibilities include helping her mostly Chinese-American customers get their medications, said she planned to vote for President Obama because he had a more diplomatic approach with regard to U.S-China relations.

Special Report: Election 2012

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.

Special Report: Election 2012

Knitting and purling for Obama

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

Special Report: Election 2012

US foreign policy success in Burma overshadowed in election

The meeting of Burma’s former dissident Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and President Barack Obama at the White House in September marked a success in U.S. foreign policy, but one that has been overshadowed by Middle East crises during the election campaign.


Seniors show their support of Obamacare

A small coalition of seniors and community group members rallied in Manhattan's Garment District in opposition to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's plans to repeal Obamacare.

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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