Posts Tagged ‘Election’

DIARY OF A SWING STATE VOLUNTEER

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STUMPING FOR OBAMA IN BUCKS COUNTY, PA. By Jeff Williams As a political junkie, one of the downsides of living in New York is that our state is never contested in presidential elections. In an attempt to do my part, I’ve made two trips to Bucks County, Penn. to knock on doors and canvass voters [&hellip
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OUR ELECTION PICKS

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Over the last two years, we as a country have had the enjoyment of watching a good old fashioned, competitive presidential election. Here in Manhattan, though, we’ve missed out. Our races for Congress and State Legislature, especially during the primaries, have been lackluster at best and devoid of competition at worst. This isn’t good for [&hellip
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EXTEND TERM LIMITS FOR 2009

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From political circles to dinner tables and PTA meetings, the city is abuzz with term-limit discussions. Reasonable people can reasonably disagree on whether or not we should extend the current two-term threshold for city officials in 2009, and certainly here in our office we’ve had a spirited debate on the matter. But given the unknown—and [&hellip
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