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Super Tuesday 2008

JP Sevillano

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Age: 31
Neighborhood: Middle Village
Political affiliation: Democrat
First time voter: No

Starbucks in His Eyes For Obama

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

Surrounded by campaign materials and holed up with his laptop and overactive cell phone in a corner of the Starbucks on 181st Street in Washington Heights, Gregg Ross carefully coordinated volunteers for Barack Obama Tuesday morning.

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Scenes From Super Choose-Day

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

New Yorkers at polling sites around the city weren’t satisfied to just let their votes do the talking for them on Super Tuesday. Many had lots to say about the candidates, the campaign, the country –and themselves. Here’s a sampling:

In 2004, Janet Pommells, a Coney Island resident since 1990, crossed party lines to vote for George W. Bush because she believed his rhetoric about Saddam Hussein and the war in Iraq.

“But that turned out to be a lie,” she said. (more…)

Hope For Change Drives Youth Vote

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

Between classes and on the way to work, Super Tuesday brought young people out to vote in huge numbers. And among them, supporters of Barack Obama were easiest to find. Voters 18 to 33 were drawn to Obama because they thought he could unite a divided America — and for that matter, the world.

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A Vote Counts in Any Language

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

Students Elect to Campaign

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

Local Blogs and Papers Think National

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

Pulpit Pitches Rankle Some Churchgoers

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

African NYers Weigh Obama’s Chances

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008