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New York City »

President Obama Coming to New York to See Hurricane Damage

President Barack Obama will visit New York City Nov. 15, 2012.

Central Harlem »

People Party in Harlem Streets as Obama Declared Victor

Lines at the polls on Election Day stretched down the block at many spots in Harlem Tuesday.

New York City »

Obama Gets Second Term, as Gillibrand, Jeffries and Meng Declare Victory

President Barack Obama was re-elected Tuesday, as was Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Voters Send Hakeem Jeffries to Congress

After a hard-won primary, voters picked Congressional hopeful Hakeem Jeffries for the 8th District.

New York City »

Broken Machines and Relocated Voters Cause Huge Lines at Polling Stations

New voting procedures, broken machines and shifting polling sites slowed the voting process.

South Beach »

Grimm-Murphy Congressional Race Fizzles After Sandy

Many voters said they were indifferent towards what was once a heated congressional race.

Williamsburg »

Redistricting, Not Sandy, Sparks Brooklyn Voter Confusion

Confused voters who went to the wrong polling site were able to use affidavit ballots.

New York City »

Surrounded by Destruction, Some Sandy Victims Put Voting on Back Burner

Many overwhelmed hurricane survivors said they don't know if they'll make it to the polls.

New York City »

Obama and Romney to Cause Traffic Snarl as They Return to NYC Thursday

Traffic headaches are expected with both Obama and Romney back in town for the Al Smith Dinner.

Long Island City »

LIC Ice Cream Parlor Creating Obama and Romney Flavors

Malu is asking customers’ feedback for 'political flavors' based on the presidential candidates.

Fort Greene »

Dog Owners in Fort Greene Show Their Politics With Poop Bags

Who's Your Doggy? in Fort Greene is selling poop bags featuring the faces of Obama and Romney.

Chelsea »

Giant Mitt Romney Painting Dwarfs Mini Obama Portrait at Chelsea Gallery

We the People includes a huge portrait of Romney alongside a tiny one of President Obama.

New York City »

Obama and Romney Visits to Cause Midtown Traffic Nightmare

With President Obama, Mitt Romney and U.N. leaders in town, brace for traffic headaches in Midtown.

Red Hook »

Red Hook Gallery Mulls Civil Rights in the Age of Obama

Artists ponder civil rights and the country's first black president.

Lincoln Square »

President Obama Shoots Hoops With NBA 'Dream Team'

President Obama was joined by NBA legends, including Michael Jordan, at a campaign fundraiser.

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