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President Barack Obama

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Times Square & Theater District »

Obama's Fundraising Blitz to Wreak Traffic Chaos During Evening Rush

The President's visit is expected to choke traffic in Midtown, Lower Manhattan and the Upper East Side.

Morningside Heights »

Obama Urges Women to 'Lead the Way' at Barnard Commencement Speech

President Barack Obama delivered the commencement speech to Barnard College's class of 2012 Monday.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Obama's NYC Visit Expected to Snarl West Side Traffic Monday

The president will speak at Barnard College on Monday afternoon, then attend a fundraiser in Chelsea.

New York City »

New Yorkers Celebrate Obama Coming Out For Gay Marriage

President Barack Obama expressed his support for gay marriage for the first time Wednesday.

Washington Heights »

Obama and Bloomberg Shy Away from Endorsing Rangel

Neither the mayor nor the White House are sure about whether they will endorse Rangel.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Obama Visit Throws Wrench into Columbia Graduation Plans

President Obama's May 14 speech at Barnard College has forced the school to reschedule a Class Day event.

Midtown & Theater District »

Carmelo Anthony Meets with Trayvon Martin's Family

The Knicks' Carmelo Anthony met with Trayvon Martin's family at Madison Square Garden on April 13, 2012.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Bloomberg Willing to Work for Either Party in White House

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he would consider serving either party in the White House.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Worshipers Don Hoodies for Slain Florida Teen Trayvon Martin

Worshipers wore hooded sweatshirts to honor Trayvon Martin at Middle Collegiate Church on March 25, 2012.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Traffic Delays Expected as President Obama Returns For Celeb Fundraisers

President Barack Obama threatens traffic chaos with fundraisers featuring Ben Folds and the Roots.  

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Painter Will Barnet Awarded National Medal of Arts by President Obama

President Obama bestowed the National Medal of Arts onto legendary NYC painter Will Barnet Monday.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Scarlett Johansson, Anna Wintour to Host Obama Fashion Week Fundraiser

Beyonce, Puff Daddy and Marc Jacobs may also attend Obama's Fashion Week Fundraiser, officials said.

Manhattan »

Eric Schneiderman to Lead Obama's New Mortgage Abuse Unit

President Obama announced the new mortgage fraud unit during his State of the Union address.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

President Obama Swoops Into Manhattan for Fundraising Spree

President Obama flew into Manhattan for a series of fundraisers Thursday night.

Manhattan »

Traffic Chaos Expected During Evening Rush for President Obama Visit

President Barack Obama and his motorcade are in the city Thursday for fundraisers.

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