Barack Obama

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A Website That Wants to Help Republicans Win in Cities

A party without much urban infrastructure starts thinking about the future, from council races on up.

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Can a City Really 'End' Homelessness?

Phoenix says it has among veterans. Next it's aiming for the broader homeless population.

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Why Universal Pre-K Would Be Good for Poor and Well-Off Families Alike

Public high-quality programs save parents lots of money.

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The U.S. Metros With the Most Political Influence

In 2012, just 10 counties - out of 3,000 - were responsible for 30 percent of contributions made by individuals to national candidates.

Stockholm Artists Protest Obama by Putting Guantanamo Hoods on Statues

Street artists decry the "hypocrisy" of the President's plea for military action in Syria.

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Obama Neglected an Awful Lot of People in His Big Housing Speech

The poor, the homeless, renters, and anyone who doesn't aspire to buy a house.

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Barack Obama and Ray Kelly Are Saying the Exact Opposite Things on Racial Profiling

Two parallel conversations on race, violence, and stop-and-frisk.

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The White House Has a Powerful New Advocate for Healthy Living

Sally Jewell, Obama's pick for Secretary of Interior, is a former CEO of REI.

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This Could Boil Down to Turnout in Cleveland, Milwaukee, and Miami

America's major cities lean Democratic, but these swing state metropolises could end up playing a deciding role.

Obama vs. Romney: Who Has the Better Graffiti?

Predicting the outcome of the 2012 election with a highly scientific analysis of wall doodles.

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How the Creative Class Is Reshaping America's Electoral Map

Educated professionals are anchoring a new kind of voting coalition.

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A Blueprint for a 21st Century Workforce

The question we need to ask ourselves is, what skills will help workers earn the most?

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The Most Powerful Constituency in the 2012 Campaign: The Suburbs

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have been getting most of their campaign contributions from the same place: the monied ‘burbs.

Where Homeowners Are Underwater

Obama has a new plan to help owners refinance their mortgages, but some places will benefit more than others

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The Geography of Obama’s Tanking Approval Ratings

The president’s stated goal of uniting the country may be a lost cause