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Dems create PAC to maximize black voter turnout in election

Nicolas Enriquez/Nicolas Enriquez for New York Da Marc Morial, president of the Urban League, said it’s crucial for black voters to turn out in large numbers in order to “see their issues represented in the White House.” Black lives matter — and so do their votes. But without a rock star candidate like Barack Obama to draw African-Americans to the ...

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Election 2016: a guide to winning the Murder Vote

The president of the United States will be asked to make difficult, life-and-death decisions while in office, and at some point every candidate for office will have to prove their mettle to voters. But there’s also, apparently, a phenomenon that I will call the Murder Vote. The Murder Vote is not won simply by promising a hawkish foreign policy, supporting ...

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Obama begins raising money for 2016 election cycle

President Barack Obama speaks at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection in Stanford, Calif., Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Barack Obama is promising to “squeeze every last little bit of change” out of his final two years in office. Obama made the pledge at a ...

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US parties divide election spoils

  Anger at hardline conservative Republicans over last month’s government shutdown has affected the party’s fortunes, say analysts ...

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Don’t worry Bill, Gracie Mansion has a laundry room! De Blasio poised to become next mayor as Election Day hits city

infusny-160/Elder Ordonez/INFphoto.com Bill de Blasio, the Democratic candidate for New York City mayor, and wife Chirlane McCray take their clothes to a Laundromat near their Brooklyn apartment Monday. The yearlong race for City Hall ended Monday with Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota offering dueling visions for the future and a final volley of attacks as voters prepared to ...

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