Thursday, November 13, 2008

How Obama's Hopesters Took Ohio

An ailing factory town votes for change
Village Voice, By Tom Robbins, Tuesday, November 11th 2008

"Lorain, Ohio—The kind of hope Barack Obama promised to deliver was nowhere craved more deeply on Election Day than in this battered old manufacturing city on the shores of Lake Erie."

ChangeNYC.Org Daily Roundup

Funding for schools, city slashed, tuition at state college hiked under Gov.'s proposed budget

Governor Paterson's proposed budget cuts could 'blow up in his face'.

The special elections for the seats of Councilmen Hiram Monserrate and Joe Addabbo, who both won their respective Senate races, will take place in February.

Senate GOP regroups, eyes dissident Dems in the battle for control of the New York State Senate.

Street Artists Protest Councilman Alan Gerson-sponsored Vending Bills Friday, November 14th at City Hall.

Gowanus Lounge: Going Green in Bed-Stuy

Washington Square Park: NYU: If someone is going to eat up and destroy neighborhoods, it might as well be us.

Queens Tribune: Obama Tide Sweeps Queens Races