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Kenyan Americans Vote in Historic Election

Posted, 7:49 p.m. — Kenyan Americans were among thousands of voters who went to the poll to decide the 44th President of the United States.

They braved the morning chill in New Jersey to ensure their votes counted, in boosting Senator Barack Obama’s chances of occupying White House.
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As Election Day Arrives, Some Background on Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has yet again maintained its status of being a swing state in presidential elections.

Four years ago, President George W Bush, who was then seeking re-election on a Republican Party ticket, and Senator John Kerry, the Democratic Party candidate, engaged in a bruising battle for votes in the Keystone state. Continue reading

Allegations of Voter Intimidation in North Philly

Volunteers being trained on canvassing at North Philly for Obama Office

Volunteers being trained on canvassing at North Philly for Obama Office

Posted at 4:04 p.m. — Voter intimidation characterized the heated presidential campaigns in the swing state of Philadelphia last weekend, leaving residents confused about the election.

North Philadelphia was one of the target areas, as opposing camps used all manner of tricks to discredit their opponents and portray their candidates in favorable light.

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North Philly Obama Office

It was a busy day at North Philly Obama Office. The few volunteers at the storied building, situated on North Broad Street, worked the phones, targeting undecided voters or areas believed to be leaning towards McCain. Continue reading

Canvassing with the Obama Campaign Team

PHILADELPHIA, 11:57 p.m. — I teamed up today with one of the Obama campaign teams, canvassing  one ward of Metro Philadelphia.  We went to ward 16, division 14, which is one of poor neighborhoods in the town.

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