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    Thomas Friedman Remarks to U.S. Conference of Mayors

    Thomas Friedman talked about his most recent book, That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back, on global changes and how the U.S. is…

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    Secretary Sebelius on Health Care Implementation

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius spoke at a meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors' Committee on Children and Health chaired by Mayor James Schmitt. She provided…

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    Arianna Huffington and Nancy Pelosi Remarks

    At an annual comference of mayors, Arianna Huffington spoke about her Internet site’s partnership with state reporters to spotlight local innovation. House Democratic Leader…

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    Mayor Bloomberg Remarks on Education Reform

    Michael Bloomberg talked about education reform the U.S. Conference of Mayors annual meeting. Topics included testing standards and youth violence.

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    2010 Mayors Winter Meeting

    Michelle Obama delivered opening remarks at the plenary session of the 2010 Winter U.S. Conference of Mayors on impact of childhood obesity around the U.S. She talked about the role mayors…

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    Vice President Biden Remarks at U.S. Conference of Mayors

    Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the annual winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. He began with brief remarks on the U.S. economy, but the bulk of his speech concerned…

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    Job Creation and the Economy, Part 1

    Mayors and other officials from around the country gathered for an annual winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Their remarks focused on state, local and federal efforts to…

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    2009 Hunger and Homelessness Report

    The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) released results of its 2009 Hunger and Homelessness Report. The survey includes results from 27 of America’s major cities that highlight the…

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    U.S. Conference of Mayors Opening Press Conference

    Leaders of the U.S. Conference of Mayors held a news conference at the organization’s annual winter meeting.

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    Gun Violence Prevention and Transportation Security

    Attorney General Eric Holder, Transportation Security Administrator John Pistole, and Mayor Mike McGinn addressed the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting. 
    John Pistole talked about…

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    U.S. Conference of Mayors Meeting

    The morning plenary session of the U.S. Conference of Mayors included remarks from Governor Bill Shuster R-PA). He talked about a range of issues, including natural gas production,…

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    Secretary Shaun Donovan on Community Development

    Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan spoke at the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting. He talked about his department’s policy on community development and housing…

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    Gangs and Youth Violence

    Panelists talked about prevention of youth and gang violence. Among the issues they addressed were levels of violence in urban centers, the role of law enforcement officials, family…

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    Crime in America

    During the Democratic National Convention, mayors and other urban officials called on the 2008 presidential campaigns to focus on crime in America and the challenges of urban/metropolitan…

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    Secretary Duncan on Education Reform

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan talked about education policy with members of the U.S. Conference of Mayors' Education Reform Task Force chaired by Mayor Michael Hancock. Topics…

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    Education Initiatives in Chicago

    Chicago Mayor and President Obama’s former Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel discussed school and community college initiatives in his city.

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    Reducing Violence in Cities

    A recent panel of mayors and public health educators discussed what they called a national epidemic among young African-American males in the United States. They talked about a program…

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    Jobs Skills Initiatives

    Staff members from the Labor, Commerce, and Education Departments spoke to mayors at a meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors' Committee on Jobs, Education and the Workforce chaired by…

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    Public Policy and Job Creation

    Following comments by Elizabeth Kautz and Karen Sitnick at the opening breakfast of the 79th winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Steve Corona led a television game show-like…

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    U.S. Conference of Mayors Meeting on Racial Relations

    Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu as well as mayors from Madison, Wisconsin and Tacoma, Washington talked about the civil rights movement and economic…

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