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    Immigration Reform

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa talked about immigration policy, saying that the “time is now” for reform. It was noted that President Obama vowed to push for…

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    Politico Playbook Breakfast with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa previewed the week ahead at the Democratic National Convention. He discussed President Obama’s economic record, the labor movement,…

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    Newsmakers with Antonio Villaraigosa

    Democratic National Convention Chair Antonio Villaraigosa previewed the 2012 convention in Charlotte, NC. He also talked about the presidential tickets and campaign issues.

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    Education Reform

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan and mayors and superintendents of Los Angeles, New York City, and Chicago talked about their school reform initiatives. Topics included early childhood…

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    U.S. Exports

    Panelists talked about ways to increase U.S. exports, the importance of tourism, and attracting business to U.S. cities. They also responded to questions from the audience.

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    David Plouffe Remarks

    President Obama’s Senior Adviser David Plouffe talked about the administration’s focus on manufacturing, and the president’s request for authority to consolidate some…

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    Education Reform

    At the U.S. Conference of Mayors, a panel of mayors from around the country talked about education reform.

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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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    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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    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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    2012 Presidential Race

    Panelists talked about the 2012 presidential election campaign and political strategies employed in the primary campaigns. They also responded to questions from the audience.

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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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    Energy Efficiencies and Renewables

    At the U.S. Conference of Mayors, mayors from around the country talked about energy efficiency and renewables. Topics included the Keystone Oil Pipeline.

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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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    Jobs and the Economy

    Eric Spiegel of Siemens Corporation and Joel Benenson, a leading pollster and strategist during President Obama’s 2008 campaign, spoke at the U.S. Conference of Mayors opening plenary…

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    U.S. Conference of Mayors Opening Press Conference

    Mayors spoke to reporters and released the 2012 State of Metro Economies report. It found that many cities continued to struggle and could take five years to fully recover. They…

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    Transportation Reauthorization

    Witnesses testified about proposed bipartisan legislation funding transportation projects at current levels for the next two years. The bill included reforms that streamlined funding…

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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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    Partisanship in Congress

    Columnist David Brooks made introductory remarks at the No Labels national leadership meeting. He spoke about the problems of partisanship in Congress and conformity with…

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    U.S. Infrastructure

    Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, former Transportation Secretaries Norman Mineta and Samuel Skinner, and Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell spoke to reporters following a meeting with…

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