DeBlasio: 'More could have been done' in snowstorm cleanup
January 22nd, 2014
02:51 PM ET
7 months ago

DeBlasio: 'More could have been done' in snowstorm cleanup

Updated 7:27 p.m. ET, 1/22/2014

New York (CNN) – New York Mayor Bill deBlasio dug out of his second snowstorm within two weeks of taking office on Wednesday and initially defended his administration's handling of the clean-up.

But later in the day, he acknowledged that after surveying the area and speaking with residents, earlier efforts to clear roads were insufficient and promised a continuing effort to get the job done.

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Filed under: Bill DeBlasio • New York
Obama's spring collection
February 7th, 2012
08:52 PM ET
3 years ago

Obama's spring collection

New York (CNN) - President Barack Obama put New York's top fashion designers to work Tuesday night in a bid to boost his reelection.

The Obama campaign fundraiser, which coincided with a GOP caucus and primary night, wasn't your typical get-together of moneyed Democrats looking to raise funds. More than 500 paying guests showed up to shop for the Obama gear, paying anywhere from $44 for a discounted ticket to $2,500 for a chance to have dinner with the event's organizers.
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Filed under: 2012 • President Obama