"The Rocky mountains are a place where people come together and put aside partisan issues to solve problems. Being able to talk about those pragmatic solutions is going to be of great benefit to the entire country."
"I hope when the presidential candidates talk about cities, they stop thinking about us as basketcases, and think instead of the potential of cities to turn this country around."
"While presidential candidates are raising substantial amounts of money in cities, they are spending it in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina ... It disproportionately puts the focus on [rural] areas of the country where the majority of our citizenry do not live."
"Republicans and Democrats alike, among mayors in this country, have been very, very upset and concerned about the disregard for cities by this administration."
Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown in the fourth in a series of conversations on the issues at stake for America's cities in Campaign 08.
" The federal government talks a good game about homeland security. And yet cities, like Los Angeles, are constantly struggling to get the resources we need to provide that security. "
The classroom and the boardroom are two very different worlds.
America's military and intelligence infrastructures are about protecting people from terrorism, and little else.
Romney and the "Regressives" want to pull America back to the inequalities of the nineteenth century.
A former managing director at JP Morgan wants to see a complete re-imagining of the world of investments.
Obama ran a campaign against the foreign policy of the Bush Administration. And then he followed directly in their footsteps.
Lukewarm endorsements and lackluster enthusiasm are making Romney's November odds look slimmer than ever.