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Poverty, work and opportunity, bolstering the middle class, housing, infrastructure ... it is absolutely criminal that the federal government has failed to address these issues.
We must invest in infrastructure, or Atlanta's economy -- and the national economy -- is going to shrivel up and die.
The media and the pollsters focus on issues like war, abortion, gay rights. Quite frankly, for those of us in the trenches, they're not the hot button issues.
Cities are America's laboratories. But once we figure out solutions, we need the federal government's help to roll them out to the entire country.
I want a community organizer in the White House, because that's what I do every single day.
Our cities are where it’s at.
The strength of a city is the combustion engineering that takes place inside it.
Use our cities more effectively.
The presidential nomination process certainly has a negative effect on the coverage of cities.
I challenge you, presidential candidates - talk more about cities. It will be beneficial to you, it will be beneficial to the country.
President Bush has not only neglected cities, but has hurt our cities in such enormous ways.
We have wars here in our city. We should be making strides against drugs and gang violence, but it's something I never hear the presidential candidates talk about.
Our cities across this country are proud. They have a great history. But like a boxer, they've taken one knee, and they have to bring themselves back.