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Has Obama accomplished anything of genuine significance for the city of Richmond?

Four summers ago, quite by accident, I had the opportunity to ask presidential candidate Barack Obama a policy question. The setting was a pre-convention event at John Tyler Community College in Chester, featuring Obama and then-Gov. Tim Kaine, with then-Mayor Doug…

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