With less than 60 days before Americans vote for President, Oakland North reporters Theresa Adams and Aaron Mendelson asked small business owners on Broadway to deliver a message to the presidential candidates. Click on the video to the right to hear business owners at Downtown coffee shops, clothing stores, cannabis dispensaires and newsstands tell Barack Obama and Mitt Romney what’s important to them in this election. Reactions ranged from supportive to critical of the President, but Oakland’s merchants were eager to express their views on small business development, medical marijuana, and foreign policy.
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