Economy, jobs main driver behind presidential election

HEMPSTEAD - Many Long Islanders say there is a lot at stake this presidential election due to the bad economy on top of a long list of complaints.

Critics say whoever is the next president has a lot of work to do. Not enough jobs, taxes are too high, and plummeting home values are some of the most common complaints, especially here on the Island.

Obama supporters say fixing the economy is no small task, and he needs more time. Critics of Obama say the longer we wait, the more trouble the United States will face.

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