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Why I'm In: Barack Obama Is a President Who Fights for Me

(10) Comments | Posted April 24, 2012 | 8:16 PM

This week, the president will visit with some of his most important constituents -- young people. These voters are looking at issues like education reform, the current job market and the economic recovery efforts. As President Obama and students across this country know, the clock is ticking because unless Congress...

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Why I'm in: Fighting for Progress in the Midst of Divisive Politics

(2) Comments | Posted March 28, 2012 | 3:31 PM

When GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney addressed an audience at the University of Chicago last weekend, he struck a nerve with young voters when he said, "I don't see how a young American can vote for a Democrat." The problem with this statement is that it is becoming increasingly...

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For Students, the Choice Is Clear This November

(0) Comments | Posted September 13, 2010 | 7:00 PM

As the November elections near ever closer, some pundits and political observers are questioning if the 15 million voters who turned out for the first time in 2008 -- many of them college students and young people -- will vote again in 2010. But the simple truth is that millennials...

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Making Students Count: College Democrats and the 2010 Census

(0) Comments | Posted April 21, 2010 | 4:13 PM

College students all across this country have organized rallies, concerts, forums, and block-walks for the 2010 Census. Students from various communities came together because they recognize the vital importance of being part of this census, a snapshot of America. On many of these campuses, College Democrats led these efforts to...

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