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Mitchell Alexander is a 17-year-old political junkie from southwestern Virginia. When not glued to CNN or reading headlines, he enjoys spending time outdoors. As an Eagle Scout, he prides himself on having exceptional leadership skills and employing a powerful rhetoric, and his passion for news and journalism is evident through his articles published in The Roanoke Times, Virginia's 3rd highest-circulated newspaper.

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Millennials Have a Taste for Progressive Politics, and They Aren't Going Back

(1) Comments | Posted November 20, 2013 | 2:47 PM

Historically, Democrats have relied upon the youth vote. It's a prize to be won by liberal candidates, and Obama's reelection was due, in part, to mobilizing the youth electorate. As millennials are coming off the tail end of Reagan's conservative revolution, their taste for progressive politics has heightened, and the...

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Liberalism and My Generation

(14) Comments | Posted February 17, 2013 | 2:00 PM

At his second inauguration, President Barack Obama delivered what could be considered his most liberal speech to date.

Climate change, immigration reform, foreign policy, the economy and marriage equality all had a piece of the 2,095 words he spoke during his final inaugural address.

More importantly, he didn't...

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