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Jesse Rifkin

Meet The 13 Youngest Legislators In America (That We Could Find) | Jesse Rifkin | Posted 02.27.2015 | Politics

The average age of a state legislator nationwide is 56, but that didn't stop these folks from running for office. With differing political ideologies ...

Love Wins: The Shifting Landscape on LGBT Issues in the Evangelical Church

Rod Snyder | Posted 09.21.2014 | Religion
Rod Snyder

Today I identify as a gay evangelical Christian, and I have a unique understanding and perspective from both sides of an issue that has become the cultural flashpoint of our generation.

How I'm Finding My Voice With Wendy Davis

Garrett Degraffenreid | Posted 08.09.2014 | Teen
Garrett Degraffenreid

I discovered my interest in politics last year, and when I learned about Wendy's platform, which focuses on education, gender equality, giving job opportunities to Texans, government accountability and caring for veterans, I knew I wanted this woman as my governor.

John Celock

GOP Official Explains Brainless Democrat Comment | John Celock | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

Kansas' Republican secretary of state is explaining comments he made at a regional Republican event over the weekend where he suggested that young Dem...

'Some Unfinished Business': My Coming-Out Message to the Young Democrats of America

Rod Snyder | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rod Snyder

There are young LGBT men and women across the country who aspire to careers in public service and need to know that they can achieve success in the political arena. I want to be an example of a leader who succeeds because of my honesty, not in spite of it.

Religious Freedom Means Choice for Individuals, Not Institutions

Kristin Aschenbrenner | Posted 04.14.2012 | College
Kristin Aschenbrenner

I'm a church-attending Christian, and faith is a large part of my own life. My faith, much like my medical decisions, is both nuanced and personal.

Wisconsin Is a Tide Turner; Can We Ride the Wave?

Christine Pelosi | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

Wisconsin is a generational choice. Just as the greatest generation was judged by World War Two, the Mad Men generation was judged by civil rights and the baby boomers were judged by Vietnam, ours will be judged by Wisconsin.

GOP to Young Voters: Don't Vote

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

In their quest to defeat President Obama and hold a White House Tea Party, Republicans and their corporate allies have a new youth outreach message: Don't Vote.

Young Republicans May Be More Excited About Midterm Elections

The Daily Pennsylvanian | By Victor Gamez | Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 1:16 Am | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A recent poll suggests that, contrary to popular belief, young Republicans may be more enthusiastic than their Democratic peers -- at least in the upc...

Youth Vote At A Crossroads | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The college vote is up for grabs this year -- to an extent that would have seemed unlikely two years ago, when a generation of young people seemed to ...

Democrats, Obama Losing Young Voters?

The New York Times | Kirk Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The college vote is up for grabs this year -- to an extent that would have seemed unlikely two years ago, when a generation of young people seemed to ...

Jobless Youth Disillusioned With Obama?

BusinessWeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

More than 1.6 million college graduates are about to emerge into a cutthroat job market, one where last year's graduates are still scrambling to land ...

Why Term Limits Don't Work

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Don McNay

Like much of America, I'm down on professional politicians. I'm tired of people getting in office to line their pockets, suck up to lobbyists and constantly run for re-election.

Don't Call Us "The Future" If You Want to Win Now

Becca Doten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Becca Doten

Young voters are not a constituency to be considered in the perpetual "future." Rather, young voters are one of the most potentially powerful demographics within the Democratic Party today.

Indiana Young Dems side with gay group on Ellsworth nomination

Bil Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bil Browning

In a message posted to Facebook Saturday evening, the Indiana Young Democrats issued a statement of support for the Stonewall Democrats abstention fro...

How The Democrats Can Reclaim the Youth Vote

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Loeb

A recent Pew poll showed that youth still leans Democratic, but the party's margin is slipping, and young Democrats' enthusiasm level is lower than that of their Republican counterparts. What can be done?

Democrats In Trouble With Young Voters (POLL)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new Harvard University poll of young voters shows a variety of disheartening trends for Democrats heading into the November midterm elections. The ...

Democrat Youth Support Dwindling

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Whither the youth vote? A year after backing Barack Obama by an overwhelming 2-to-1 ratio, young adults are quickly cooling toward ...

Confessing Error: Some People Do Prefer Defeat to Victory

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Fox is gaining, CNN is wilting. Why is this happening when the country still seems about 58-42 in favor of Obama? My best guess is the passion of those who detest Democrats, liberals, and in particular, Barack Obama.

Liberty University Democrats: Why They Were Silenced, And What It Means

Kevin Roose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kevin Roose

What Liberty's administration needs isn't just a lesson in tolerance - it's a long, honest look in the mirror.

Openly Gay Newcomer Rises From Precinct Leader to Candidate for N.C. State Office

Wes Isley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Wes Isley

Q&A with Wade Boyles For someone who had never volunteered for a political campaign until this year, Wade Boyles, 36, of Winston-Salem, N.C., hasn't ...