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Barack Obama Youth Vote

Together, College Students Make Votes Count

The Miami Hurricane | Posted 11.21.2012 | College
The Miami Hurricane

College students are often brushed off and ignored when they talk politics. For this reason, we continue to carry the negative reputation of being politically uninterested and uninformed.

What About the College Voter?

Daniel Little | Posted 09.28.2012 | College
Daniel Little

This cohort is more comfortable with racial diversity, it is more supportive of gay rights, and it is supportive of women's reproductive rights. Why are young voters proving to be so different from other generations of Americans?

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Change They Believed In: Can Obama Recapture The Millennial Magic?

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 07.09.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- At 17, Rachel Marshall spent most of the 2004 presidential election sulking because she wasn't yet old enough to vote. Four years late...

Campus Progress Responds to "Iller" Reaction

Sara Haile-Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Sara Haile-Mariam

There is an unprecedented midterm election strategy being orchestrated by over 30 organizations and partners to get young people to vote again this fall.

Why the Youth Vote Is the Big Story -- For 2008 and for Decades to Come

Eric Greenberg and Karl Weber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Greenberg and Karl Weber

We'd like to state the case for the youth vote as being crucial in understanding the Obama victory and what it means for the future. The youth vote deserves a lot of respect in its shaping of the electoral map.

We May Be Screwed, but I'm Still Thankful

Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Katherine Goldstein

"May you live in interesting times" is supposed to be a curse, but I think it sounds sexy and dangerous. This year certainly has been both -- I'm thankful I've gotten a front row seat.

America, Pick Up -- It's Your Future Calling: A 15 Year Old's Perspective

Cassie Goldring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cassie Goldring

Obama has allowed our beloved country to enter its next stage in history, a stage in which my generation can truly feel a part of this country and feel that our voices can and will be heard.

One Giant Step

Raymond Leon Roker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Raymond Leon Roker

We fought. We hoped. We worked. We cried. We panicked. We debated. We held our breath. It's not hyperbolic to say that we helped shift the course of the world.

Obama's Missing 2 Percent: Cellphone-Only Users

Salon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Say you want to reach a representative sample of the U.S. electorate for a presidential poll. The Obama-McCain race is relatively close these days, wi...

Rendell Says College Kids "Drink The Kool-Aid" Of Obama Speeches

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Appearing with a group of college students on Fox News over yesterday, Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell said that a lot of young people "drink the Kool-Ai...

Kids Pushing Parents To Back Obama

The New York Times | Jan Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As a small chorus of superdelegates has announced a preference for Senator Barack Obama in recent weeks, a theme is emerging: their children made them...

Watch: NYC Hip Hop Community Discusses Obama's Candidacy

URBNews.tv | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Watch members of the New York hip hop scene discuss Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama's candidacies: ...

MD: Students Propel Obama Victory

The Diamondback | Cassie Botgie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Students braved ice-slicked streets and long lines to vote in massive numbers on the campus of the University of Maryland Tuesday, propelling Sen. Bar...