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Obama Young Voters

Poll Reveals Bad News For Obama Among Supportive Group

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

(Adds quotes from Harvard official, details) By Richard Valdmanis BOSTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Young Americans are unhappy ...

Another Millennial Triumph

Michael Hais and Morley Winograd | Posted 01.08.2013 | College
Michael Hais and Morley Winograd

In an election as close as this year's presidential contest, any group can make a credible claim for having made the critical difference in the outcome. But there is certainly no denying the impact the Millennial Generation had on the outcome of the 2012 election.

Why I Vote

Jessica Lander | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics
Jessica Lander

I am a 24-year-old teacher -- smack in the middle of America's "young generation" of 18-30-year-olds -- and I am troubled that half of my cohort -- my peers, my co-workers, my friends -- choose not to exercise their right to vote.

Undecided Young Voters Make Up Their Mind In Presidential Race

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.30.2012 | College

President Barack Obama's lead among young voters has grown since the summer, with the Democratic incumbent holding a 17-point lead over Mitt Romney, a...

Half Of Young Adults Not Sure They're Registered To Vote

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

The youth vote, which turned out in near-record numbers four years ago, may reach a 16-year low in 2012, according to a report released Friday by the ...

Millennials Will Stay Home and It's Our Fault

John W. McCarthy | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics
John W. McCarthy

There has been an awful lot of conversation this election cycle about "the youth vote." All of these questions miss the real problem at hand: what if young people just don't show up? Even worse -- what if it's our fault?

New Poll Shows Young Voter Shift

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Once thought to be solidly behind President Barack Obama, younger voters burdened by a bleak employment picture, high gas prices and stu...

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

Alejandra Salinas | Posted 06.24.2012 | College
Alejandra Salinas

On Election Day 2012 my generation will have its voice heard loud and clear: we want to continue the progress in education, and the one to provide that is President Barack Obama.

For Obama, Trouble On The Trail

Posted 10.27.2011 | Politics

By KEN THOMAS AND JENNIFER AGIESTA, Associated Press (AP) WASHINGTON -- Whites and women are a re-election problem for President Barack Obama. Youn...

Bad News For Obama Ahead Of 2012

ABC News | Amy Bingham | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics

After four years as the leader of the establishment, President Obama may have a hard time convincing Americans, especially young voters, in the 2012 e...

Obama Faces More Voter Anxiety Ahead Of 2012

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 08.11.2011 | Politics

Jim Kuhnhenn, Associated Press GREENSBORO, N.C. — If President Barack Obama wants North Carolina in his win column again next year, he might have...

Obama Team Looks To Fire Up President's Base

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama rode a wave of voter passion in 2008 fed largely by intense dislike of President George W. Bush and the Iraq war, plus...

Obama Seeks To Rekindle Flame With Young Voters

The Washington Post | Peter Wallsten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Early last month, President Obama addressed 1,000 people at Penn State about his ideas for reviving the country's economy. A couple of weeks later, he...

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 ...

Will The Youth Vote Trump Tea Party In Midterm Elections?

Bakari Kitwana | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bakari Kitwana

One of the most important unasked questions this midterm election year is this: "Will the youth vote be a factor in 2010?" Given the actual impact of ...

You Never Get a Second Chance to Make a First Impression

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

Young voters see in the politician who told them not to be cynical the very politician archetype that originally made them cynical in the first place.

The Way We'll Be: First Globals and the Obama Victory

John Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Zogby

Does this 2008 Presidential election represent a realignment that puts Democrats in a commanding position for at least a generation?

Obama Setting Up Shop In GOP Stronghold South Carolina

The State | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A team of paid staffers for Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama will be dispatched to the Palmetto State in coming weeks. Obama's campaign i...

Arcade Fire And Superchunk Host Obama Concert

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Uptake

Local indie band Superchunk and indie hotness of the moment - Arcade Fire - get the groove on for Obama in Carrboro, North Carolina.

Obama Pennsylvania Bid Unlikely To Be Boosted By College Students

Politico | Ben Adler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With 159 colleges and universities and approximately 680,000 students, Pennsylvania's campus vote would appear to be Barack Obama's ace in the hole in...

Obama Campus Kick-Off

Reilly Center For Media & Public Affairs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Reilly Center For Media & Public Affairs

(Des Moines, IA) Barack Obama held a rally in the gymnasium of Roosevelt High School this morning. Special guests included local a musician, alumni an...