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I'm A Millennial, And I'm Disappointed In Obama

Posted 01.25.2014 | College

This article originally appeared on Bustle. By Krystie Lee Yandoli I turned 18 just months before the 2008 presidential election, making me elig...

The Social Generation: The Youth Vote and the Future of Progressivism

Rob Shepardson | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics
Rob Shepardson

As the inauguration approaches and Washington gears up for battle, Americans tired of seeing our government held hostage by rigid ideologues, take heart. Help could be on the way in the form of young voters who flexed their political muscle in November.

Abby Huntsman: On Getting and Keeping Young People Engaged in Politics

92nd Street Y | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

HuffPost Live host Abby Huntsman recently spoke with us about getting young people more involved in politics. On the lesson from the 2012 election, Hu...

Six U.S. Senators Call for Creation of a Presidential Youth Council

Alex Wirth | Posted 02.05.2013 | College
Alex Wirth

We are on the doorstep of a new era in politics -- one where young people matter. This week six U.S. Senators from both sides of the aisle introduced Senate Resolution 608 supporting the establishment of a Presidential Youth Council.

The Millennial Generation: Our Liberal Future

New York Magazine | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

How doomed are conservatives? Pretty doomed, if you look carefully at the Pew Research Survey’s close analysis of the youth vote in the 2012 electio...

Politics Belongs to All of Us

Heather McGhee | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Heather McGhee

On issues like students loans, decent entry-level jobs, the criminalization of poverty and the failed war on drugs, racial segregation and the future of our climate, we now have an opportunity to turn the campaigns that ignited a generation into an enduring force for change.

Shaping the Election: Youth Vote 2012

Matthew Segal | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics
Matthew Segal

Without a doubt, President Obama once again owes his successful election to a generation who supported him by a margin of 23 percent.

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.

U.S. Teens Pick Obama Ahead Of Election Day

Posted 11.05.2012 | Education

America's high school students have spoken to re-elect President Barack Obama for a second term. According to a nationwide mock election for 54,000...

Sarah Bufkin

Survey: Youth Engagement Up Ahead Of Election Day, Young Voters Leaning To Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Youth voters are engaging with this year's presidential campaign in increasing numbers as Election Day nears, according to a ...

Team Obama's Zealous Pursuit Faces Challenge

GQ | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

President Obama appears under the hot lights, trotting up the steps to the stage and flashing that blinding grin....

Wondering Why Young People Don't Vote? Better to Ask Why Any Do

Errol Morris | Posted 12.31.2012 | Entertainment
Errol Morris

2012-10-31-MorrisErrol.jpg In the 2008 presidential election, roughly half of eligible voters from age 18 to 24 voted. An even smaller share of young voters is expected in 2012. I wanted to find out why. So I called more than 50 people under the age of 40 into a studio, and asked them.

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...

Young People Who Serve Have Right to be Heard This Election

Steven Culbertson | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics
Steven Culbertson

Young people are volunteering and serving their communities at record rates -- and they deserve the right to ask candidates questions, and to be engaged in this election.

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 ...

Kathleen Miles

$44 Ain't Bad!

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.19.2012 | Los Angeles

As President Barack Obama said in response to Republican challenger Mitt Romney's "47 percent" comment, "if you want to be president, you have to work...

Half Of Youth Voters Don't Know If They Can Vote

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

For younger, more transient voters, this year's trip to the polls might not be so simple. According to a survey conducted by the nonpartisan voter reg...

Voting 101: Becoming 'Greater Fools' on College Campuses

Krystie Yandoli | Posted 11.11.2012 | College
Krystie Yandoli

In the past four years we've seen what happens when America's youth comes out to vote and what happens when they don't.

President Obama and Governor Romney: It's Time to Speak With Our Generation

NextGen Journal | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics
NextGen Journal

In any report about young voters and the 2012 election, you may have stumbled upon a few of these descriptions: "disengaged," "unenthusiastic," "disillusioned." Speaking on behalf of students across the country: it's a fair critique.

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?

Are Young Americans Turning Against Obama, Part II

Alan Abramowitz | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics
Alan Abramowitz

Post-millennials were significantly more supportive of President Obama than millennials. This is not surprising.

President Obama and the Youth Vote

David Boaz | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics
David Boaz

President Obama won 66 percent of the 18-29 vote in 2008. But young voters may not embrace the reality of Obama in 2012 as they did the promise in 2008.

GOP-Backed Group Hopes To Take Key Voters From Obama

AP | JACK GILLUM | Posted 07.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama counted on the support of younger voters four years ago. Now, a new Republican-leaning "super" political com...

WATCH: Daily Show Talks To Virginia's Enthusiastic Young Voters

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 07.08.2012 | Comedy

As of February 2012, Obama's popularity poll ratings with America's youth were 28% lower than they were heading into the 2008 election. Since he's ...

What Women Really Want for Valentine's Day

Robert Engelman | Posted 04.14.2012 | Impact
Robert Engelman

Access to family planning and other reproductive health services safeguard the lives of women and their children and promote families that are emotionally and economically healthy.