Possibility #5: Sarah Palin reveals secret past as Rhodes Scholar; admits "hockey mom" thing was just a ruse -- to avoid being called an "elitist."
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Instead of entertaining mindless arguments about the racial implications of the election, young people want to know what the candidates can do for the people to better our nation.
This current generation of youth has been called many things -- narcissistic, apathetic, addicted to technology and perpetually immature. Yet one thing can't be denied: they are a generation engaged.
Why Senator Obama Can Thank My 22 Year Old Friends And Me For Helping Him Win The Election and Why His Inevitable Presidential Win Proves That The Mil...
Although I wasn't that much older than most of the students in the room, I found myself amazed by their liveliness and curiosity. Their questions were pointed and drenched with concern. They earnestly welcomed the opportunity to put us on the spot.
Analysts are predicting so-called "millennials" - voters aged between 18 to 29 - could turn out in record numbers on November 4th following the surge ...
While Senator Obama continues to build a relationship between the youth and the political process, it is up to us to voice our vote in the most important election of our lifetime.
For a decade, Democrats have heard promises that a durable electoral majority was just around the corner. It's easy to construct such a majority on pa...
As I wrote in a previous article, one of the big advantages that Senator Barack Obama has going into this year's election is the tremendous amount of ...
The one issue that surpasses even those that center around civil liberties is the continued existence of the state of Israel.
Barack Obama takes the stage Tuesday at the University of Nevada, Reno (AP)
Today's Los Angeles Times looked at the Democratic party's surge in regi...
The youth vote in Michigan may be the deciding factor for Obama in November with increased registration, participation and perception of Obama as "cool" amongst young voters.
This election year, young people have shown great interest and excitement in our political process. We should make sure we help stimulate that interest
Campaigns are focusing huge resources on turning out the youth vote, but this segment of the population always lags behind in voter percentages. Will this year be any different?
Why, for God's sake, do politicians waste so much time and energy courting the young, one of the most politically worthless segments of the entire electorate?
Russ Smith recently penned an OpEd entitled "The Audacity of Defeat" (h/t Ben Smith) that provided a glimpse into what an Obama defeat might mean for ...
Sen. Barack Obama needs young voters to keep turning out at unusually high rates in order to win in November. While his campaign adeptly mobilized th...
Invesco Field's young staffers illustrate a new political reality: my generation's form of activism is to work within the political process for a candidate who inspires us.
During the taping of the show, I tried to show empathy. I thought about some of the Clinton supporters I've met. I know that, like me, they've been waiting their whole lives for this kind of change.
Rock The Vote has the formula all wrong for today. It's not actual pop stars that motivate youth to vote, it's the popstar qualities of a candidate.
Earlier than most voter registration organizations, Rock the Vote realized that the best way to reach young people was by cell -- the Millennial Generation aren't tied to landlines.
The media hasn't bothered assessing the exit polling from the primaries that they paid for to determine whether McCain was actually excelling with this group.
It is McCain who needs to score exceptionally well among white voters, better in fact than any other Republican presidential candidate in the past 20 years, including George H. W. Bush.
"McCain understands people like him better than he does people like us, so his tax plans will help the rich, not the people who need it the most. I want to vote for someone who will look out for me."
Although not of that generation himself, Obama fits the millennials' needs and aspirations -- his very life is a testimony to their worldview.
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