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WATCH: Conservative Editor: Young People Are 'Frickin Stupid'

The Huffington Post | Anna Mazarakis | Posted 05.31.2012 | College

Jonah Goldberg, editor-at-large of National Review Online, thinks youth culture today is more powerful than it's ever been. He also thinks that this y...

What Fires Young Progressives' Activism? A New Study Asks Them

Rinku Sen | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics
Rinku Sen

Today, Colorlines.com's publisher, the Applied Research Center, released "Millennials, Activism and Race," a report on the motivations of young people...

Vote, A**hole

Katie Goodman | Posted 07.21.2012 | Politics
Katie Goodman

If I hear one more arrogant liberal on Twitter say they are not going to vote, as an act of protest, I am going to smear blue stamp pad ink on their nose. Really, I mean it. I will fwap them with my registered voter card and hang them by their chads.

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 ...

Note to 2012 Candidates: Have a Plan for Your Young Constituents

Rory O'Sullivan | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics
Rory O'Sullivan

Any serious candidate running for political office should have a real youth agenda. Our generation deserves no less, and the future of our country depends upon it.

It's Time for a Presidential Youth Council

Alex Wirth | Posted 06.19.2012 | Impact
Alex Wirth

The federal government must open opportunities for young people to be decision makers nationally, just as communities across the country are already doing.

Voting Changes Everything

Malik Yusef | Posted 06.04.2012 | Entertainment
Malik Yusef

There was a time when just being able to vote was the main issue for this country. Now, the trouble is getting people to the booth.

Think You Have the Right to Vote? Not So Much!

Craig Newmark | Posted 06.02.2012 | Politics
Craig Newmark

2012-04-02-Capture.JPG Voter Suppression is happening across the U.S. as restrictive voting laws are being both introduced and passed.

10 Candidates All Students Should Support

Nick Mitch | Posted 08.28.2012 | Teen
Nick Mitch

There are many excellent candidates running in this election, but the above eight will be fierce advocates for youth. Please consider supporting them in any way you can.

The Millennials' Key to the Presidential Election

Caroline Gransee | Posted 05.26.2012 | College
Caroline Gransee

Vote? Stay at home? Re-elect Obama? Stand with Ron Paul? Write in Lady Gaga? All of the above options -- except one -- should be on the table. We cannot sit at home on Election Day, because this could be the year of the youth vote as both sides need our support.

SUPER TUESDAY: What Is Romney's Message To Young Voters? (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Jacob Soboroff, MTV News | Posted 03.07.2012 | College

BOSTON — Where, oh where have the young voters gone? That's what MTV News has been wondering all day as we wander the capital of Massachusetts on Su...

SUPER TUESDAY: No One Cares Except Ron Paul Fans (VIDEO)

Posted 03.07.2012 | College

Were Ron Paul fans the only college students actually voting on Super Tuesday? That's seems to be what the MTV News crew found out as they travele...

Georgia College Dems Don't Sit Out Super Tuesday (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Becca Frucht, MTV News | Posted 03.07.2012 | College

ATLANTA — After the collegiate calm of Georgia Tech — cheerful but dignified — the eclectic action at the Georgia State University quad was just...

SUPER TUESDAY: Where Are The Massachusetts Voters?

The Huffington Post | Jacob Soboroff, MTV News | Posted 03.06.2012 | College

BOSTON — What happens when a reporter goes on the hunt for young voters in a state with 969,000 of them on Super Tuesday? He finds two — and a guy...

Not All Georgians Are Fans Of Newt

The Huffington Post | Becca Frucht, MTV News | Posted 03.06.2012 | College

ATLANTA — After a slow morning at the polls, things are finally picking up as the Super Tuesday action kicks into gear in A-town. Yes, former Peach ...

On The Hunt For Super Tuesday College Voters (VIDEO)

Posted 03.06.2012 | College

In honor of Super Tuesday (the most super day of the year?), MTV News sent Andrew Jenks to Ohio State University to see if students were planning to v...

Will OSU Students Get Psyched To Vote?

The Huffington Post | Andrew Jenks | Posted 03.06.2012 | College

COLUMBUS -- With less than 8 hours to go before voters in 10 states hit the polls, as of late Monday night there was not that much Super in Super Tues...

Virginia Students Talk Newt Gingrich's Wives, Mitt Romney's Electability (VIDEO)

Posted 03.06.2012 | College

To mark Super Tuesday, The Huffington Post teamed up with mtvU in an effort to take the political pulse on college campuses. We asked Kaz Komolafe...

Social Issues Could Turn Off Potential GOP Voters

Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

By Patricia Zengerle FAIRFAX, Virginia--Colleen Wilson has all the makings of a foot soldier for whichever Republican becomes the nominee to op...

Gabrielle Union Stumps For Obama At Black College

Posted 02.22.2012 | Black Voices

The actress Gabrielle Union headed to historically black North Carolina Central University in Durham to stump for President Obama, with the aim of dru...

Cameroon's Kah Walla on Her Candidacy, the Arab Spring and More

Stephenie Foster | Posted 04.14.2012 | World
Stephenie Foster

"There is a single unavoidable issue in Africa and it is the issue of governance. Without responsible citizens who build systems that can hold their governments accountable, we will be unable to make our way out of poverty."

Rise of Online Organizing Makes Internet Crowd a Must-Win Constituency

Kat Kane | Posted 04.08.2012 | New York
Kat Kane

The Internet not only narrows the participation gap between young and old, it lends a powerful platform to a typically quiet constituency -- we've grabbed the bullhorn and, all of a sudden, our agenda is beginning to resonate.

In Florida, Diverse Young Republicans Ignited By Ron Paul

Turnstyle | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics
Turnstyle

By Ike Sriskandarajah Photo Credit: IKE SRISKANDARAJAH/Turnstyle News Young Ron Paul supporters in Florida. Ron Paul's libertarian ideas may be c...

Liberalism Up, Political Engagement Down Among College Freshmen

Posted 03.27.2012 | College

The Occupy College protests and demonstrations against college tuition-hikes on campuses across the country may paint a portrait of an increasingly li...

Teens Sound Off On Obama's Big Speech!

| Julianna Joss & Shawn Rusterholz | Posted 01.25.2012 | Home

Two teen participants in the Junior States of America (JSA), a student-run political organization for high school students, sounded off on Obama's Sta...