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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...

Want to Solve the Problem of Money in Politics? Vote!

Terry Newell | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics
Terry Newell

To the extent that money is heavily influencing campaigns, democracy takes a hit. We need a solution that does not depend on new laws or the Supreme Court. Fortunately, such a solution is available: voting.

The Perplexing Popularity of Ron Paul

Noah Fitzgerel | Posted 03.24.2012 | Home
Noah Fitzgerel

Why the big hullabaloo over Ron Paul? According to Harvard's Institute for Politics, Paul is the most popular GOP candidate among my generation. I cannot find such a fact more troubling.

How Paul Appeals To Young Voters

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. — A 76-year-old great-grandfather who gives eye-glazing speeches on monetary policy, displays a crotchety streak and disappears...

NYE Party Busted.. Teen Car Thieves.. Ron Paul Rally

| Posted 01.07.2012 | Home

Every week, HuffPost High School rounds up the best local news stories about high school students from across the country through our friends at Patch...

WATCH: Is Ron Paul The New Justin Bieber?

Posted 01.04.2012 | Comedy

He may have come in a distant third at the GOP Iowa caucus last night, but nobody electrifies the youth vote quite like 77-year-old U.S. congressman f...

New Report Could Prove Troubling For Obama

Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Voter turnout will likely drop substantially in the 2012 U.S. presidential election, due in part to decreased interest among young pe...

Could President Obama Lose the Youth Vote in 2012?

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics
Stewart J. Lawrence

If anyone embodied the Obama mantra of "hope and change" -- indeed, shouted it from the rooftops -- it was Millennials. But, of course, that was before Obama began backing off his commitments on one issue after another

Joy Resmovits

Will College Kids Caucus For Paul?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

Ron Paul's biggest foe in the Jan. 3 Iowa caucuses may not be Mitt Romney, Michele Bachmann or even Newt Gingrich. It could be a hangover. Paul is ...

MTV Asks: Do Politicians Care About Young People?

Posted 12.23.2011 | Home

MTV has launched a brand new political campaign for young people called "The Power Of 12." So, what makes this one different from previous campaigns,...

Take Note: Jesus Was A Millennial

Rev. Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 02.18.2012 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Cindi Love

I spend a fair amount of my time with young people who go to church and who don't go to church. My experience tells me that they don't choose to engage with unresponsive and inflexible institutions with outdated rules that make no sense.