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Topic: younger voters

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November 9, 2012 at 6:00 AM

Friday briefing: impressive youth vote, gay marriage pertinent dates, Hillary 2016, women of the Senate

Good Morning. Happy Friday. So much hand wringing about the youth vote: To all those who grumbled  — guilty as charged — that younger voters were not as fired up this election season as they might have been in 2008, pshaw to all of that. Younger voters, those roughly 18-29, turned out in the same numbers…

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October 29, 2012 at 6:00 AM

Monday briefing: Younger voters, undecided voters, Michelle in 2016

First Lady Michelle Obama Good Morning: Younger voters: The Economist has a good take on younger voters, basically folks under 30. This piece offers a not-so-wild prediction. Younger voters may be living in their parents’ basements. They may have a higher unemployment rate than anybody anticipated in the 2008 presidential election. President Obama’s…

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July 16, 2012 at 6:00 AM

Monday briefing: Rock that younger vote; Cathy McMorris Rogers, important person; Murray says: Stop it

Good morning. Hey, all you much-coveted younger voters: What if you could register to vote without having to locate a stamp, envelope or mailbox? Would that make you more inclined to get involved in the political process? Rock the Vote, a  group aimed at energizing  voters nationwide ages 18-29, has launched a project with the Washington…

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