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Why Young Voters Are Up for Grabs

Matthew Hennessey, City JournalOlder people usually struggle to understand what motivates younger people, so it should come as no surprise that recent research on the habits and preferences of the so-called Millennial generation—Americans between the ages of 18 and 33—has grownups across the country scratching their heads. Both major political parties recognize the urgency in […]

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Fox News poll: Voters say Obama should stay off 2014 campaign trail

We’re about four months out from the 2014 midterm elections. Yet, if they were held today — which is how the question is posed to registered voters in the Fox News national poll — 43 percent would support the Democratic candidate in their House district and 41 percent the Republican.  Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Voters in Mitt Romney’s old neighborhood cast votes, speak out – Politics Informer Video

Paul Ericson talks about who he voted for in the Michigan GOP Primary and why. Video Rating: 0 / 5

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Mitt Romney on Obama Voters – Politics Informer Video

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told a small group of wealthy contributors what he truly thinks of all the voters who support President Barack … Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Demographic Shift: Black Southern Voters, Poised to Play a Historic Role

Thanks to migration and other forces, Southern blacks may play a larger role in 2014 than in any national election since Reconstruction. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party during a meeting at the Turkish parliament in Ankara

Holidaying Turkish voters urged to take stand against Erdogan

By Daren Butler BODRUM Turkey (Reuters) – As families splash in the sea and lounge in the sun, thoughts of politics and civic duty are a world away for most Turks holidaying on the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts. Only the most committed opponents of Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan leave the beach to queue in a […]

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North Texas city council rejects proposed fracking ban, sends issue to voters

The council governing a North Texas city that sits atop a large natural gas reserve rejected a bid early Wednesday morning to ban further permitting of hydraulic fracturing in the community after eight hours of public testimony. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Midterm Calculus: More Evidence That Thad Cochran Owes Runoff Win to Black Voters

A close look at the numbers from Mississippi precincts supports the notion that black Democratic turnout, though small, tipped the balance. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Republicans wage uphill battle to win over black voters

By John Whitesides CHARLOTTE N.C. (Reuters) – After losing the 2012 presidential election, Republicans vowed to expand their appeal beyond their shrinking base of white males. Since opening an African-American engagement office in North Carolina last fall, Republicans have courted black business leaders, visited barber shops and churches and gone door-to-door in black neighborhoods to […]

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Democrats Are Hopeful Improving Job Numbers Will Sway Voters in Fall

Republicans say the midterm elections are too close for Democrats to shift the political winds. Democrats, however, note that the economy should continue to improve, and the health law has won fans. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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