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Youth vote up for grabs in 2012

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President Barack Obama greets and is photographed with members of the audience after speaking during a campaign event at the Sheraton Hotel Nov. 30. (Associated Press) Obama may be losing the youth vote as his approval ratings drop and the unemployment rate re... More »

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Tax proposals subject to party politics

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Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain signs a car tag, bearing 9-9-9, a reference to his tax reform plan, after speaking to the board of The Federation of Young Republicans Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, in Atlanta. (Associated Press) The Obama and Cain tax ... More »

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Social media in Congress growing, yields limited results

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Pete Sessions is just one Congressmen utilizing social media such as Twitter. (Spencer J Eggers/The Daily Campus) Social media is a fixture in modern American life. It has effectively revolutionized personal communication, including interfaces between politici... More »

Is YouTube the new ‘tube’ for the 2012 election?

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It’s free, it’s accessible, it’s effective: it’s YouTube. The 2012 political campaigns are using it more than ever before. But does the rise of YouTube mean the demise of political advertising on television? Magnolia Group Communications and Finance Coordinato... More »

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Will Romney’s faith hurt his campaign?

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Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney greets supporters as he enters a town hall event in Peterborough, N.H., Saturday. (Associated Press) With the Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary approaching, candidates have taken turns being in the hot seat. Form... More »