Other posts tagged: jobs
Young Voters: A Future for College Graduates
Figuring out how to get the hordes of newly-minted graduates into the workforce (in jobs with salaries that can balance out their student loan debt) should be a top priority for whomever’s in charge the next four years.
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Young Voters: Becoming More Politically Engaged
I’ve found myself willingly listening to NPR during morning drives to school, getting excited about presidential debates, and keeping a close eye on election-related current events.
, 2012, activism, Campus, Don't Ask Don't Tell, economy, election, First, Goldberg, Issues, jobs, Lyssa, miami, Obama, progressive, Romney, time, unemployment, Visit, voter,
Young Voters: The Right Change Is Romney
Nothing could dissuade me from sitting out on a vote that has the potential to decide the future of our country. I want to give Romney a chance because I believe that solid business principles and smart cuts in government spending will create jobs and put our economy back on track.
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Debate Proves the President is Fired Up and Ready to Go
President Obama proved the doubters wrong and came back stronger and more passionate than ever in the second debate. He demonstrated a commanding grasp of the issues, from healthcare to foreign policy, that made clear why he is the Commander-in-Chief.
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Questions From Young Voters in The Second Presidential Debate
In Tuesday night's debate, young voters asked two of the first questions, related to youth unemployment and equal pay for women. The candidates' answers touched frequently on the job market for college graduates and Pell Grants.
, 2012, debate, election, employment, Equal Pay, Jeremy, jobs, Katherine, Obama, pell grants, Romney, Student loans, young voters,
On the Campaign Trail: Alex Yudelson
Alex Yudelson, a delegate to the Democratic National Convention, talks about taking to Facebook to educate his friends on the issues in NGJ's On the Campaign Trail series.
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The Youth Vote: President Obama in Pursuit
As Election Day grows near, President Obama is allotting more and more resources to mobilizing young voters. However, many young voters are finding it hard to pledge their allegiance to either candidate in the midst of an uncertain employment future.
, 2012, Demographic, disillusioned, economy, election, Enthusiasm, Frustration, gap, Issues, jobs, Lackluster, Obama, Poll, President, Rate, Romney, Turnout, unemployment, voting, young voters,
The 2012 Election and Our Future: An Interview with Matt Lewis
What really matters in the 2012 election? We interviewed The Daily Caller's Matt Lewis to find out. Check out the first piece in our new NGJ series, including: why Lewis wishes Governor Romney would be more specific, and why compromise isn't always a good idea.
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