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4 Articles from The Politico • Sources

Can the youth vote make a difference?

Dec 17th, 2007 - The Politico
The youth vote: It has been eagerly courted by politicians for years, and with just weeks to go until the Iowa caucuses, 2008 is set to prove no different.
But while a number of candidates continue to devote plenty of time and resources to cultivating strong support from youth voters, it remains unclear whether such backing is a valuable ingredient in the recipe for electoral success.
Past experience suggests it could be. Though both Sen. John F. Kerry and President George W. Bush...

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Can the youth vote make a difference?

Dec 17th, 2007 - The Politico
 
The youth vote: It has been eagerly courted by politicians for years, and with just weeks to go until the Iowa caucuses, 2008 is set to prove no different.
But while a number of candidates continue to devote plenty of time and resources to cultivating strong support from youth voters, it remains unclear whether such backing is a valuable ingredient in the recipe for electoral success.
Past experience suggests it could be. Though both Sen. John F. Kerry and President...

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GOP is right to mend health care stance

Oct 29th, 2007 - The Politico
 
During the recent Fox News Republican presidential debate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney commented that health care "isn't a Democrat issue. It's a Republican issue."
It was a great sound bite but one that raised eyebrows. After all, while Republicans won the HillaryCare wars of 1993-94, health care isn't something that conservatives have been talking about boldly, or much at all, in the nearly 15 years since.
More to the point, perhaps as a consequence of...

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Time for GOP to take stock of environment

Sep 11th, 2007 - The Politico
 
The 2004 and 2006 elections were tough for Republicans west of Kansas, with losses of governorships and Senate seats in longtime red states Montana and Colorado, among others. Traditional constituencies such as sportsmen bailed on the GOP in surprisingly high numbers - and, looking ahead, 2008 promises to be little better in that regard.
As much as the national GOP may downplay the environment as an issue that runs against it out West, recent events indicate that Republicans...

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