Youth Vote

Barack Obama campaigns at Cornell College (Photo by David Greedy/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Not “All That” With College Kids Anymore

Whether it’s because college kids are getting smarter or have just found better things to do with their energy and time over the past four years, there is a survey result which indicates that President Barack Obama’s “star power” among the young is fading drastically in 2012 as compared to 2008.


Voter apathy among the youth could be hurtful to President Obama in the November election. (Photo by Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images)

Young Voter Apathy Could Be Large Problem For Obama

President Obama — whose strongest numbers in 2008 were by far with the 18-24 age group — could be facing an apathy issue this November. Youth engagement and registration has declined dramatically since the 2008 election.


File photo of Mitt Romney. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Romney Urges Young People To Take Economic Risks

Mitt Romney on Friday encouraged young Americans facing bleak job prospects to “take risks” — and even borrow money from their parents — to help improve their economic fortunes.