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Millennials And The 2014 Florida Gubernatorial Race

The 2014 Florida gubernatorial election—which pits incumbent Gov. Rick Scott (R) against former Gov. Charlie Crist (D)—is one of the most competitive races in the country. Florida has traditionally been a bellwether for national elections, and in the 2012 presidential election, the Millennial vote was key to tipping the state in favor of President Barack Obama. GO

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Yes on Initiative 594

Generation Progress Action phonebanks with the Brady Campaign for universal background checks in Washington state. GO

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Millennials and the 2014 Colorado Senate Race

Colorado has historically been a battleground state for elections, and with the two front-runner Senate candidates within a 3 percent margin of each other, the state’s 2014 elections are no exception. GO

Anti-Obamacare Group Plans To Misinform Public With Fake Health Insurance Cancellation Flyers

Members of the Arlington Falls Church Young Republicans plan to hand out anti-Obamacare propaganda on Sunday during a speech President Obama is scheduled to give in support of Democratic candidate for Virginia Governor, Terry McAuliffe. GO

Texan: I Can’t Pay The Bills Because Of The Shutdown

Thomas Kewitt has been furloughed from his a realty specialist position with the Federal Aviation Administration and worries that if the shutdown continues, he will have to file for bankruptcy. GO

Four Things You Can Do TODAY To Call For Common Sense Gun Reforms

The Senate is expected to vote on several gun measures today. Here’s what you can do to make your voice heard. GO

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Immigration: The 'Civil Rights Issue of Our Time'

Sen. Robert Menendez’s (D-NJ) called for reform at an event hosted by the Center for American Progress. GO

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For Obama's Second Term, Filibuster Threatens Progress

With a relatively unchanged congress, Obama still faces challenges in pushing policy and appointing judges. GO

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Jezebel Feeds the Trolls

Was Jezebel’s public shaming of racist teen posts exposing ignorance, or just feeding the trolls? GO

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Romney Claims Obama Won Youth Vote Because He Gave Millennials 'Gifts'

The three main “gifts” he cites should hardly be considered such. GO

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Social Media and Politics: A Double-Edged Sword?

Is the internet the right place for political discourse? GO

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Youth Support Obama Despite Economic Hardship

And the President made sure he thanked them. GO

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Another Threat to Democracy: 'Go to Jail, Lose Your Vote'

As many states expand restricting felon voting laws, “go to jail, lose your vote” seems to be becoming increasingly accurate. GO

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Sanity Break: Election Silliness [VIDEOS & MORE]

Have a laugh while you’re waiting. And waiting. And waiting.

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Climate Change And The Illusion Of Choice

The candidates’ silence on climate change ignores a key youth issue. GO