Millennials Stand to Win Big From Republican Tax Reform Plans

Millennials recently overtook Baby Boomers as America’s largest living generation. They are the largest share of the American workforce. Their median wages, after adjusting for inflation, have at best been stagnant, and at worst fallen, since the Great Recession. And according to a recent Pew Research analysis, they represent the largest group of households living…
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If They Don’t Adapt Democrats Face Demographic Doom

“Relax,” Jon Wiener wrote to his liberal readers, “Donald Trump can’t win.” “Whatever the polls say now (and right now they show Hillary ahead), the long-term patterns of American politics tell us that Trump is not going to get millions more voters than Romney did,” Wiener wrote, “and he’s not going to carry enough swing…
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Young Voters Still See Through Clinton’s Thin Veneer of Sincerity

Hillary Clinton asked a crowd in Orlando the question that has been plaguing Democratic insiders for month: Why isn’t she running away with this election. “Why aren’t I 50 points ahead?,’ you might ask,” before utterly refusing to answer her own question. “Well, the choice for working families has never been clearer. I need help…
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Clinton: The Woman of a Thousand Faces

What does Hillary Clinton stand for? And is she willing to fight for the causes that are important to young adults? Those two questions should have relatively straightforward answers, especially for a politician who has been in the public spotlight for more than thirty years. And yet, they’ve been impossible to pin down. On the…
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Democrats Admit: Millennials a “Huge Problem” for Clinton

When David Plouffe speaks about campaign strategy it’s time to listen. He’s the brains behind Barack Obama’s come-from-nowhere takedown of Sen. Hillary Clinton in the Democrat primary and relatively easy victory over Sen. John McCain in the presidential race. To accomplish those feats he upended conventional campaign strategy and built a future-ready political infrastructure that…
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Despite Latest Efforts, Clinton Still Fails to Inspire Young Voters

It was telling that Hillary Clinton’s first sustained applause line in her speech targeted at millennial voters came when she mentioned the true object of their affection. “I worked with Bernie Sanders on a plan—“ Clinton began before her voice was overwhelmed with cheers from the small crowd of students gathered at Temple University. It…
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Millennials Ready to Flex Their Political Muscles

When you listen to older generations discuss Millennials the adjective you often hear is entitled. It’s a caricature that’s proven hard to shake. To hear older folks tell it, young adults fit one mold – that of a bushy-bearded, tight-jean-wearing, hipster who wilts under a hint of disagreement and confuses the word “entrepreneurial” with a refusal…
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Despite So-Called “Recovery,” More Millennials Moving Back Home

College graduation is one of the most important days of a young person’s life. It’s a milestone that signifies the end of formal education and the beginning of life in the real world, a time marked by the hope of an unwritten future, the nervous anticipation of whatever comes next, and the angst of potential…
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Why Aren’t Young Adults Voting? Simple. Obama Left Us Jaded

President Obama was supposed to be the president who finally broke through young adults’ cynicism and political apathy. His positive message about eschewing “politics as usual” in favor of an inclusive government that tears down political barriers and seeks consensus on how to move forward, was a breath of fresh air that youth voters hadn’t…
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The Greek Collapse Shows Millennials the Problems with Socialism

Millennials’ economic views are generally complicated, often contradictory, and certainly a product of their time. In spite of the myriad data points that confound any attempts at generalization, the media has latched onto one single piece of information: Young adults seeming affinity for socialism. The media’s ears first began to perk up in 2011, when…
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