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Topic - Peter Levine
President Obama maintains a 17-point advantage over Mitt Romney among voters under age 30, according to a new national poll released Tuesday. And as with older voters, the economy is the primary issue of concern for “millennials.”
The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee is intervening with a Pentagon investigator to influence the final wording of a report that exonerates George W. Bush-era officials who gave war briefings to retired military TV and radio commentators.
"Young people don’t have a separate set of special-interest points that have to be ticked off," said Peter Levine, director of the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning & Engagement (CIRCLE), which conducted the survey for the Youth Education Fund. "It has more to do with whether you reach them or not."
"Their interest and engagement has risen rapidly in the past months," Mr. Levine said.