- Young voters: Will they turn out?
The presidential campaign of Democrat Barack Obama is counting on a better turnout among young voters. Voters age 18-24 traditionally don't show up at the polls in as great numbers as their elders. Midmorning asks if the enthusiasm of today's youth will translate to their actual votes.9:06 a.m.
Molly Andolina: Associate professor of political science at DePaul University.
Robert Biko Baker: Executive director of the League of Young Voters.
Justin Rockefeller: Political activist, and co-founder and National Program Director of Generation Engage.
Bob Collins: Bob Collins writes the NewsCut blog for Minnesota Public Radio News.
Susan Turnbull: Susan Turnbull is Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee
- What it takes to unite the Democratic Party
Delegates to the Democratic National Convention began casting their votes for their party's presidential nominee today, amid ongoing discussions over how to recognize Sen. Hillary Clinton's supporters. Political reporter Matt Bai says the party is also grappling with how much race will figure in the general election.7:06 p.m.
Matt Bai: Covers national politics for the New York Times Magazine. He's the author of "The Argument: Inside the Battle to Remake Democratic Politics."
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