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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Republicans Cater To Young Voters

Mary Lee Gibson, Vice president of College Conservatives and Marco Tarentino, chair of the College Republicans at the University of Tampa. (Here & Now/Kevin Sullivan)

Mary Lee Gibson, Vice president of College Conservatives and Marco Tarentino, chair of the College Republicans at the University of Tampa. (Here & Now/Kevin Sullivan)

President Obama leads Mitt Romney by nearly 30 points among young voters. But at the Republican National Convention there’s been a push to energize young people to go to the polls, with events like a rock the vote concert.

Guest:

  • Marco Tarentino,chair of the College Republicans, University of Tampa
  • Mary Lee Gibson, Vice president of College Conservatives, University of Tampa

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