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Monday, February 29, 2016

Millennial Voters: More Liberal, But Will They Turn Out?

Supporters wait to greet Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at the end of a rally at Colorado State University's Molby Areana in Ft. Collins, Colorado, February 28, 2016. (Jason Connolly/AFP/Getty Images)

Supporters wait to greet Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at the end of a rally at Colorado State University’s Molby Areana in Ft. Collins, Colorado, February 28, 2016. (Jason Connolly/AFP/Getty Images)

The millennial generation is now the most educated, the most diverse and, as Derek Thompson of The Atlantic tells Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson, one of the most liberal generations ever. Thompson looks at what is pushing these young people left, and whether they will actually turn out to vote. He points out that this is the first year that there are as┬ámany millennials of voting age as there are baby boomers.

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