President Barack Obama will be seen by historians as the first president to bring millennial values to the challenges of the Oval Office. While much of America is divided on how well he has performed as the nation’s 44th president, Obama has won overwhelming approval from the millennial generation, born 1982-2003. Studies show that millennials appreciate the way Obama has championed their causes and created a more tolerant America.
Reorienting the Democratic Party toward its millennial base is a long-term process, however, one that will require not only elevating younger voices but also rebuilding the Democrats’ thin bench, decimated by years of losses at the state level.
Five college students, all 20-somethings from around the Kansas City area, started #WhatNow to connect communities through empathy, education and advocacy following Donald Trump’s shocking win.
Carrying the satire of medical advertising and millennial angst to an inevitable conclusion, this upbeat message warns starkly of the potential side effects of a “protest vote.”
Media are infatuated with millennial voters and relentless report how they might not like Clinton as much as they loved Barack Obama. Mathematically, the indications are that the Republican Party stands poised to be routed by those voters in November.
A new and revealing report by the Democracy Corps revealed the opinions and concerns of a focus group of white men and black women going into this year’s election.