Students Voice Frustration With Both Parties

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President Obama easily won the younger demographic in 2008, but some left-leaning students say he hasn't done enough to secure their vote in 2012.(Photo: Flickr composite)
President Obama easily won the younger demographic in 2008, but some left-leaning students say he hasn't done enough to secure their vote in 2012.(Photo: Flickr composite)

If President Barack Obama is to win re-election, he’ll probably need to hang onto the votes of the young people who came to the polls in big numbers in 2008 and voted overwhelmingly for him. Some of those young people and college students are actually now frustrated with the President because they think he’s deserted the political left.

More than a hundred of them from across the country have flocked to the Ohio State University campus this week in Columbus for a national conference. Ohio Public Radio’s Bill Cohen attended the group’s march and rally Monday, and found that political rhetoric may be one thing, but people’s actions in the voting booth are quite another. Click the play button above to hear his report.

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