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2012 Elections

February 17, 2012

February 17, 2012
The GOP Race, President Obama's Budget, a payroll tax cut deal and Iran's nuclear program.
Voice of the Voters

Voice of the Voters: Maine

February 9, 2012
With Maine's GOP Caucus winding up, how are people getting their information to judge the candidates? Washington Week partnered with the University of Maine to find out. Student reporter Kylie Keene looks at how voters get their news and the generational difference in the age of new media. Plus, the issues that are important in this presidential election year to voters in Maine.
Voice of the Voters

Voice of the Voters: Colorado Youth

February 6, 2012
Washington Week partnered with Colorado Mesa University ahead of the Colorado caucus to find out what issues young voters are focusing on as they evaluate the candidates hoping to become president. Student Tess Matsukawa reports.
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Political Landscape: Colorado

February 6, 2012
Could Colorado be a game-changer in the GOP race for the White House? Colorado State of Mind host Cynthia Hessin explains how the Republican candidates courting voters around the state. Video done in partnership with Rocky Mountain PBS.
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Webcast Extra | February 3, 2012

February 3, 2012
Next contests in the GOP presidential race; job numbers and the economy; women vote.

February 3, 2012

February 3, 2012
The latest unemployment numbers, the GOP race, and FEC disclosures on Super PAC money.
Voice of the Voters

Voice of the Voters: Nevada Youth

February 2, 2012
Nevada has the highest unemployment rate in the country and a high rate of foreclosures. How is this affecting the youth vote heading into the upcoming GOP Caucus? Washington Week partnered with the University of Nevada, Reno to find out what problems students think should be at the forefront and what issues are unique to Nevada. Student Rebecca Kitchen reports.

January 27, 2012

January 27, 2012
The GOP Candidates square off in Florida; President Obama pushes his economic plan.
Voice of the Voters

Voice of the Voters: Florida Youth

January 27, 2012
Getting a job in an uncertain economy---that's the number one concern of young voters in the run-up to the Florida GOP Primary. Washington Week partnered with the University of Central Florida to hear student perspectives on the 2012 Election. Details from student journalists Lindsey Taylor & Shannon Garlin as our Washington Week Student Voices feature heads to the Sunshine state.
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