what New Republican Super PAC Crossroads Generation, which has raised $750,000 from a number of Republican seed groups, plans to launch a $50,000 social media campaign in a number of swing states, including Ohio and Virginia.
why They want to pull some of the the youth vote away from Obama; Young Republicans will help the Super PAC on college campuses. Key selling points? The very high youth unemployment rate, along with student loan debt. source
Republicans are going to be neglectful if they say: ‘Oh, you don’t need Independents, you don’t need the young people.’ That’s where the excitement is, and that’s where the changes are coming about.
Ron Paul • Speaking this morning on NBC’s Today Show in the wake of the Iowa Caucuses, which he placed third in — and despite the relatively tight race between Romney and Santorum, he was fairly close to the front of the pack. It was a solid enough result that he has no plans to quit the race. Paul’s strategy has long banked on the youth vote. “That’s how you would have to beat Obama, so I think that’s a very encouraging statistic,” he said. Paul will take a little break in Iowa, then head to New Hampshire. source(via • follow)