Political Participation

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CLIP: Young Voters and Running for Public Office
Jennifer Lawless talked about Running from Office: Why Young Americans are Turned Off to Politics. In her book she argues the current political system has discouraged young people from running for public office
April 21, 2015 : 3 min. 26 sec.

CLIP: Senator Marco Rubio Presidential Campaign Announcement
Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) was expected to announce his intention to seek the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.
April 13, 2015 : 1 min. 48 sec.

Hillary Clinton's Presidential Candidacy Announcement
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination in a YouTube video.
April 13, 2015 : 2 min. 22 sec.

CLIP: Senator Rand Paul Presidential Campaign Announcement
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) announced his candidacy for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. He spoke at the Galt House in Louisville, Kentucky.
April 8, 2015 : 1 min. 58 sec.

CLIP: 2016 Presidential Race Fundraising
Sheila Krumholz talked about campaign fundraising rules and regulations for declared and undeclared candidates in the 2016 presidential race.
April 7, 2015 : 6 min. 5 sec.

CLIP: Youth Perspective on Government
Students from the U.S. Senate Youth Program discuss their perspectives on the U.S. Government.
April 6, 2015 : 3 min. 37 sec.

CLIP: Should the U.S. require mandatory voting?
“Should the U.S. require mandatory voting?” The question was asked of President Obama at a town hall meeting held the previous week in Cleveland. The president in his reply said he could support mandatory voting as a short-term fix for counteracting the influence of money in politics.
March 22, 2015 : 1 min. 57 sec.

CLIP: 2016 Presidential Campaign in New Hampshire
James Pindell talked about recent trips to New Hampshire by several 2016 presidential hopefuls. Topics included the campaign period known as "invisible primary"; the various Republican candidates; and fundraising.
March 16, 2015 : 3 min. 38 sec.

CLIP: Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) at Selma 50th Anniversary
Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) spoke at the event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, AL.
March 7, 2015 : 7 min. 31 sec.

CLIP: 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference
Matt Schlapp talked about the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), which was sponsored by his American Conservative Union organization. Topics included the results of its presidential straw poll, and leaders of the conservative movement.
March 2, 2015 : 10 min. 13 sec.
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