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|Though many students are liberals on social issues, the economic reality of a weak job market has taken a toll on their loyalties: far fewer 18 to 29 year-olds now identify themselves as Democrats compared with 2008.
“Is the recession, which is hitting young people very hard, doing lasting or permanent damage to what looked like a good Democratic advantage with this age group?” asked a PEW researcher. Jury is still out
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