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Obama wins youth vote

The votes are in, and Obama has won America's youth vote in a landslide! No, I don't mean 18-24-year-olds, I'm talking grade school here. Scholastic, that purveyor of books, news, and study aids for children, has tallied the results from just shy of a quarter of a million kids, and Obama beat McCain 57-39. So why does that matter? Because since 1940 the results of the student vote in Scholastic's Election Poll have mirrored the outcome of the general election in all but two cases.

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