Young debaters at the Bay Area Urban Debate League in Oakland, Calif., say that there are a lot of differences between the way that they debate the issues and what they see the presidential candidates doing on debate nights. Jenny Bolario/YouthRadio for NPR hide caption

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Teen Debaters Parse Candidates' Style And Substance

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Alejandra Salinas, president of the College Democrats of America, says the group's numbers have been growing in key states like Florida and Ohio. Brett Myers/Youth Radio for NPR hide caption

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Youth Fervor High At DNC, But Lagging Behind 2008

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Young supporters attend the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. At 42, Paul Ryan is the first member of Generation X to join a presidential ticket. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Paul Ryan's Youthful, But Can He Get The Youth Vote?

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PTSD Isn't Just A War Wound; Teens Suffer, Too

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Juvenile Sentencing Ruling May Affect Michigan Case

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N.M. To Favor Tests Over Diplomas In Hiring

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Calif. Schools Try Out A Gentler Form Of Discipline

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Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Find Me A Part-Time Job

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'What's Going On': A New Generation Answers

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Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman makes his way through the media as he leaves a polling station in Manchester, N.H., on Tuesday. He's one of the candidates young Mormons are often asked about as they proselytize. Adam Hunger/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Mormon Missionaries Balance Politics, Proselytizing

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Supporters of Barack Obama hold signs as they listen to the then-candidate speak at an elementary school in Iowa in 2007. Crucial to his 2008 election, many young people have since grown disenchanted with the president. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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In Iowa, Young Voters Unenthusiastic About Obama

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Youth Radio's Sayre Quevedo, 19, attends community college and lives in Oakland, Calif. Courtesy of Youth Radio hide caption

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An Early College Economics Lesson For One Student

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Students Grossed Out By School Water Fountains

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Would-Be Accountant Takes To Streets To Find Work

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A photograph of Iraq War veteran Scott Olsen is seen Thursday at a vigil. Olsen was severely injured during a standoff between police and protesters in Oakland, Calif., two days earlier. He remains hospitalized.

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Injured Iraq Vet Becomes Symbol For Occupy Oakland

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