Obama's Base Likely to Disappoint Dems

By David Paul Kuhn - May 17, 2010

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Barack Obama won two groups at unprecedented levels in the post-war era -- blacks and youth. This feat carried with it two stark realities for the next contest. Both blocs have a low turnout rate in midterm elections. And both blocs were particularly personally attached to Obama and the change he personified. Obama's absence from the 2010 ballot was, therefore, always to be a problem for...

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