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Youth Vote: Dems' Secret Weapon 40 Years in the Making?

By Carl M. Cannon - March 25, 2011

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(President Nixon signs the 26th Amendment, lowering the voting age in America to 18 from 21.) Forty years ago this week, the House of Representatives, on an overwhelming bipartisan vote, sent a proposed constitutional amendment to the states to lower the voting age in this country to 18. It was a time of war - a war in which tens of thousands of young men younger than 21 were conscripted into...

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