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Tue Apr 26, 2016, 09:25 AM

Billionaire green donor launches U.S. millennial voter drive

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Source: Reuters


Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer's super PAC launched a $25 million youth voter drive on Monday in seven political battleground states to help elect candidates that champion climate change policies in November's general election.

Steyer's NextGen Climate super PAC, a political group that raises funds to boost candidates with strong environmental platforms, said the campaign aims to boost turnout of millennials, who have become one of the largest potential voter groups.

In the lead-up to the November general election, NextGen will deploy hundreds of organizers across over 200 colleges to register young voters and facilitate on-campus voting.

"We are determined that they will be a difference maker," Steyer told reporters on a conference call.


Read more: http://in.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-climatechange-idINKCN0XM1XX



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http://in.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-climatechange-idINKCN0XM1XX

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Response to floppyboo (Original post)

Tue Apr 26, 2016, 09:43 AM

1. Very interesting read about "Mr. Green."

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Response to Skwmom (Reply #1)

Tue Apr 26, 2016, 09:49 AM

2. Powerlineblog looks like a buncha climate-change deniers...

and anti-Obama fascists.

What's your opinion?

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Response to Skwmom (Reply #1)

Tue Apr 26, 2016, 10:24 AM

3. So, do you figure Hillary friendly congressmen will reject the $'s?

Time will tell I guess.
Anyways, didn't check all the links in the article, but seems like you could re-edit it to read that the man is fighting for alternative energy and is willing to put his hide in it.

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Response to floppyboo (Original post)

Tue Apr 26, 2016, 11:36 AM

4. Good info

 

The guy is no saint but at least he's backing the only horse that will save the planet...and making money off it.

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Response to floppyboo (Original post)

Tue Apr 26, 2016, 11:41 AM

5. Locking after a review by forum hosts


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