Obama counts on text messages to drive youth turnout


Barack Obama's campaign is counting on a potent new weapon for Election Day, reports Bloomberg: the humble cell-phone text message. And schools and universities could learn from his example in their efforts to mobilize student support for their initiatives. Texting--an obsession of the young and a necessity for lower-income voters--might do for the Democratic presidential candidate what arm-twisting precinct captains did in years past: prod millions to get out and

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