1. Obama was able to achieve a really remarkable youth following back in 2008, and as far as people my age go, that kind of new voter, early 20s type of thing, people really wanted to have the first African-American president…I don’t think that following will be there this time.”

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    — 23-year-old former Boulder student Peter Wynn on whether or not Barack Obama will win the college vote in Colorado. More from CBS: A battle for women in a changing Colorado

    What do you think of Obama’s chances with young voters in 2012? 

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