Clinton: ‘I’m Going to Have Some Work To Do to Reach out to Young Voters’

‘The emphasis I want to make on small business, my call that young people join our campaign and then be part of making us the clean energy superpower of the 21st century’

BLITZER: “As you know, according to the entrance polls in Iowa, Bernie Sanders has done a lot better than you did with younger voters, younger men, and even younger women. Why do you think is he doing so well with younger voters out there?”
CLINTON: “I’m thrilled to see so many young people get into the political process, and I was very proud of all the young people who worked for me, volunteered for me, supported me. That’s all to the good, and it’s great for the Democratic Party, but I’m going to have some work to do to reach out to young voters. Maybe first time voters who have to make a tough decision as they evaluate who should be our president, our commander-in-chief. I intend to do that. Laying out my case, where I contrast on the issues and what I think should be done to make college to be affordable. I think my plan is really going to help people who need it most without ballooning cost. I’m going to set forth my plan to refinance student debt. That's the problem I hear in New Hampshire and throughout the country. And it’s why I think my plan will help more young people really get started with their lives. The emphasis I want to make on small business, my call that young people join our campaign and then be part of making us the clean energy superpower of the 21st century. And let's defend our rights. I am very proud that I got the endorsement of the Planned Parenthood action fund, that I got the endorsement of the human rights campaign, that I got the endorsement of the Brady campaign and Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly and so many others because they know me, and they know what I have done. They know the kind of leader I am. I want young people to know that as well.”

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