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For decades, young people have played a marginal role in politics, but a combination of compelling issues—including 9-11, the election of Barack Obama and the current economic instability—have galvanized many otherwise disaffected young Americans. The Internet has given a “Red Bull” jolt to political participation, allowing more people to get involved in more ways. A correspondent for NBC News who reports from Capitol Hill on the House of Representatives and covers youth issues for NBC Nightly News, Today and MSNBC, Luke Russert brings his views and analysis on America’s youth political movement. Russert shares with audiences his up-to-the-minute analysis of current events including news from Congress and the Obama Administration. He leads a spirited Q&A session in which he is ready to weigh in on any topic, anytime and shares his insights on how social networking and technology will continue to change not only campaigning, but governing as well.
Following in the footsteps of his legendary father, Luke Russert stands out among the new generation of American journalists. He shares fresh insights into the millennial generation, today’s headlines and what’s going on in Washington.
A correspondent for NBC News who reports from Capitol Hill on the House of Representatives and covers youth issues for NBC Nightly News, Today and MSNBC, Luke Russert brings new perspectives and a fresh voice to the American political scene and offers audiences an inside look at politics in America. Having covered youth issues for NBC during the 2008 election, Russert takes a special look at how issues and technology have increased political participation among young Americans. Not content to focus solely on political news and generational insights, Russert co-hosts a critically-acclaimed sports radio talk show 60/20 Sports with political pundit James Carville on Sirius XM Satellite Radio.