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Williamsburg-area Democrats take bigger lessons from debate

Williamsburg-area Democrats take bigger lessons from debate

When President Barack Obama ran for his second term in 2012, many of the students attending William and Mary weren't quite old enough to vote.

Kathleen Bryant, a senior at the college, started her college career interested in international affairs, but she now has her sights set on American politics.

Bryant sees Clinton's Republican counterpart as a representation of several dynamics in this country, including the growth of minority groups and the economic consequences of American companies moving jobs abroad.

"I think he's the culmination of a lot of different pressures," she said.

She heads the Young Democrats group, which has worked to support...

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