We return to the election trail today to resume the hunt for millennials, our nation's most elusive voters. Born between 1982 and 2000, millennials now eligible to vote can pack a punch when they show up. They make up 26 percent of Pennsylvania's 8.5 million registered voters.
They are satisfied with their own lives but also deeply disaffected by the course of the country. They grudgingly accept that Hillary Clinton may be their next president, but that seems more about rejecting Donald Trump and a disappointment in third-party candidates.
Andrea Mitchell, the broadcast journalist, stood in front of Philadelphia's City Hall and described the candidate's news conferences this way: "They became really great shows. Not much news was created. But [he] was a very colorful character and the repartee was usually . . . good entertainment."
Call them the counter-conventions. When Republicans arrive at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland on Monday to nominate a presidential candidate, Democratic National Committee staffers will be setting up a temporary office less than a mile away.