After President Obama sat down with Sway Calloway last Friday to respond to young voters’ concerns about jobs, LGBT rights and the health care, Andrew Jenks asked a group of young voters from Georgetown University how they felt about what the president said. Their responses were as diverse as their backgrounds, but most appreciated the opportunity to hear the president clarify his opinions on the issues that matter most to them.
Evan Monod praised the president’s discussion of the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare. Monod has cerebral palsy, so “before the Affordable Care Act, I would be treated essentially as a walking, talking pre-existing condition. An insurance company could deny me coverage for the sole basis that I have a disability. That law was incredibly important to me.”
20-year-old business student Audrey Morris said that she was happy to get some clarity on the how the president’s policies will impact young entrepreneurs. "The president's answer on entrepreneurship definitely hit home for me, because I'm interested in opening up my own business," she said.
MTV News hopes to land an interview with Governor Romney before Election Day on November 6th, so stay posted.