Republicans rising on college campuses

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Two years ago Edward Dooley called himself a “Kennedy-worshiping, stereotypical Massachusetts liberal.”

Some college students are flip-flopping from Democrat to Republican, new research shows.

Today Dooley, a sophomore at George Washington University, in Washington D.C., is active in the College Republicans and prefers the label “conservative independent.”

According to a Pew Research Center study, Dooley is not alone.

The study, which analyzed voter registration among young voters, said more 18- to 29-year-olds are identifying themselves as Republicans, while fewer are registering with the Democratic Party.

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