If the bill passes in a final council vote, D.C. would become the first municipality in the country to allow minors to vote in all elections, including presidential races.
A Fairfax County focus group this summer found many college students who have gotten an absentee ballot simply fail to send it back because a U.S. Postal Service stamp seems to be a foreign concept to them.
The push to register and get pledges from college students to vote is focusing on states such as Virginia, Wisconsin, California and North Carolina with competitive races for Congress, U.S. Senate and other offices.
Hillary Clinton held a millennial-focused campaign event at Temple University in Philadelphia on Monday, where she made her pitch to the voting bloc that has been unwilling to rally behind her.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.