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Data: College Reaction online survey of 1,052 U.S. college students, April 4-8. Margin of error ±3.0. Chart: Chris Canipe/Axios

Cyrus Beschloss — a Williams College graduating senior who is the founder and CEO of College Reaction, a clever startup that captures opinion and news from the college demographic — shared his group's latest poll with Axios first. 

Our thought bubble, from Axios editor in chief Nicholas Johnston: For all the talk about young voters charting the course, their preferences line up pretty much with the older folks. So don't look for them to propel some new candidate to the forefront — though they do trend very Dem.

P.S. ... A Harvard Institute of Politics Youth Poll out this morning finds voters between 18 and 29 are experiencing anxiety as much as joy:

  • "By wide margins, younger Americans do not believe that the Baby Boomer generation, especially elected officials, ... 'care about people like them.'"
  • "Half of young Americans experience anxiety, and it is correlated with views related to state of our nation."

Go deeper: Millennials and Gen Z will make up 37% of the 2020 electorate

Go deeper

Updated 12 mins ago - Politics & Policy

Inauguration Day dashboard

Biden delivers his inaugural address on the West Front of the Capitol. Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images

President Biden has delivered his inaugural address at the Capitol, calling for an end to the politics as total war but warning that "we have far to go" to heal the country.

What's next: The Celebrate America event, with remarks by Biden and Harris.

Bryan Walsh, author of Future
36 mins ago - Politics & Policy

President Biden faces a deeply broken America

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

As President Biden begins his term in office today, he'll be tasked with leading a country beset with deep, long-term problems.

Why it matters: Though the pandemic has made them worse, existential challenges around inequality, social alienation and political division in the U.S. were in place well before SARS-CoV-2 arrived on American shores. The country's future will depend in large part on whether the choices made over the next four years can flatten the curve of American decline.

Facebook, Instagram transfer accounts, followers to Biden administration

Screenshot of official White House Facebook account.

Facebook on Wednesday confirmed that it is transferring the millions of followers of the official Facebook and Instagram White House accounts to the Biden administration.

Details: The accounts for "@POTUS," "@VicePresident" ("@VP" on Instagram) and "@FLOTUS" are having the followers from their personal Pages and accounts be transferred over. It's unclear when that transition process will be complete.

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