LIVE BLOG: Axelrod talks youth in politics at Early & Often event

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David Axelrod will sit down with our Natasha Korecki for an exclusive conversation about youth in politics at 5 p.m. tonight at the University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center, 450 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr. Tickets to the event are available here.

Axelrod is the director of the UChicago Institute of Politics and former senior advisor to President Barack Obama.

Join the conversation — and get your questions about youth in politics to David Axelrod — using the hashtag #EOAxelrod on Twitter.

Emily McFarlan Miller and Tina Sfondeles also will be live-tweeting the event. Follow our live blog, below:

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