Student Who Questioned the Candidates Hopes Jobs for Graduates Becomes a Bigger Issue

Student Who Questioned the Candidates Hopes Jobs for Graduates Becomes a Bigger Issue 1

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Jeremy Epstein (second row, center) listens to a response from Mitt Romney during the presidential debate on Tuesday night. Mr. Epstein, a 20-year-old student at Adelphi U., asked the first question.

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Jeremy Epstein (second row, center) listens to a response from Mitt Romney during the presidential debate on Tuesday night. Mr. Epstein, a 20-year-old student at Adelphi U., asked the first question.

Jeremy Epstein, a student at Adelphi University, opened Tuesday night's debate between Mitt Romney and President Obama with a question about jobs after graduation.

"Mr. President, Governor Romney, as a 20-year-old college student, all I hear from professors, neighbors, and others is that when I graduate, I will have little chance to get employment," he said, according to a