Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet 'Morning Shift' #32: Sit and be counted October 23, 2012 By: Kate Dries Download Story [View the story "'Morning Shift' #32: Sit and be counted" on Storify]'Morning Shift' #32: Sit and be countedOn Tuesday's Morning Shift, we react to the presidential debate, talk about Jesse Jackson Jr., and look at why young voters have lost the spark they had in 2008. Danny Black will also be performing in studio.Storified by · Tue, Oct 23 2012 06:10:16Romney BlimpMike Licht, NotionsCapital.comFirst, Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) weigh in on Monday night’s third and final presidential debate, which covered American foreign policy.Final presidential debate: Challenging each other face to facePresident Barack Obama sharply challenged Mitt Romney on foreign policy in their final campaign debate Monday night, saying, "Every time ...Mitt's entire debate strategy: What he just said, but from a white guyBill MaherRT @CBSNews: BREAKING: CBS NEWS INSTANT POLL Who won the #Debate? OBAMA: 53%; ROMNEY: 23%, TIE: 24% (Margin of Error: 4%; Sample Size: 521)Steve PolhillThen, Democratic Congressmen Danny Davis and Bobby Rush met with Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. in Washington, DC before Jackson reportedly heads back to Mayo Clinic to continue treatment for bipolar disorder. The Morning Shift talk with Davis about Jackson’s condition and what 2nd District constituents can expect in the coming weeks.Congressmen compare Jackson, Jr. to Biblical figure Job, Bulls' Derrick RoseIllinois Democrats defended their colleague after visiting him at his home, and told the press to back off while Jackson recovers from me...Then, The presidential election is two weeks away. There’s been a lot of talk about whether young voters will turn out big this time the way they did four years ago. National polls suggest a drop in interest among voters under 30. WBEZ’s Becky Vevea looks at whether the enthusiasm gap holds true for young people who voted for their first time in 2008. The youth vote: Where is the energy from 2008?The presidential election is two weeks from today, and there’s been a lot of talk about whether young voters will turn out in big n...Next, A study by the Pew Research Center last month reported that half of Americans under 30 don’t know whether they’re registered to vote. That’s a striking contrast to young people’s excitement four years ago. Shawn Healy from the McCormick Foundation looks at what we know about youth voting patterns -- and what to expect come Election Day. And Allison Jones, editor of the website Idealist, says how to tell a “slacktivist” from an activist. To join the conversation, call 312.923.9239or tweet using the hashtag #MorningShift. Youth Engagement Falls; Registration Also Declines - Pew Research CenterYoung voters are significantly less engaged in this year's election than at a comparable point in 2008 and now lag far behind older voter...Finally, If you’ve had your fill of “talk shows set in a hipster bar” -- or, even if you haven’t -- musician Danny Black, formerly of The Blacks and of Healthy White Baby, offers a slight change of pace, if not a different setting. Black’s God, SEX and Death Variety Hour at Chicago’s Hideout jettisons the required snarky talk show host and ups the dosage of writers, comedians and bands. Black joins us for a live performance and to talk about the show and his own brushes with God, sex and death.Danny Black Carnival Magic- Amazing !!!!!kimalt1 Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Previous post in Morning Shift with Tony Sarabia 'Morning Shift' #31: Ladies first Next post in Morning Shift with Tony Sarabia 'Morning Shift' #33: Death and taxes View the discussion thread. Top Headlines On WBEZ.org The Best Albums of 2013: The Top 10 Looking back at 1970s Uptown Strange Brews Podcast The Best Albums of 2013: 20 to 11 The politics behind the Illinois pension vote Chewing the Fat with Monica Eng and Louisa Chu Exoneree Diaries: Antione’s pay day How do kids like the new CPS lunches? Woman scarred by orphanage Remembering the 'Forgotten Hoosiers' What’s street cleaning really good for? What can Englewood learn from the new Detroit Whole Foods?