Archives: Election 2016

U.S. President Barack Obama attends a news conference during the 2016 Ise-Shima G7 Summit in Shima, Japan May 26, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria - RTX2EA7I

Trump clinches GOP nomination while Clinton fights on

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Donald Trump officially landed the Republican nomination when a number of North Dakota delegates pledged their support to the billionaire on Thursday.

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Take a poll, debate the issue: Gun policy

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Where do students stand on gun policy? In this lesson plan, have students take a poll before and after they debate the issue to see if their views change. Continue reading

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump holds a rally with supporters in Anaheim, California, U.S., May 25, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTSFXOQ

Clinton defends email use while Trump brushes off protests

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On the campaign trail this week, Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton and now-official Republican nominee Donald Trump traded accusations. Continue reading

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Who said it? Presidential candidates’ quotes activity

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Start your class off with this fun election activity! Using PBS’ Election Central interactive map, students can test their knowledge of candidates’ policy stances by matching quotes with the candidate who they think said it. Continue reading

The Obama family waves to the crowd from onstage at the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

10 things to know about the 2016 Democratic and Republican National Conventions

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The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will not be the only exciting event to watch this summer — the Democratic and Republican National Conventions will also be televised.
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