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U.S. Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell holds a news conference after he was re-elected to a sixth term to the U.S. Senate at the University of Louisville in Louisville

Can Obama and the GOP Congress work together?

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The results of the midterm elections have raised questions about how a Republican-controlled Congress can work together with a Democratic president. Continue reading

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Will West Virginia voters elect an 18-year-old lawmaker?

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College freshman Saira Blair could become one of the country’s youngest lawmakers in Tuesday’s midterm election. Continue reading

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What students need to know about midterms

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Are your students confused about what midterm elections mean for the country? Use our answers below as a primer on what to expect Nov. 4.…read more

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Do Now: Why vote?

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We asked students, why vote in the midterm elections? What issues matter the most to you?

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Will Voter ID laws affect voter turnout?

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New voting laws in North Carolina and other states are raising concerns about voter turnout in advance of the Nov. 4 midterm elections. Continue reading

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