Senate Republicans send controversial letter to Iran


Members of Congress sent a letter to Iran in the midst of negotiations over nuclear arms, in an unusual move that could complicate international relations. Continue reading


State of the Union recap for students


In this year’s State of the Union address, President Obama called attention to the plight of the middle class and laid out his plans for changes to education policy. Continue reading

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?


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


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


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


Will Voter ID laws affect voter turnout?


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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