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Senate Republicans send controversial letter to Iran

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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

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State of the Union recap for students

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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

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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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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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