Archives: Government & Civics

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

CivicsCongressDemocratElection 2014GovernmentGovernment & CivicsObamaRepublican

Post-election resources for your class


Looking for a way to start a conversation in your class about the 2014 midterm election and results? Check out our resources below, including student-produced reports,…read more

EconomicseducationElection 2014Government & CivicshistorySocial Issues

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

CivicsElection 2014GovernmentGovernment & CivicsWest Virginia

Midterms 2014: resources for students


This year’s midterm elections are here and PBS NewsHour Extra wants to share our best resources with you! Looking for election night coverage? Join the…read more

Election 2014Government & CivicsPoliticsraceSocial IssuesU.S.

Do Now: Why vote?


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

CivicsElection 2014GovernmentGovernment & CivicsPoliticsvoting

Submit Your Student Voice

NewsHour Extra will not use contact information for any purpose other than our own records. We do not share information with any other organization.

RSS Content

Tooltip of RSS content 3