Government & Civics

10 things to know about Inauguration Day

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In the United States, presidential inauguration ceremonies are full of tradition. Learn about the significance and history of Inauguration Day. Continue reading

Obama looks back on presidency in farewell address

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Outgoing President Barack Obama talked about key accomplishments made during his presidency in his farewell address from Chicago on Tuesday. Continue reading

Hearing begins for Trump’s attorney general nominee

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Tuesday saw the beginning of confirmation hearings for Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general. Continue reading

Joe Biden on Donald Trump and Russia

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Vice President Joe Biden criticized President-elect Donald Trump’s angry tweets in an interview with PBS NewsHour on Thursday, saying, “Grow up, Donald.” Continue reading

Alt-right seeks to make white nationalism mainstream

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Discuss the rise of the alt-right movement in the United States with this PBS NewsHour video and questions. Continue reading

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