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U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton waves as she departs a gathering of law enforcement leaders outside of John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, U.S., August 18, 2016.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson  - RTX2LV7K

Campaign spending reports show Clinton outspending Trump

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The large disparity in campaign spending between presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump highlights the differences between the candidates’ campaign strategies.

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Fun facts about Clinton and Trump – Lesson Plan

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Here’s some information on where the candidates stand on the issues as well as some fun facts you probably didn’t know. Continue reading

Student Alex Mathews attending a rally for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Annandale, Va. Photo by Vicky Pasquantonio

Young people do care about being part of the democratic process

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On July 15, I joined hundreds of supporters, members of Congress and vice presidential nominee Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine to see Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton speak at a rally in Northern Virginia. Continue reading

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Presidential Campaign Advertisements 2016 Lesson Plan

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In this lesson plan, students will discuss what makes advertisements effective and examine ads produced by the 2016 presidential campaigns. Continue reading

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Lesson Plan: Income Inequality in the United States

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According to research by the Pew Research Center, the American middle class is shrinking and the gap between high-income and low-income households is growing. This lesson plan will introduce students to the reality of income inequality in America. Continue reading

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