Politics

Lesson plan: Do midterm elections matter?

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, students will gain an understanding of midterm elections and discuss reasons why voter turnout remains low. Continue reading

Are there congressional and gubernatorial elections still left in 2017? Hint: YES!

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On Nov. 7, 2017, two governors’ races will take place in New Jersey and Virginia and a special election for U.S. House of Representatives will be held in Utah. A U.S. Senate race will take place in Alabama on Dec. 12, 2017. Seven special elections for Congress will have taken place in 2017. Continue reading

Young conservatives: Climate change is an issue for all of us

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There is a growing movement among young conservatives, including evangelical Christians, who support environmental regulations. They say it’s important to act as faithful stewards of the earth. One group, the Young Evangelicals for Climate Action, has grown to 10,000 members in the past five years. Continue reading

On the 100th anniversary: How World War I changed the world forever

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April 6, 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the day Congress declared war and the U.S. entered World War I. Continue reading

Trump names Neil Gorsuch as Supreme Court nominee

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President Donald Trump named Neil Gorsuch as his pick to fill the vacancy on the United States Supreme Court. Continue reading

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