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A teachers’ guide to the 114th Congress

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Curious about the 114th Congress? We’ve got you covered, from predicted hot topics and the latest congressional demographics to the presidential veto. 1. Drama and debate…read more

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Key issues for students to watch this Congress

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The 114th session of Congress begins today. Tell your class to keep an eye on these key issues during the session and check out our…read more

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U.S., Cuba re-establish diplomatic ties

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President Obama announced that the U.S. and Cuba would “normalize” their relationship in a major change to U.S. diplomatic policy. Continue reading

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How have gun laws changed since Sandy Hook?

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Since Sandy Hook, Connecticut has enacted tougher gun laws while grappling with how to prevent future shootings. Continue reading

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Jerusalem attack escalates violence in region

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Two Palestinian men murdered four people at a synagogue in Jerusalem yesterday in the deadliest attack on the city in six years. Continue reading

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