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Jill Stein and the role of third party candidates in presidential elections

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The third party candidate Dr. Jill Stein of the Green Party says she remains the only candidate in the presidential race who is not corrupted by lobbyists’ money, corporate money or super PACs. Continue reading

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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

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Trump criticized for response to Muslim military family

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is being roundly criticized for his response to a speech given at the Democratic National Convention last week by the parents of Army Captain Humayun Khan, a Muslim American soldier killed in the Iraq War. Continue reading

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Democratic and Republican conventions through the eyes of young voters

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PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs (SRL) traveled to the Republican and Democratic National Conventions to find a diverse range of youth perspectives on this year’s presidential election. Continue reading

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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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