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Pedestrians walk past fences and and barb wire as they make their way from Mexico to the United States at the border crossing in San Ysidro, California, U.S., January 25, 2017.   REUTERS/Mike Blake - RTSXD2R

Trump signs executive order for border wall construction

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President Donald Trump moved forward Wednesday on his campaign promise to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Continue reading

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President Trump’s First 100 Days Lesson Plan

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Discuss, debate and consider President Donald Trump’s goals for the United States by focusing on assessing concrete policies, rather than ideology or notion.

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Tweets from classes on Inauguration Day

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High school students traveled from across the U.S. to attend President Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20, 2017. And many more watched the historic events on…read more

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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

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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

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