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Monitoring the Midterms: Why Arizona, Nevada and Florida are worth watching

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Have your students choose the most relevant and interesting races to watch in the 2018 midterm elections. They should start with their own local and state elections! 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

Game on: The presidential election is over. When’s the next chance to vote?

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The presidential election is over, but important races are still taking place. Here is a breakdown of off-year and midterm elections and a fun, interactive…read more

Republican health care bill faces opposition from within party

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Republican lawmakers introduced their replacement for former President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) this week, but face opposition from both Democrats and members of their own party as they push to move the bill through committee and into the U.S. House of Representatives for a vote. Continue reading

Democrats sit-in on House floor to push for gun reform

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A sit-in led by Democratic members of the House of Representatives began on the House floor Wednesday as they called for Republican colleagues to allow a vote on gun control legislation. Continue reading

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