Election 2016

Fun facts about Clinton and Trump – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

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

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

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

Obama passes baton to Clinton at DNC

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The Democratic National Convention wrapped up its third day on Wednesday in Philadelphia with speeches by President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Continue reading

Young people do care about being part of the democratic process

Student Voice

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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