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Why #Election2016 is confounding many voters

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For an inside view into the choice facing voters, six Northern Virginia residents shared their thoughts on the presidential election, including whether or not the U.S. will become more unified in years to come. Continue reading

How do party delegates and the Electoral College work?

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As the primary season starts to draw to a close, the likelihood that the Republican’s presidential candidate will be contested at July’s National Convention in Cleveland increases. Continue reading

Clinton and Trump aim to keep strong leads in Michigan primary

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Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump show a sizable lead in the polls in Michigan, the largest of four states to hold primary contests on Tuesday. Continue reading

Meet the presidential candidates in Election 2016 – Lesson Plan

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Subjects Social Studies, Government, Civics Estimated Time Two to three 45-minute periods Grade Level 9 – 12 Objective Students will: Get to know the candidates running…read more

Arlen Specter Joins the Democrats

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In a surprise move, Arlen Specter, the long-time Republican Senator from Pennsylvania defected to the Democratic Party. Specter says that this move has been coming…read more

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