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#MonitoringTheMidterms: FBI investigation into Kavanaugh wraps up

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Use this lesson with your students to discuss Thursday’s news that the FBI has wrapped up their investigation on sexual misconduct accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Continue reading

Polling Pitfalls – Lesson Plan

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What do people need to consider when evaluating public opinion polls? After viewing The Poll Dance, students will examine important aspects of valid polling and evaluate three polls. Continue reading

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

Down in Polls, McCain Fights to Make Up Ground on the Economy

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National polls have Senator Obama leading Senator McCain by as many as 10 percentage points, but McCain is pledging that the election is far from…read more

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