Presidential Candidates

Lesson Plan: The power of photographs from Vietnam to the border crisis

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Use this PBS NewsHour Extra lesson plan to understand the power of photographs and the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. 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

Meet some of the women candidates who preceded Hillary Clinton for president

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While Hillary Clinton remains the front-runner for the Democratic nomination, previous female candidates have also sought the nation’s highest office. Continue reading

Lights, Camera, Politics: Create Your Own Presidential Campaign Ad – Lesson Plan

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Presidential candidates running in the 2016 election have spent millions of dollars to create a series of biographical campaign ads along with ads that attack opponents. Students will explore historical presidential campaign ads and then create their own TV ads. Continue reading

Candidates Spar in Final Debate

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In the last of three presidential debates, Senators Barack Obama and John McCain faced off in a sit-down format exclusively about domestic issues: taxes, spending,…read more

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