Presidential Election

Study guide: Alabama and Missouri pass laws restricting access to abortion

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Use this NewsHour lesson with your students to learn more about the recent wave of state laws restricting abortion. Continue reading

​Trump complains about rigged election in final debate

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump met for what was likely their last public meeting before Nov. 8 on Wednesday in Las Vegas. Continue reading

Debating Our Destiny: Do Presidential Debates Matter? – Lesson Plan

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The presidential debates have been an important part of the U.S. election process for decades, but how much do they really influence voters? In this lesson, students will watch video clips from PBS NewsHour’s “Debating Our Destiny” with Jim Lehrer, which includes famous debate moments as well as interviews with the candidates themselves. Continue reading

“We Polked you in ’44, we shall Pierce you in ’52!” Presidential Campaign Slogans

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Slogans are a critical aspect of a political campaign: In just a few words, they must summarize the candidate’s brand and win over voters. How well do you know presidential campaign slogans from history? Continue reading

Presidential candidates arrive at Iowa State Fair

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Every four years, the Iowa State Fair serves as one of the first vetting grounds for candidates hoping to win their party’s nomination for president. Continue reading

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