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Student Voice: Three ways voters can support transgender students

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“It is our job to vote with everyone’s best interests at heart,” writes seventh grader Ava Michelman of Virginia, who asks voters to think of transgender youth on Election Day. Continue reading

Monitoring the midterms: Political parties continuing role in U.S. elections

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What issues will inspire voters to turn out to vote in November? Check out NewsHour Extra’s “Monitoring the Midterms” classroom series ahead of the 2018 midterms. Continue reading

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

PBS NewsHour hosts town hall with President Obama

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The PBS NewsHour’s Gwen Ifill hosted a special event, ‘Questions for President Obama,’ on June 1 in Elkart, Indiana. Elkart was the first city Obama visited after he was elected president in 2008. Continue reading

Voting rights restored for felons in Virginia

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More than 200,000 convicted felons in Virginia will now be able to vote once they have served their prison sentences.
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