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Origins of the impeachment inquiry

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Use this NewsHour current events lesson to discuss the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Watergate and the limits of presidential power

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August 8, 2019, marks the 45th anniversary of the resignation of President Richard Nixon. Use this resource to teach young people about this period in U.S. history. Continue reading

Republican leaders look ahead to a tax reform battle this fall

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Health care reform has occupied the spotlight on Capitol Hill in recent months, but an equally contentious issue is on the Republican agenda next: tax reform. A team of six Republican leaders has already developed some broad policy goals. Continue reading

First Lady honors National Student Poets — Class Discussion

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(Anita Wright/NewsHour Extra)   Have your students read the following article, then discuss the power of poetry as a class using the discussion questions.  Five…read more

What’s Racism Got To Do With It?

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Despite White House attempts to quell accusations of racism, the question of whether President Obama’s skin color has played into criticism of his political decisions…read more

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