Education Oct 18

Column: 2016 is making me rethink how I teach elections

Assigning students to watch the presidential debates and discussing candidate's platforms have been fairly commonplace practices for most U.S. government and civics teachers -- until Election 2016. Ryan Werenka teaches AP U.S. government and economics in Michigan and says this…

Politics Oct 09

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The challenges of a town hall debate

On Sunday night in St. Louis, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump meet for their second of three televised 90-minute debates. This time, the debate will follow a town meeting format, with voters joining the moderator in asking questions. As NewsHour…

Sep 26

What to watch for in tonight’s debate

There are few real make-or-break moments in presidential elections. Tonight’s opening-round debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump could very well become one. But then again, maybe not. Polls show that roughly 90 percent of voters have already made up…

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