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Trump Wins

(P. 6)

Donald Trump wins the 2016 presidential election.

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Should “Ballot Box Selfies” Be Banned?

(P. 22)

Two experts weigh in on the issue.

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Choosing Sides

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Two teens weigh in on who they’re supporting in the 2016 presidential campaign.

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Trump vs. the G.O.P.

(P. 12)

Will Donald Trump’s own party abandon him if he wins the nomination?

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Clinton and Trump Square Off

(P. 1)

In the first of three scheduled debates, Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump tried to knock each other off balance and win over undecided voters

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The 30-Second Campaign

(P. 14)

TV ads play a significant role in presidential elections.

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Clinton Diagnosed With Pneumonia

(P. 1)

The Democratic candidate’s illness raises questions about her health

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Why Are Some Delegates Super?

(P. 10)

The important role of superdelegates in the Democratic presidential nomination

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A Super Tuesday for Trump and Clinton

(P. 1)

The billionaire real estate developer and the former secretary of state cement their presidential front-runner statuses

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Iowa Voters Upend the Election

(P. 1)

In the first contest of 2016, Republican Ted Cruz comes from behind to win, while Democrat Hillary Clinton barely edges out Bernie Sanders

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Primary Matters

(P. 12)

A primer on caucuses and primaries, with key dates

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From the Vote . . . to the White House?

(P. 18)

American women have come a long way in the 95 years since the 19th Amendment gave them the right to vote.

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Electoral College Map

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How the election results broke down, state by state

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Is It Time for a Third Party?

(P. 10)

A look at America’s two-party system

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According to the Latest Poll . . .

(P. 16)

What do election polls really mean?

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Trump Refuses to Say He’ll Accept Election Results

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His stance is a key moment in the third and final presidential debate

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Party Crashers

(P. 6)

Upstart candidates Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are shaking up the 2016 presidential campaign.

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Number 2's Get Their Turn

(P. 1)

The vice presidential candidates faced off in their only debate, doing their best to help—and not harm—the top of their tickets

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Clinton Claims the Nomination

(P. 1)

Tuesday’s primary wins set up a November matchup between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

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Who's Allowed to be President?

(P. 6)

The debate over constitutional requirements for the U.S. presidency

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Donald Trump & FDR

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Is Trump’s push to bar foreign Muslims from the U.S. akin to Roosevelt’s World War II internment of Japanese-Americans?

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Campaign Marathon

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The U.S. has the world’s longest presidential elections. Why? And will it change?

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Electoral College 101

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A primer on how the U.S. elects a president.

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A Heartbeat Away

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The role of the vice president and how it’s changed over time

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Should Voting Be Mandatory?

(P. 22)

Two experts weigh in on the issue.

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A Bitter, Personal, Presidential Debate

(P. 1)

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump attacked each other sharply, as Trump sought to stop a Republican exodus from his campaign

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What’s at Stake

(P. 6)

The important issues in 2016’s presidential election

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‘Election Speak’

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A guide to some of the campaign jargon used in U.S. elections

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Last Man Standing

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As his final competitors exit the race, Donald Trump is poised to clinch the Republican nomination for president

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Justice Deferred?

(P. 6)

When will Antonin Scalia’s Supreme Court seat be filled—and by whom?

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Trump & Sanders Win New Hampshire

(P. 1)

Voters in the nation’s first primary of 2016 sent a loud message that they’re fed up with politics-as-usual

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A Day on the Campaign Trail

(P. 14)

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina campaigns in New Hampshire.

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The Selfie Election

(P. 6)

Selfies and social media are changing the way candidates campaign for president.

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Great Presidential Speeches

Historic addresses by Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, and more!

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