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Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, camera, action! Since media exposure is essential to the success of a politician’s campaign, today’s presidential hopefuls know this phrase all too well.

April 13, 2016

It’s Getting Close to Super Tuesday!

How time flies! The Georgia presidential primary is right around the corner on March 1. Update students about what’s going on in the 2016 presidential election with this quick mini-episode of On the Campaign Trail with...

February 26, 2016

Party Over Here, Party Over There!

In our latest episode of On the Campaign Trail with Bill Nigut, we talk parties. Not the ones with streamers, food, and music but the political ones that play significant roles in our government.

February 11, 2016

It's Time To Narrow The Field

Get ready! Iowa will host the first caucus of the election season on February 1 with the New Hampshire primary following closely behind on February 9.

January 27, 2016

Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal Wants To Know Your Money Woes

Public radio’s popular business show Marketplace is out with a new survey measuring Americans’ so-called “personal economy.” The goal of the “Economic Anxiety Index” is to quantify how people feel...

November 12, 2015

Elections 2014: GPB Votes For Digital Coverage

(Additional contributor: Renay San Miguel) So far, it's been all about the candidates: their positions on the issues, their performances during debates, their incessant (and in too many cases,...

October 31, 2014

Election 2012 Classroom Content

PBS Learning Media has made a wealth of Election 2012 resources available for classroom use. These tools will help students better understand the political process, the importance of issues to...

October 3, 2012