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TFK Explains: Trump's Impeachment

January 14, 2021

On January 13, the United States House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time. What is impeachment? If a U.S. president is suspected of committing “treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors,” the Constitution…

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Georgia Votes

January 7, 2021

The Democratic Party will control both chambers of the United States Congress for the next two years. That is the result of two runoff elections for the U.S. Senate in Georgia. They took place on January 5. Democrats Raphael Warnock…

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Chaos at the Capitol

January 7, 2021

A large crowd of President Donald Trump’s supporters violently stormed the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. Members of Congress were meeting to officially confirm Joe Biden as the nation’s next president. This process is completed following every…

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Vaccine Update

December 3, 2020

On November 30, the drug company Moderna asked the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency approval of its COVID-19 vaccine. If the FDA agrees, enough vaccine for millions of people could be ready by the end of…

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A Winning Team

November 13, 2020

On November 7, President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris celebrated their win, in Wilmington, Delaware. They will be sworn in on January 20, 2021. They will take office at an important moment in United States history. Biden and…

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For the Record: Election Edition

November 13, 2020

Kamala Harris has made history. She’s the first woman and the first person of color to be elected vice president of the United States. Harris isn’t the only person breaking barriers in the 2020 election. A diverse group of leaders…

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Biden Elected President

November 12, 2020

TIME for Kids reports on the results of the 2020 presidential election. Former vice president Joe Biden has won the 2020 presidential election. He will become the 46th president of the United States. His running mate, Kamala Harris, will become…

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Biden Wins

November 7, 2020

Former vice president Joe Biden has won the 2020 presidential election. He will become the 46th President of the United States. On November 7, four days after Election Day, the Associated Press announced that Biden had enough electoral college votes…

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Who Won the 2020 Presidential Election?

November 5, 2020

As of November 5, two days after Election Day, no winner had been declared in the 2020 presidential election. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, many more people voted early or by mail. At press time, mail-in and absentee ballots were…

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What Made the 2020 Election Different?

November 5, 2020

President Trump and Joe Biden have sharply different ideas about how to lead the country. And voters had sharply divided opinions about the candidates. So Americans were eager to vote in the 2020 presidential election. They showed it by voting…

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