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A Winning Team

December 4, 2020

Joe Biden will be the 46th president of the United States. 
He won the 2020 presidential election. He ran against President Donald Trump. The win was announced on November 7. That was four days after Election Day. “America, I’m honored…

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Biden Wins

November 9, 2020

Joe Biden has won the 2020 presidential election. He is a former vice president of the United States. He will become the 46th U.S. president. Election Day was November 3. Four days later, the Associated Press made an announcement. Joe…

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Election 2020

September 11, 2020

A United States presidential election is coming up. On Tuesday, November 3, voters will go to the polls. Some people will vote by mail even sooner. Whom will they pick to lead the country for the next four years? …

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Meet the Candidates

September 11, 2020

Donald Trump and Joe Biden are the two main candidates for president of the United States in the 2020 election. The candidates come from different backgrounds. They have different viewpoints and ideas about how to lead the country. Read about…

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Ready, Set, Count!

February 21, 2020

The U.S. Census happens every 10 years. It’s an official count of people living in the country. The first one was in 1790. Now it’s time for the 2020 U.S. Census. For much of the country, it starts in March.…

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Remaking Money

January 31, 2020

Imagine you’ve been saving money to buy a new scooter. Finally, you’re ready to make the purchase. But your envelope of cash is missing. Then you make a shocking discovery. Your brother accidentally put the envelope through a paper shredder.…

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Law of the Land

January 3, 2020

The United States Supreme Court is the nation’s highest court. It heads the government’s judicial branch (see “Government Branches”). The court’s job is to solve disagreements. It hears around 80 cases a year. These cases affect citizens’ rights. They also…

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Honoring Our History

January 3, 2020

Washington, D.C., is our nation’s capital. It is full of landmarks. They honor important Americans and tell stories about our country’s past. Here, read about four famous landmarks in the city. Which ones would you like to visit? Martin Luther…

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Top Chef

December 21, 2018

Does the president like his pizza crust thick or thin? What are his favorite vegetables? It is Cristeta Comerford’s job to know. She has been executive chef at the White House since 2005. She can make any kind of food…

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Ready to Lead

December 7, 2018

New and familiar faces are heading to Washington, D.C., in January. That’s when the 116th United States Congress convenes for the first time. On November 6, a record number of Americans voted in the U.S. midterm elections. The midterm elections…

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