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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…

History

A Seat at the Table

December 11, 2020

There’s a new statue in Central Park, in New York City. It marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution. In 1920, that amendment gave women the right to vote. The monument features Sojourner Truth,…

Animals

Champion Dog

December 3, 2020

A 3-year-old Scottish deerhound named Claire won Best in Show at the 2020 National Dog Show, which aired on NBC on Thanksgiving Day. A judge said that Claire, s…

Government

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 U.S. history. Biden and Harris…

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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 presidential election. He will become the 46th president of the United States. His running mate was Kamala Harris. She will…

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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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What Else Did People Vote On?

November 5, 2020

In addition to voting for president, voters chose state and local leaders. These included governors, mayors, and judges. Voters also chose members of the United States Congress. Congress is made up of the Senate and the House of Representatives. In total,…

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