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2012 election issues

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  • TRENDING: In the News

    GL goes to Washington: What's the deal with Prop 8?

    Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments to determine the constitutionality of Proposition 8, or Prop 8, a California ban on same-sex marriage. Thousands of people gathered outside the Supreme Court to witness this generation’s civil rights debate. And I...

  • 5 campaign promises we could get on board with

    Mom ‘n’ Dad and all your neighbors are standing in line at the polls right about now. Facebook and Twitter are blowing up with “I voted!” sticker pics. And you’re ho-humming your way through the day, waiting for the results to come in...

  • Will the next president give bad teachers the boot?

    Ever have a really bad teacher? Imagine if that teacher was given the opportunity to teach at your school permanently. Don’t worry, President Obama and Mitt Romney have your back. The two presidential candidates differ in a lot of ways, but one thing...

  • Hey, Mr. President! Let's talk about sex

    Let’s be honest: Sex ed is seriously awkward…but it’s also seriously necessary. This year, sex education is standardized across the U.S.—kids from Maine to California are learning about the male and female bodies and sex based on one set of guidelines. The National...

  • Watch this: Women rock the vote with this musical PSA

    Rock ‘n’ roller Lesley Gore recorded her hit single “You Don’t Own Me” in 1964 when she was 17 years old. Then, it was a fiercely feminist song that defended the rights of women to be themselves, to be free. Now, it’s ringing...

  • President Obama's biggest blush much moment

    Next week, Nick News will premiere its 2012 election special, hosted by Linda Ellerby. Last month, the show covered this election’s most prominent issues. This coming Monday, you’ll be able to watch President Obama answer questions posed by kids like you…including what his...

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