Glossary of Political Terms »

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Analyzing Political Coverage Around the Web »

Learn more about Election 2012, the candidates, the issues, and the trends, by exploring the Web. As you read and explore, it is important to ask yourself: Who is publishing this material? Are they attempting to present facts or persuade readers? Are they affiliated with other groups or organizations that attempt to present facts or [...]