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Election Day

We talk about presidents being elected "to the White House." But how has living in the White House changed over time? How has the building grown as a symbol of the U.S. and the presidency? FIND OUT MORE »

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Photo, I Voted, November 4, 2008, mamamusings, Flickr

How many votes did each nominee receive in federal elections? [...] »

Photo, Dyeing Quills in the Kitchen…, N. Fonicello, NativeTech: Natural Dye.

Learn about Native American technology, including wigwams, beadwork, pottery, [...] »

"Move over – We can't stay in a holding pattern forever,"  July 29, 1973

View political cartoons by Herbert Block, father of the term, "McCarthyism." [...] »

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Maine Results. Herblock cartoon, 1932

Donald A. Ritchie, Historian of the U.S. Senate, asks how a political cartoon [...] »

Screencapture, Win the White House opening screen, 2013

What does it take to win a presidential campaign? Try it yourself with this [...] »

photomechanical print, But you can't make him drink, 1904 February 3, Udo J. Kep

Find, analyze, and create political cartoons that address any issue in U.S. [...] »

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Print, Dividing the national map, 1860, Library of Congress

What can historical election maps tell us? Take a look at the electoral vote [...] »

Political cartoon, Campaign Contributions Cause Colossal Crimes, Mar. 7, 1924...

A menagerie of terms for politicians, parties, factions, and movements. [...] »

"Photograph of Kennedy Family with Dogs During a Weekend. . . ," 1963, NARA

Think the mudslinging in modern campaigns is bad? Campaigns have always been " [...] »

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