German Chancellor Angela Merkel looking warily at Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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German Elections and Fake News

On September 24th, Germany will have an election to decide who will be the Chancellor (the leader of the government) of Germany. Angela Merkel has been Chancellor since 2005. Many believe she will win again. … Read more

The hallway outside the chambers for the House of Representatives is usually empty in August.
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What Does Congress Do During Recess?

Do you enjoy recess? So do our country’s leaders. Congress [the law-making branch of the US government] takes a summer recess. It lasts five weeks. Congress does not play during recess. Congress people leave Washington … Read more