KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

What Happened at the Capitol on January 6?

Teresa Fang

February 17th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with a journalist and a political scientist about the riot at the Capitol and what it means for America.  

Trump Faces a Second Impeachment Trial

Lincoln Miller

February 8th, 2021

On February 9, the Senate will debate whether or not former President Donald J. Trump should be convicted for his role in the Capitol riot. 

What Kids Are Saying About the New President

Varun Kabra

February 1st, 2021

Our Kid Reporter asks fellow students in Memphis, Tennessee, what their hopes and concerns are about the Biden Administration. 

Seeking Peace and Unity After a Violent Attack

Kai Koblentz

January 29th, 2021

Can President Biden help heal the political divisions that led to a riot at the U.S. Capitol building on January 6? 

President Biden Gets to Work

Munveer Singh

January 27th, 2021

President Joe Biden comes into office amid the coronavirus pandemic and a growing threat from climate change. 

Democracy Prevails

Luke Lamour

January 26th, 2021

Amid daunting challenges, President Biden seeks to unite the country in his inaugural address. 

The Rise of Misinformation

Mujtaba Raja

January 26th, 2021

What role did social media play in the recent presidential election and the violence that followed? Our Kid Reporter asks an expert. 

An Unusual Election Season

Nora Onovo

January 22nd, 2021

Our Kid Reporter in the Bronx reflects on a presidential election shaped by the coronavirus pandemic. 

President Biden Is Sworn In

Sophia Emma Wolff

January 21st, 2021

Delaware's “favorite son” takes the oath of office on the steps of the Capitol in Washington, D.C. 

After the Capitol Riot, Trump is Impeached Again

Lincoln Miller

January 14th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with constitutional law scholar Laurence Tribe about the aftermath of Election 2020. 

A Democratic Official Reflects on the Electoral Process

Lincoln Miller

December 17th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with Terrie Rizzo, who has served as chairwoman of the Florida Democratic Party for the past three years. 

Kamala Harris Makes History

Munveer Singh

December 4th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter asks young people in California how they feel about the Vice President-elect, the first woman to serve in the role. 

Listening to Voters in Connecticut

Luke Lamour

November 23rd, 2020

Many people in the Nutmeg State cast their ballots this year with the hope of ending the pandemic and racism in the United States. 

Ohio Goes Red as Nation Goes Blue

Zain Abbas

November 19th, 2020

In a rare occurrence, the winner of Ohio’s 18 electoral votes did not win the presidency.  

Election 2020: A Look Back

Siroos Pasdar

November 16th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with constitutional law scholar Kermit Roosevelt about the election of a lifetime.

Kids Speak Out About the Election

Lincoln Miller

November 11th, 2020

After a bitter presidential contest, young people in Florida express their opinions—and their hopes for a unified country. 

A Kids Press Alum Reflects on Election 2016

Kyra O'Connor

November 2nd, 2020

Covering elections, says a former Kid Reporter, helps other young people understand the government that shapes their lives. 

The Power of Money in Elections

Zoe Adele Mirch...

November 2nd, 2020

PACs have become an essential way for candidates to finance their campaigns.

 

Meet Senate Candidate Marquita Bradshaw

Varun Kabra

October 30th, 2020

Bradshaw, a Democrat, hopes to become the first African American woman to represent Tennessee in the U.S. Senate. 

A Conversation With Senator Capito

Laura Zhang

October 30th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with United States Senator Shelley Capito, a Republican from West Virginia. 

Covering Politics “Through the Lens of the Pandemic”

Annika Petras

October 28th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter gets tips about covering the presidential election from two veteran political reporters in California. 

Who Will Win Florida?

Lincoln Miller

October 27th, 2020

Florida is likely to play a huge role in the presidential election. Who has the edge? Our Kid Reporter asks some young observers. 

Candidates Hold a Final Debate

Munveer Singh

October 26th, 2020

President Donald Trump, the Republican incumbent, and Democratic challenger Joe Biden faced off in the final presidential debate of the election. 

New Voters Make Their Voices Heard

Liset Zacker

October 26th, 2020

More than 15 million Americans have turned 18 in the past four years. Many are eager to have a say in the presidential election. 

A Conversation With Senator Booker

Gavin Naar

October 20th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter asks the Senator from New Jersey about the upcoming election, the Black Lives Matter movement, and how young people can make a difference.

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