AIR DATE: Sunday, March 22, 2015
CLIP: Should the U.S. require mandatory voting? (1 min.)
“Should the U.S. require mandatory voting?” The question was asked of President Obama at a town hall meeting held the previous week in Cleveland. The president in his reply said he could support mandatory voting as a short-term fix for counteracting the influence of money in politics.
KEYWORDS: Campaigns & Elections, President Obama, Voter Turnout, Apathy, Mandatory Voting

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C-SPAN's 2015 Summer Educators' Conferences

Each summer, C-SPAN hosts two teacher conferences in Washington, DC. The day-and-a-half long conferences are held during the month of July at C-SPAN’s headquarters in the heart of Washington, DC. Airfare to and from Washington, two nights’ hotel stay, and meals during the conference are all provided by C-SPAN.

At this conference middle and high school educators (grades 6-12) gather from around the country to learn more about C-SPAN and how to effectively integrate C-SPAN’s online resources into their classrooms.

Applications must be received by Friday, April 3, 2015

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