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Abortion rates have been going down for decades. But with the recent wave of statewide abortion restrictions, the issue has taken a front seat in the 2020 election.
- Climate Change
The effects of climate change – like more frequent wildfires and flooding – are hitting home for voters in a way they haven’t in the past.
The US economy is currently in its longest expansion ever and unemployment is at a record low. That's music to President Trump's ears. But the country's also dealing with rising income inequality and stagnant wages.
The nation has a $1.5 trillion student debt problem. That's led to a fierce debate about how to make college more affordable. The candidates also have policies to address everything from universal pre-k to charter schools.
A string of mass shootings in recent years have amplified this issue for American voters and ignited new calls for action by lawmakers.
- Health Care
US health care is the most expensive in the world. And Americans are fed up with its high prices, making it one of the most pressing issues on the campaign trail.
Immigration has been a defining issue of President Trump’s first term. That’s fueled a debate about everything from the future of DACA to border security to refugee policies.
- National Security
The threat of terrorism. Nuclear war. Cybersecurity. There are a wide variety of issues that could affect the safety and security of Americans.
- Social Justice
Social justice = the principle that everyone deserves to be treated equally. On the 2020 campaign trail, that's translating into policies for criminal justice reform, LGBTQ+ rights, and gender equality.
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- Iowa Caucuses 2020
The Iowa caucuses set the stage for how the rest of the presidential primary season goes down. Here's how they work and why some people aren't happy with their influence on presidential elections.
- 2020 Election Terms
Caucus. Primary. Electoral College. Delegate. They sound fancy, but do you know what they mean? Here are some of the terms to know ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
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