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U.S. states and localities offer ballots in many languages

Read on to learn why ballots in American elections are offered in so many different languages and what some of those languages are.
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The power of the ballot [video]

The United States has embraced democracy throughout its history. See how the country has expanded the right to vote to empower its citizens.
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Trump lifts spirits of Texans after hurricane: Shareable photos

Two shareable quotes from President Trump's trip to Houston after Hurricane Harvey devastated southeast Texas.
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Trump initiative to bring business ideas to government

The newly created White House Office of American Innovation will seek to overhaul government functions by using ideas from the business sector.
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U.S. issues 10 millionth patent protecting inventors

President Trump has signed the 10 millionth U.S. patent, which went to an improved laser-detection method that could help pilot self-driving cars.
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When presidents change, these are the ones who stay

The election of a new U.S. president brings new ideas and new people to Washington, but career federal employees will continue to work without interruption.
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Southeast Asian shoppers crave high-quality U.S. products

A recent U.S.-led agricultural trade mission to Jakarta connected U.S. food product company representatives and state government leaders with regional importers.
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A new photo every hour … America votes!

Voting begins on November 8 in the U.S., where turnout is expected to be high for a historic election. Check throughout the day for photos!
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Term limits on presidents are a good thing. Here’s why.

Even if you like a president enough to support giving him or her more time in office, there are good reasons not to break rules on term limits.