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Election Day

We talk about presidents being elected "to the White House." But how has living in the White House changed over time? How has the building grown as a symbol of the U.S. and the presidency? FIND OUT MORE »

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Print, Washington, D.C.--the Electoral Commission..., LoC

Look to the Library of Congress for your election and electoral congress needs. [...] »

Cartoon, On Uncle Sam's Farm, November 27, 1912, Udo J. Keppler, HarpWeek, LLC.

How has campaigning changed over the years? Need to know details on major [...] »

Photo, I Voted, November 4, 2008, mamamusings, Flickr

How many votes did each nominee receive in federal elections? [...] »

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photomechanical print, But you can't make him drink, 1904 February 3, Udo J. Kep

Find, analyze, and create political cartoons that address any issue in U.S. [...] »

Lithograph, A so called president in petticoats, 1865, Library of Congress

Political cartoons are often conceptually complex, but offer valuable insights [...] »

Photo, 1932, U.S. Senate Historical Office

What can a photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1932 reveal? Donald A. [...] »

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"Photograph of Kennedy Family with Dogs During a Weekend. . . ," 1963, NARA

Think the mudslinging in modern campaigns is bad? Campaigns have always been " [...] »

Photo, Lincoln Inaugural Bible, 2008, Michaela McNichol

The first day on the new job is difficult for everybody—including U.S. [...] »

Woodcut on wove paper, "Union,"  c. 1848, Thomas W. Strong, Library of Congress

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