In this world, every act can be a political act. Here are our extensive reports on the subject.

‘Hamilton’ cast teaches Minnesota students about democracy and voting


“Hamilton” cast members Josh Tower (Aaron Burr), Stephanie Umoh (Angelica Schuyler), Tyler Belo(Hercules Mulligan/James Madison) and Raven Thomas (Ensemble) joined high school students from Hennepin Theatre Trust’s “Spotlight Education” program today in a unique opportunity to engage in a roundtable discussion with Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon on democracy and voting.

Juneteenth: a deserved historical holiday


On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden raised his pen to a historically important bill known as “Juneteenth Independence Day,” making this the first new national federal holiday since 1983, when Martin Luther King Jr. Day was signed into law by former President Ronald Reagan.

The Democratic Party wins control of the US Senate


Jon Ossoff has defeated Republican incumbent David Perdue and Raphael Warnock has defeated Republican incumbent Kelly Loeffler in the Senate runoff elections, according to projections by The Associated Press, ABC News and NBC News. Their victories mean that Democrats will have control of the House and Senate in the first two years of President-elect Joe Biden’s presidency.

Joe Biden and Donald Trump rally in Georgia


All eyes are on a runoff election that has Democrats Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock squaring off against Republicans David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, determining which party controls the chamber. President-elect Joe Biden and Donald Trump are expected to arrive in Georgia by Monday evening while Vice President Mike Pence will deliver remarks.

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