Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed to Supreme Court

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed to Supreme Court

Posted on Oct 12, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site provides an update on the successful appointment of Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh. On Saturday, October 6, Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the United States Supreme Court, after weeks of concerns surrounding sexual assault accusations made by three women: Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, Deborah Ramirez, and […]

Kavanaugh Hearing Continues

Kavanaugh Hearing Continues

Posted on Oct 2, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site provides an update on the ongoing controversy surrounding the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh. Last week saw many startling developments in Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing. On Thursday, September 27, the Senate judiciary committee heard testimony both from Judge Kavanaugh and from Dr. Christine Blasey […]

Zero-Tolerance Immigration Faces Legal Challenges

Zero-Tolerance Immigration Faces Legal Challenges

Posted on Sep 24, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site provides another examination of the controversy around the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy for undocumented immigrants. In June, Election Central took a look at the White House’s controversial “zero tolerance” policy for undocumented immigrants, which provoked widespread outrage when thousands of immigrant children were separated from their […]

Celebrate Constitution Week

Celebrate Constitution Week

On September 17, the United States celebrates an important anniversary. On that date in 1787, 39 delegates to the Constitutional Convention added their signature to a document that would become the “supreme law of the land”—the U.S. Constitution. James Wilson, a delegate from Philadelphia, proudly stated that “it is the best form of government which has ever […]

Happy Constitution Day!

Happy Constitution Day!

On September 17, 1787, the United States Constitution was signed by the members of the Constitutional Convention. These delegates from several of the states had been meeting in Philadelphia. Initially they gathered to discuss ways to improve upon the Articles of Confederation, which was this nation’s first official governmental system. However, in the course of […]

The President vs. Anonymous

The President vs. Anonymous

Posted on Sep 14, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site looks into two dramatic stories surrounding President Trump and his administration. On September 5, the New York Times published an anonymous Op-Ed piece by a White House insider. This individual, only identified as a Senior White House official, whose identity is known to the Times editorial leaders, wrote about […]

A 9/11 Tale of Hope

A 9/11 Tale of Hope

Posted on Sep 10, 2018 in Top Stories | No Comments

So many stories that originated from the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 are sad stories of loss. But there are also some stories of human kindness and changed hearts. Today, before the annual remembrance of that sad day, let us hear and think about a positive story, in which a group of American travelers were fortunate […]

Saying Goodbye to Senator John McCain

Saying Goodbye to Senator John McCain

Posted on Sep 5, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site remembers the life and service of John McCain. When you hear the name John McCain, you might think of the man whose courage in battle Trump attacked during the 2016 presidential election. Or you may remember further back, to when John McCain ran against Barack […]

Manafort and Cohen Guilty

Manafort and Cohen Guilty

Posted on Aug 31, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site provides an update on the trial rulings for former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen. Last week, in what many have described as the darkest day of Trump’s presidency, two key men close to the president learned that they will […]

Candidates, Campaigns . . . and Child Care?

Candidates, Campaigns . . . and Child Care?

Posted on Aug 27, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site examines how the increasing number of female political candidates is putting social pressure on the need for providing childcare for politicians on the campaign trail. Ever since Hillary Clinton lost to Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential elections, women have become a mobilized political force […]