Tlaib Wins Surprise Victory in Primary

Tlaib Wins Surprise Victory in Primary

Posted by on Aug 17, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site recounts a historic achievement for a Muslim-American politician in Michigan. Last week, Election Central brought you the story of the extremely close special election in Ohio’s 12thCongressional District. But Ohio wasn’t the only state with an important election last week. In Michigan’s 13th District, a woman […]

Close Vote in Ohio Special Election

Close Vote in Ohio Special Election

Posted by on Aug 9, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site recounts the very tight special election results that happened in Ohio’s 12th Congressional district. The last year has seen critical special elections popping up across the country, from Georgia to Pennsylvania. On Tuesday, it was Ohio’s turn. As the nation watched, Democrat Danny O’Connor faced […]

Reunification Struggle Continues

Reunification Struggle Continues

Posted by on Aug 3, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site explores the lack of progress being seen in the Trump administration reuniting separated immigrant children and their detained parents. July 26 marked the court-ordered deadline to reunite families who were separated at the U.S. southern border due to Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration policy. The federal government […]

Georgia’s Citizenship Question

Georgia’s Citizenship Question

Posted by on Jul 30, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site explores a question of citizenship in the southern state of Georgia. The Democratic candidate for Georgia House District 29 is a 28-year-old PTA president named Maria Palacios. Palacios was born in Mexico but has lived in Georgia since she was a little girl. The problem? […]

The Science of Victory

The Science of Victory

Posted by on Jul 23, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site take a look at the growing number of scientists who are entering the political realm. Scientists and the regulators in the federal government often seem to be at odds with each other. President Trump, for example, has questioned the dangers of climate change and has appointed […]

Pruitt Departs EPA

Pruitt Departs EPA

Posted by on Jul 10, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site provides the news that the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, has resigned from this cabinet level position in the Trump administration. Recently, Pruitt has been facing intense investigations about his spending habits on Capitol Hill. More news stories keep appearing to document […]

Kennedy Retires from Supreme Court

Kennedy Retires from Supreme Court

Posted by on Jul 4, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site examines the news and possible consequences of Anthony Kennedy’s announced plan to retire from the Supreme Court. Last week, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy announced his upcoming retirement from the United States Supreme Court. Here, Election Central takes a look at Kennedy’s long and important career, […]

U.S. Divided Over “Zero Tolerance” for Immigration

U.S. Divided Over “Zero Tolerance” for Immigration

Posted by on Jun 29, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site examines the growing conflict and protest about the “zero tolerance” immigration policy recently enacted by the Trump administration. For the past five weeks, the Trump administration has been exercising a “zero tolerance” policy toward illegal immigration. Under this new policy, roughly 70 children per day […]

G7 Summit Marked by Controversy

G7 Summit Marked by Controversy

Posted by on Jun 25, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site examines the recent Group of Seven meeting in Canada. The 44th annual G7 summit was held on June 8-9 in Quebec, Canada. G7 stands for the Group of Seven, and includes the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. The European […]

Court Challenges Worker’s Rights

Court Challenges Worker’s Rights

Posted by on Jun 1, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site takes a look at a recent Supreme Court decision and its’ impact on worker’s rights. For the first time, the Court ruled by a vote of 5 to 4 that private-sector, nonunion employees are not allowed to band together to sue their employer. In other […]