Stuff YOU Should Know

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Posted by on May 22, 2019 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Trade Standoff With China Continues Last year, Election Central brought you the story of the ongoing tariff standoff between China and the United States. (To recap: Trump, who feels that China has an unfair trade advantage over the U.S., has continually raised tariffs on Chinese goods coming into the United States. China, in the meantime, […]

To the Moon by 2024?

To the Moon by 2024?

Posted by on May 21, 2019 in United States | No Comments

Fifty years after NASA first landed astronauts on the Moon, they are gearing up to do it again. The president and vice president have stated that the United States will return to the Moon by 2024: just five years from now. And NASA says it can make that happen. Here, btw takes a closer look. […]

Trump Takes on Asylum Seekers

Trump Takes on Asylum Seekers

Posted by on May 10, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web provides a report about the Trump administration’s suggestion to charge asylum seekers a fee for immigrating into the country. Last week, Trump followed up with a presidential memo suggesting several changes to the current immigration policy. These changes are aimed specifically at potential asylum seekers and […]

Barr Under Fire

Barr Under Fire

Posted by on May 2, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web provides another update on the Mueller Report release and takes a closer look at Attorney General Barr’s summary of the report For most of Donald Trump’s presidency, he has been under investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller for his knowledge of Russian tampering in the 2016 […]

Stuff YOU Should Know

Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Apr 3, 2019 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Status of Trump’s National Emergency Back in February, Donald Trump sparked nationwide controversy when he declared a national emergency at the U.S. southern border in order to secure the funding he needed to begin construction on his border wall after Congress refused to approve it in the budget. The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives immediately responded […]

Mueller Submits Long-Awaited Report

Mueller Submits Long-Awaited Report

Posted by on Apr 2, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web examines the completion of the Mueller Report. For nearly his entire presidency, Donald Trump has been under investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller regarding his knowledge of Russian tampering in the 2016 presidential election. On Friday, March 22, 2019, Mueller finally completed his report. Two days […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Mar 6, 2019 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Cohen Takes on Trump On February 27, Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, gave shocking testimony before Congress, accusing the president of a series of lies in both his personal and professional life. According to Cohen, Trump knew about a meeting his son held with Russian operatives during the 2016 presidential campaign, in which the Russian […]

Congress Challenges Trump’s National Emergency

Congress Challenges Trump’s National Emergency

Posted by on Mar 5, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

Last month, btw brought you the story of the president’s recent controversial decision to declare a national emergency in order to gain the funding he needs to build a wall along the nation’s southern border. Since then, Democrats in Congress have passed legislation to block this from happening. But will it make a difference? Here, […]

Trump Declares National Emergency

Trump Declares National Emergency

Posted by on Feb 20, 2019 in Top Stories | No Comments

Last Friday marked the end of the negotiating period between the White House and Congress about funding for Trump’s border wall between the United States and Mexico. If no compromise was reached by Friday, the federal government would once again face a partial shutdown. In the days leading up to Friday, however, it looked like […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Feb 14, 2019 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Washington State Battles Measles Outbreak While most Americans receive vaccinations against measles and other potentially deadly diseases while they are still babies, there are some families who choose not to participate in this program. As a result, there is currently a severe outbreak of measles–a disease which was once officially declared to no longer be […]