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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 […]

State of the Union Recap

State of the Union Recap

Posted by on Feb 12, 2019 in United States | No Comments

Last Thursday evening, Donald Trump delivered his annual State of the Union Address from the House of Representatives. The speech was broadcast live on national television, and millions of Americans tuned in to watch. While supporters praised the president’s message of bipartisanship and the importance of coming together across the political aisle, critics pointed out […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Feb 5, 2019 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Power Company to Blame for California Wildfires Last December, btw brought you the story of the recent California wildfire, the Camp Fire, that was more deadly than California’s other seven worst wildfires combined. The Camp Fire killed at least 86 people, destroyed roughly 18,500 structures, and nearly leveled the town of Paradise, California. Now, the […]

Trump Addresses the Nation

Trump Addresses the Nation

Posted by on Jan 17, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site discusses President Trump’s continued comments on the ongoing government shutdown. The central focus of the president’s speech was the need for border security. He explained that the federal government had shut down because Democrats have refused to allocate enough money in the budget for adequate […]

Michael Cohen Sentenced

Michael Cohen Sentenced

Posted by on Dec 19, 2018 in Current Events, Government | No Comments

Back in August, Election Central brought you the story of the arrest of Michael D. Cohen, Donald Trump’s former personal attorney. At that time, Cohen pleaded guilty to violating campaign finance law, several counts of tax evasion, and one count of bank fraud. On December 12, he was sentenced to three years in prison. Here, […]