YOU DECIDE: Next Steps for the Democrats?

YOU DECIDE: Next Steps for the Democrats?

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in You Decide! | No Comments

Last Tuesday, Democrats gained control of the House of Representatives for the first time in eight years. But now that they hold a majority of seats, how should they focus their efforts and newfound momentum? According to some Democrats, the priority should be stopping Trump’s agenda. Others, however, feel that efforts would be better spent […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Nov 6, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Migrant Caravan Moves Toward U.S. You may have already heard about the so-called “migrant caravan” that is making its way through Central America toward the southern United States. Donald Trump has already announced plans to deploy up to 15,000 U.S. troops to the southern border. But is the caravan really as great a threat as […]

New Developments in the Case of the Missing Journalist

New Developments in the Case of the Missing Journalist

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

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site reports on new updates surrounding the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Last week, btw brought you the story of Jamal Khashoggi, the Washington Post journalist who entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 and was never seen again. Since then, new developments have […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Oct 23, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Senator Warren’s DNA Test Controversy The ongoing feud between Donald Trump and Senator Elizabeth Warren, a progressive Democrat from Massachusetts and perhaps a 2020 presidential rival, took an unusual turn last week. Warren has long claimed to have Native American heritage. Trump has repeatedly called her a liar for this, as well as giving her […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Oct 11, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Trump’s Financial Past Revealed You may remember that during the 2016 presidential campaign, many voters supported Donald Trump because of his success as a businessman. They hoped that Trump would bring those business skills and sensibilities to the federal government. However, when pressed about his tax returns, Trump–then a candidate–refused to release them. Ever since […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Oct 3, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Government Narrowly Avoids Shutdown It’s that time of year in the federal government again: budgeting time. And for a while, it looked like the government would once again be brought to the brink of a shutdown over the spending bill. However, at the last minute, representatives from both sides of the political aisle worked together […]

The President vs. Anonymous

The President vs. Anonymous

Posted by 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 […]

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Posted by on Sep 6, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Kaepernick vs. the NFL Over the past two years, the name Colin Kaepernick has become synonymous with the idea of protest. Even people who aren’t football fans are aware of Kaepernick and his refusal to stand for the national anthem. Kaepernick originally “took a knee” during the national anthem in 2016 as a player for […]

Manafort and Cohen Guilty

Manafort and Cohen Guilty

Posted by 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 […]

YOU DECIDE: Space Force

YOU DECIDE: Space Force

Posted by on Aug 15, 2018 in You Decide! | No Comments

In June, the president announced that he wanted to establish a “Space Force,” or a military presence in outer space. Last week, Vice President Mike Pence laid out some details of what the administration would like the Space Force–otherwise known as United States Space Command–to look like. According to this plan, Space Force would start […]