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 […]

Saying Goodbye to Senator John McCain

Saying Goodbye to Senator John McCain

Posted by 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 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 […]

Candidates, Campaigns . . . and Child Care?

Candidates, Campaigns . . . and Child Care?

Posted by 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 […]

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 […]

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, […]