Split Decision: Mixed Results in Midterm Election

Split Decision: Mixed Results in Midterm Election

Posted by on Nov 7, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site reports on the important takeaways from yesterday national election day results. On Tuesday, voters across the nation cast their ballots for governors, members of Congress, and state and local legislators. While Democrats didn’t quite see the “blue wave” they were hoping for, the party did […]

Midterm Races to Watch

Midterm Races to Watch

Posted by on Nov 2, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site reports on key political races in the midterm elections that are less than a week away. It feels like you can’t turn on the television or check in on social media this month without seeing a political ad, as candidates gear up for the November […]

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 […]

Haley Resigns UN Post

Haley Resigns UN Post

Posted by on Oct 18, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site reports on the resignation of the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Nikki Haley, the United States’ ambassador to the United Nations, announced last Tuesday that she will resign her position by the end of the year. This is the latest in a string of […]

Zero-Tolerance Immigration Faces Legal Challenges

Zero-Tolerance Immigration Faces Legal Challenges

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site provides another examination of the controversy around the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy for undocumented immigrants. In June, Election Central took a look at the White House’s controversial “zero tolerance” policy for undocumented immigrants, which provoked widespread outrage when thousands of immigrant children were separated from their […]

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 […]