Trump Picks Kavanaugh for High Court Vacancy

Trump Picks Kavanaugh for High Court Vacancy

Posted by on Jul 19, 2018 in Government | No Comments

Earlier this month, Election Central brought you the story of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement from the U.S. Supreme Court. This week, btw takes a look at Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s pick to replace him. Who Is Brett Kavanaugh? Judge Brett Kavanaugh was born in 1965 in Washington, D.C. He attended Yale Law School and later was […]

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, […]

To Bake or Not to Bake?

To Bake or Not to Bake?

Posted by on Jun 13, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

You may remember the 2012 story of the Colorado baker who refused to bake a cake for a gay couple because he didn’t agree with their marriage. This incident kicked off a legal battle that went all the way to the Supreme Court. Last week, in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights […]

Court Challenges Worker’s Rights

Court Challenges Worker’s Rights

Posted by on Jun 1, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site takes a look at a recent Supreme Court decision and its’ impact on worker’s rights. For the first time, the Court ruled by a vote of 5 to 4 that private-sector, nonunion employees are not allowed to band together to sue their employer. In other […]

Stuff YOU Should Know

Stuff YOU Should Know

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

SuperShe Have you ever dreamed about being rich enough to buy an island all your own? Entrepreneur Kristin Roth has done exactly that. Plus, she has taken the idea a step further: her SuperShe Island is a place where no men are allowed. That’s right: no men at all. Up to ten women at a […]

Stuff YOU Should Know

Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Big Changes for GE Last Monday, General Electric (GE) announced that it will be replacing its CEO, Jeffrey R. Immelt. Immelt has been the CEO of General Electric for the past sixteen years. He was instrumental in successfully guiding the company through the global recession of 2008. Immelt also helped to encourage and lead GE’s […]

Stuff YOU Should Know

Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Alternative Graduations? When you think of graduation, what do you picture? Black gowns, mortarboards, diplomas, and maybe a party after? Around the country, students at many universities are beginning to reimagine how they see graduation, and what it means to them. This year, Harvard University held its first-ever commencement for African American graduate students. The event […]

The Senate Goes Nuclear

The Senate Goes Nuclear

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Government, United States | No Comments

Earlier this month, Election Central brought you a look at the Honorable Neil Gorsuch, Donald Trump’s nominee for Supreme Court justice, and at some of the controversy surrounding his Senate confirmation hearings. Since then, Gorsuch has been confirmed and has been sworn in as the next Supreme Court Justice of the United States. However, the […]

Hearings Begin for Supreme Court Nominee

Hearings Begin for Supreme Court Nominee

Posted by on Apr 3, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site we examine the beginning of the confirmation hearing process for Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch. For three days, Gorsuch answered senators’ difficult questions on issues such as abortion, gun control, campaign spending, and whether or not he would allow cameras in the Supreme Court. Many […]

Neil Gorsuch–Trump’s SCOTUS Pick

Neil Gorsuch–Trump’s SCOTUS Pick

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site we take a look at President Trump’s first nominee to the Supreme Court. The death of Justice Antonin Scalia last February left a vacancy on the Supreme Court that President Obama tried, and failed, to fill with his nominee, Merrick Garland. This week, President Trump announced his […]