Biden Introduces Immigration Plan

Biden Introduces Immigration Plan

Posted by on Feb 25, 2021 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s Election Central post provides new information on an immigration bill being considered in the U.S. Congress. During the Trump administration, immigration policies and practices dominated headlines. How does the Biden administration plan to address U.S. immigration policy? Here, Election Central takes a closer look at President Biden’s proposals thus far. To learn more […]

Status of Biden’s Cabinet

Status of Biden’s Cabinet

Posted by on Feb 4, 2021 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s Election Central post updates you on President Biden’s cabinet of advisors, what they do, and their progress in getting Senate confirmation. One of the first and most important jobs of a new president is to choose a cabinet: the group of advisers and departmental heads that works closely with the president to make […]

YOU DECIDE: Should Democrats Pursue a “Court-Packing” Strategy?

YOU DECIDE: Should Democrats Pursue a “Court-Packing” Strategy?

Posted by on Oct 28, 2020 in You Decide! | No Comments

The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in September left a vacancy on the Supreme Court. Within days, President Trump nominated a new justice: Judge Amy Coney Barrett. The Senate confirmed Judge Barrett’s on October 26. The Court now has a 6 to 3 majority of justices appointed by Republican presidents, leading many […]

Barrett Confirmation Hearings

Barrett Confirmation Hearings

Posted by on Oct 22, 2020 in Top Stories, United States | No Comments

Did you watch Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s televised Supreme Court confirmation hearings last week? Many Americans tuned in to watch or read about the nearly twenty hours of hearings. Unlike other federal government offices, Supreme Court justices have no term limits–meaning that they can serve for life. So, whoever is chosen to take Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg seat on the Court can affect legal policy for decades, maybe even generations. Here, btw takes a closer […]

Dollar for Dollar: Which Candidate is “Winning”?

Dollar for Dollar: Which Candidate is “Winning”?

Posted by on Oct 19, 2020 in Current Events | No Comments

The most recent story on Election Central updates the financial race in the race to the White House. Fundraising is at the heart of every political campaign. Money is needed to purchase expensive television and print ads, radio spots, campaign literature, travel, event space, and pretty much everything else a candidate needs to get his […]

An Unprecedented Election

An Unprecedented Election

Posted by on Sep 25, 2020 in Current Events | No Comments

The most recent story on Election Central describes how the Trump campaign and the Biden campaign are organizing their final voting push efforts in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. It’s September, and election season is well under way. Maybe you’ve already seen political yard signs and billboards popping up around your community. However this […]

2020 Democratic National Convention

2020 Democratic National Convention

Posted by on Aug 31, 2020 in Current Events | No Comments

The most recent story on Election Central examines the 2020 Democratic National Convention. This year’s Democratic National Convention took place between August 17 through August 20. Because of concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, the event happened almost entirely virtually. Here is a summary of the highlights of this event that takes the nation one step […]

Biden Chooses Harris as Running Mate

Biden Chooses Harris as Running Mate

Posted by on Aug 20, 2020 in Current Events | No Comments

The most recent story on Election Central examines the announcement of Kamala Harris as Joe Biden’s choice for vice president. Last week, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced his vice-presidential running mate: Senator Kamala Harris of California. You may remember Senator Harris as an early frontrunner in this year’s Democratic primary. Harris is a historic […]

Stuff YOU Should Know

Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Jul 8, 2020 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

McGrath Wins Kentucky Democratic Primary If you are a regular news consumer, you’ve probably heard of Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican who is also the Majority Leader of the Senate. Democrats are eager for a chance to defeat McConnell’s reelection attempt in November, but first the Democrats have to complete the primary process. After […]

Thinking About the 2020 Election

Thinking About the 2020 Election

Posted by on Jun 29, 2020 in Current Events | No Comments

The most recent story on Election Central examines the recent polls and information on the upcoming 2020 election. The 2020 presidential campaign season will be unlike any we have ever seen before. Not only does the nation seem deeply divided in response to everything from policing and race relations to immigration reform and health care, […]