What Does Virginia’s Primary Mean for the Nation’s Future?

What Does Virginia’s Primary Mean for the Nation’s Future?

Posted on Jun 22, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site, the main story looks at an important congressional race that is happening in Virginia. On Tuesday, voters in Virginia will choose their nominees for governor. This is a primary election, meaning that Democrats will vote for a Democratic nominee, and Republicans will vote for a Republican nominee, who […]

Comey Testifies Before Senate

Comey Testifies Before Senate

Posted on Jun 16, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site, the main story take a look at some detail from the recent testimony given before Congress by former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, James Comey. This investigation centers on understanding how Russia interfered with the 2016 presidential election in the United States. Last Thursday, […]

Governors and Mayors Fight for the Environment

Governors and Mayors Fight for the Environment

Posted on Jun 9, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site, the main story explains how the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accords may not necessarily change the nation’s impact on the environment. On June 1, President Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris Climate Accord, a move which caused concern from Americans and from others around […]

President Trump Meets with NATO Leaders

President Trump Meets with NATO Leaders

Posted on Jun 5, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site, the main story examines the end of President Trump’s first overseas trip, which was a meeting with NATO leaders. Last week, while in Brussels as part of his first overseas trip, President Trump met with leaders of NATO to discuss the future of the United States’ […]

President Trump Goes Abroad

President Trump Goes Abroad

Posted on May 26, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site, the main story takes a look at President Trump’s first overseas trip. Last weekend, President Trump began his first major overseas trip, which will involve visiting five countries–Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy, the Vatican, and Belgium–in nine days. The president is breaking tradition by not scheduling any news […]

Trump Fires FBI Director

Trump Fires FBI Director

Posted on May 19, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site, the main story takes a look at President Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey.[/caption] On May 9, President Trump fired James B. Comey, the director of the FBI. Comey was in his fourth year of a ten-year term as director, and is only the second director […]

President Trump’s New Religion Executive Order

President Trump’s New Religion Executive Order

Posted on May 15, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site, the main story takes a look at President Trump’s latest executive order that focuses on free speech protections and ensuring the rights of religious liberty. Last Thursday, President Trump signed an executive order “promoting free speech and religious liberty.” In theory, the order will allow religious groups […]

Trump’s First 100 Days

Trump’s First 100 Days

Posted on May 5, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site, the main story takes a look at President Trump’s first 100 Days in the White House. This past weekend marked the close of President Trump’s first 100 days in office. Traditionally, the 100-day point is used to evaluate the effectiveness of a new president. So how does […]

Health Care Replacement–Take Two

Health Care Replacement–Take Two

Posted on Apr 28, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site, the main story takes a look at congressional Republicans newest effort to replace the Affordable Care Act with their own national health care reform package. But their first effort–The American Health Care Act–didn’t go so well. What is different this time? April 29th marks an important day […]

Is President Trump a . . . Centrist?

Is President Trump a . . . Centrist?

Posted on Apr 24, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site, the main story takes a look at President Donald Trump’s recent actions, proposals and executive orders. It asks the question: Is the president a centrist? President Trump’s removal of his top adviser, Stephen Bannon, from the National Security Council earlier this month, and his abandonment of […]