Health Care Replacement–Take Two

Health Care Replacement–Take Two

Posted by 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 by 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 […]

Build the Wall

Build the Wall

Posted by on Apr 14, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site, the focus is on newly submitted border wall proposals–and what needs to happen next to turn these designs into reality. President Trump’s plan to build a wall along the entire 2,000-mile southern border of the United States has provoked fierce debate–and quite a lot of jokes […]

Russia . . . Again

Russia . . . Again

Posted by on Apr 8, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site, the focus is on two people who may know some information about the continuing questions of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Russia, and potential Russian involvement in the 2016 election, has been a widespread topic of concern ever since the presidential debates back in […]

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 […]

Democrats Fight for Seat in Special Election

Democrats Fight for Seat in Special Election

Posted by on Mar 27, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site we examine the opportunities the Democrats face in a special election in Georgia’s 6th congressional district. When President Trump appointed Tom Price as head of the Department of Health and Human Services, Price’s congressional seat opened up in Georgia’s 6th District. Now, Democrats are turning their attention toward […]

Republicans Push for Stricter Voting Laws

Republicans Push for Stricter Voting Laws

Posted by on Mar 17, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site we examine the Republican Party’s continuing efforts to change identification methods used during the act of voting. Some say that this is an attempt to prevent supposed instances of voting fraud. Others claim that this is an effort to suppress voters who are opposed to Republican Party […]

President Trump Addresses Congress

President Trump Addresses Congress

Posted by on Mar 9, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site we examine President Trump’s first major speech to a joint session of Congress. (NOTE: This is not considered a State of the Union speech, since the Inauguration Speech serves that purpose.) On February 28, President Trump gave an hour-long speech in front of both houses of Congress […]

Transgender Bathroom Rights Rollback

Transgender Bathroom Rights Rollback

Posted by on Mar 4, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site we examine President Trump’s recent efforts to revert former president Barack Obama’s protection of transgender access to bathrooms. Last Wednesday, in the latest development in the so-called “bathroom debate,” President Trump rolled back protections for transgender students that allowed them to use whichever bathroom corresponds to their […]

Flynn Resigns as National Security Advisor

Flynn Resigns as National Security Advisor

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site we examine the controversy surrounding Michael Flynn’s resignation as President Trump’s national security advisor. On February 13, Michael Flynn resigned from his post as national security adviser, a position he held for less than a month. (He was sworn in on January 22; no Senate confirmation […]