Jill Biden’s Job Outside the White House
16 Sep
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Jill Biden’s Job Outside the White House »

What is the formal role of the First Lady of the United States? Traditionally, the First Lady hosted events and provided support  to Read more…

Biden Provides Mental Health Funding for Kids
The Biden administration is putting more funding behind helping young people's mental health.
8 Sep
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Biden Provides Mental Health Funding for Kids »

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought renewed attention to an already-escalating crisis: children’s mental health. The stress of social isolation and the inability to Read more…

North Carolina Revises Voting Laws for Felons
Will North Carolina change its voting restrictions for convicted felons?
1 Sep
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

North Carolina Revises Voting Laws for Felons »

If someone has been convicted of a felony, do you think that he or she should still have the right to vote? States Read more…

Afghanistan Falls to the Taliban
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25 Aug
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Afghanistan Falls to the Taliban »

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September 11, 2021, was the Biden administration’s deadline for removing all U.S. military personnel from Afghanistan. However, as the Read more…

Census Results Come In
Data from the 2020 Census was released last week. Credit: Maria Dryfhout/Shutterstock
17 Aug
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Census Results Come In »

Once a decade, the federal government completes a population count to determine each state’s congressional and state-level representation. The federal government also uses Read more…

Washington Battles Over Extending Eviction Ban
The federal government is trying to figure out how to deal with the eviction moratorium.
11 Aug
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Washington Battles Over Extending Eviction Ban »

During the COVID-19 shutdown, the federal government imposed a national eviction moratorium. Because so many Americans were suddenly out of work, landlords were Read more…

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