An Historic New Statue at the U.S. Capitol
National Statuary Hall Collection in the U.S. Capitol
27 Oct
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

An Historic New Statue at the U.S. Capitol »

Mary McLeod Bethune was an educator and civil rights activist. And now, she will be commemorated with an historic statue at the U.S. Read more…

Paul Ryan Retiring?
US Capital Building
18 Apr
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Paul Ryan Retiring? »

Paul Ryan, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, announced last week that he will not be seeking another term when his current Read more…

Neil Gorsuch: Trump’s SCOTUS Pick
Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch.
8 Feb
2017
Written by Valerie Cumming

Neil Gorsuch: Trump’s SCOTUS Pick »

The death of Justice Antonin Scalia last February left a vacancy on the Supreme Court that President Obama tried, and failed, to fill Read more…

Learn More About Hillary Clinton
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks in New York. Credit: Bryan R. Smith/AP Images.
17 Feb
2016
Written by Lia Eastep

Learn More About Hillary Clinton »

Earlier in the campaign, Election Central did a profile of Democrat Bernie Sanders. While much has been written about his opponent, Hillary Read more…

Candidate Profile: Ted Cruz
Republican presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz, speaks during a campaign stop in New Hampshire.
15 Jan
2016
Written by Lia Eastep

Candidate Profile: Ted Cruz »

As candidates swarm to Iowa and Hampshire for the upcoming caucus and primary, respectively, Election Central continues its coverage, looking this week at Read more…

Learn More about Bernie Sanders
DEM 2016 SANDERS. ASSOCIATED PRESS. AP Images. http://www.apimages.com/metadata/Index/DEM-2016-Sanders/4af90b43d5ce490eb805defcb09d52ae/1/0
31 Aug
2015
Written by Lia Eastep

Learn More about Bernie Sanders »

As election season continues to grow more and more a media focal point, let’s take a deeper look at one of the candidates Read more…

The Role of a Political Spouse
CREDIT: AP Photo/Kathy Willens, file
24 Sep
2012
Written by Lia Eastep

The Role of a Political Spouse »

The wives of the two presidential candidates are playing important roles in this year’s election campaign. Ann Romney and Michelle Obama gave speeches at their party’s national Read more…

Meet the Candidate: Mitt Romney
CREDIT: Gage Skidmore
11 Mar
2012
Written by David Martin

Meet the Candidate: Mitt Romney »

Candidate Name: Willard Mitt Romney

Political Party: Republican Party

Present Position/Job: Romney was most recently a candidate for president, running for the Republican Read more…

Meet the Candidate: Barack Obama
CREDIT: White House Photo Office
11 Mar
2012
Written by David Martin

Meet the Candidate: Barack Obama »

Candidate: Barack Obama

Political Party: Democratic Party

Current Position/Job: President of the United States of America

Born: August 4, 1961 in Hawaii

Currently Read more…

Barack Obama’s Road to the White House
Obama for America
9 Mar
2012
Written by Lia Eastep

Barack Obama’s Road to the White House »

When Barack Obama stood outside the Capitol to take the presidential oath of office, he changed history. Obama is the first African American Read more…

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