Run for Office . . . With an App
The company in charge of Snapchat is trying to use its app to encourage young politicians.
20 Oct
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Run for Office . . . With an App »

Have you ever thought about running for political office someday? There are fewer young people who serve as elected officials. As of a Read more…

President Biden’s Immigration Challenge
US-Mexico border wall in Nuevo Progreso, Tamaulipas, Mexico
24 Mar
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

President Biden’s Immigration Challenge »

The Trump administration faced many criticisms regarding the separation of immigrating children from families on the southern border. Now that a new president Read more…

Voting with Disabilities
3 Mar
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Voting with Disabilities »

Usually when we talk about voter access, we think about things like the number of polling places available or whether voter ID is Read more…

Biden Introduces Immigration Plan
The Democratic Party has introduced a new proposal for immigration policies.
23 Feb
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Biden Introduces Immigration Plan »

During the Trump administration, immigration policies and practices dominated headlines. How does the Biden administration plan to address U.S. immigration policy? Here, Election Read more…

The Debate Over Voter Registration
Even if you are too young to vote, you might be able to help with voter registration efforts before this year's November election.
12 Sep
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

The Debate Over Voter Registration »

There are only eight weeks to go until the 2020 general election! One of the key things that voters must do before an Read more…

Gender Equality and Public Restrooms
Credit: MANDY GODBEHEAR / Alamy Stock Photo
17 Jun
2019
Written by Valerie Cumming

Gender Equality and Public Restrooms »

When a male-bodied person walks into a public restroom, he can be reasonably certain that he will find the products he needs, such Read more…

Every Person, Counted
US Census taker greeting resident at the front door with a handshake.
10 Apr
2019
Written by Valerie Cumming

Every Person, Counted »

The 2020 census is coming up. Excited? You should be. According to the Constitution, the federal government must count up how many people Read more…

Voters Challenged in Texas
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4 Feb
2019
Written by Valerie Cumming

Voters Challenged in Texas »

Shortly after he was elected to the presidency in 2016, Donald Trump began complaining publicly about voter fraud. According to him, hundreds of Read more…

#WomensWave
Credit: Valerie Cumming
24 Jan
2019
Written by Valerie Cumming

#WomensWave »

On Saturday, January 19, over 100,000 women from across the United States flooded Washington, D.C. for the second anniversary of the original Read more…

Saying Goodbye to Senator John McCain
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5 Sep
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Saying Goodbye to Senator John McCain »

When you hear the name John McCain, you might think of the man whose courage in battle Trump attacked during the 2016 presidential Read more…

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