Obama Breaks Ground on Presidential Library
Former President Obama has begun work constructing his Presidential Library.
6 Oct
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Obama Breaks Ground on Presidential Library »

Last week, former president Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama broke ground on the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago. The Obamas Read more…

U.S. Troops to Leave Afghanistan
The U.S. military has been active in Afghanistan for almost 20 years. President Biden is planning for complete withdrawal.
21 Apr
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

U.S. Troops to Leave Afghanistan »

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Soon after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the United States began a war in Afghanistan. President Biden announced that he wants all Read more…

Trump’s Second Impeachment Outcome
Former president Donald Trump was acquitted from his second impeachment trial.
17 Feb
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Trump’s Second Impeachment Outcome »

On January 13, 2021, the House of Representatives voted to impeach Donald Trump for his role in the January 6 insurrection at the Read more…

A Look at the 2020 Election
I voted stickers being passed out to people at a polling station
5 Nov
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

A Look at the 2020 Election »

The entire 2020 presidential election season between Donald Trump and Joe Biden was unusual to say the least. The day after the election, Read more…

2020 Election Overview Page
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4 Nov
2020
Written by David Martin

2020 Election Overview Page »

Use the links on this page to look back over the information that Election Central has published on the 2020 election events. 2020 election information Click to learn more Who was running for the Democratic nomination in 2020? Click to learn more All the news stories related to the 2020 election Click to learn more [...]
The ADA Turns 30
The landmark legislation--the Americans with Disabilities Act--turned thirty years old last week.
29 Jul
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

The ADA Turns 30 »

History
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When we talk about equal rights for all Americans, we may think of guaranteeing protections for people of color, for women, and for Read more…

California Apologizes for Japanese Internment
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26 Feb
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

California Apologizes for Japanese Internment »

History
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Is it ever possible to make up for the major historical wrongs of the past? This week, the state of California is attempting Read more…

Video: The Senate Impeachment Trial
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5 Feb
2020
Written by David Martin

Video: The Senate Impeachment Trial »

The United States Senate is conducting the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.

You can Read more…

What is the Iowa Caucus?
Vector map of Iowa with state flag
4 Feb
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

What is the Iowa Caucus? »

BREAKING NEWS!

The Iowa caucus was held last night, Monday, February 3, 2020. Unfortunately, the smartphone app system that was used to collect Read more…

What You Need to Know About Impeachment
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2 Oct
2019
Written by Valerie Cumming

What You Need to Know About Impeachment »

On September 24, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry against Trump. But what does impeachment really involve? How Read more…

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