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…

Democrats Win New Mexico Special Election
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9 Jun
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Democrats Win New Mexico Special Election »

In March 2021, Deb Haaland was confirmed as the new Secretary of the Interior. This was an historic appointment by the Biden administration: 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…

Biden’s Executive Orders
The oval office at the White House in Washington DC
10 Feb
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Biden’s Executive Orders »

Under Article Two of the U.S. Constitution, a president has broad authority to make executive orders. How presidents have used this privilege has Read more…

Inauguration Day 2021
Crowds were not allowed, but the nation celebrated a new president January 20, 2021
22 Jan
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Inauguration Day 2021 »

Perhaps no single event illustrates democracy as much as the peaceful transfer of power from one president to another. On January 20, 2021, Read more…

Biden Begins Choosing Cabinet
White House Oval Office
16 Dec
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

Biden Begins Choosing Cabinet »

President-elect Joe Biden won’t take office until January 20, but in the meantime, he has a lot of work to do. He has Read more…

Election . . . Week?
The 2020 election was the center of a dramatic week of news.
10 Nov
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

Election . . . Week? »

On Saturday, November 7, Joe Biden gained the necessary number of Electoral College votes to be the 46th president of the United States. Read more…

The Vice Presidential Debate
What was your impression of last week's vice presidential debate?
13 Oct
2020
Written by David Martin

The Vice Presidential Debate »

On Wednesday, October 7, Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris took the stage to support their running mates Read more…

2020 Democratic National Convention
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25 Aug
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

2020 Democratic National Convention »

This year’s Democratic National Convention took place between August 17 through August 20. Because of concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, the event happened Read more…

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