More Primary Results and Analysis
This post provides information about the 2022 state primary elections.
12 May
2022
Written by Valerie Cumming

More Primary Results and Analysis »

Early May saw the first round of primary elections, in Ohio and Indiana. Political experts are looking at the outcome of these races Read more…

Battles Over Legislative Maps May Delay Elections
The two political parties are battling over congressional districts in several states.
29 Mar
2022
Written by Valerie Cumming

Battles Over Legislative Maps May Delay Elections »

Every ten years after the U.S. Census is completed, states may need to change their political district maps to reflect population shifts. Each Read more…

Texas Goes to the Polls
US and Texas flags flying over Texas State Capitol building, Austin, USA
15 Feb
2022
Written by Valerie Cumming

Texas Goes to the Polls »

Texas’ primary election is on March 1, 2022, though early voting is already open. What are some of the key races on the Read more…

President Biden’s First Year
The White House. Credit: Tetra Images RF/Getty Images
25 Jan
2022
Written by Valerie Cumming

President Biden’s First Year »

President Biden took office a year ago last week. Since then, the Biden administration has achieved some successes and experienced several challenges. Here, Read more…

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…

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