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…

Big Changes in Store for the Republican National Convention?
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8 Jul
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

Big Changes in Store for the Republican National Convention? »

Last week, Election Central examined how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect the Democratic National Convention, which will be held Read more…

States Begin to Reopen
Are you comfortable going back into public crowds again?
27 May
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

States Begin to Reopen »

One of the greatest challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic is that every state has been impacted differently, and as a result, every state Read more…

Coronavirus Outbreak: How are States Responding?
This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) represents the COVID-19 virus.
30 Mar
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

Coronavirus Outbreak: How are States Responding? »

We are living in unprecedented times. As the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the United States–with more than 2,000 deaths nationwide so far–governors of Read more…

Democratic Debates: Round 1
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2 Jul
2019
Written by Valerie Cumming

Democratic Debates: Round 1 »

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What happens when twenty candidates are all competing to become the next Democratic challenger for president of the United States? In this case, Read more…

Midterm Election Update
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21 Nov
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Midterm Election Update »

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Imagine that you’re running for political office. It’s a close race, and as the numbers roll in on Election Night, you’re not sure Read more…

Midterm Races to Watch
Credit: Aaron Roeth Photography
31 Oct
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Midterm Races to Watch »

It feels like you can’t turn on the television or check in on social media this month without seeing a political ad, as Read more…

March for Our Lives
A citizen-led demonstration.©Erica Simone Leeds
28 Mar
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

March for Our Lives »

On Saturday, March 24, hundreds of thousands of students and activists marched in cities across the United States–and around the world–to protest gun Read more…

Thoughts and Prayers . . . and New Gun Laws?
This image shows a firearm controlled by a gun lock.
5 Mar
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Thoughts and Prayers . . . and New Gun Laws? »

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In the wake of the Parkland, Florida shooting last month that killed 17 people and injured 14 more, many people are calling for Read more…

Primaries in Two Swing States
Candidates focused on results in Florida this week; Credit: Paul Sancya/AP Images.
17 Mar
2016
Written by David Martin

Primaries in Two Swing States »

A Look at Delegates

In reading about candidate victories in various states, you may have noticed the growing tally of how many delegates Read more…

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