Sunday, June 9, 2024

Saturday, June 8, 2024

The cost of US elections explained

 
 

The 2020 U.S. presidential and congressional races cost $16.4 billion and experts say the cost of the 2024 races are likely to be much higher.

Friday, June 7, 2024

Report: Hate, extremism on the rise ahead of US election

VOA News: Report: Hate, extremism on the rise ahead of US election 

 A report released Tuesday says hate and extremism in the United States rose in 2023, with record numbers of white nationalists and anti-LGBTQ groups trying to undermine the country’s inclusive democracy. VOA’s Veronica Balderas Iglesias breaks down the researchers’ findings.

Thursday, June 6, 2024

What is an executive order?

VOA News: What is an executive order? 

U.S. citizens elect a president and a Congress to steer the country. But presidents have certain tools enabling them to alter policies on their own. One that’s gotten a lot of recent attention is the executive order.

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Biden signs executive order limiting asylum seekers at US-Mexico border


VOA News: Biden signs executive order limiting asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

U.S. President Joe Biden signed an executive order Tuesday sharply limiting the number of people requesting asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. VOA’s Aline Barros has more. U.S. President Joe Biden signed an executive order Tuesday sharply limiting the number of people requesting asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. VOA’s Aline Barros has more.

Monday, June 3, 2024

Mexico elects Claudia Sheinbaum as its first female president


VOA News: Mexico elects Claudia Sheinbaum as its first female president

VOA’s Celia Mendoza reports from Mexico City, where supporters celebrated the historic win of Claudia Sheinbaum, who will become the first woman president in Mexico’s 200-year history. 

Sunday, June 2, 2024

The U.S. Presidential Voting Process (2024)


Share America: The U.S. Presidential Voting Process (2024) 

Have you ever wondered how a vote is cast and counted in the U.S. presidential election? This video will show you the steps going from citizens casting their ballot in November to watching the presidential inauguration in January.