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NASA Graduation: Major Jasmin Moghbeli. #Artemis #KnowYourMil – @GEORGEnews Today, Jan 12th, 2020

– [Announcer] Jasmin Moghbeli (crowd clapping) – I graduated today only a few hours ago here, from the Astronaut Candidate Program and officially became an active duty astronaut today. And that it’s really exciting to be following in the footsteps of Lieutenant Colonel Mann the first female to graduate from this program as a active…

By Stanley Isaacs January 12, 2020 35

PBS NewsHour full episode October 22, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: what’s being called a damning account. The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine testifies behind closed doors that President Trump directly tied military aid to personal political help. Then: shifting alliances. Russia and Turkey announce a deal to take joint control of a vast swathe…

By Stanley Isaacs October 24, 2019 0

How the Electoral College Works

Ah, Election Day, when Americans everywhere cast their ballot for the next President of the United States. Except, not really – Americans don’t directly vote for president. So, what’s happening on election day then? It’s a bit complicated because of something called the Electoral College. To keep things simple for now, think of the Electoral…

By Stanley Isaacs October 19, 2019 100

The Trouble with the Electoral College

In a fair democracy everyone’s vote should count equally, but the method that the United States uses to elect its president, called the electoral college, violates this principle by making sure that some people’s votes are more equal than others. The Electoral College is, essentially, the 538 votes that determine who wins the presidency. If…

By Stanley Isaacs October 15, 2019 100