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The MV Current

The MV Current

New Speaker of the House

Rex Snow, MVC News Editor

December 21, 2018

As of November 6, 2018, the Democrats won control of the House of Representatives in the midterms, meaning that they are now able to vote in a new Speaker of the House. Current speaker, Paul Ryan, will step down on January 3, 2019, when the next session of Congress begins. He planned to retire from polit...

Troubles in North Carolina

Rex Snow

December 19, 2018

North Carolina has recently had allegations related to potential voter fraud. In particular, a Charlotte-area consulting firm, Red Dome, is under investigation. This was in recent news after hiring state political operative, McCrae Dowless, in a voting campaign for Republican Congressional candidate Mike Ha...

Midterm updates

Clare Bielefeld, MVC Opinions Editor

November 13, 2018

 As we view the midterm election race in retrospect now, tensions are high as the results will greatly influence the political atmosphere in the next two years. The midterm elections took place on November 6th. “I think these midterms are a good chance to get more Democrats in the House,” said...

Government shuts down

Clare Bielefeld, MVC Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018

On January 20, 2018, the government began a shutdown that continued for almost three days. Many aren’t sure what it means and why it happened, but it left thousands of Americans enraged for different individual reasons The primary reason for the shutdown was that a spending bill had to be passed by C...