The Insurrection: A Turning Point for the U.S.? 

The Insurrection: A Turning Point for the U.S.? 

By Raya ElHajjar, age 13 and IndyKids staff The morning of Jan. 6 began with crowds of Trump supporters flooding Washington, D.C., in anticipation of the then-president’s speech. During the rally, Trump urged his followers to “fight like h***” against what he...
The Ballot Box and the Mailbox in the Time of COVID-19

The Ballot Box and the Mailbox in the Time of COVID-19

IndyKid Journalist, age 12 The coronavirus pandemic has brought new difficulties to the 2020 presidential election due to take place on November 3. Reduced access to polling stations and issues with mail-in ballots could potentially affect the amount of votes for each...

New York City Elects a New Mayor

By SAMUEL MARTINEZ, age 11 Bill de Blasio defeated Joe Lhota in New York City’s election for mayor on Tuesday, November 5. PHOTO: Kevin Case Bill de Blasio defeated Joe Lhota in New York City’s election for mayor on Tuesday, November 5. During their campaigns, both...

A New President Takes Office

When President Barack Obama was sworn in on January 20, he brought with him a team of top advisers and members of his cabinet to help him as he tries to fulfill his promise of bringing change to the country. The United States cabinet currently has 15 positions. They...

Election Round-up

By IndyKids Staff On November 7, Americans voted for the candidates they wanted in the Senate, the House of Representatives and state and local legislatures. After many years under Republican control, the Democratic Party will now make up the majority of Congress,...