Almost six months into Donald Trump’s presidency, Americans are feeling fairly optimistic about their jobs, the strength of the U.S. economy, and their own fortunes. That should be welcome news for the president, except for one thing: The public’s confidence largely appears to be in spite of Trump, not because of him.
Here's the story Searcher referred to in the Wild Card.
President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Friday that will make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire employees, part of a push to overhaul an agency that is struggling to serve millions of military vets.
The Idaho Democratic Party is sending field organizers up north for the first time since pulling a volunteer nearly a year ago amid intimidation accusations.
Democratic leaders announced this week that the move is part of a statewide effort to locate volunteers and train activists in an overwhelming Republican-dominant state.
Americans have long had a complex relationship with guns.
Now, a new study shows that the country’s deep political divide is reflected in attitudes toward gun control. The Pew survey released Thursday found a sharp drop in overall support for gun control despite common ground on some key issues.
Every month, more than 16,000 households in Spokane County receive federal help buying food. Most are single-parent families with children, receiving an average benefit of $1.33 per person for every meal. Almost half have a family member with a disability. And all of them have reason to be concerned about the ideas currently in vogue in Washington.
Republican Karen Handel won a nationally watched congressional election Tuesday in Georgia, and she thanked President Donald Trump after she avoided an upset that would have rocked Washington ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Monday he does not believe carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming, a statement at odds with mainstream scientific consensus but in line with the head of the Environmental Protection Agency.
The shooter who was killed during gunfire at a practice for a congressional baseball game Wednesday morning belonged to a number of anti-Republican groups, including one called “Terminate the Republican Party.”
The shooter was James T. Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville.
I have no problem agreeing with Trump on this.
Holding up the bloody severed head of the president for a photo is beyond disgusting. Then again, Griffin hasn't been funny for a very long time. Of course your thoughts may differ.
Did you see the photo? CH
A garbled late-night Twitter posting by President Donald Trump sent the internet into a frenzy on Wednesday. Six hours after Trump wrote it, the tweet that befuddled the world and launched a thousand memes was deleted. But questions about the true nature of “covfefe” remained.
Challenge: Use covfefe in a sentence. CH
The Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch to become the newest associate justice on the Supreme Court Friday, elevating Donald Trump’s nominee following a corrosive partisan confrontation that could have lasting impacts for the Senate and the court.
Grassroots campaigns have sprung up around the country to try to persuade members of the Electoral College to do something that has never been done in American history – deny the presidency to the clear Election Day winner. Kimberlee Kruesi and Bill Barrow/AP report.
In this Nov. 4 file photo, Democratic Senate candidate Al Franken shakes hands with supporters after speaking at the Democratic election night party in St. Paul, Minn. Franken will be declared the winner of a recount by 225 votes with incumbent Republican Norm Coleman today....