Poll: Trump’s SOTU Was Least Popular on Record

February 1, 2018

President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address Tuesday night drew the least popular ratings from Americans around the country since data became available 20 years ago, according to a poll. The long, almost record-setting address, drew “very positive” responses from 48 percent of those polled, with 22 percent registering at “somewhat positive” and 28… Read more

The Mixed Reality of America’s Wallets

February 1, 2018

While President Donald Trump at his State of the Union lauded economic gains and improved wages for all Americans, reality has been much more mixed. “After years and years of wage stagnation, we are finally seeing rising wages,” Trump said before a joint session of Congress Tuesday night. According to the Labor Department, the average U.S.… Read more

FCC votes to end US net neutrality

December 14, 2017

The Federal Communications Commission has voted to end the 2015 Open Internet Order which protects net neutrality in the United States. The decision was taken during a much-anticipated meeting in Washington, DC on Thursday Net neutrality requires all internet service providers (ISPs) to treat all data equally, without blocking, “throttling” or censoring services or websites. The… Read more

Paul Ryan plans to retire next year

December 14, 2017

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan plans to retire after the 2018 midterm elections, capping his Capitol Hill career with tax cuts and possibly welfare reform, according to a report Thursday. Mr. Ryan, Wisconsin Republican, made his exit plans known to those close to him, Politico reported. His retirement has been whispered about in the halls of… Read more

Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

December 13, 2017

US President Donald Trump directed NASA on Monday to send Americans to the Moon for the first time since 1972, in order to prepare for future trips to Mars. “This time we will not only plant our flag and leave our footprint,” Trump said at a White House ceremony as he signed the new space policy… Read more

Who Voted for Doug Jones?

December 13, 2017

Democrat Doug Jones won the special election for the Alabama Senate seat on Tuesday night, defeating Republican candidate Roy Moore after a bitter election that captivated national attention for weeks. Jones won the election with 49.8 percent of the vote, while Moore received 48.5 percent. Write-in candidates made up 1.7 percent of votes in the race,… Read more