U.S. News & World Report–20 hours ago
The same survey showed President Donald Trump’s approval rating drawing even with his disapproval numbers. By Gabrielle Levy, Political Reporter |Feb. 14, 2018, at 12:18 p.m.. Poll: Democrats Falter on Generic Congressional Ballot. Share. ×. Share on Facebook · Post on Twitter · Post to Reddit. Email.
New York Times–Feb. 13, 2018
How easy is it to change people’s votes in an election? The answer, a growing number of studies conclude, is that most forms of political persuasion seem to have little effect at all. This conclusion may sound jarring at a time when people are concerned about the effects of the false news articles that flooded …
U.S. News & World Report–Feb. 12, 2018
President Donald Trump has yet to reach an approval rating 50 percent, a percentage that previous presidents surpassed within their first year. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post/Getty Images). Presidential approval ratings bounce up and down and ricochet around like pinballs. But for President Donald …
Bloomberg–6 hours ago
As the first president to come from outside the military and political elite, Widodo last month moved to further shore up links with Indonesia’s armed forces, appointing former TNI chief General Moeldoko as his chief of staff and former special forces commander General Agum Gumelar as an adviser.
The Week Magazine–Feb. 12, 2018
“They fill you with the faults they had, and add some extra, just for you” — so Philip Larkin famously observed about parents. And it’s true, we do. But even if I accept that my children will inherit my wife’s tardiness or my neurosis, there is one thing I’ve always been reluctant about passing on: my political …
New York Times–12 hours ago
Their compromise legislation sets up a clash pitting the political center of the Senate against Mr. Trump and the Republican congressional leadership. Senators in both parties have been racing against a self-imposed end-of-the-week deadline to write legislation that could win wide support by increasing …
New York Times–Feb. 12, 2018
Ordinarily, the event would pass barely noticed in the worlds of politics and art. Yes, the Portrait Gallery, part of the Smithsonian Institution, owns the only readily accessible complete collection of presidential likenesses. But recently commissioned additions to the collection have been so undistinguished that …
Bloomberg–21 hours ago
… unwelcome new European laws applying in Britain. Johnson seemed more relaxed about accepting the EU’s offer of a “status quo” deal: “Things will remain as they are” during the period, he said. His comments could give May the political cover at home to be flexible during the transition talks in Brussels.
The Conversation US–Feb. 13, 2018
We learned that the majority of youth were experiencing, and continue to experience, physical or emotional distress in the current political climate. Physical distress – difficulty concentrating, insomnia and overeating – was frequently coupled with emotional distress, including depression, anxiety and fear.
U.S. News & World Report–15 hours ago
… Challenge Mitt Romney. John Dougall says he is strongly considering a challenge to the former GOP presidential nominee. By David Catanese, Senior Politics Writer |Feb. 14, 2018, at 5:30 p.m.. Utah Senate Race: State Auditor John Dougall May Challenge Mitt Romney. Share. ×. Share on Facebook · Post on Twitter.