• Michigan Oct 22, 2019

    Poll: Some Workers Changing Actions Amid #MeToo

    Barbara Myers started work as an apprentice electrician in 1995, and over the years she learned to shoot back sexual banter on the job site as much as she had to take it from some of her coworkers. Those days, she says, are starting to change. “I have worked over the last several years, actually, to really be much more...

  • Donald Trump Sep 12, 2019

    Poll: Trump Gets Some of His Worst Grades on Climate

    President Donald Trump gets some of his worst marks from the American people when it comes to his handling of climate change, and majorities believe the planet is warming and support government actions that he has sometimes scoffed at. While the administration has rolled back regulations to cut emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from power and industrial plants and pushed...

  • Congress Jul 28, 2019

    Biden's Full Embrace of Obama Health Law Has Political Risks

    Joe Biden had just rolled out his health care plan when he made what could be a fateful pledge to a crowd in Iowa: “If you like your health care plan or your employer-based plan, you can keep it.” The remark echoed assurances President Barack Obama made repeatedly as he sold the Affordable Care Act, which became known as “Obamacare.”...

  • Donald Trump Jul 22, 2019

    House Republicans Vow Tough Questions of Mueller at Hearing

    House Republicans are pledging tough questioning of special counsel Robert Mueller when he testifies before Congress this week as Democrats plan to air evidence of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump in a potentially last-ditch bid to impeach him. Rep. Doug Collins, the top Republican on House Judiciary Committee, said the American public is growing weary of the Russia investigation three...

  • Donald Trump Jul 21, 2019

    Mueller's Testimony Poses Risk for Trump, But Also Democrats

    Robert Mueller’s testimony before Congress will depend not so much on what he says, but that he’s even saying it at all. For Democrats, the special counsel’s appearance Wednesday creates a moment many have been waiting for: Mueller finally speaking out, piercing the public consciousness about President Donald Trump’s response to the Russia investigation and whether anything should be done...

  • Donald Trump Jul 1, 2019

    Poll: Trump Not Boosted by Strong American Economy

    The solid economy is doing little to bolster support for President Donald Trump. Americans give Trump mixed reviews for his economic stewardship despite the growth achieved during this presidency, according to a new survey by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Nearly two-thirds describe as “good” an economy that appears to have set a record for the longest...

  • Donald Trump Jun 26, 2019

    2020 Hopeful Elizabeth Warren Pushes Election Security Plan

    Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday pitched a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s systems for securing its elections, including the creation of a “uniform federal ballot” and the replacement of the independent commission that currently helps administer the vote. Warren’s latest in a series of hefty policy proposals — which have become a trademark as she climbs in the...

  • Donald Trump Jun 26, 2019

    2020 Hopeful Elizabeth Warren Pushes Election Security Plan

    Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday pitched a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s systems for securing its elections, including the creation of a “uniform federal ballot” and the replacement of the independent commission that currently helps administer the vote. Warren’s latest in a series of hefty policy proposals — which have become a trademark as she climbs in the...

  • georgia Jun 10, 2019

    Seniors More Likely to Work Longer in Big Metropolitan Areas

    Seniors in major metropolitan areas, especially in the Northeast and around Washington, D.C., are more likely to continue working past age 65 than those in other areas around the country, according to an analysis of Census data by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. “Those are the areas where all of the jobs are, really,” says Anqi Chen,...

  • georgia Jun 10, 2019

    Seniors More Likely to Work Longer in Big Metropolitan Areas

    Seniors in major metropolitan areas, especially in the Northeast and around Washington, D.C., are more likely to continue working past age 65 than those in other areas around the country, according to an analysis of Census data by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. “Those are the areas where all of the jobs are, really,” says Anqi Chen,...

  • Bureau of Labor Statistics Jun 6, 2019

    Poll: Some Younger Workers Not Happy With Graying Workforce

    A rising share of older Americans is forgoing the concept of a traditional retirement at the age of 65, a trend that some younger workers aren’t particularly thrilled to see. A recent poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that workers under the age of 50 were significantly more likely to view America’s aging workforce as...

  • Southern California Jun 6, 2019

    Poll: Some Younger Workers Not Happy With Graying Workforce

    A rising share of older Americans is forgoing the concept of a traditional retirement at the age of 65, a trend that some younger workers aren’t particularly thrilled to see. A recent poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that workers under the age of 50 were significantly more likely to view America’s aging workforce as...

  • Congress May 29, 2019

    A Timeline of Mueller's Russia Investigation

    On May 17, 2017, former FBI Director Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel to oversee the investigation into possible links between Russia and the Trump campaign. He secured the conviction of one Trump associate, guilty pleas from several others and the indictment of Russians who allegedly interfered in the 2016 election.

  • Donald Trump Apr 18, 2019

    Many Want Congress to Probe Trump-Russia, Poll Finds

    As the nation awaits the release of the special counsel’s report Thursday, a new poll finds that many Americans aren’t ready to clear President Donald Trump in the Russia investigation. Slightly more Americans want Congress to keep investigating than to set aside its probes after special counsel Robert Mueller left open the question of whether Trump broke the law. About...

  • Donald Trump Apr 16, 2019

    Poll: Most Believe Schools Have Become Less Safe

    Twenty years after the Columbine High School shooting made practicing for armed intruders as routine as fire drills, many parents have only tepid confidence in the ability of schools to stop a gunman, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. And while most Americans consider schools less safe than they were 20 years...

  • California Mar 26, 2019

    Kamala Harris Promises Teachers a Raise If Elected President

    In the first major policy proposal of her presidential campaign, Sen. Kamala Harris of California is focused on boosting the salaries of teachers. Harris’ campaign says her plan is an unprecedented investment in teacher pay and toward programs dedicated to teacher recruitment, training and professional development. In new details released Tuesday, the Democrat’s campaign described the underpayment of teachers as...

  • Florida Mar 24, 2019

    Poll: Majority of Americans Favor Stricter Gun Laws

    A majority of Americans favor stricter gun laws, and most believe places of worship and schools have become less safe over the last two decades, according to a new poll conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The survey was conducted both before and after this month’s mass shooting at two mosques in New Zealand. It found...

  • Donald Trump Jan 29, 2019

    Most Americans See Nation on the Wrong Track: Poll

    The state of the union is dark. A large majority of Americans say they are pessimistic about the state of the country and few expect things will get better in the year ahead, according to a poll released Tuesday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. A week before President Donald Trump delivers his assessment of the nation...

  • Donald Trump Jan 25, 2019

    Colo. Senator Bashes ‘Medieval Wall' as 2 Shutdown Bills Fail

    U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet. D-Colo., on Thursday tore into Sen. Ted Cruz’s, R-Texas, address on the Senate floor, calling Cruz’s plea to fund the Coast Guard “crocodile tears.”

  • Donald Trump Jan 25, 2019

    Senate Rejects Rival Plans for Ending Shutdown; Talks Start

    A splintered Senate swatted down competing Democratic and Republican plans for ending the 34-day partial government shutdown on Thursday, but the twin setbacks prompted a burst of bipartisan talks aimed at temporarily halting the longest-ever closure of federal agencies and the damage it’s inflicting around the country. In the first serious exchange in weeks, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.,...

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