Monthly Archives: January 2020

10 facts about Americans and Twitter

Adam Hughes and Stefan Wojcik of Pew Research – Today, millions of Americans use Twitter to break and comment on news, disseminate official pronouncements, organize campaigns and protests or just let their friends know what’s on their minds. Here are … Continue reading

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What Country is this?

State Department drops NPR from Pompeo trip after Ukraine dust-up  Brian Stelter of CNN Business – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appears to be escalating his criticism of NPR — this time not just with words but with actions. On Monday … Continue reading

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Trump May Be Even More Unpopular Than His Approval Rating Shows

Peter K. Enns and Jonathon P. Schuldt of Cornell University, published by FiveThirtyEight – Polls have consistently shown that President Trump is pretty unpopular, with only about 42 percent of the American public approving of the job he is doing … Continue reading

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Are Democrats coming around to Joe Biden? Here’s what Chris Cillizza says: This Democratic electorate is perfect for Joe Biden

Chris Cillizza of CNN – There are two data points in CNN’s new 2020 poll that have to make former Vice President Joe Biden and his presidential campaign feel very, very good. Almost 6 in 10 Democrats (57%) said they wanted the … Continue reading

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By a Narrow Margin, Americans Say Senate Trial Should Result in Trump’s Removal

Majority says Trump has definitely or probably done things that are illegal from the Pew Research Center – Slightly more Americans say that Donald Trump should be removed from office than say he should stay in office, with these views … Continue reading

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