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Trump’s quiet economic crisis

Steve Glickman, John Lettieri, “We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and to restore its promise for all of our people.”  The opening words of President Trump’s inaugural address likely foreshadow the theme for his first address before a joint session of Congress on Tuesday – an

Political divide widens between rural, urban voters, analysts say

There’s always been a political divide between city and country dwellers, but experts say this election year the gap is wider than ever before. “It’s expedited quite significantly over the past decade or so,” said Ross C. Devol, chief research officer for the independent economic think tank The Milken Institute. “And the recession probably edged