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Not Her: Young Obama Fans to Cast Ballots for Trump?

Paulos Muruts is set to cast his first presidential ballot for Hillary Clinton — if he makes it to the ballot box. “I might need someone on Election Day to actually convince me to go out and vote,” says the 19-year-old Duke University student, arguing that the Democratic nominee “has the experience” and “exudes the

DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities hopeful, whites sour on future

Consider two women in their 70s, both residents of the Kansas City area. One is white and affluent; the other is black and working class. Guess which one is more optimistic about the country’s future and that of their grandchildren? More than likely, you guessed wrong. This year’s presidential campaign has underscored an economic paradox:

9 in 10 Americans are Disillusioned With Democracy

Daily Bell Hillary and Trump Leave Americans with Angst, Malaise and Little Confidence  … A new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that the choice of Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump for president leaves Americans feeling frustrated, angry, helpless — suffering from angst and malaise, with little confidence with our

Poll: Two-thirds of US would struggle to cover $1,000 crisis NEW YORK — Two-thirds of Americans would have difficulty coming up with the money to cover a $1,000 emergency, according to an exclusive poll released Thursday, a signal that despite years of recovery from the Great Recession, Americans’ financial conditions remain precarious as ever. These financial difficulties span all income levels, according to the poll

The Ëśnasty effect,’ and why Donald Trump supporters mistrust the media

Callum Borchers, Washington Post Donald Trump supporters and the mainstream media have a well-practiced routine that goes like this: The media report that the Republican presidential front-runner said or did something untrue/offensive/dangerous, and then supporters reject the reports as dishonest/exaggerated/insignificant. Which leads to the confounding question for journalists: Why does critical coverage of Trump have no effect