Donald Trump has had historically low approval ratings since the minute he was inaugurated, but he had the capability to improve them to acceptable standards. At the beginning of his presidency, Trump had a +4 net approval rating (45.5% approved and 41.3% disapproved) according to FiveThirtyEight's comprehensive calculations of the president's approval ratings. Currently, Donald … Continue reading Trump’s Approval (More Like Disapproval) Ratings… What Are Their Implications?
17%. That is how many Americans approve of the current form of the Senate proposal to replace Obamacare compared to the 55% who disapprove. That is a stark 38% difference, and somehow Republican Senators are still adamant about repealing and replacing Obamacare. I have never heard of any piece of legislation getting passed with such little … Continue reading The Disastrous So-Called “Health Care” Bill by Senate Republicans
In the history of the United States of America, two presidents have been successfully impeached by the House of Representatives, Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton, but both were later acquitted by the Senate. Richard Nixon, on the other hand, was not impeached, because he resigned the presidency shortly before the House was due for the … Continue reading Impeachment and Removal From Office – A Clearer Understanding
In the most expensive House race ever with over $50 million having been spent on both sides, the Republicans and Karen Handel prevailed in the runoff yesterday. Jon Ossoff received the same exact percentage of the vote in both the election and the runoff with 48.1%. Karen Handel (R) shocked the polls with her 4 point … Continue reading Old Democratic Ways Will Not Achieve Success In The House – Handel Dominates Ossoff By 4 points
On Thursday, Montana went out to vote for their only Congressional seat in a tight race between a progressive, Rob Quist, and the GOP contender, Greg Gianforte. This election was to replace former Rep. Ryan Zinke who was appointed by Donald Trump to be the interior secretary. The results were disappointing with Quist losing by … Continue reading 2017 Special Election Update: Progressives Narrowly Lose to GOP in Deep Red Territory, Montana
Just less than a month ago was Trump's 100th day in the most powerful position in the world, but also the People's Climate March. Over 200,000 people marched on Washington D.C. and thousands more around the world to protest and let their voices heard about the effects of climate change and global warming. This march was … Continue reading The Greatest Threat to our National Security (Hint… Not Terrorism)
On Tuesday, Jon Ossoff narrowly missed the majority of Georgia's sixth district special election with about 48.1% of the vote. Despite not winning outright, this result for Democrats is still impressive as Tom Price's opponent in 2016 received just 38% of the vote. The runoff will be held on June 20 against Karen Handel. Despite her … Continue reading What the GA-6 and KS-4 Special Elections Mean for 2018
The Republicans control the legislative and executive branches, so Democrats are looking to take advantage of Trump's unfavorable approval ratings to win back seats in Congress. The first of these elections are upon us with Georgia's Sixth District holding a special election to replace Tom Price, who is now the Secretary of Health and Human … Continue reading Jon Ossoff – First Competitive Congressional Race of the Trump Era
After the utter failure by the GOP to repeal Obamacare, they are turning their back on the main promise to "repeal and replace" it. This major victory for democrats will give us the chance to maintain our momentum on the upcoming issues. It has helped democrats with obtaining the forty-one "no" votes to block Trump's supreme … Continue reading The Future of Health Care In America – Not Obamacare or Trumpcare
During the 2016 Presidential race, one of the major issues on the campaign trail was appointing a Supreme Court justice to replace Antonin Scalia because the Republicans in Congress blocked any attempt to have a hearing for President Obama's nominee, Merrick Garland. Neil Gorsuch, Trump's nominee is more conservative than Scalia, and he is only 49 … Continue reading Neil Gorsuch – Confirm or Block?