Survey: Political Gulf in the U.S. Continues to Grow Both Democrats and Republicans have an increasingly negative view of the other party, a survey by Pew Research Center shows.
Mayor of Houston Proposes Temporarily Increasing Property Taxes The Mayor of Houston, Sylvester Turner, is proposing a temporary property tax hike in order to generate funds to pay for recovery operations related to the massive destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey. Hurricane Harvey caused billions of dollars of damages in the city.
Those in Congress probably believe they’re doing a good job, but American voters aren’t so sure. According to a recent Gallup poll, congressional approval remains subdued in September at a dismal 16%. The last time Congress approval was lower was in July 2016, when it was at just 13%.
The U.S. Continues to Be Plagued by Violent Political Protests Antifa demonstrators were seen launching projectiles at police officers during rallies in downtown Portland on the weekend, injuring at least two people and leading to several arrests, according to police.
In an Effort to Bring Back Steel Work to America, Trump May Be Doing the Opposite The White House’s plan to mandate that oil and natural gas pipelines use only American-made steel could end up costing thousands of jobs in the U.S. while also increasing the price consumers pay for gas.
Both Parties Argue How Best to Serve the People, While Neither Makes Much Headway Towards Real Change for Americans The partisan divide in Congress only continues to grow as the White House looks to pass tax reform legislation, with both Democrats and Republicans feuding over just what that legislation will look like and ultimately slowing (more…)
The Continuing Conflict Between the U.S. and North Korea Only Worsens the Dollar’s Standing In what has been a recurring storyline for the past few weeks, rising tensions between North Korea and the U.S. serve to hurt the dollar, with the recent potential United Nations sanctions against North Korea prompting threats of more missile launches.
Americans Who Support the GOP Politically Divided Political divisions are obviously seen between supporters of opposing political parties, but a recent poll has found an interesting trend—that is, Americans who support the Republican Party (also known as the GOP) are increasingly divided against each other in their political views.
North Korea Conflict Only Continues to Heat Up, Hurting the Greenback The U.S. dollar experienced its worst week since May, as it continues to find itself on the losing end in the markets. It tumbled down as a result of tensions with North Korea rising and rival currencies edging out the buck.
Political and Social Divisions Widening in United States Americans are witnessing widening social, cultural, and economic divisions—a trend that is creating a more politically divided America.