The 24-hour news cycle is filled with politics coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
By Lisa Desjardins
President Donald Trump will reach the six-month mark of his presidency Thursday with a record low approval rating. But his approval rating could recover in time for the 2018 midterm elections.
By Daniel Bush
A growing number of independent voters disapprove of President Donald Trump’s handling of the economy, according to a new PBS Newshour/NPR/Marist poll.
By Daniel Bush
President Obama emerged from 2013 with near all-time low job approval ratings after the botched rollout of the health care law. Susan Page of USA Today and Jerry Seib of The Wall Street Journal join Judy Woodruff to discuss what…
Shields and Gerson discuss the budget breakthrough, Boehner's backlash…
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has faced criticism over the Democrats' inability to force change on the Iraq war. In an interview, she talks about the Democratic war strategy and other issues.
President Bush and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki agreed to expedite the handing over of control of Iraqi security forces to Baghdad, easing tensions between the two governments somewhat. Experts discuss the relationship as it now stands.
Lawmakers return to Washington this week after a month-long recess to focus on an agenda that includes increases in spending for defense and homeland security.
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