Politics Feb 06

Tony Rankins who lost his job after serving in the U.S. Army is applauded as a guest of U.S. President Donald Trump as he stands next to White House senior advisers Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner during U.S. President Donald Trump's State of the Union address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., February 4, 2020. Photo by Tom Brenner/Reuters
Trump courts black voters, but opposition remains deep

In recent days, President Donald Trump took African American guests to his State of the Union speech, ran a Super Bowl ad on criminal justice reform, and portrayed himself as the champion of education and job opportunities for people of…

Politics Feb 05

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Emotions flare at divided State of the Union

On Tuesday night, President Trump became only the second president in U.S. history to deliver a State of the Union address after being impeached. Current partisan divisions were illustrated by the varying and emotional reactions of Democrats and Republicans present.