In his six years in office, Barack Obama has made 32 recess appointments to federal positions.
Survey Report The public paid far more attention to last week’s cold snap than to the controversy swirling around New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. There also has been little short-term change in opinions about Christie: 60% say their opinion of Christie has not changed in recent days, while 16% now view him less favorably and […]
This posting links to a FactTank article about how the demographics of poverty have changed in the U.S. since the launch of the War on Poverty 50 years ago.
The War on Poverty was arguably the most ambitious domestic policy initiative since the Great Depression. But the overall effectiveness of the War on Poverty remains hotly debated.
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