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Trump Job Approval – Disapprove 51%, Approve 48% (Rasmussen Reports 4/16-4/18)

Polling Method: IVR/Online Trump Job Approval 1,500 Likely Voters , ±2.5 percentage points Approve: 48.0% Disapprove: 51.0% ...
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D.N.C. Lawsuit Alleges Trump-Russia Conspiracy

The lawsuit accuses Mr. Trump’s associates of illegally working with Russian intelligence agents to interfere with the outcome of the 2016 election. ...

Michael Cohen Has Said He Would Take a Bullet for Trump. Maybe Not Anymore.

Roger Stone says Mr. Trump has long treated Mr. Cohen, his lawyer and fixer, “like garbage.” Now he could end up cooperating in a criminal investigation against Mr. Trump. ...

Americans Lack Confidence in Key Economic Leaders

None of the key federal leaders whose job includes managing the U.S. economy earn majority confidence from Americans for their economic leadership. ...

Charges Sought in Eric Garner’s Death, but Justice Officials Have Doubts

Prosecutors recommended charging a New York police officer, but others question whether the case can be won. Mr. Garner’s gasps of “I can’t breathe” galvanized protesters. ...

Comey Memos Provide Intimate Look Into Trump Presidency

The memos, which had been redacted, detail phone calls and encounters between President Trump and James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director. ...

6 Takeaways From the Comey Memos

The memos written by the former F.B.I. director James B. Comey paint a revealing portrait of his interactions with President Trump. ...

McCabe Report Is Sent to Prosecutors to Weigh Possible Criminal Inquiry

The Justice Department inspector general concluded in a scathing report that Andrew McCabe, the fired F.B.I. official, lacked candor when answering investigators’ questions. ...

Giuliani to Join Trump’s Legal Team

Rudolph W. Giuliani, the former New York City mayor and longtime Trump loyalist, will be part of a legal stable as the president faces the Russia investigation. ...

Anti-Incumbent Sentiment Similar to 2010 and 2014 Elections

Consistent with recent midterm elections, about one-quarter of U.S. voters say most members of Congress deserve to be re-elected, and roughly double that percentage say the same of their own U.S. House representative. ...

2018 National House Race – Democrat 44%, Republican 34% (Ipsos/Reuters (Web) 4/13-4/17)

Polling Method: Internet Thinking about the elections in 2018, if the election for U.S. Congress were held today, would you vote for the Democratic candidate or the Republican candidate in your district where you live? 1,238 Registered Voters Democratic Candidate: 44.0% Republican Candidate : 34.0% Candidate from Anoth...

Trump Job Approval – Disapprove 55%, Approve 41% (Politico/Morning Consult 4/13-4/16)

Polling Method: Internet Do you approve or disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing as President? 626 Registered Voters – Republican Strongly Approve: 46.0% Somewhat Approve: 34.0% Somewhat Disapprove: 10.0% Strongly Disapprove: 9.0% ...

2018 National House Race – Democrat 44%, Republican 39% (NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist 4/10-4/13)

Polling Method: Live Phone If the 2018 election for Congress were held today, which party's candidate are you more likely to vote for in your district: 827 Registered Voters , ±3.9 percentage points Democrat: 44.0% Republican: 39.0% Neither (vol.): 8.0% ...

Trump Job Approval – Disapprove 54%, Approve 44% (SurveyMonkey 4/12-4/18)

Polling Method: Internet Trump Job Approval 7,196 Adults – Republican Strongly Approve: 53.0% Somewhat Approve: 34.0% Somewhat Disapprove: 7.0% Strongly Disapprove: 6.0% No answer: 0.0% ...

Trump Wants to Close Trade Gap, but Leaves Export Agency in Limbo

The Export-Import Bank has been effectively crippled, and big business groups are angry that the board of the bank has been left completely vacant. ...

Across Midwest, Farmers Warn of G.O.P. Losses Over Trump’s Trade Policy

China’s proposed tariffs on soybeans would hit hard in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, North Dakota and other states with highly competitive House and Senate races. ...

Ex-Playboy Model, Freed From Contract, Can Discuss Alleged Trump Affair

A settlement ends a lawsuit against a Trump-allied publisher, and protects the president from being drawn into a legal case involving efforts to buy women’s silence. ...

In the News: Barbara Bush

During Barbara Bush’s time as first lady, an average of 83% of Americans viewed her favorably, and she was named “most admired woman” twice. ...

Trump Job Approval – Approve 50%, Disapprove 49% (Rasmussen Reports 4/15-4/17)

Polling Method: IVR/Online Trump Job Approval 1,500 Likely Voters , ±2.5 percentage points Approve: 50.0% Disapprove: 49.0% ...

2018 National House Race – Democrat 43%, Republican 38% (YouGov/Economist 4/15-4/17)

Polling Method: Internet If an election for U.S. Congress were being held today, who would you vote for in the district where you live? 1,274 Registered Voters , ±2.9 percentage points The Democratic Party candidate: 43.0% The Republican Party candidate: 38.0% Other: 2.0% ...