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Supported by U.S. By SABRINA TAVERNISE and ROBERT GEBELOFFMAY 4, 2018 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story RITTMAN, Ohio — In the daily race that is her life, Sharla Baker does not think about politics very much.She rises early, drives to the gas station to buy coffee, feeds her baby, dresses her two other children, ages 3 and 2, and hustles them all off to day care. By 9:30 a.m. she pulls into a hair salon 45 minutes away, where she is training to be a cosmetologist. She waxes and cuts all day long, making only the money she earns in tips, which on a recent day last month was $8.41.But Ms. Baker does vote. She picked Barack Obama for president in 2008 and 2012. He seemed sincere and looked like a happy family man. But most important, he was a Democrat. Her great-grandmother, who grew up poor in Pennsylvania, always said that Democrats look out for the poor people.In 2016, though, she voted for Donald J. Trump. Yes, he was … [Read more...] about They Voted for Obama, Then Went for Trump. Can Democrats Win Them Back?
Mick Mulvaney, who runs the OMB and CFPB, testifies last week during a House Appropriations Committee hearing. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP) Want more stories about President's Trump's Washington? Sign up for James Hohmann's newsletter. With Breanne Deppisch and Joanie Greve. THE BIG IDEA: Mick Mulvaney said the quiet part out loud. “We had a hierarchy in my office in Congress,” the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Tuesday at the American Bankers Association conference in Washington. “If you’re a lobbyist who never gave us money, I didn’t talk to you. If you’re a lobbyist who gave us money, I might talk to you.” Mulvaney, who represented South Carolina in the House from 2011 until President Trump appointed him as director of the Office of Management and Budget in 2017, told the 1,300 industry executives and lobbyists that they should push lawmakers hard to pursue their shared agenda. He told the crowd that trying to sway … [Read more...] about The Daily 202: Mick Mulvaney’s confession highlights the corrosive influence of money in politics
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Will North Korea 'get rid of their nukes'? Questions answered before summits with South Korea, U.S. Will North Korea "get rid of their nukes" and other questions as summit looms between the North's Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 2 Join the Nation's Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Oren Dorell, USA TODAY Published 2:54 p.m. ET April 24, 2018 | Updated 4:57 p.m. ET April 24, 2018 CLOSE President Donald Trump says North Korea wants to hold a high-stakes meeting "as soon as possible" and he is praising Kim Jong Un as "very open" and "very honorable." (April 24) AP CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN … [Read more...] about Will North Korea ‘get rid of their nukes’? Questions answered before summits with South Korea, U.S.
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest A closer look at push for stronger New Jersey gun laws raises questions of effectiveness New Jersey Democrats are moving quickly to advance six bills to strengthen New Jersey's already strict gun laws. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 10 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Dustin Racioppi and Nicholas Pugliese, NorthJersey Published 8:00 a.m. ET April 1, 2018 | Updated 12:30 p.m. ET April 3, 2018 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN 10 COMMENT EMAIL MORE After eight years of opposition from Republican Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey … [Read more...] about A closer look at push for stronger New Jersey gun laws raises questions of effectiveness