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Jul 29 2013
American dream dying: Obama’s economy sends 4 of 5 near poverty: poll
Four out of five Americans are near poverty, walking the line between joblessness and welfare application, and the American dream under the current Obama administration is slowly dying, a new survey shows. The findings reported by The Associated Press come as President Obama is making yet another public relations round to convince the American public that the economy is on the track towardWashington Times
Dec 15 2016
Russia: Friend or FoeOur relationship and future path with Russia has been a consistent undercurrent in much of the news this week. First there was Donald Trump's pick of Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State and the mixed reactions to that cabinet pick. Some applauded Tillerson's extensive international experience building relationships with foreign leaders as ExxonMobil's CEO while others were very concerned with John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Jul 28 2016
Story of the Week: The Democratic ConventionIf you were an alien dropped from outer space to the U.S. last week and you watched the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, you might assume these conventions have been discussing two different countries entirely. You might even decide there are two different Donald Trumps and Hillary Clintons, based on how the two camps describe each other. As we did last week for the GOP convention John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Jun 02 2014
Think Obamacare helped you? You're probably a Democrat
Republicans are five times less likely to say they've been helped by Obamacare than Democrats — and about half as likely to know someone who has gained coverage through the law.
Those are some of the key findings from the newest Kaiser Family Foundation poll. They could suggest that Democrats really are way more likely to get help from Obamacare — and know way more people getting help,Vox
Jun 02 2015
NTSB report: No equipment issue on Amtrak crash
A preliminary report released Tuesday by federal crash investigators found no anomalies with the braking system of the train or the signals and track at the site of the May 12 Amtrak derailment that killed eight passengers, and injured 200 other passengers and crew.
The National Transportation Safety Board previously noted the train had been traveling at 106 mph before the emergencyUSA TODAY
Aug 07 2019
Audit: Google Heavily Favors CNN and Left Media in Mass Shooting Coverage
The days following two tragic mass shootings in Dayton, OH and El Paso, TX were extremely active for newsrooms nationwide. But readers who used Google to learn about the shootings may have seen an overwhelming majority of news from left-leaning media sources — CNN, the New York Times and the Washington Post in particular — rather than a mix of news sources from the leftAllSides Staff
Oct 23 2012
Polls: Romney Leads Heading Into Final Debate
Tonight's third and final 2012 presidential debate will feature 90 minutes on foreign policy -- an extremely important set of issues, of course, but not a subject area that sits atop voters' list of concerns this year. As President Obama and Governor Romney enter tonight's third-round bout, a cross-section of polls are converging to cement a clear pre-debate trend: The Republican challengerWashington Times
Apr 27 2017
Trump Tax PlanPresident Trump released his tax plan this week, calling for an overhaul of current economic policy. The plan includes major cuts for both individuals and businesses, but economic analysts on both the Left and the Right say its impact on the federal deficit could be counterproductive. Know a student or teacher in high school or college? Have them try our new "Mismatch" pilot school program. We John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Apr 15 2015
Dabakis drops out of Salt Lake City mayoral race
Well, Jim was in.
State Sen. Jim Dabakis ended his campaign for Salt Lake City mayor on Wednesday, just 10 days after he launched it. He's now throwing his support behind Jackie Biskupski, a friend who has been in the race since January.
"Jackie is a hell of a persuasive lady! We decided that it would be best for me to leave the race," Dabakis posted on Facebook. "I am endorsing
Apr 14 2015
Women Still Earn a Lot Less Than Men
Tuesday is Equal Pay Day, the day selected each year by the National Committee on Pay Equity, a coalition of women’s, civil rights and labor groups, to draw attention to how much longer women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. In 1963, when President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, a woman working full time year-round typically made 59 cents for every dollar paidNew York Times (News)