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The Great Urban/Suburban Merge

By Jerome Dineen The American city has experienced huge changes in the last few decades. In many places, home prices have climbed, high school dropout rates have fallen, and incomes have risen. Those are numbers worthy of celebration, but underneath

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Trump’s First Year: Evangelical Hubs

At the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration, the American Communities Project is using 2017 data from Gallup to analyze how different kinds of communities have viewed the president’s job performance. Where are his strengths and weaknesses as year two

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Trump’s First Year: College Towns

At the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration, the American Communities Project is using 2017 data from Gallup to analyze how different kinds of communities have viewed the president’s job performance. Where are his strengths and weaknesses as year two

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Trump’s First Year: The Urban Suburbs

At the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration, the American Communities Project is using 2017 data from Gallup to analyze how different kinds of communities have viewed the president’s job performance. Where are his strengths and weaknesses as year two

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Trump’s First Year: The Exurbs

At the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration, the American Communities Project is using 2017 data from Gallup to analyze how different kinds of communities have viewed the president’s job performance. Where are his strengths and weaknesses as year two

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One Year After Election Day 2016, The Political State Of Trump Country

President Donald Trump’s lackluster job approval numbers have become a hallmark of his presidency. Many are looking at them to better understand the Democrats big night in Virginia and New Jersey on November 7. But depending on where you live

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The GOP’s 2017 Challenge: The Party’s Fragmented State

Since Congress failed to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act, the finger pointing within the Republican Party has been intense. But the biggest reason for the collapse of the effort may be the party itself. The GOP in 2017

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Trump’s Exurban Slide And Signs Of A GOP Split

President Donald Trump’s struggles in public opinion polls have been well-documented, but the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows he may be having trouble in one area that is particularly important to Republicans, exurban communities. An analysis of the

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New Poll Shows Trump-Driven Divisions in Electorate

In diverse, rural counties in North and South Carolina, people are strongly supportive of President Donald Trump. In a dense Urban Suburb around Denver, they are not. There’s less certainty about the president’s performance in Rural Middle America counties in

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For Trump, It’s All About The Middle Suburbs

The ultimate political success or failure of Donald Trump’s presidency is going to be directly tied to the way 77 counties across the country view him and his administration. Those counties, labeled Middle Suburbs in the American Communities Project, are

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