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The shutdown continues to take its toll on federal workers and begins to take a more serious toll on the President’s political standing.

Pelosi has edge over Trump on budget negotiations (CBS News)

Shutdown, Russia drive Trump to all-time high disapproval (POLITICO/Morning Consult)

6 in 10 Americans blame Trump for shutdown (Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research)

Voters see shutdown as bigger problem than border situation (FOX News)

NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll

How un/popular is Donald Trump? (FiveThirtyEight)

President Trump Job Approval (RealClearPolitics)

 

Cardi B reminds us that the last shutdown was about healthcare. Where do voters stand on ACA and its alternatives like Medicare for all?

Public Opinion on Single-Payer, National Health Plans, and Expanding Access to Medicare Coverage (Kaiser Family Foundation)

 

More Americans are saying climate change is personally important to them.

Global Warming Concerns Rise Among Americans (Yale University and George Mason University)

 

The “Brexit” is when you tell people you’re leaving but don’t actually go anywhere. The opposite of that? Ghosting. What do people think is acceptable “ghosting” on Tinder?

How Do You Calculate The Emotional Cost Of Ghosting Someone? (BuzzFeed News)