The Numbers Are In, And Pretty Much Everyone Thinks Congress Is Useless

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (L) applauds House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) (R) upon his being re-elected speaker on the first day of the new session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. January 3, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

It’s not a pretty picture

Empirical Data On News Coverage Indicts Media And Vindicates Trump

Opinion | Will Ricciardella
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 10: U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions from the press during a meeting with former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in the Oval Office October 10, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump answered a range of questions during the portion of the meeting that was open to the press, including queries on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Overwhelmingly more negative

STUDY: Obama Had 740 Percent More Positive Media Coverage Than Trump

Media | Justin Caruso
Donald Trump (Getty Images)

Trump had 210% more negative coverage

This Is How Freaked Out Americans Are By Russia

US | Peter Hasson
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and Defence minister Sergei Shoigu (L) inspect military exercises in the Pacific Ocean near the Sakhalin island on July 16, 2013. (Photo: ALEXEI NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Major threat’

In 2016, over half of Millennials identified as Democrats or Democratic leaning independents.

| Alissa Stechschulte
People cast their ballots during voting in the 2016 presidential election in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S November 8, 2016. (REUTERS/David Becker)
In 2016, over half of Millennials identified as Democrats or Democratic leaning independents.

SHOCK POLL: Most Believe Global Warming Is As Big A Threat As ISIS

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Demonstrators gather for People's Climate March in Washington

Except in the good ol’ US of A

Majority Of Dems, Republicans Would Rather Internet Be 'Safe' Than 'Free'

US | Eric Lieberman
Censorship is occurring across the world as countries step up their battles against "hate speech." [Shutterstock - Marcos Mesa Sam Wordley]

Is respect for the First Amendment dwindling?

Almost No Outlets Covered Study Showing Men Get Harassed Online More Than Women

US | Amber Randall
Boy using social media on his computer. [Shutterstock - Elena Sherengovskaya]

‘Slightly more likely to experience any form of online harassment’

Why People Didn't Vote In 2016

Elections | Alissa Stechschulte
BOW, NH - FEBRUARY 09: A woman exits a voting booth inside of a middle school serving as a voting station on the day of the New Hampshire Primary on February 9, 2016 in Bow, New Hampshire. After months of campaigning, voters across New Hampshire get to go to the polls today to vote for Democratic and Republican presidential candidates. Following New Hampshire, the race for the presidency moves to South Carolina. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Here’s your reason

POLL: Most Americans Thought The 'March For Science' Didn't Help Scientists

Energy | Michael Bastasch
WASHINGTON, D.C. - APRIL 22 2017: Bill Nye leads a group of activists and protesters in a march to the United States capitol during the March for Science. (Joseph Gruber/Shutterstock)

Some said the march ‘actually hurt the cause’

Pew: Illegal Immigrant Population Declines To Great Recession Level

US | Will Racke
U.S. border patrol agent Alessio Faccin detains a man from India after he entered the United States by climbing over the border wall from Mexico in Calexico, California, U.S. February 8, 2017. Picture taken February 8, 2017. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Mike Blake)

It’s still three times higher than in 1990

POLL: 48 Percent Of Americans Support Bigger Government

US | Robert Donachie
U.S. sailors unravel a huge American flag across the field during opening day ceremonies before the San Diego Padres host the Los Angeles Dodgers in their MLB National League baseball game in San Diego

The first time in eight years

POLL: Americans See Dems As The Party Of Global Warming And Abortion

Energy | Michael Bastasch
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 4: U.S. President Barack Obama, accompanied by Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), arrives on Capitol Hill, January 4, 2017. Obama met with Democrats to discuss strategies to protect the Affordable Care Act. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

That explains a lot

Pew Report Shows Just How Big A Problem Immigration-Related Crime Has Become

US | Will Racke
A U.S. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Response Team agent photographs the tunnel exit point during investigation of a cross-border tunnel linking Calexico, U.S. and Mexicali, Mexico in Calexico, California March 23, 2016. (REUTERS/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement/Handout via Reuters )

The burden of policing immigration crime has grown

PEW: Christianity Dying Out In Europe, Islam Expanding

World | Peter Hasson

Especially in Germany

Academics Gearing Up To Fight Trump's Immigration Policy

Energy | Andrew Follett
Tired crazy scientist in laboratory(Shutterstock/Poprotskiy Alexey)

‘This immigration ban has scientific implications’

Poll: Environment Is Least Important Issue To Americans

Energy | Andrew Follett
Businesswoman shrugging with "I do not know" gesture on American flag background (Shutterstock/Bashigo)

Race relations and immigration competed for the fourth spot

The Majority Of Americans Don't Pay More For Worker-Friendly Businesses

Business | Robert Donachie
David Coulombe, who works as a consumables sales floor associate at Walmart, participates in a march and rally for $15 minimum wage in Boston

’56 percent say it is hard to justify the extra cost’

There's Now A Trump-Themed Dating Website

Tech | Andrew Follett
November 28, Melania and Donald Trump Caricature - Vector illustration of the American Presidents and the First Lady (Nicoleta Ionescu / Shutterstock.com)

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