Family survey highlights economic stress

Family survey highlights economic stress

WASHINGTON-The 2018 American Family Survey released Friday shows that Americans once again had generally favorable views of their own marriage, but are concerned with the state of marriage overall. And four out of 10 Americans were stressed about their finances last...

Family survey highlights economic stress

WASHINGTON-The 2018 American Family Survey released Friday shows that Americans once again had generally favorable views of their own marriage, but are concerned with the state of marriage overall. And four out of 10 Americans were stressed about their finances last...

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In West Virginia: More Jobs, Fewer People

In West Virginia: More Jobs, Fewer People

WEST VIRGINIA'S employment numbers have risen thanks to more coal, natural gas and construction projects, but young people say they need more diverse career options in order to stay in the state.   According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest report on...

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Nancy Pelosi Wins Speakership as House Democrats Choose Leaders

WASHINGTON -- Nancy Pelosi won the House Democrats’ vote to lead their party in the House, and now needs to win a majority of the full House -- 218 votes – to regain the House Speaker title she lost in 2011 when Republicans took control.  “Our diversity is our...

VIDEO: Presidential Pardons for Turkeys Peas and Carrots

Following a holiday tradition dating back to the Lincoln administration, President Donald Trump granted pardons to two South Dakota turkeys named “Peas” and "Carrots." Despite pardoning both turkeys, Trump honored the popular vote winner, Peas during the annual...

VIDEO: Trump Defends Siding With Saudi Arabia Over Khashoggi KIlling

  President Trump spoke to reporters at the White House on Tuesday before heading to Mar-a-Lago for Thanksgiving. He justified his decision to absolve Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman from blame in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Trump also...

Pelosi expresses confidence in becoming House Speaker

WASHINGTON – As the newly elected members of Congress were learning the ins and outs of Capitol Hill at orientation, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Thursday the top priorities when her party takes control of the House will be protection of voting rights,...

Election Confirms Virginia’s Shift to Blue

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- When Democrats picked up three House seats in Virginia last week and Tim Kaine cruised to victory in the Senate race, it cemented a trend that was already in progress. It started when Barack Obama won the presidential election in the state in...

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