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Salena Zito

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Past articles by Salena:

Wisconsin voters are warming to Trump, despite impeachment

According to the latest poll by Marquette University, Wisconsin voters are warming to Trump. In January 2019, 44 percent gave the president a positive job-approval rating; by January 2020, that number had grown to 48 percent. → Read More

How two politicians from opposite sides fixed their towns together

On paper, Rep. Sheryl Delozier, a Republican from a predominantly white conservative district, and Rep. Jordan Harris, a Democrat from a predominantly black Philadelphia district, would be considered an unlikely alignment. → Read More

Why America's tariff-hit farmers still support Trump

Farmers have also been one of the hardest-hit blocs of voters in Trump’s trade standoff with China, which has retaliated with tariffs on American crops. → Read More

Why many Dems in the South back the new anti-abortion laws

This year, five states — Kentucky, Mississippi, Louisiana, Ohio and Georgia — have enacted abortion bans at six weeks of gestation, while Missouri passed a law prohibiting terminations at eight weeks. → Read More

Progressives keep taking black voters for granted — at their peril

Because black voters tend to overwhelmingly vote Democrat, candidates and pundits often assume they share the same views as progressives, supporting third-trimester abortions, the Green New Deal and Medicare for all, Floyd said → Read More

Why Trump is bitter the firefighters union endorsed Joe Biden

Joe Biden’s decision to kick off his presidential campaign in Western Pennsylvania Monday shows that he is not just in the race for the battle for the soul of the country, he is in a battle for the soul of his party. → Read More

Joe Biden’s killer advantage heading into 2020 election

Joe Biden joined the 2020 race for president last week by declaring that the next election will be “a battle for the soul of this nation.”But his decision to make a Western Pennsylvania Teamster hall his first campaign stop on Tuesday shows he truly understands the heart of it. → Read More

Why Trump Haters Still Don’t Get It or Understand His Supporters

The C-suite influencers chose to ignore the signs—or, in their arrogance, they just missed what had been in plain sight for decades. → Read More

How Tiger Woods and Notre Dame made America feel whole again

It happened in two very different places that for different reasons are sacred ground. One was a few acres of green grass in the Deep South, the other a nearly... → Read More

This tiny election proves Trump’s coalition is alive and well

The lessons of this statewide election will likely resonate with Americans well beyond its (once true-blue) borders. Wisconsin is now officially a swing state, and what happens here will likely determine who occupies the White House come 2021. → Read More

How Pete Buttigieg could hurt Trump in the Rust Belt

No mayor has ever run and won their party’s nomination for president in our history, nor has anyone under the age of 43. Then again, no businessman had ever done it until Trump came along either. → Read More

Blue-collar worker bashed by Trump, wooed by Beto O'Rourke in same week

United Auto Workers Local 1112 President David Green has to face a triple whammy: shifting consumer taste, the callousness of big business and the manipulations of politicians — the same factors that have dogged American car manufacturing since the first assembly line started in 1913. → Read More

1.5 million felons can now vote in Florida because of these men

Thanks to their efforts, a newly passed referendum means 1.5 million convicted felons will be able to take part in Florida’s elections come November. → Read More

Bill Maher's red-state hate will help get Trump re-elected

Many voters with red-state roots say Bill Maher's comments aren’t just a throwaway line from a comedian, but a real and growing problem for America — one that reinforces their distrust of the elite, continues to fuel the national divide, and has pushed them away from ever voting Democrat. → Read More

Mexico’s killer meth is sweeping through America — and ruining lives

In Ohio, overdose deaths involving meth have seen one of the steepest rises in the country, jumping 5,000 percent from nine deaths in 2010 to 509 deaths in 2017, according to a report by the Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health. → Read More

Trump and Ocasio-Cortez use the same tricks to win at politics

Though they have very different ideological bents, President Trump and newly minted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are two sides of the same coin. → Read More

How rural communities are encouraging people to return to their roots

Leaders in several rural communities are working to buck the trend, trying to convince “boomerangs” — people who grew up locally but left for school or work — to come back home. → Read More

How a small-business revolution is standing up to Amazon

A growing number of small-business owners are seeing an opportunity to make a comeback despite the rise and expansion of digital behemoths like Amazon. → Read More

Ohio town that stopped GM from leaving once before vows to do it again

Politicians and union leaders are launching the "Drive It Home" campaign in hopes of persuading GM to keep the Lordstown, Ohio, plant, which escaped closure once before in 1998. → Read More

How one man is teaching America to speak Navajo

Clayton Long, a bilingual educator at the San Juan School District in Utah, is trying to revive the Navajo language. → Read More