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What's the real state of the union? A deep dive in the stats

 

January 28, 2018



WASHINGTON (AP) — A by-the-numbers look at President Donald Trump's first year in office reveals areas of both progress and peril.

The stock market is soaring, smashing record after record. The unemployment rate has ticked downward. Some categories of violent crime are down, too.

But more U.S. troops are stationed in war zones. More people are dying of drug overdoses. More people think race relations have gotten worse under Trump.

A statistical deep dive into the state of the union before Trump offers his own assessment on Tuesday night:

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