Stacey Abrams delivers the Democratic Party's response to President Trump's State of the Union address, from Atlanta. (AP)
Opinion writer

UP: Meredith Watson and Vanessa Tyson

DOWN: Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D)

UP: House Judiciary Committee

DOWN: Acting attorney general Matthew G. Whitaker

UP: Congressional negotiators hashing out a deal to fund the government

DOWN: The wall

UP: Standing up to the National Enquirer

DOWN: National Enquirer masquerading as part of real journalism

UP: Number of investigations into President Trump, associates and entities in New York

DOWN: Running an illegal immigration racket while demanding a wall to stop illegal immigration

UP: Size of Democratic presidential field

DOWN: Giving government jobs to Mar-a-Lago members

UP: Congressional anger at Saudi Arabia

DOWN: Trump’s failure to comply with the Magnitsky Act

UP: Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.

DOWN: Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), who insisted both Justices Neil M. Gorsuch and Brett M. Kavanaugh would uphold Roe v. Wade

UP: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)

DOWN: Democrats who wanted to dump Pelosi

UP: Stacey Abrams

DOWN: Trump’s insincere plea for unity