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Jenna Johnson is a national political correspondent covering campaigns and voters. She previously covered the White House, 2016 presidential campaign, Maryland politics and higher education.
Some say they have little faith that politicians from either party can influence a bottom-line-focused corporation.
Even in this hyperpartisan era, many voters ended up on both sides in the midterm elections, voting for Democrats and Republicans in different races.
For two voters, the election wasn’t about ideology or policy but saving the country.
In Texas, activists say outreach efforts to sway this pivotal voting bloc have fallen short.
The president has mostly stayed away from the suburban battlegrounds that will determine control of Congress in November.
News of the day can briefly intrude, but the basics are the same for fans in the crowd.
Americans cite skepticism and disillusionment as reasons for declining to cast ballots.
The populist fervor of Trump backers has given way to support for anything the president wants, elite or not.
Many prominent Republicans and Democrats say they have never seen a nomination process this polarized.
As they waited for hours outside the rally venue in the hot June sun, Trump's supporters applauded the president for doing his best and criticized the media for focusing so heavily on the issue.