The following story will move Sunday as this week’s Monday Spotlight, a feature showcasing the best off-the-news enterprise in the AP report:
TRUMP-DEMOCRATIC JOB GROWTH
More than 2 million jobs have been added to the U.S. economy in the past year under President Donald Trump’s watch. Yet the bulk of the hiring has occurred in bastions of Democratic voters rather than in the Republican counties that put Trump in the White House. The jobs data shows an economy that is as fractured as the political landscape is ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. By Josh Boak. 1,500 words with abridged, photos.