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The Atlantic Daily: Patience and Pain

Shooting in Florida, immigration standoff, Trump's approval ratings, and more
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Shooting in Florida: Up to 17 people were killed and more were injured when a gunman opened fire at a high school in Parkland, Florida. Here’s what we know. Mass shootings have become an all-too-familiar story in the U.S., and school shootings in particular are an ever-present fear for many parents. But very little research has been done about the victims who survive, and that lack of knowledge could prevent Americans from fully understanding the profound effects of gun violence.

President Trump’s approval ratings have reached their highest point since last May, when he fired FBI Director James Comey, and the Republican Party has seen a rise in poll numbers, too. David Graham offers for the bounceback. All this is seemingly in spite of the ties among Trump’s most influential advisers suggests that the structure of his administration has some parallels in former President Bill Clinton’s.

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