- Voters: “I think $1.20 a gallon is going in the right direction.”
- In some areas, gasoline prices fell below $4 a gallon.
- Natural gas prices fell by at least 20% in more than a dozen states this week.
- Could higher jobs and abortion rights help Democrats win seats?
WASHINGTON — Nearly a year has passed since the troop withdrawal from Afghanistan sparked a series of setbacks that sent President Joe Biden’s approval ratings into a downward spiral, and this week there are signs of a comeback.
In one of the most productive and successful weeks of his troubled presidency, al-Qaeda leader was killed, gasoline prices fell below $4 a gallon in half the country, and key parts of his agenda passed narrow divisions In the Senate, conservative Kansas protected abortion rights. Surprising votes and huge job growth showed the economy’s resilience.