Ken Ward shut off a pipeline in Washington state last year to protest a government "unresponsive" to climate change Now he and others face imprisonment .
The new president's initial approval rating of only 46 percent indicates widespread dissatisfaction, but a civic-engagement survey finds there are people who remain optimistic.
Former congressional and Capitol Hill staffers created a 25-page resistance guide—which went viral—to help prevent the Republican Congress from passing conservative legislation.
A new website aims to reduce political apathy by generating personalized letters for users within minutes.
On Tuesday, he granted 78 pardons and 153 commutations—the record for any president in a single day—to individuals with nonviolent offenses.