Fixing The Economy: What Do Voters Want?

Tankersley, Jim
September 2010
National Journal;9/11/2010, p30
The article explores how the U.S. government is responding to voters' main concern, which is to improve the economy. Gallup polls revealed that most voters are concerned with the country's economic problems than any other issues. Tax cuts and the stimulus spending are the government's main economic intervention. However, research revealed that Americans oppose a new stimulus plan which would result to an increase federal debt. Instead, several people call for the funding of programs to help create jobs.


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