Monday, May 10, 2010
Deficit Rising as Major Issue
Although jobs and the economy are top worries, the number of people volunteering the deficit as the most important problem facing the country is rising. But, government spending is still supported by half the public, especially if targeted to help the economic recovery. Polls show little partisan difference, but Republicans are much more angry about it, and the Republican Party is seen by more voters as better able to handle the problem.