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The unemployment rate is inching down — but gas prices are soaring. And Americans are concerned about the future of the U.S. economy. Before and since President Obama took office, the economy has been the most important issue for voters, but in this week’s Economist/YouGov Poll, the percentage who think ...
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As the country gets closer to the tax filing date, now less than a week away, more Americans feel the pinch of taxes — those saying they pay more than their fair share of them in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll has gone up six points in the last week. And ...
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No one gets much — or sole – credit for staving off a government shutdown last week. When asked in the Economist/YouGov Poll who they credit most for averting a shutdown, four in ten can’t credit anyone. Combined, President Obama and Democrats in Congress fare better than the Republicans in ...
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Americans are dubious about the country’s ability to reduce the amount of foreign oil it imports — and while they still believe in the safety of both nuclear power and offshore drilling, there is less support for both of those technologies in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll than there was a ...
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