Deficit Reduction Upsurges on Public's Agenda

Pew Research - 01/25/2013

The latest national survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press shows, currently, 72% say that reducing the budget deficit should be a top priority, up 19 points from four years ago. When Barack Obama took office four years ago, reducing the budget deficit was a middle-tier item on the public’s agenda. Only about half of Americans (53%) viewed it as a top policy priority in January 2009. Read More.

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