American public and the debt ceiling
Washington is in the midst of a heated debate over the debt ceiling. Should it be raised or not? Should it be raised with spending cuts? What will happen if we raise it? What will happen if we don’t? These types of questions have dominated the economic discussions among lawmakers for months.
But what do everyday Americans think? We decided to find out. Our latest national poll gauged how the public feels about the preeminent spending debate in Washington. And we took it a step farther, visualizing the results of the poll in a handy infographic.
Click here to see a memorandum with more analysis of the poll results.