Public Pulse: gov't intervention, Congress' performance, deficits
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According to a new Gallup poll, 59% of adults believe the federal government has too much power — that’s up 8 points from last year. 58% believe the government is doing too much to try to help the economy.
According to Fox News, a majority (55%) of registered voters think “everyday Americans” could do a better job than most current Members of Congress. Only 35% believe Congress does a better job.
According to Bloomberg, 55% of adults say the budget deficit is out of control and threatens the nation’s economic future. Only 38% say the budget deficit is manageable.