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According to Suffolk, 65% of likely voters say reducing the national debt would directly contribute to improving the economy. 28% say it would not.
According to CNN, 0% of adults think the economy is in very good shape; 31% think it is in somewhat good shape; 42% think it is in somewhat bad shape; and 27% think it is in very bad shape.
According to Reason/Rupe, 34% of adults say the government should be doing more to regulate businesses; 57% think it should be doing less.
According to Suffolk, when asked how much more in taxes they would be willing to pay in order to bring down the national debt: 48% of likely voters said none; 5% said less than $500; 3% said between $500 and $1,999; 3% said between $2,000 and $4,999; 4% said between $5,000 and $14,999; and 3% said more than $15,000.