August 4, 2011 Pity the poor debt-ceiling deal, disliked inside Washington and evidently just as unloved well beyond the nation's capital. A Gallup/USA Today poll found 46 percent of respondents saying they opposed the deal compared with 39 percent who were in favor.
April 26, 2011 Federal aid provided a record amount of the personal income Americans received in 2010, indicating how widespread the support for such spending is and how difficult politically it will be to reduce such outlays.
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