While Democrats hope abortion will be a major issue in the upcoming midterm elections, high inflation and the economy remain the top issue for voters with an overwhelming – and growing – majority of Americans say the U.S. is heading in the wrong direction.
Eighty-five percent of U.S. adults say the country is on the wrong track. That number includes 78% of Democrats – President Joe Biden’s own party – and 92% of Republicans, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
The findings suggest President Biden and the Democrats face severe pressure going into November’s midterm elections.
Inflation has consistently eclipsed the low 3.6% unemployment rate as a focal point for Americans, who are dealing with high gasoline and food prices. Even among Democrats, 67% call economic conditions poor.
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