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The Nation's Priorities And The Direction Of The Country

Americans are concerned about inflation and the possibility of a recession. The Direction of the Country index indicates a deep pessimism.

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A third of Americans (32 percent) pick the economy as the country’s most important issue. Gun violence/control at 15% and lack of trust in government/politicians at 9% are the other top issues.

The results are from the latest IBD/TIPP Poll of over 1,310 Americans, completed in early June. The poll asked Americans, "What is the most important issue facing the country today?"

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