Sunday, November 14, 2010

Jobs or the deficit -- Which do Americans care more about?

That's easy -- they care about jobs. According to a CBS News poll on Nov. 11, 58 percent of respondents said the new Congress should focus on the economy and jobs. A grand total of four percent said Congress should focus on the deficit. Here's the breakdown:

What should the new Congress focus on in January?
Economy/Jobs   58 percent
Health care        14 percent
Budget deficit      4 percent
War                    2 percent
Immigration        2 percent
Taxes                  2 percent
Education           2 percent