Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Your confidence on the state of the economy may depend on your political ideology
In U.S., Democrats’ Economic Confidence Soars in September
Democrats’ 10-point increase in economic confidence last week contributed to the overall Gallup Economic Confidence Index’s holding steady near the highest level seen this year, despite Republicans’ and independents’ lower economic confidence. The index averaged -18 for the week ending Sept. 23, essentially where it has been for the last three weeks.
Simon Owens is an assistant managing editor at U.S. News & World Report. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+. Email him at email@example.com