Cut It Out! If The American Public Were In Control Of The Federal Budget
As the economy slowly recovers from a crippling recession and politicians sound alarms about mounting deficits, the US government is struggling with tough choices about which programs to trim and which to invest in. An annual Harris Interactive poll set out to explore public opinion on the federal budget by asking people whether they would favor or oppose cutting spending in particular areas. The results reveal what really matter to the American people – and their pocketbooks.