Gallup Poll: Record-low 12% cite economic issues as top U.S. problem

WASHINGTON D.C. (KUSI) – According to a new Gallup poll released Monday, a record-low 12% of Americans currently cite some aspect of the economy as the most important problem facing the United States.

Gallup reports that mentions of the economy as the top problem reached 86% in February 2009, the highest point in recent decades. This latest update is from interviewing conducted Sept. 4-12.

During the same time frame, Gallup found dissatisfaction with the government/poor leadership, and immigration/illegal immigrants are the top two most important issues facing the United States.

The full Gallup poll can be read here.


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