deficit poll

According to the new poll, 54 percent of Americans think the budget deficit has increased since Obama took office in 2009
Polls show that Americans are torn on budget cuts. Many want Congress to cut spending, but an equally number oppose specific cuts and tax increases. Joining the conversation is HuffPost Senior Polling Editor Mark Blumenthal.
So it sounds like Americans are eager for Congress to cut federal spending and ready to make the tough choices necessary
On the congressional side, House Republicans have repeatedly declared that raising taxes is a non-starter -- a stance House
The May Reuters/Ipsos poll was conducted May 5-9, with a randomly selected sample of 1,029 adults interviewed by telephone