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Debt Ceiling Poll

Emily Swanson

Poll Shows Nation Is Thrilled To Resolve Showdown It Totally Didn't Understand

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

With a deal to extend the nation's debt ceiling and prevent the United States from defaulting on its debt now appearing all but certain to pass throug...

America To Congress: Spare Us A Debt Ceiling Showdown

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

A majority of Americans want to see the debt ceiling raised, but Republicans and tea party supporters feel otherwise, according to a CNN/ORC poll rele...

Poll: 44 Percent Of Americans Oppose Raising Debt Ceiling

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics

As the U.S. draws closer to hitting its borrowing limit, polls released this week show that many Americans oppose raising the debt ceiling, despite wo...

Poll: Raise Debt Ceiling Or Face Disastrous Consequences

AP | ALAN FRAM and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Most Americans think jarring economic problems will erupt if lawmakers fail to increase the government's borrowing limit. Yet they'...

Obama Viewed As 'Strong Leader,' Favored On Key Issue, Poll Shows

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama enters the debt limit talks with largely the same set of advantages he enjoyed during the fiscal cliff debate: relatively stron...

Poll Has Bad News For Obama

AP | By BRENT KALLESTAD | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- President Barack Obama is losing support among Florida voters, especially among independents, a poll released Thursday shows. Fi...

Mark Blumenthal

Debt Deal Reaction: What Will Polls Say?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics

Pollsters have not yet had a chance to survey Americans on their reactions to Sunday night's compromise agreement to raise the debt ceiling, although ...

Voters Play Role In Debt Ceiling Standoff

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 09.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Dear voter: Want to know why Democrats and Republicans in Congress find it so hard to work together to solve tough problems like th...

Emily Swanson

Obama Polls: Economy Drags Down The President And Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

As Washington has debated what to do about the debt ceiling, Americans have increasingly soured on the leaders of both parties. Two new national surve...

Poll Shows Where Voters Stand On Debt

AP | By CONNIE CASS | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just last fall, Americans were feeling better about their personal finances. Now they're starting to worry more about how they'll pay of...

Mark Blumenthal

Public Is Divided On Debt Ceiling, More Confident In Obama Than In Congress, Polls Suggest

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Although the Obama administration is warning that a federal default will mean "lights out" for the U.S. economy, two new public polls sh...

Few Fear 'Economic Catastrophe' If Debt Ceiling Isn't Raised: Poll

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 09.13.2011 | Business

Of the 22 percent of Americans who want the federal government to raise the debt ceiling, less than a third say that "economic catastrophe" would resu...

Poll Shows Where Americans Stand On Looming Debt Crisis

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 08.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — It might be time for another midnight ride by Paul Revere, this time warning "the creditors are coming." Americans seem not to hav...

Emily Swanson

Debt Ceiling Polls Find Americans Concerned About Both Increase And Default

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 08.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the threat of a first-ever default by the federal government looming, policymakers are asking whether Americans are more worried ab...

Nearly Half Of Americans Oppose Raising The Debt Ceiling: Gallup Poll

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.13.2011 | Business

Despite warnings that America must raise the debt ceiling in order to avoid potentially catastrophic economic consequences, nearly half of Americans j...

Emily Swanson

Poll: Most Americans Oppose Increasing The Debt Limit

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new poll released on Wednesday found that most Americans oppose an increase in the debt ceiling, but at the same time support few potential cuts in ...