Republicans have gained a 10 point lead over Democrats in Rasmussen Reports latest national survey on who the public most trusts to deal effectively with economic issues.
The 10 point lead is the widest margin held by either party in months and has opened up in recent weeks as President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner have become the central players in the debate over how to deal with the approaching debt-ceiling crisis. Read More
The sovereign debt of the American government has been downgraded — not last week by Standard & Poor’s, which merely put it on negative watch, but last November by Dagong. Read More