Poll Results

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America’s To Do List

4th Quarter 2012 / Heartland Monitor Poll № 15

After a campaign season of unprecedented expense and duration, taming the federal budget and avoiding the fiscal cliff top America’s to-do list for President Obama and Congress, according to poll results announced today by The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) and National Journal.

But in contrast to Washington’s near exclusive focus on the budgetary standoff, the public expresses nearly equal concern about an array of other economic challenges, including the availability of jobs, Medicare and Social Security; quality of education; and rising costs of college and health care.

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