AP-NORC poll: Biden hit on economy as more say finances poor:

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WASHINGTON (AP) – More U.S. adults are now feeling financially vulnerable amid high inflation.

That’s a political risk for President Joe Biden and fellow Democrats a month before the midterm elections.

A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research says that some 46% of people now call their personal financial situation poor.

That figure has risen from 37% percent in March. It comes at a particularly inopportune moment for Biden, given that the share of Americans who felt positive about their finances had stayed steady over the last few years.

A majority of Americans now see high prices as beyond Biden’s control, but they disapprove of his handling of the economy overall.

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10/12/2022 1:38:43 PM (GMT -5:00)

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