75% of middle-income families “say their income is falling behind the cost of living,” an eight-point rise since March.
“Concern about the economy continues to be a major stressor, with about 41% rating inflation as their top concern,” the group said. “Being able to pay for food and groceries also ranks high (26%, up four percentage points since March) as does their current financial situation (25%, up eight percentage points since March).”
“About three-quarters (77%) say it is likely America will be in recession by the end of the year,” the group said. “In addition, 61% believe the American economy will be worse off over the next year than it is now. Just 14% think it will improve.”
Longtime Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski faces tough reelection bid as Republican who voted to impeach Trump, but new state voting rules will likely have her and Trump-backed Kelly Tshibaka advancing to November election.