The sense of Congress is that...

The Obama administration is taking advantage of the recession to make massive increases in government spending that will hurt our economy in the future by nearly tripling the national debt in ten years.

192

44%

243

56%

The minority position is that investments to address unmet needs in education, energy, and health care are necessary to bring the country out of recession.

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Results calculated from Resurgent Republic survey data of self-identified independent voters, April 25-April 27, 2010, N=276, margin of error +/-5.65%