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article imageLess than half of Americans trust government to solve problems

By Sami Zaatari     Sep 13, 2013 in Politics
In a new poll conducted by Gallup, American trust in the federal government to solve both domestic and international issues has dramatically fallen, in historical lows.
In the poll, less than half of Americans had confidence in the government to handle foreign issues, at 49 percent.
On the domestic front, 42 percent of Americans said they had confidence in the government handling domestic problems, also at an all time historical low.
The poll also found a higher degree of confidence amongst Democrats in the government's ability to handle both foreign and domestic issues, with a high of 71 percent confident in the government's ability to handle international issues, and 58 percent confident in the government's ability to handle domestic issues.
When it comes to Republicans, only 35 percent of respondents had confidence in the government's ability to handle foreign issues, and only 29 percent when it comes to confidence in the government handling domestic issues.
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