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Poll: Americans See Republicans As Only Interested In Helping The ‘Haves’

By Alex Seitz-Wald on September 30, 2011 at 9:20 am

"Poll: Americans See Republicans As Only Interested In Helping The ‘Haves’"

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Almost half of all respondents to a new Washington Post poll say Republicans in Congress are doing more to help the “haves” than “have nots,” with fewer than a third saying the GOP treats both sides equally. A tiny 7 percent say Republican lawmakers are helping the have-nots. For contrast, a plurality say President Obama treats society’s “haves” and “have-nots” about equally. The Post’s Peyton M. Craighill and Jon Cohen compiled this table:

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