Q: Thinking about the next 12 months, would you say you feel (optimistic) or (pessimistic) about the state of the national economy?
Question 18 of 45
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This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone May 16-19, 2013, among a random national sample of 1,001 adults, including landline and cell phone-only respondents. Interviews were conducted in English and Spanish The results from the full survey have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt-SRBI of New York. Produced for the Washington Post by Capital Insight.