New Poll: 57% of Republicans, 39% of Democrats Believe the Economy is in Recession

A new Morning Consult poll reveals that nearly half of Americans (46 percent) currently believe the U.S. economy is in recession with another one-in-four adults expecting a downturn within the year. Parsing the data by political affiliation, 57 percent of Republicans versus 39 percent of Democrats say the economy is currently in recession while 46 percent of independents say the same. See more details below: