Gallup polls Americans on pay equity, family leave, the TPP, and the NRA

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    NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller sits down for his weekly conversation with Gallup’s Frank Newport to talk about trends in American opinion.
     

    This week, Heller and Newport took a look at public opinion on policies impacting Americans’ finance, following issues raised during Tuesday’s Democratic Presidential Debate.

    Topics of discussion included raising the minimum wage; having the wealthy pay more in taxes; paid family leave; pay equity for women workers; background checks for gun sales; and the Trans Pacific Partnership.

    One issue that was scarcely touched on; fixing the way in which the federal government works in Washington, the most important single problem facing the country according to Americans.

    Listen to the audio interview above to hear where Americans stand on these popular topics.

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