(Chicago) – Poll: U.S. voters place immigration and gun violence at the bottom their priorities, a new poll says.
Despite all the political noise on Capitol Hill in recent weeks, voters are putting immigration reform and reducing gun violence at the bottom of a list of 12 priorities for Congress and the president to address, according a new Gallup poll.
Instead, Americans want Washington to place its highest priority on jobs and the economy, followed by making government work more efficiently and improving the quality of education.
The roughly half of Americans who indicate they would like Congress and the president to make reducing gun violence and reforming immigration top priorities is more than 30 percentage points lower than the 86% who say creating jobs and growing the economy should be a top or a high priority.
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