Poll: Americans Continue To Worry About The Economy
A new AP/GfK poll finds that 80% of Americans rate the condition of the economy as poor, and a majority continue to worry about their own ability to make ends meet. In addition, 68% worry about big, unexpected medical expenses, up 7 percent from July. In a silver lining for President Obama, only 20% blame him for the economic crisis, compared to 54% who blame George W. Bush, and 19% who blame Bill Clinton.
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Obama's Day Ahead
President Obama will depart from the White House at 9:55 a.m. ET, arriving in New York City at 11:05 a.m. ET. He will deliver a major speech on the financial crisis at 12:10 p.m. ET, marking the one-year anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers. He will depart from New York at 3:35 p.m. ET, arriving back at the White House at 4:45 p.m. ET.