The Biggest Threat to Our Economy Is … the Political Climate

Although the Republican sweep of the White House and both chambers of Congress in November has gotten a lot of credit for the stock rally that followed, a significant number of Americans think those same politicians are the biggest threat the economy faces over the next six months.

According to a new survey by, “the political environment in Washington” was labeled the top economic threat by 38 percent of respondents, but this view is colored considerably by people’s political affiliations. CONT.

Martha C. White, NBC News