A large majority of American voters think gas prices pose a serious threat to the nation’s economic recovery. In addition, voters are sharply divided over whether President Obama could do more to bring down gas prices -- or whether he even wants gas prices to go down.
Nearly half of voters, 47 percent, say high gas prices pose an “extremely” serious threat to the economy, according to a Fox News poll released Monday. Another 40 percent consider it a “somewhat” serious threat.
Sixty percent of Republicans think high prices at the pump are an “extremely” serious threat to economic recovery. That’s nearly twice as many as the 33 percent of Democrats who think so...