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Who Still Sees US as World’s Top Economic Power?

Posted on 03/1/2013 by | Washington Watch | Comments

Bulletin TodayMost Americans aren’t too bullish anymore on the notion that the United States is the world’s leading economy. The exception, according to a new Gallup Poll, are Americans 65 and older. For the third year in a row, a slim majority of Americans — 53 percent — say that China is the world’s top economic power in the world today, compared with just 32 percent for the United States. (Relatively few respondents in the poll named other countries.) Americans under …