Infographic: Where Should the Nation Spend and Save?

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As the economy slowly recovers from a crippling recession and politicians sound alarms about mounting deficits, the U.S. government is struggling with tough choices about which programs to trim and which to invest in. 

An annual Harris Interactive poll set out to explore public opinion on the federal budget by asking people whether they would favor or oppose cutting spending in particular areas. The results reveal what really matters to the American people—and their pocketbooks.