President Donald Trump says the American Dream is on the line this election, while Democratic challenger Joe Biden says his campaign is locked in a “battle for the soul of this nation.”
That’s weighty rhetoric, but it’s also intangible. How might the candidates affect the things you can see and hold, like a paystub, an income tax return or a portfolio statement?
A lot of people would like to know, polls suggest.
Almost 80% of registered voters told the Pew Research Center that the economy was a very important issue in this highly-charged election. Seventy-seven percent of voters told YouGov that domestic issues were most important; the economy was the second top priority behind the coronavirus outbreak and response.