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After months largely on virtual lockdown and with Depression-era unemployment levels, it comes as no surprise that many Americans share a grim view of the economy, with less than a quarter saying economic conditions are excellent or good, while three-quarters term them fair or poor.

Even so, it may be surprising that a Pew Research Center survey of Americans’ views on the economy and impact of the massive $2.2 trillion relief package passed by Congress and signed by President Trump found that, despite across-the-board negative views of the nation’s financial health, there is optimism for a recovery — shaded by political leanings — within a year.

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