This week's Poll Hub looks at the impact healthcare debt is having on Americans. Then, America is in a funk. Pride in the country is at a record low. Americans are unhappy with the state of the country, but don't agree on why. Finally, are high prices making you rethink your summer vacation plans? This week's Fun Fact heads back to the 50's to see how much a family trip cost then.
If you thought America's health care problems ended with the passage of Obamacare, think again. We're looking at data from a recent NPR and Kaiser Family Foundation poll on healthcare debt in the U.S. Noam Levey, a Senior Correspondent for Kaiser Health News, joins to help us understand the newest health care crisis.
Next, we look at pride in America. According to a recent Gallup Poll, Americans are in a funk. The majority of Americans are unhappy, think the country is heading in the wrong direction, and pride in the country is at historic lows. We agree on that, but not on the reasons why we're down.
Finally, no one thinking about summer vacation this year can escape accelerating inflation. So this week's Fun Fact heads back to the 50's to see how much a family trip cost then. And yes, we check out the numbers in today's dollars!