2 Nov 2022

Economy dominates as US prepares for midterm elections

Washington Correspondent

Next week America will go to the polls for the midterms which define the remaining years of a presidency – and this year also could define the future of American democracy.

Looming large in the minds of voters is the state of the economy. The highest inflation for decades, and trouble in the housing and stock markets are putting the squeeze on households coast to coast and making ever more rocky ground under President Biden’s feet.