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Republicans Retain Poll Lead on Economy Heading Into US Midterms

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An attendee holds a campaign sign during the MIGOP Nominating Convention in Lansing, Michigan.

An attendee holds a campaign sign during the MIGOP Nominating Convention in Lansing, Michigan.

Photographer: Nic Antaya/Bloomberg

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Americans favored the Republican Party over Democrats on the economy in an ABC News/Ipsos poll, maintaining the GOP’s advantage on the issue heading into the Nov. 8 midterm elections.