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Sunday, September 20, 2015
75% in U.S. See Widespread Government Corruption
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Three in four Americans (75%) last
year perceived corruption as widespread in the country's
government. This figure is up from two in three in 2007
(67%) and 2009 (66%).
While the numbers have fluctuated slightly since 2007, the
trend has been largely stable since 2010. However, the
percentage of U.S. adults who see corruption as pervasive
has never been less than a majority in the past decade,
which has had no shortage of controversies from theU.S.