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Is the Economy Better Off?

an Manjack shows Manjack with equipment used in his general contracting company in Williston, N.D. "Four years ago, I didn't have any direction," he says. "I didn't know what the economy was going to do. I didn't know what construction was going to do. ... I feel like I found out where I want to be. ... I don't know how I got to North Dakota. But I'm really glad I did."

Is the Economy Better Off?

November 6, 2012

In the final stretch of the presidential campaign, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will be judged on their perceived abilities to improve our economy. To gauge the mood of the electorate, Associated Press Photographers visited voters around the country, and asked them this question, "Is the economy better off?".