Dems, GOP have distinct priorities for 2023: AP-NORC poll

Signs advertise Black Friday deals at a Walmart in Secaucus, N.J., Nov. 22. According to the December Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll, Republicans and Democrats have distinct views of what’s most important for the government to address amid high inflation. More Republicans name gas and food prices, energy and immigration; more Democrats focus on health care, climate change and poverty. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

WASHINGTON — Eva Guzman’s expenses have swelled, but she feels comfortable financially thanks to the savings she and her late husband stockpiled for a rainy day. Nevertheless, the 80-year-old retired library clerk in San Antonio limits trips to the grocery store, adjusts the thermostat to save on utilities and tries to help her grandchildren and great-grandchildren get what they need.