Nearly six-in-10 (58%) of Americans say the Republican Party favors the rich, while nearly two-thirds say the Democratic Party favors the middle class (39%) or the poor (26%). Self-identified lower-class Americans are somewhat more likely (65%) than the general public to see the GOP as the party of the rich.

The Daily Number is a statistic, updated every weekday and typically drawn from Pew Research Center project findings, that highlights an important trend.

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