About four in 10 Americans (39%) in August say it is a good time to find a quality job, down slightly from 43% in July.
Unable to transform their images with voters, the 2016 presidential candidates will likely focus on vilifying their opponent in an unprecedented race to the bottom that could agitate voters enough to turbo-boost turnout.
Hillary Clinton's favorable rating among 18- to 29-year-olds is well below her favorable rating among those who are older, which is a highly unusual situation for a Democratic political figure.
Americans' view of Donald Trump is now identical to their view of Hillary Clinton, at 37% favorable and 58% unfavorable. Previously, Clinton has always had the more positive image.