There's encouraging news for Democrats battling to retain control of Congress in this fall's elections, with the party holding an edge in public trust for shepherding the economy and small gains in those saying their finances are healthy, according to a new poll. The economy remains people's top concern, according to an Associated Press-GfK Poll conducted earlier this month, the good news for Democrats: By a margin of 47 percent to 42 percent, people trust them more than Republicans to guide the economy, and slightly more — 64 percent — say their household budgets are in good shape. In addition, people want Democrats to win control of Congress by a 46 percent to 39 percent margin. That is the second straight month in which Democrats have held an advantage on that question. Read the full article.