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Republicans Face Crisis As Fiscal Cliff Debate Hurts GOP Brand

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REPUBLICAN FISCAL CLIFF
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (2nd R) answers reporters' questions during a news conference with (L-R) Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) and Sen. John Thune (R-SD) (R) after the weekly Senate Republican Policy Committee meeting at the U.S. Capitol November 27, 2012 in Washington, DC. Citing former presidents Clinton and Reagan and past bipartisan Congressional leaders, McConnell said that Republicans and Democrats have come together in the past to overcome budget challenges. (Photo by Ch | Getty Images
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With the Jan. 1 fiscal cliff deadline fast approaching, a new Pew Research Center poll suggests that the GOP is losing the fiscal debate. Fifty-three percent of those surveyed said they would blame Republicans if the crisis isn’t resolved; only 27 percent said they would blame President Obama.

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