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Government Shutdown Poll

Emily Swanson

Americans Still Mad As Hell Over Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

Anti-incumbent sentiment aimed at Congress is still running as high as it was in the middle of the government shutdown last month, according to a new ...

Poll: Majority Think House GOP Is 'Bad For The Country'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

A majority of Americans think it is bad for the country that Republicans control the House of Representatives, and even more want House Speaker John B...

Emily Swanson

Shutdown Pains Alarming Number Of Americans

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

The government shutdown is finally over, but not before inflicting pain on millions of Americans, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. Forty-fo...

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Polls Find Republicans Can't Escape Blame

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When it comes to polls about the government shutdown, the question of "who is to blame" seems to capture the imagination of partisans mo...

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See, It's Not Hard: Americans Agree On How To End Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

A majority of Democrats, Republicans and independents support a temporary extension of the federal budget at current spending levels, according to a n...

Poll: 60 Percent Of Americans Ready To Fire Entire Congress

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

Given an opportunity to replace every member of Congress, 60 percent of Americans would favor an all-inclusive congressional overhaul, while only 35 p...

Emily Swanson

Americans Aren't Being Fooled, Know The Shutdown Is Hurting The Country: Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

The vast majority of Americans believe the government shutdown is hurting the country, and more than a third think it's hurting their own families, ac...

Americans Increasingly Unhappy With Republican Handling Of Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

The government shutdown isn't winning anyone in Washington points with the public -- but Republicans are faring the worst, according to new polls. ...

Emily Swanson

Poll Finds Enough Blame For Everybody

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics

Although Democrats and Republicans both have been embarrassed by their leaked comments about which side is "winning" the shutdown debate, a new HuffPo...

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Poll: Americans Say Pay Furloughed Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

Americans are more likely than not to think that furloughed federal employees should receive back pay whenever the government shutdown is over, accord...

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Poll: More Americans Still Expect To Avert A Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

Many Americans still expect Congress to reach a deal to avoid a government shutdown, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll conducted over the weeken...

Poll Reveals Most Would Blame GOP 'Spoiled Children' For Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

Most Americans would blame congressional Republicans rather than President Barack Obama for a shutdown, and many Americans view the GOP as acting like...

Emily Swanson

Poll Shows Americans Think A Government Shutdown Would Hurt Them

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics

Most Americans think a government shutdown would hurt both the economy and their own families, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. But most also ...

Republicans' Big Idea Not Catching On With Republican Voters

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

A poll conducted for Republican members of Congress found that Republican voters oppose shutting down the government to defund President Barack Obama'...

Evangelicals Most Likely To Support Government Shutdown

Posted 06.07.2011 | Religion

By Richard Yeakley Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) A slim majority of evangelicals favor government shutdown over a budget compromise, accordi...

Emily Swanson

Polls: Public Split On Who To Blame In Government Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

Two polls released this week show a public split on whether to blame Republicans or Democrats if the federal government shuts down later this week. T...

Government Shutdown Poll Reveals Split On Blame Game

Politics Daily | Bruce Drake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While the threat of a government shutdown has receded for the time being, a Washington Post/Pew Research Center poll says that Americans are split on ...