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Mon Dec 10, 2012, 05:44 PM

Republicans Are Getting Hammered For Their Handling Of The Fiscal Cliff Talks - Business Insider

http://www.businessinsider.com/obama-approval-rating-in-gallup-fiscal-cliff-poll-republicans-boehner-2012-12

In another sign that Republicans could have a tough time winning a public-opinion battle over a deal to avert the fiscal cliff, a new Gallup poll released Tuesday displays staggeringly low approval ratings for Congressional Republicans on their handling of the negotiations thus far.

The poll finds that only 27 percent of respondents approve of how Republican leaders in Congress are handling negotiations on the fiscal cliff so far. An astounding 63 percent disapprove. By comparison, 52 percent approve of President Barack Obama's handling, while only 43 percent disapprove.

Here's a look at the disparity, which is especially great among Independents:





Earlier on Tuesday, a Washington Post/Pew Research poll found that 53 percent of Americans would blame Republicans if no deal is reached. Only 27 percent said they would blame Obama.

Gallup also found that 58 percent of Americans think it's at least somewhat likely that the two parties reach an agreement before the Jan. 1 deadline. Democrats (77 percent) are much more likely than Republicans (only 43 percent) to think that a deal will happen.


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Mon Dec 10, 2012, 05:49 PM

1. Just Like They Would Throw Momma Off The Train

 

Obstructionists Never Learn Their Lesson

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Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:41 PM

2. They feel safe in their gerrymandered districts,.

Gerrymandered districts are the only reason the GOP did not lose the House.

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Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:16 PM

3. exactly! and something you would be hard pressed to hear mentioned on corporate tv!!

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