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Poll: Majority of Republicans say GOP leaders are taking the party in the wrong direction
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By Pat Cunningham
July 23, 2013 5:10 p.m.



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HERE‘ the story from the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll:

Part of the public’s grouchy political sentiment may reflect an expressed desire for greater comity than Washington customarily exhibits; 68 percent say it’s more important for political leaders to cooperate on important issues than for them to stick with their positions (26 percent).

But there are limits; notably, support for cooperation drops to 48 percent among “very” conservative Americans, a strong voice within the GOP, a result that marks the limitations on their leaders’ range of movement.

Indeed, as noted, Democrats and independents who lean toward the Democratic Party ...

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