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Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 12/13/2010

Tax agreement numbers, support by party

New Washington Post-ABC poll shows broad bipartisan support for tax agreement, but not necessarily its component parts. The breakdowns are below; full question wording here.

                       All  Dem   Rep   Ind   D-R
Overall tax package    69   68    75     68    -7 
Overall, with args.    62   64    63     61    +1  

Elements: 
Unemployment benefits  72   88    55     73   +33
Bush-era cuts for all  54   38    85     49   -47
$5 mil. inheritance    52   52    60     48    -8 
Soc. Sec. payroll      39   37    42     38    -5

Support for all four   11   10    16      9    
Support for three      27   26    30     26     
Support for two        35   35    35     35
Support for one        21   26    14     22 
Support for none        6    3     4      8

%Will help economy     36   39    34     36    +5

By  |  11:56 AM ET, 12/13/2010

Categories:  Post Polls | Tags:  washington post poll

 
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