Q: Automatic cuts in federal spending have begun to take effect because Obama and Republicans were unable to reach a budget agreement earlier this year. Do you approve or disapprove of these budget cuts taking place?
Question 21 of 45
In this poll:
More than one in three say they have personally felt the impact of across-the-board cuts nearly three months after they took effect.
This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone May 16-19, 2013, among a random national sample of 1,001 adults, including landline and cell phone-only respondents. Interviews were conducted in English and Spanish The results from the full survey have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt-SRBI of New York. Produced for the Washington Post by Capital Insight.