Q: If automatic federal spending cuts take place, do you think they would have a major effect, a minor effect, or no effect on the federal budget deficit?
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This poll was conducted for The Washington Post and the Pew Research Center by telephone February 21 to 24, 2013, among a random national sample of 1,000 adults, including users of both conventional and cellular phones. 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 Princeton Survey Research Associates International (PSRAI) of Princeton, NJ. Produced for the Washington Post by Capital Insight.