A majority of Americans support a path to legal status for undocumented immigrants and say the Senate was wrong to reject a law to expand gun background checks. Supporters and opponents of each measure differ on whether they could vote for a candidate who disagreed with them on the issue. Read related story.

Source: This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone May 16-19, 2013, among a random sample of 1,001 adults. Interviews were conducted in English and Spanish on landlines and cell phones. The results have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points. This survey was produced for The Washington Post by Capital Insight, with sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt-SRBI of New York | The Washington Post May 23, 2013
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