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December 20, 2012


Majority Say Republican Policies Too Extreme

A new CNN/ORC poll finds a slight majority of Americans sees the Republican party's policies and views as too extreme, 53% to 37%, a first for the GOP.

Key finding: "It probably doesn't help that House Speaker John Boehner, who's leading GOP fiscal cliff negotiations with the president, is held in fairly low regard, particularly in comparison to Obama. According to the poll, 34% of the public approves of how the top Republican in the House handling his job. By contrast, the president's approval rating stands at 52%."












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