67%: Super Committee doomed
Two-thirds of Americans say they believe the deficit-cutting Congressional Super Committee will fail to achieve its goal this week of agreeing on $1.5 trillion in U.S. government spending cuts over the next 10 years.
The 12-member bipartisan committee has until Wednesday to agree on $1.5 trillion in cuts or automatic across-the-board spending cuts will be mandated in the U.S. government budget starting in 2013.
In our national scientific telephone survey Sunday night, 67% predicted the Super Committee would fail in its mission, 13% said they thought it would succeed in finding $1.5 million in budget cuts over 10 years, and 20% expressed no opinion on the question.
Poll Position’s survey of 1,220 registered voters nationwide was conducted November 20, 2011 and has a margin of error of ±3%.
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