Bipartisanship has gotten a resounding public endorsement. 70% of U.S. voters say it is “very important” for President-elect Barack Obama to work with Republicans to try to solve the nation’s problems, while another 21% say it is “somewhat important.’’ Only 3% say bipartisanship is not important at all.
Americans are deeply divided over whether the federal government should help the U.S. auto industry stay afloat. 47% say they support a federal bailout package for the Big Three while 49% oppose a bailout.
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