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What percentage of Americans approve of President Obama’s handling of the debt ceiling negotiations? What percentage of Americans support making smoking totally illegal?

43% of Americans approve of President Obama’s handling of the debt ceiling negotiations. 21% approve of how congressional Republicans are handling the issue. 66% say any final deal should contain a combination of spending cuts and tax increases.CBS News 

For the first time, a majority of Americans—59%—say smoking should be banned in all public places. 19% support making smoking totally illegal, also a new high.Gallup Poll

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