Most Americans are ashamed of this presidential election

Americans are ashamed of this election.
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Over the course of four months, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have battled it out to the bitter end, the winner of which will only be declared Tuesday night. But the war of political attrition has left Americans feeling rather ashamed, a Wall Street Journal/NBC survey reveals.

Nearly two-thirds of adults said that the 2016 presidential campaign made them less proud to be American, and around 60 percent said they didn't like either choice of candidate. Only 7 percent of Americans said the presidential election made them more proud; 28 percent said there was no difference.

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