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New poll: Shutdown will slap GOP

Updated: 2013-10-01T14:53:47Z

By STEVE KRASKE

The Kansas City Star

A new poll out this morning suggests that by overwhelming numbers, Americans don’t want a dispute over Obamacare to result in a government shutdown.

The Quinnipiac poll said Americans oppose a shutdown as a way to stop the president’s health care law from taking effect by 72 percent to 22 percent.

That sentiment came about even though respondents were nearly split on Obamacare itself.

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