New CNN poll: Half of Americans think it’s bad thing that GOP controls House

10/21/2013 7:27 AM

10/21/2013 7:27 AM

In the wake of the government shutdown, Americans are frowning on the Republican-led U.S. House.

About 54 percent say it’s a bad thing that the GOP controls the House,

a new poll for CNN concludes

.

Six in 10 say House Speaker John Boehner needs to go.

“John Boehner fares just as badly as the GOP,” CNN Polling Director Keating Holland said.

Meantime, Republicans

remain deeply divided on the party’s future direction.

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