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29% Favor Automatic Spending Cuts If Congress Doesn’t Reduce Spending By $1.5 Trillion

Thursday, August 04, 2011

Although voters are skeptical that federal spending will actually be cut following the debt ceiling debate, a majority opposes automatic spending cuts if Congress doesn’t reach its reduction goals. A so-called Super Committee has been tasked with finding cuts of $1.5 trillion over a decade and recommending those cuts to the full Congress. If no cuts are agreed upon, automatic cuts are supposed to go into effect.

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