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Poll: 56% Believe Most Congressmen Willing to Sell Their Vote

Fifty-six percent (56%) of Americans believe that most members of Congress are willing to sell their vote for either cash or a campaign contribution. That view is held by 60% of Republicans, 49% of Democrats, and 59% of those not affiliated with either major party. From a generational perspective, those over 65 are a bit more trusting than younger adults, but even 41% of the nation’s senior citizens believe most Congressman are willing to sell their vote. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that just 16% believe most Congressional votes are not for sale.

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