Willingness to Compromise a Plus in Midterms

May 25, 2010

Many Americans say they will look less favorably this fall at congressional candidates who supported the federal bailout of major banks and financial institutions in response to the 2008 financial crisis.

About half (49%) say they are less likely to vote for a candidate who supported the major government loans to banks; 14% say they are more likely to vote for a candidate that supported the legislation, while 32% say this will make no difference.

Read the full report, Willingness to Compromise a Plus in Midterms on the Pew Research Center for People and the Press' Web site.

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