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Poll: U.S. voters prefer hemorrhoids to Congress

Oct. 9, 2013 at 1:19 PM

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 9 (UPI) -- A North Carolina pollster said its survey indicates U.S. voters prefer hemorrhoids to the current U.S. Congress.

Public Policy Polling said its telephone poll of 502 registered voters, conducted Oct. 4-6, found 53 percent of those polled have a higher opinion of hemorrhoids than Congress, while 73 percent said they prefer jury duty to the legislative body and 46 percent said they had a higher opinion of witches than lawmakers.

The poll indicated Congress has an overall approval rating of 8 percent, with 7 percent of Democrats expressing approval and 10 percent of Republicans saying they approve.

Public Policy Polling said the poll had a margin of error of plus or minus 4.4 percentage points.

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