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January 20, 2010 Poll Results

To what do you attribute the Democrats' stunning loss in a special Senate election in Massachusetts?

Republican Scott Brown's anti-tax, anti-spend message 12% 45 votes
Dissatisfaction with President Obama's heath-care reform proposals 48% 179 votes
General anxiety over unemployment, national budget deficits, Wall Street bailouts 29% 109 votes
Other 10% 38 votes
Total: 371 Votes

Note: This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.


January 20, 2010
12:16 p.m.

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"Other" should say, "all of the above and more" ! Scott Brown ran a clean campaign and President Obama is learning that the Chicago-style politics just doesn't cut it in the great state of Massachusetts! The people voted for the BEST candidate, and NOT party lines... for once! Now I feel there's hope for the rest of the nation!

January 20, 2010
3:52 p.m.

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I think people are disgusted with 1 party controlling the White House, the House of Representatives and the Senate. The controlling party doesn't even have to pay lip service to the other party.

January 23, 2010
9:47 a.m.

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Obuma gave 411 speeches in his first year. He's all blow and no show. His record in Illinois and the Us Senate doesn't show one thing he ever accomplished. He is one of the worst Presidents we have ever had.

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