More blame Republicans for 'fiscal cliff' crisis, but "all of the above" most at fault

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A new Reuters/Ipsos poll finds Americans blame Republicans in Congress more than congressional Democrats or President Obama for the current “fiscal cliff” crisis, as the deadline approaches for action to avert big tax increases and spending cuts.

27% blamed Republicans in Congress, 16% blamed Obama and 6% pointed to Democrats in Congress. The largest percentage — 31% — blamed “all of the above.”

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