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• 57 percent say the Republican Party is better able to deal with it, 31 percent cite Democrats.

• 14 percent say “dissatisfaction with government, Congress and politicians” is our biggest problem.

• 12 percent cite the federal budget deficit, 7 percent cite health care, and 4 percent each cite immigration, “lack of money” and education.

• 3 percent each cite “ethical and moral decline” and “wars or fears of war.”

• 2 percent each cite Social Security, lack of public civility and Medicare.

Source: A Gallup Poll of 1,017 adults conducted Sept. 8-11.

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