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Needless to say, there are currently not one but two Facebook pages proposing that Mayor Stubbs make a run for the White House.

POLL DU JOUR

57 percent of Americans oppose all or most of the health care proposals in the Affordable Care Act;87 percent of Republicans, 77 percent of conservatives, 26 percent of Democrats and 32 percent of liberals agree.

54 percent overall would blame Republicans if the debt ceiling is not raised; 25 percent would blame President Obama; 15 percent would blame both.

51 percent would blame Republicans if there was a government shutdown if Congress does not pass a spending bill; 33 percent would blame President Obama; 12 percent would blame both.

45 percent say that if the debt ceiling is not raised, it will cause “major problems” in the U.S., 27 percent say it would cause “minor problems”; 17 percent say it would cause a crisis in the U.S.; 9 percent said it would cause no problems at all.

40 percent say a few days of government shutdown due to an impasse in Congress on spending would cause only “minor problems” in the U.S., 38 percent say it would cause “major problems”; 11 percent say it would cause a crisis; 11 percent said no problems at all.

Source: A CNN/ORC poll of 1,022 U.S. adults conducted Sept. 6 to 8.

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