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40 percent overall say the Obama administration “deliberately misled Americans” about Benghazi; 69 percent of Republicans, 45 percent of independents and 11 percent of Democrats agree.

32 percent overall say Congressional activities on Benghazi are driven by politics; 25 percent of Republicans, 28 percent of independents and 44 percent of Democrats agree.

27 percent overall say the Obama administration shared facts on Benghazi “as they became available”; 8 percent of Republicans, 20 percent of independents and 50 percent of Democrats agree.

25 percent overall say the hearings are meant to investigate wrongdoing; 46 percent of Republicans, 24 percent of independents and 12 percent of Democrats agree.

Source: YouGov poll of 1,000 U.S. adults conducted May 3-5.

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