Poll: Americans are largely in favor of cutting military programs over social ones

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  • 58% of Americans polled by The Hill said that cutting the national debt was a higher priority than maintaining current domestic and military spending levels.
  • 28% of those polled believe that the spending levels are more important than cutting our debt, with 23 percent supporting cuts to social programs like Medicare and Social Security.
  • 69% of pollees oppose cuts to social programs at all, which House Republicans have said must be on the table if a deal to avoid the $85 billion sequestration is to be reached before Friday. source

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