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Poll: Most Voters Think Raising Taxes Will Hurt the Economy

Only 27 percent think cuts will hurt

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Most voters continue to see raising taxes as worse for the nation's economy than cutting government spending. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 54% of Likely Voters think raising taxes is more likely to hurt the economy than cutting government spending. Twenty-seven percent (27%) see cutting spending as worse, while 11% say neither will hurt the economy. (To see survey question wording, click here.)—See more at: http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/business/federal_budget/february_2013/54_say_raising_taxes_more_likely_to_hurt_economy_than_spending_cuts#sthash.34twxdcY.dpuf