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Thursday, Jan 19, 2012, 3:19 pm

Survey Finds Americans Exhausted by Presidential Campaign

By Alyssa Meza

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Voters listen to Republican presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich at a campaign stop in Walterboro, South Carolina on January 19.
(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

In unsurprising news of the day, a Pew Research Center poll finds the nation fed up with the presidential elections. The aptly titled report, "Campaign 2012: Too Negative, Too Long, Dull," states that half of those surveyed said the campaign was "too negative," 55 percent said it was dull and 57 percent said it was too long. 

Alyssa Meza is a Winter 2012 In These Times editorial intern

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