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Poll: House GOP's Obama Lawsuit Could Backfire By Turning Out Dems

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Overall, 58 percent of voters said the House should not sue Obama over his executive actions. Democrats were almost uniformly against it (87 percent oppose; 8 percent support), while Republicans were more divided (57 percent support; 34 percent oppose).

The poll, conducted from Aug. 4 to 7, surveyed 806 U.S. registered voters. Its margin of error is 3.5 percentage points.