Americans Overwhelmingly Favor Obama In Fiscal Cliff Negotiationss

An ABC News/Washington Post poll shows that twice as many Americans approve of the president’s approach on the fiscal cliff issue than favor that of House Speaker John Boehner.

That's at least in part because many more people are in the dark about Boehner's efforts, underscoring a president's greater ability to command the spotlight to make his case - and to draw more unified backing from his party's core supporters.

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