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During The Congressional Break, Voters Air Their Frustrations

Reuters: Congress' Spring Break A Time For Voters To Vent
At a time of high unemployment and home foreclosure rates, frustration with Congress and rising anxiety over how to deal with the national debt without gutting programs such as Medicare health insurance for the elderly and the Social Security retirement program, such meetings aren't always comfortable for lawmakers. But they can offer a vivid picture of voters' feelings, as Republicans and Democrats start gearing up in earnest for presidential and congressional elections on November 6 (Jacobs, 4/8).

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