GOP Pulls Even with Democrats in Congressional Poll

Photo Credit: AP/Charles DharapakA new poll shows voter frustration toward Republicans has significantly waned in recent weeks, with the GOP negating a 9 percentage-point disadvantage in generic polling and now running even with Democrats.

If congressional elections were held today, 39 percent of voters would cast ballots for Republicans — the same percentage who would pick a Democrat, a Quinnipiac University poll says.

A Quinnipiac poll from Oct. 1 showed Democrats with 43-percent support, compared with 34 percent for Republicans.

In the latest poll, 37 percent of independent voters said they would vote for a Republican, while 26 percent said they would go with a Democrat — a big swing from the October survey that showed Democrats with a 32-30 advantage among independents.

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