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Wed., Oct. 9, 2013, 5:30 p.m.

Poll: Voters Prefer ‘Roids To Congress

It's no surprise these days that Congress isn't very popular, but a new poll says voters have a higher opinion of witches, hemorrhoids and jury duty than their lawmakers in Washington. Public Policy Polling, a Democratic-leaning firm based in North Carolina, asked a series of questions trying to gauge support for Congress compared with government-run institutions such as the Internal Revenue Service, health problems such as toenail fungus, cockroaches and dog poop. The findings may surprise some lawmakers in Washington, who are deadlocked over how to reopen the federal government after eight days of shutdown/Catalina Camia, USA Today. More here.

Question: In three words or less, what do you prefer to Congress?

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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