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59 per­cent say that “re­gard­less of what hap­pens in Wash­ing­ton,” their over­all spend­ing habits will not change much in the next year.

53 per­cent say that be­cause of the “un­cer­tainty with the fed­eral gov­ern­ment,” they will prob­a­bly spend less on Christ­mas and hol­i­day presents this year.

53 per­cent give Pres­i­dent Obama a neg­a­tive re­view of his job han­dling the econ­omy.

50 per­cent say their house­hold fi­nan­cial con­di­tion will likely stay the same in the next six months.

45 per­cent say that they will be less likely to make year-end char­i­ta­ble con­tri­bu­tion be­cause of the po­ten­tial of another gov­ern­ment shut­down in Jan­uary.

44 per­cent say the U.S. econ­omy will stay the same in the next year.

Source: A Har­ris Poll of 2,250 U.S. adults con­ducted Nov. 13 to 18 and re­leased Tues­day.

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