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Poll: Most Americans confused about the debt ceiling

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US Speaker of the House John Boehner (L) speaks at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, October 8, 2013, following a press conference by US President Barack Obama (R) at the White House as the crisis over a US government shutdown and debt ceiling standoff deepens on the 8th day of the shutdown. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Congress will vote next week on whether to raise the debt ceiling, but a new United Technologies/National Journal Congressional Connection poll finds that many Americans are confused about this concept. For more, we're joined by Shane Goldmacher of National Journal.  

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