A new poll finds people have gotten into heated arguments with family members over politics, and the polarized views are persisting. Hillary Clinton still gets high negative marks.
A new poll finds people have gotten into heated arguments with family members over politics, and the polarized views are persisting. Hillary Clinton still gets high negative marks. Cliff Owen ASSOCIATED PRESS
A new poll finds people have gotten into heated arguments with family members over politics, and the polarized views are persisting. Hillary Clinton still gets high negative marks. Cliff Owen ASSOCIATED PRESS

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