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Bloomberg Poll: Americans Want Supreme Court to Turn Off Political Spending Spigot

Americans are divided on the justices' decisions on gay marriage, health care, and abortion. But not on campaign finance.
A jogger runs pasts the Supreme Court building on Jan. 16, 2015, in Washington.
Photographer: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Americans may be sharply divided on other issues, but they are united in their view of the 2010 Supreme Court ruling that unleashed a torrent of political spending: They hate it.

In a new Bloomberg Politics national poll, 78 percent of those responding said the Citizens United ruling should be overturned, compared with 17 percent who called it a good decision.