Poll: America loves the services of civil servants

Wednesday - 3/9/2011, 9:31am EST

Humphrey Taylor, chairman, The Harris Poll

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While public opinion of federal workers may be low, the public does like government services. A Harris Interactive poll finds adults overwhelmingly support crime fighting services and programs like Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. The poll highlights the difficulty lawmakers face when trying to decide where to make cuts. Helping us sort out the poll results is Humphrey Taylor, the chairman of The Harris Poll at Harris Interactive.