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Florida poll shows many see Barack Obama as a do-little in mortgage crisis

An automated Florida poll by Public Policy Polling for the Campaign for a Fair Settlement, a network of labor and other Democratic leaning groups wanting more accountability for banks, found that only 36 percent of Florida voters approve of President Obama's handing of the housing and mortgage crisis. Nearly six in 10 agreed Obama "has not done enough to hold the banks accountable for their role in the housing collapse. "

A huge majority - including 66 percent of independents, 57 percemt of Republicans, and 69 percent of Democrats - felt that Wall Street criminal acts led to the crisis.

“The President should heed the message independent voters are sending and show stronger leadership on housing,” said Nish Suvarnakar, campaign manager for Campaign for a Fair Settlement. “Obama can help homeowners, his campaign and the overall economy by more aggressively pursuing banks’ criminal acts and supporting meaningful solutions for underwater homeowners.”

“Years after banks committed widespread fraud that led to both the housing crisis and a recession, homeowners have been left to clean up the mess while not a single bank executive has faced criminal charges,” added Suvarnakar. “Majorities of independent voters in swing states think it’s time for Obama to stand up for homeowners and hold banks accountable.”

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The poll results are attached. The margin of error is plus or minus 4 percent.

Posted by Adam C. Smith



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Heather Mullaney

Just thought it was funny that there are two advertisements for Bank of America next to this article. They are one of the problem banks here in Florida, stealing peoples' houses away from them even though they have been making their mortgage payments on time.

j.C. Galvez

Mormonism is not Christianity. It is a cult. Voting for a Mormon (for those of you who profess to be Christians) is akin to spitting in the face of Jesus Christ.

oSCAR

C. GALVEZ, YOU ARE NUTS.

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