Politics & Government

May 11, 2010 3:13 PM

Despite gulf spill, plurality of Americans back offshore drilling

A plurality of Americans still support expanding offshore oil drilling, but that support has dropped since the spill in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a new Ipsos-McClatchy poll. The survey found 49 percent of Americans supported expanded offshore drilling and 38 percent opposed, with 12 percent unsure.

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