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Increasing Funding for Public Schools (February 2017)

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
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categoryThe Bible is the word of God, to be taken literallyThe Bible is the word of God, not to be taken literallyThe Bible is a book written by men
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