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Tuesday’s trending topics

South Carolina  — The Winthrop University Poll released a slew of information from its survey of South Carolina residents. It includes what they think about Gov. Nikki Haley (evenly split), the jobs situation (better), and whether concealed weapon permit holders should be allowed to carry their weapons into restaurants/bars that serve alcohol (no).

George Zimmerman — The Winthrop University Poll also reported that 57% of South Carolina residents felt that Zimmerman acted irresponsibly and should be held accountable for Trayvon Martin’s death. Meanwhile, a poll of likely voters in Florida reported that 49% agree with the decision to charge Zimmerman with second-degree murder.

Congress — The National Journal reports that only 13% of registered voters think members of Congress should be re-elected and 77% think it’s “time to give new people a chance.”