Poll: GOP favorability falls to record low
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Less than one-third of Americans view the Republican Party favorably — the GOP’s lowest rating in the nearly-seven-year history of Bloomberg Politics' national poll
 
Just 32 percent see the GOP favorably, while 49 percent see the Democratic Party favorably, according to the poll released Wednesday. 
 
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"This is obviously related to perceptions of [Donald] Trump,” said pollster J. Ann Selzer, who managed the Bloomberg Poll. 
 
"This bleeds out into perceptions of the party and to other GOP politicians.”
 
Twenty-eight percent of Republicans said they had an unfavorable view of their party — an increase of nearly 20 points since late 2014. 
 
In contrast, just four percent of Democrats view their own party unfavorably. 
 
Twenty-seven percent of Republicans said Trump as the GOP’s presidential nominee will hurt the party.
 
 
Overall, Trump has a 31 percent favorability rating, compared to Clinton's 43 percent. 
 
The numbers are the latest in a series of bad polls for Trump, who has faced criticism in recent weeks for his attacks on the heritage of a Mexican-American federal judge and his reaction to the Sunday shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Fla., that killed 49.
 
Bloomberg polled 1,000 adults between June 10-13, with the final two days including the aftermath of the Orlando shooting. Findings about the entire population have a margin of error of 3.1 percent, while findings on likely voters of either party have a 4.5 percent margin of error.