PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Groundhog Day is next Monday, and it turns out Pennsylvanians are pretty found of Punxsutawney Phil.

What they’re not fond of, however, are his predictions.

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According to new research from Public Policy Polling, 59% of Pennsylvanians say they like Phil, and only 12% have a negative opinion of him.

And fondness for Phil crosses party lines, with 61% of Democrats, 56% of Republicans and 60% of independents viewing him positively.

Despite our affection for the cute little groundhog, only 8% think whether he sees his shadow or not can be counted on to determine whether winter will stretch on.

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While residents of Pa. might not think Phil has any scientific value, they do think he’s worth more than members of Congress: 50% say he’d do a better job than most of the current members.

The survey wasn’t all about Phil, though. Another interesting finding? Steelers fans outnumber Eagles fans in the Keystone State, 42/31. Sorry, Birds.

For more on the Pa. poll, click here.

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