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  • 42% of Americans Took A Summer Vacation This Year

    More Americans said they would take a vacation this summer, and it looks like they did.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 42% of American Adults have taken a summer vacation this year. This finding is up six points from last year and is the highest finding at summer's end in 'five years. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on August 25-26, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Vermont Governor: Shumlin (D) 48%, Milne (R) 36%

    Democratic incumbent Peter Shumlin has a double-digit lead over Republican challenger Scott Milne in Vermont’s gubernatorial race.

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    The survey of 700 Likely Voters in Vermont was conducted on August 28-29 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Do Americans Think Their Water Supply Is Safe?

    Americans overwhelmingly count on their local water supply, but they're not nearly as confident that it's well protected.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 90% of American Adults think the water supply where they live is at least somewhat dependable, including 64% who say it is Very Dependable. Only seven percent (7%) think their local water supply is not very or Not At All Dependable. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on August 24-25, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows that 46% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Obama's job performance. Fifty-two percent (52%) disapprove (see trends).

    The latest figures include 23% who Strongly Approve of the way Obama is performing as president and 42% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -19.

    Results are updated daily at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily e-mail update).

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows that 46% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Obama's job performance. Fifty-two percent (52%) disapprove (see trends).

    The latest figures include 23% who Strongly Approve of the way Obama is performing as president and 42% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -19.

    Results are updated daily at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily e-mail update).

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows that 46% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Obama's job performance. Fifty-two percent (52%) disapprove (see trends).

    The latest figures include 23% who Strongly Approve of the way Obama is performing as president and 42% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -19.

    Results are updated daily at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily e-mail update).

  • Obama's Segue From Constructive Tax Proposals to Low-Grade Demagoguery by Michael Barone

    The tax system should be simplified and work for all Americans with lower individual and corporate tax rates and fewer brackets.

  • 21% Consumers Give Economy Positive Ratings

    The Rasmussen Consumer Index, which measures consumer confidence on a daily basis, holds stead on Friday remaining at 104.3. Consumer confidence is down three points from a week ago, but is up one point from a month ago and two points from three months ago.

    The Rasmussen Investor Index gains two point bring it to 122.1 on Friday. Investor confidence is unchanged from a week ago but is up three points from a month ago and two points from three months ago.

    Detailed supplemental information, including a daily history and month-by-month trend data, is available for Platinum Members. 

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  • 21% Consumers Give Economy Positive Ratings

    The Rasmussen Consumer Index, which measures consumer confidence on a daily basis, holds stead on Friday remaining at 104.3. Consumer confidence is down three points from a week ago, but is up one point from a month ago and two points from three months ago.

    The Rasmussen Investor Index gains two point bring it to 122.1 on Friday. Investor confidence is unchanged from a week ago but is up three points from a month ago and two points from three months ago.

    Detailed supplemental information, including a daily history and month-by-month trend data, is available for Platinum Members. 

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  • Voters Won't Back Their Global Warming Worries With Cash

    Most voters continue to consider global warming a serious problem but remain unwilling to pay much to do anything about it.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 60% of Likely Voters consider global warming at least a somewhat serious problem. That's the lowest level of concern since February of last year but still generally consistent with findings in regular surveys since 2009.  Thirty-six percent (36%) don't share that concern. The latest findings include 38% who regard global warming as a Very Serious problem and 16% who say it’s Not At All Serious. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 26-27, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.