Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Twenty-nine percent (29%) of Likely U.S. Voters say the country is heading in the right direction for the second straight week, according to a new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey, this time for the week ending August 18.
Confidence in the country's direction rose steadily last fall, peaking at a high of 43% the week just before Election Day. It's been gradually decreasing ever since.
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The national telephone survey of 3,500 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports on August 12-18, 2013. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 2 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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