Sunday, April 21, 2013
Voter confidence in President Obama's handling of Social Security has fallen following his release of a proposed budget that does not address threats to the retirement fund's solvency.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 33% of Likely U.S.Voters rate the president's handling of issues related to Social Security as good or excellent. That's down eight points from 41% in February. Forty-one percent (41%) think Obama is doing a poor job of handling Social Security-related issues. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on April 17-18, 2013 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.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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