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37% Give Obama Positive Marks on Taxes

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

With more voters than ever thinking taxes will go up under President Obama, the president is earning slightly more negative reviews for his handling of the taxes issue.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 37% of Likely U.S. Voters now rate the way the president is handling issues related to taxes as good or excellent. That's down seven points from 44% in late January. Forty-three percent (43%) think he is doing a poor job in this area, comparable to last month's findings  but up four points from 39% in January.  (To see survey question wording,click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on April 5-6, 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.

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