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Voters Still See Obama Friendlier to Big Businesses Than to Small Ones

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Voters continue to believe President Obama is friendlier toward big business than small business.A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 25% of Likely Voters think the president’s policies are too friendly to big business, up from 19% in late February. Twenty-eight percent (28%) say the president’s policies are too hostile to big business, while 31% believe they’re about right.  Seventeen percent (17%) are not sure.  (To see survey question wording,click here.)

When it comes to small business, however, only five percent (5%) think Obama’s policies are too friendly.  Forty-six percent (46%) feel his policies are too hostile to small business, but 40% say they’re about right.  These findings show little change from earlier surveys

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on May 1-2, 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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