43% Are Very Worried Federal Government Will Run Out of Cash
Friday, June 01, 2012
More Americans than ever are expressing strong concern that the federal government will run out of money, even though they believe most politicians want the government to amass even more money than it has now.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of American Adults shows that 64% are at least somewhat worried that the government will run out of money, while 31% are not worried. These findings include 43% who are Very Worried about this possibility and 10% who are Not At All Worried. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The national survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on May 29-30, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC . See methodology.
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