Bush Says Americans Need to Work Harder, But Do They Agree?
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush caused a stir on the campaign trail last week when he said Americans need to work harder to get the U.S. economy back on its feet. But most voters disagree and feel strongly instead that government and special interests have gamed the economy to deny Americans what they are due.
Rasmussen Reports tested Bush’s comments and the responses by Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton’s campaign and by another Republican presidential hopeful, Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, and this is what voters told us. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on July 12-13, 2015 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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