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Questions - Ryan Budget Proposal - April 7-8, 2011

26% Like Ryan’s Budget-Cutting Plan, 27% Don’t, 47% Not Sure
48% See Need to Change Defense, Social Security, Medicare To Make Serious, Long-Term Spending Cuts
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted April 7-8, 2011

By Rasmussen Reports

 

  1* Have closely have you followed news stories about a new proposal that claims to cut federal spending by $4 trillion over the next decade?

 

 

2* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of Congressman Paul Ryan?

 

  3* From what you have read, seen, or heard, do you favor or oppose the budget proposal presented by Congressman Paul Ryan?

 

 

  4* To make truly significant, long-terms cuts in government spending, is it necessary to make major changes in defense, Social Security and Medicare?

 

 

  5* Does the budget proposal presented by Congressman Paul Ryan call for major changes in defense, Social Security and Medicare?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence