National Survey of
1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted April 7-8, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about the President Obama’s budget proposal?
2* Under President Obama’s plan, will government spending keep going up, stay about the same, or be reduced?
3* Is President Obama more interested in increasing government spending or reducing the deficit?
4* Are congressional Republicans more interested in cutting taxes or reducing the deficit?
5* If the president and Congress agree on a budget plan to reduce the federal deficit, how likely is it that the deficit will actually be reduced?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence