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Questions - Parties in Congress - August 11-12, 2013

Democrats Tend to Identify More with Their Congress Members Than GOP Voters Do
17% of GOP Voters Think Republicans in Congress Should Put Working with Obama First
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National Survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters
Conducted August 11-12, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports

1* Is the average Democrat in Congress more conservative than the average Democratic voter, more liberal, or about the same?

2* Is the average Republican in Congress more conservative than the average Republican voter, more liberal, or about the same?

3* Over the past several years, have Republicans in Congress done a good job of representing Republican values? Or, have Republicans in Congress lost touch with Republican voters from throughout the nation?

4* Over the past several years, have Democrats in Congress done a good job of representing Democratic values? Or have Democrats in Congress lost touch with Democratic voters from throughout the nation?

5* Looking to the future, is it more important for the Republican Party to stand for what it believes in or to work with President Obama?

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