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Questions - Government Response to Economy - December 22, 2011

60% Still See Government As The Problem, Political Class Disagrees
To Help Economy, Voters Want Government To Do More Cutting
See Toplines
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted December 22, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports

1* In reacting to the nation’s current economic problems, what worries you more…that the federal government will do too much or that the federal government will not do enough?

2* In reacting to the nation’s current economic problems, should government increase spending or cut spending?

3* In reacting to the nation’s current economic problems, should the government increase taxes or cut taxes?

4* In reacting to the nation’s current economic problems, should the government increase deficit spending or cut the deficit?

5* Do you agree or disagree with this statement - “Government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem”?

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