National Survey of 1,000 Likely
Conducted January 2, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How closely have you followed recent news stories about the so-called "fiscal cliff"?
2* Do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove or strongly disapprove of the deal reached by the president and Congress to avoid the fiscal cliff?
3* Now that a deal has been reached by the president and Congress, will middle class taxes go up in 2013?
4* Now that a deal has been reached by the president and Congress, will federal government spending go up in 2013, go down in 2013, or stay about the same?
5* Now that the fiscal cliff issues have been resolved, how likely is it that Congress and the president will agree on a significant long-term plan to reduce the government spending and deficits?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence