National Survey of 800
Conducted January 17-18, 2015
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How likely are you to watch or follow news reports about President Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday night?
2* How likely are you to watch or follow news reports about Senator Joni Ernst’s Republican response to the president's State of the Union speech Tuesday night?
3* In his State of the Union speech, should President Obama focus on new spending programs or on programs that can be accomplished within current spending levels?
4* Are State of the Union speeches important in terms of setting the nation's political agenda for the coming year or are they mostly just for show?
5* Do presidents generally accomplish most of what they promise in their State of the Union speeches?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence