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Questions - State of the Union - January 17-18, 2015

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National Survey of 800 Likely Voters
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