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Questions - Debt Ceiling - July 26-27, 2011

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted July 26-27, 2011

By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about the federal government debt ceiling?

 

2* How likely is it that the debt ceiling will be raised before the government begins defaulting on its debts?

 

3* Do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove or strongly disapprove of the way congressional Republicans are handling the debate over the federal debt ceiling?

 

4* Do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove or strongly disapprove of the way congressional Democrats and President Obama are handling the debate over the federal debt ceiling?

 

 5* How likely is it that President Obama and congressional Republicans will reach an agreement to significantly cut long-term government spending trends before the 2012 elections? 

 

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