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Questions - Mainstream/Extreme - July 5, 2011

Most Voters Think President Obama is More Liberal Than They Are
Plurality Sees Both Republicans, Democrats in Congress as Extreme
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted July 5, 2011

By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* In political terms, is Barack Obama more conservative than you are, more liberal than you are or about the same?

 

2* In political terms, is the average Republican in Congress more conservative than you are, more liberal than you are or about the same?

 

3* In political terms, is the average Democrat in Congress more conservative than you are, more liberal than you are or about the same?

 

4* Would it be more accurate to describe the agenda of Republicans in Congress as mainstream or extreme?

 

5* Would it be more accurate to describe the agenda of Democrats in Congress as mainstream or extreme?

 

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