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Questions - Balanced Federal Budget - March 16-17, 2013

7% Think Balanced Budget Very Likely In Next 10 Years
16% Think Budget Can Be Balanced Without Spending Cuts
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted March 16-17, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* How important is it to balance the federal budget?

 

2* How likely is it that the federal budget will be balanced at any point in the next 10 years?

 

3* Is it possible to balance the federal budget without cutting spending?

 

4* Is it possible to balance the federal budget without raising taxes?

 

5* Would you rather have a balanced budget with higher levels of taxes and spending or a deficit with lower levels of taxes and spending?

 

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