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Questions - IRS Targeting Tea Party - May 21-22, 2013

Favorable Views of Tea Party Up 14 Points Since January
60% Say It’s Likely Other Agencies Targeted Conservatives, Too
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted May 21-22, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports

1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about the Internal Revenue Service?

2* The IRS has admitted to targeting Tea Party and other conservative groups, but it remains unclear who made the decision to target these groups. Who do you think made the decision? Was it low-level employees at the Cincinnati IRS office, someone at IRS headquarters or somebody who works in the White House?

3* How likely is it that other government agencies also targeted Tea Party and other conservative groups?

4* Regardless of who is in the White House, does the IRS usually target political opponents of the president?

5*
Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of the Tea Party?

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