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Questions - New Taxes and Favs on Gov't, Capitalism & Socialism - November 25, 2012

Favorables: Socialism 24% Capitalism 68%
34% Have Favorable Opinion of Federal Government
48% Think New Tax Money Will Go to New Programs, Not Deficit Reduction
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted November 25, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports

1* If Congress and the president raise taxes to reduce the federal deficit, are they likely to use the new tax money for deficit reduction or would they spend it on new government programs?

2* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression of the federal government?

3* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression of capitalism?

4* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression of socialism?

5* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression of the free enterprise system?

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