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Most Recent Articles: September 2012

September 30, 2012

23% Believe Today's Children Will Be Better Off Than Their Parents

Washington: Obama 52%, Romney 41%

September 29, 2012

80% Still Think Health Care Repeal Likely If Romney Wins

The Tawdry Tycoon Who Hosted That '47 Percent' Party By Joe Conason

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

September 28, 2012

44% Think Fed Chairman Influenced by President

50% Predict More Than Three Years for Housing Market to Fully Recover

Washington Governor: Inslee (D) 46%, McKenna (R) 45%

51% Trust Romney More on Economy, 44% Trust Obama More 

Maine: Obama 52%, Romney 40%

Debates Seldom Change the Dynamic: A Commentary By Scott Rasmussen

September 27, 2012

31% Think Government Should Help Troubled Mortgage Holders

Maine Senate: King (I) 45%, Summers (R) 33%, Dill (D) 14%

Arizona: Romney 52%, Obama 42%

43% Expect Better Economy if Romney Wins; 34% Say Same of Obama

Tedious Attacks on 'Mainstream Media' By Froma Harrop

Obama: Industrial Age Solutions to Information Age Challenges By Michael Barone

Americans Like Free Trade But Like Protective Tariffs Better

September 26, 2012

36% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Massachusetts: Obama 55%, Romney 40%

Arizona Senate: Flake (R) 47%, Carmona (D) 41%

45% Say U.S. and Allies are Winning War on Terror

55% Think Government Doesn’t Protect U.S. Industries Enough from Overseas Competitors

36% Think U.S. Has Best Economy in the World

Strangulation by Union By John Stossel

September 25, 2012

Michigan Senate: Stabenow (D) 53%, Hoekstra (R) 37%

Only 41% Expect U.S. Economy To Be Stronger In Five Years

Massachusetts Senate: Brown (R) 48%, Warren (D) 48%

48% Think Obama Better Understands Middle Class, 42% Say Romney

Swing-state Florida's Up-for-grabs Region By Froma Harrop

45% Think U.S.-Muslim Relations Worse Than Four Years Ago

September 24, 2012

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 44%, Democrats 43%

44% Think Ryan Better Suited to Be President, 44% Say Same of Biden

Michigan: Obama 54%, Romney 42%

23% Blame Middle East Protests on Anti-Islamic Video

Obama's Unfulfilled Promise Change: A Commentary by Michael Barone

Most Still Favor Health Care Repeal, 42% Say It’s Likely

September 23, 2012

29% Think Poverty Very Severe in America Today

Pennsylvania Senate: Casey (D) 49%, Smith (R) 42%

September 22, 2012

New Hampshire Governor: Lamontagne (R) 48%, Hassan (D) 44%

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

September 21, 2012

51% in Wisconsin Approve of Governor Walker's Job Performance

Pennsylvania: Obama 51%, Romney 39%

Economy Continues to Top List of Most Important Issues

46% Expect Romney, GOP To Cut Spending, Not So Sure on Taxes

Wisconsin Senate: Baldwin (D) 49%, Thompson (R) 46%

Romney May Be the End of the Line for the Republican Establishment By Scott Rasmussen

September 20, 2012

47% Say Their Home is Worth More Than What They Owe

Wisconsin: Obama 49%, Romney 46%

Nevada: Obama 47%, Romney 45%

Iowa: Romney 47%, Obama 44%

64% Think Too Many Americans Dependent on Government Financial Aid

Nevada Senate: Heller (R) 42%, Berkley (D) 41%

Obama's First Term Is Like Roosevelt's Dismal Second By Michael Barone

When Blue-collar Whites Turned Republican By Froma Harrop

September 19, 2012

35% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

44% Fear Government Will Do Too Much to Help Economy, 44% Say Not Enough

66% Oppose Teacher Strikes During Union Negotiations

New Hampshire: Romney 48%, Obama 45%

I Like Gary Johnson By John Stossel

55% of Independents Still See Presidential Race As Choice Between Lesser of Two Evils

September 18, 2012

40% Say Internet Best Way to Get News, 37% Say TV

81% Think Government Aid Recipients Should Be Required to Prove Legal Residency

Colorado: Romney 47%, Obama 45%

50% Still Predict An Obama Win, 36% Romney

20% Believe Targeted Government Programs Will Help Housing Market

Buckle up for the Robot Revolution By Froma Harrop

September 17, 2012

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 44%, Democrats 43%

North Carolina Governor: McCrory (R) 51%, Dalton (D) 38%

Virginia Senate: Kaine (D) 47%, Allen (R) 45%

The Consequences of Obama's Bungled Mideast Policy: A Commentary By Michael Barone

53% Favor Repeal of Health Care Law

72% Put Freedom of Speech Ahead of Not Offending Other Cultures

September 16, 2012

47% Expect Higher Interest Rates One Year From Now

Florida Senate: Nelson (D) 47%, Mack (R) 40%

September 15, 2012

Ohio Senate: Brown (D) 49%, Mandel (R) 41%

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

September 14, 2012

Only 25% Know How Much Teachers Really Make

Virginia: Obama 49%, Romney 48%

Just 29% Are Even Somewhat Confident Libya Will Punish Ambassador’s Killers

North Carolina: Romney 51%, Obama 45%

Let Individuals, Not Politicians, Make Health Care Decisions By Scott Rasmussen

September 13, 2012

Obama Could Be the Odd Man out on Tax Reform By Michael Barone

Missouri: Romney 48%, Obama 45%

Close the Mortgage-deduction Loophole By Froma Harrop

50% Trust Romney More on Economy, 43% Trust Obama More

Florida: Romney 45%, Obama 43%

Ohio: Obama 47%, Romney 46%

September 12, 2012

37% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

58% Lack Confidence in Fed To Keep Inflation Under Control, Interest Rates Down

42% Think It Should Be Illegal for Teachers to Strike

Missouri Senate: McCaskill (D) 49%, Akin (R) 43%

Clinton Myths By John Stossel

53% Now Say Auto Bailouts Were Good for the Country

September 11, 2012

47% Say America's Best Days Lie Ahead, Highest Since 2010

50% Confident In Stability of U.S. Banking Industry

Job Creation? 47% Trust Obama, 45% Romney

65% See Another 9/11 As Possible in Next 10 Years

Romney Suffers From Pre-existing Positions By Froma Harrop

September 10, 2012

Generic Congressional Ballot: Democrats 44%, Republicans 42%

On 11th Anniversary of 9/11, 64% More Afraid of Domestic Attack than Outside Terrorists

Obama Edges Romney in Voter Trust on Afghanistan, Education, Social Security

Magic of 2008 Eludes Obama After Flat Convention: A Commentary By Michael Barone

New High: 44% Think Health Care Law Good for Country

September 9, 2012

Obama’s Same Old, Same Old By Lawrence Kudlow

Just 24% Say Colleges Do Enough to Stop Underage Drinking On Campus

September 8, 2012

Goodbye Charlotte and 60 Days To Go By Kyle Kondik, Larry J. Sabato and Geoffrey Skelley

Called out by Republicans, Clinton Answers in Masterful Convention Speech By Joe Conason

Supreme Court Ratings: 29% Good or Excellent, 28% Poor

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

September 7, 2012

Most Voters Still Have an Unfavorable View of Reid, Pelosi

Most Say Childhood Obesity is a Serious Issue But Don't Want Gov't Involvement

48% Give Obama Good or Excellent Marks for Leadership

Democrats Think Clinton & Obama Agree on Economy, Others Disagree

Despite Convention Distractions, It's Still All About the Economy By Scott Rasmussen

September 6, 2012

46% Think Their Pay Will Be The Same A Year From Now

Better Off Than Four Years Ago? I'd Say By Froma Harrop

Obama Hobbled by Record, Slumping Democratic Brand By Michael Barone

31% Think Victory Possible in Afghanistan

11 Rasmussen Challenge Participants Got It Right This Week

September 5, 2012

Just 40% Expect to Get Full Social Security Benefits

What I Ask of Romney and Obama By John Stossel

Kerry, Caroline Kennedy Earn Raves from Their Fellow Democrats

62% Say They’ll Decide When To Leave Current Job

31% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

September 4, 2012

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 43%, Democrats 42%

Rasmussen Employment Index Falls to Ten Month Low

50% Favor Repeal of Health Care Law, 41% Opposed

Republican Voters Love Eastwood, Democrats Not So Much

Inspiring but Not Slick, Romney Showed Right Stuff: A Commentary By Michael Barone

September 3, 2012

52% Celebrate Labor Day As Unofficial End of Summer

September 2, 2012

39% Took A Summer Vacation This Year

Obama’s Monthly Approval Rating Gains A Point in August

September 1, 2012

Number of Republicans in America Reaches Record High

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls


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