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August 7, 2006

War on Terror Update: Pessimism Returns

Confidence that the U.S. and its allies are winning the War on Terror has fallen sharply in the past month.

August 4, 2006

Partisan Trends: Republicans Near Two-Year Low

As we head into Election 2006, America is trending slightly towards the Democrats. Perhaps more precisely, the nation appears to be trending away from Republicans.

July 11, 2006

A Turning Tide in the War on Terror?

The latest results of Rasmussen Reports’ monthly survey on the War on Terror show signs that Americans may be becoming more cautiously optimistic about their country’s performance.

June 29, 2006

Congressional Ballot: Dems 47%, GOP 34%

A Rasmussen Reports national opinion survey of 1,000 Likely Voters found that 47% would vote for the Democrat in their district if the election were held today.

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June 12, 2006

Post al-Zarqawi: Reduced Pessimism About War On Terror

The death of terrorist leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi reduced pessimism about the War on Terror over the weekend, but had little impact on overall perceptions of the situation in Iraq or the President’s handling of it.

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June 8, 2006

42% Say U.S. Winning War on Terror

A survey conducted before terrorist leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was killed found that 42% of American adults believed the U.S. and its allies are winning the War on Terror.

June 5, 2006

Party Affiliation

During the month of May, 33.6% of Americans identified themselves as Republicans. That's up slightly from 32.7% in April, but that's not saying much

June 5, 2006

Party Affiliation

During the month of May, 33.6% of Americans identified themselves as Republicans.

May 17, 2006

Congressional Ballot: Dems 48% GOP 33%

Following the President's Monday night speech, Democrats enjoy a 15-point advantage on the Generic Congressional Ballot.

May 16, 2006

Just 27% Say U.S. Heading In Right Direction

Just 27% of Americans believe the United States is heading in the right direction while 68% believe we have gotten off on the wrong track.

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May 11, 2006

40% Say U.S. Winning War on Terror

Pessimism about the War on Terror declined a bit in early May, but public confidence in George W. Bush's handling of the situation in Iraq also fell.

May 3, 2006

Party Affiliation

During the month of April, just 32.7% of Americans identified themselves as Republicans.

May 3, 2006

Party Affiliation

During the month of April, just 32.7% of Americans identified themselves as Republicans.

May 3, 2006

Party Affiliation

During the month of April, just 32.7% of Americans identified themselves as Republicans.

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February 3, 2006

Congressional Ballot: Dems 45% GOP 37%

Forty-five percent (45%) of voters say they will vote for a Democratic candidate in their Congressional race this year while 37% plan to vote for a Republican.

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January 18, 2006

Congressional Ballot: Dems 46% GOP 35%

Forty-six percent (46%) of Americans say they will vote for a Democratic candidate in their Congressional race this year while 35% plan to vote for a Republican.

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December 21, 2005

Generic Congressional Ballot

forty-two percent (42%) of Likely Voters say they would vote for a Democrat while 40% say they would vote for a Republican.

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December 14, 2004

50% Say U.S. Winning War on Terror

Fifty percent (50%) of American voters believe the United States and its allies are winning the War on Terror. That figure has held fairly steady over the past month.

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October 23, 2004

43% Of American Voters Believe Things Are Going In The Right Direction

Forty-three percent (43%) of American voters believe things in this country are generally going in the right direction. That's unchanged from a week ago. Only once all year, the week following the Republican National Convention, have more Americans thought the country was heading in the right direction.

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October 3, 2004

57% Say Finishing Mission Top Iraq Goal

A Rasmussen Reports survey found that 57% of voters believe that finishing the mission is more important than getting the troops home as soon as possible. That's up from 52% before the debate.