This month, voters trust Democrats more than Republicans on seven out of ten electoral issues tracked Rasmussen Reports. The Republicans have managed to gain back some lost ground on National Security and the War in Iraq.
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Nearly half of Americans (48%) now believe the United States and its allies are winning the War on Terror, as opposed to 20% who give the nod to the terrorists, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national survey.
Republicans have gained some ground this week, but Democrats continue to lead by double-digits in the Generic Congressional Ballot.
Democrats continue to lead Republicans by double-digits in the Rasmussen Reports generic congressional ballot. When given the choice, 47% of voters nationwide would vote for their district’s Democratic candidate, while 34% would choose their Republican candidate.
The percentage of voters who give Congress good or excellent ratings has fallen to single digits for the first time in Rasmussen Reports tracking history. This month, just 9% say Congress is doing a good or excellent job. Most voters (52%) say Congress is doing a poor job, which ties the record high in that dubious category.
Forty-two percent (42%) of American voters think the United States and its allies are winning the war on terror.
As the nation celebrates its 232nd birthday, half of voters (50%) think America’s best days have come and gone. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that just 32% think the country’s best days are still to come.
Bolstered by strong support from lower income voters and from those who see economic issues as most important this year, Democrats continue to enjoy a double digit advantage over Republicans on the Generic Congressional Ballot.
In January and February, while Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton were in the early stages of the battle for the Democratic Presidential Nomination, the number of Americans who considered themselves to be Democrats surged to record highs. The numbers have stabilized since then, leaving the Democratic Party with a significant advantage over Republicans in terms of partisan identification.
The United States Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on the Second Amendment last week did more than clarify an important Constitutional principle—it also improved public perceptions of the Court itself.
Public perceptions of the Supreme Court are falling as its session nears the end and a number of significant rulings have been released. Just 26% of voters now say the Supreme Court is doing a good or an excellent job.
The latest Rasmussen Reports Generic Congressional Ballot polling shows little change over the past week--47% of voters say they would vote for their district’s Democratic candidate, while 34% would for vote for the Republican candidate.
This month, voters trust Democrats more than Republicans on all ten key issues tracked by Rasmussen Reports. The two parties are almost even on two issues, taxes and national security.
The percentage of voters who think Congress is doing a poor job has reached its highest level ever recorded since regular tracking began in November 2006.
The latest edition of the Generic Congressional Ballot shows little change over the past week. If the congressional election were held today, 48% of voters say they would vote for their district’s Democratic candidate, while 34% would for vote for the Republican candidate.
Sixty-percent (60%) of voters believe Supreme Court Justices have their own political agendas, while just 23% believe they remain impartial, according to the latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey.
Forty-three percent of American voters think the United States and its allies are winning the war on terror, up 1% from last week, but 41% also believe America is not safer than it was before the 9/11 attacks. The latter is down 1% from the week before.
Support for Republican Congressional candidates has fallen sharply in the latest edition of the Generic Congressional Ballot. The Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found support for Democrats unchanged over the past month.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 62% of voters would prefer fewer government services with lower taxes. Nearly a third (29%) disagrees and would rather have a bigger government with higher taxes. Ten percent (10%) are not sure.
Forty-two percent (42%) of American voters believe the United States and its allies are winning the War on Terror, up three percent from last month which marked the first time the number had dropped below 40 percent since last fall.