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July 29, 2008

Half of Voters Still Say U.S. is Winning the War on Terror

Americans continue to show confidence that the United States and its allies are winning the War on Terror. The newest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 50% of voters believe the U.S. is winning, while just 21% say the terrorists are ahead.

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July 29, 2008

Democrats Have Thirteen Point Advantage on Generic Ballot

The Democrats have moved further ahead of the GOP in newest edition of the Generic Congressional Ballot. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that, if given the choice, 47% of voters would choose their district’s Democratic candidate, while 34% would choose the Republican candidate.

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July 29, 2008

Rasmussen Markets Update: Kaine Now Favorite to Become Obama’s Running Mate

Fueled by a Drudge Report headline and heavy buzz inside the beltway, Rasmussen Markets data shows a surge in expectations that Tim Kaine will become Barack Obama’s running mate.

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July 23, 2008

Majority Sees U.S. Winning War on Terror for First Time Since 2004

Over half of American voters (51%) now believe the United States and its allies are winning the war on terror, the highest figure recorded in nearly four years by Rasmussen Reports in a nationwide survey.

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July 22, 2008

Democrats Lead by Nine on Generic Ballot

The gap between Republicans and Democrats in the Generic Congressional Ballot has tightened for the fifth straight week.

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July 16, 2008

Democrats Trusted More Than GOP on Seven of Ten Key Issues

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.

July 16, 2008

Growing Number of Americans See U.S. Winning War on Terror

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.

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July 15, 2008

Democrats Lead by Ten in Generic Congressional Ballot

Republicans have gained some ground this week, but Democrats continue to lead by double-digits in the Generic Congressional Ballot.

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July 8, 2008

Democrats Hold onto Solid Lead in 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.

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July 8, 2008

Congressional Approval Falls to Single Digits for First Time Ever

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.

July 5, 2008

Voter Perceptions on War on Terror Remain Steady Over Past Month

Forty-two percent (42%) of American voters think the United States and its allies are winning the war on terror.

July 4, 2008

On America’s Birthday, Half of Voters Believe its Best Days Are in the Past

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.

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July 2, 2008

Democrats Maintain Double Digit Edge on Generic Congressional Ballot

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.

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July 2, 2008

Democrats Retain Huge Party ID Advantage

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.

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June 29, 2008

Supreme Court Viewed More Favorably Following Gun Control Ruling

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.

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June 26, 2008

Supreme Court Ratings Fall as Session Nears End

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.

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June 25, 2008

Generic Congressional Ballot Remains Steady This Week: Democrats By 13

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.

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June 21, 2008

Democrats Trusted More on All Ten Electoral Issues

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.

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June 18, 2008

Congressional Ratings Hit All-Time Lows, 30% Say Most in Congress Corrupt

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.

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June 17, 2008

Generic Congressional Ballot: Democrats Hold on to Solid Lead

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.