81% Think Agreement on Major Spending Cuts Unlikely Before 2012 Elections
The congressional super committee tasked with finding over a trillion dollars in deficit reduction has given up without an agreement, but then voters expected that all along. In fact, most voters now believe overwhelmingly that President Obama and Republicans in Congress are unlikely to reach any agreement to make major cuts in government spending prior to next year’s elections.
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 19-20, 2011 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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