Most Think Feds Too Big a Presence in Their Lives
Most Americans believe the federal government butts in to Americans’ lives too much.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 60% of American Adults believe the federal government plays too big a role in the lives of average Americans. Only eight percent (8%) think the feds play too small a role, while 22% think the level of government involvement is about right. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on August 5-6, 2014 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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