Who’s Setting the Agenda in D.C. Now? Democrats Say Biden, Others Disagree
When Donald Trump was President, there wasn’t much doubt who was running the show in Washington. Now that Joe Biden is in the White House, however, attitudes have changed.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 39% of Likely U.S. Voters believe the Democratic president sets the agenda in Washington, D.C., these days. Twenty-three percent (23%) say the national media is calling the shots. The Democrat-led Congress is a distant third, with 15% who think Congress is in charge. Only 9% feel the Republican opposition is setting the agenda. Thirteen percent (13%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on February 28 and March 1, 2021 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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