Only 16% Know Anyone Affected by Sequester Flight Delays
Congress cited public outrage as the reason for moving swiftly to end flight delays caused by the sequester. However, very few Americans were actually impacted.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 16% of all American Adults knew anyone affected by the delays. However, upper-income Americans were far more likely to have been impacted than those who earn less. And, of course, most Members of Congress fly home on a regular basis. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on April 26-27, 2013 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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