Friday, January 09, 2015
Taxes, spending, Obamacare and immigration top Congress’ to-do list as far as voters are concerned, but they also fully expect partisan politics to get in the way.
President Obama and Republicans in Congress oppose each other on most major issues facing the nation, and the latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that only 14% of Likely U.S. Voters think this opposition is due mostly to honest differences of opinion. Seventy-seven percent (77%) believe instead that the opposition is mostly due to partisan politics, up from 69% last July when we first asked this question. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 800 Likely Voters was conducted on January 7-8, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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