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Most Recent Releases
November 24, 2007
Forty-one percent (41%) of American voters say they are conservative when it comes to “fiscal issues such as taxes, government spending, and business regulation.” A Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 43% consider themselves fiscally moderate and 12% say liberal.
November 24, 2007
Seventy-seven percent (77%) of American voters say companies should be allowed to require employees to speak English while on the job. A Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that only 14% disagree while 9% are not sure.
November 20, 2007
Just 16% of American adults say that it is appropriate for local religious leaders to suggest who individuals should vote for on election day.
November 14, 2007
As Pakistan struggles through a political crisis, 23% of Americans say that troubled nation is an ally of the United States. However, a Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 27% consider Pakistan an enemy. A plurality, 36%, say that Pakistan is somewhere in between and another 13% are not sure.
October 15, 2007
According to a recent Rasmussen Reports national telephone poll on last week's shooting of four people at a Cleveland school, 41% of Americans believe the incident could have been prevented.
October 4, 2007
As the Supreme Court begins a new term, 44% of Americans would counsel the justices to base their decisions “strictly upon what is written in the Constitution and legal precedents.”
October 1, 2007
Sixty percent (60%) of America’s Likely Voters oppose giving every child born in the United
States a $5,000 savings bond, or “baby bond.”
September 30, 2007
Business travelers love to grumble about the growing inconvenience of air travel, but few are paying attention to the debate over how to relieve air traffic congestion.
September 28, 2007
Twenty-four percent (24%) of American voters favor instituting a military draft. A Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 66% are opposed.
September 25, 2007
The U.S. Supreme Court has announced it will rule on whether or not photo identification can be required to vote.
September 24, 2007
Twenty-three percent (23%) of Americans approve of an ad run in the
New York Times “that referred to General Petraeus as General Betray Us?”
September 20, 2007
A proposal has been made in California that would award one Electoral Vote to the winner of each Congressional District along with two Electoral Votes for the statewide winner.
September 12, 2007
Nearly half of all American voters, 45%, believe that capturing or killing Osama bin Laden will have no impact on the level of terrorist activity worldwide.
September 12, 2007
Sixty-four percent (64%) of American adults agree that a search warrant should be required before the government can ask Internet providers to turn over customer records.
September 11, 2007
Ever since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, many Americans have believed that the events of that horrible day changed the United States forever.
August 11, 2007
Forty-nine percent (49%) of American voters believe that the Federal Government Itself has become a special interest group.
August 10, 2007
Fifty-nine percent (59%) of voters believe that allowing the government to intercept phone calls from terrorist suspects makes America safer.
August 5, 2007
Sixty-three percent (63%) of American adults are at least somewhat confident that the bridges they drive upon are safe.
August 2, 2007
Democrats and Republicans have different ideas about what a fair tax system would look like and a different understanding of the current tax system.
July 30, 2007
Stories of astronauts taking off while drunk and other recent news stories have dimmed the public image of NASA a bit.