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September 18, 2009

62% Hold Populist, or Mainstream, Views

Sixty-two percent (62%) of voters nationwide now hold populist, or Mainstream, views of government. That’s up from 55% earlier in the year. These voters are skeptical of both big government and big business.

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March 20, 2009

55% of Americans Are Populist, 7% Support the Political Class

There has been a lot of talk recently about populist outrage at the corporate and political shenanigans surrounding the financial bailout. As a result, Rasmussen Reports created a tool to measure the differing views of the Political Class and Mainstream America.