44% Rate Obama’s Deficit Reduction Efforts As Poor
Voters give President Obama better marks for pursuing economic fairness than in dealing with the nation’s federal budget deficits.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 42% of Likely U.S. Voters give the president good or excellent marks when it comes to handling issues related to economic fairness. Nearly as many (39%) view his performance in this area as poor. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on February 6-7, 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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