Questions - Lame Duck Congress - November 8-9, 2014
Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted November 8-9, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports
1* The current Congress will be reconvening soon for a so-called lame duck session. Generally speaking, do lame duck sessions of Congress produce important legislation, or are they a waste of time?
2* Should lame duck sessions of Congress be discontinued except for dealing with any essential bills which must be passed?
3* Should the current Senate act on any of President Obama’s nominations or should it wait until the newly elected senators take office in January?
4* Should the time between Election Day and the swearing-in of
new Congress members be shorter?
5* Were Tuesday’s election results more a vote for the Republicans or a vote against the Democrats?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence