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Questions - Federal Reserve Board Chairman Press Conference - April 27-28, 2011

42% Say President Has Bigger Impact on Economy Than Fed Chairman, 41% Disagree
44% Say Fed Press Conferences Good for Economy
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted April 27-28, 2011

By Rasmussen Reports



1* How closely have you followed news reports about Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke's press conference?


2* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression of Ben Bernanke?



3* This year, for the first time ever, the chairman of the Federal Reserve Board will hold regular public press conferences to discuss fed policy. Is this good for the U.S. economy, bad for the U.S. economy or will it have no impact on the U.S. economy?



4* Who has a bigger impact on the U.S. economy—the chairman of the Federal Reserve Board or the President of the United States?



5* How confident are you that the Federal Reserve Board will be able to keep inflation under control and interest rates down?



NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence