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Questions - State of the Union - January 19-20, 2011

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Many Voters Say State of the Union Speeches Don't Lead To Much

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted January 19-20, 2011 2010

By Rasmussen Reports


1* How likely are you to watch or follow news reports about President Obama’s State of the Union speech next Tuesday night?

2* Are State of the Union speeches important in terms of setting the nation’s political agenda for the coming year or are they mostly just for show?

3* Do presidents generally accomplish most of what they promise in their State of the Union speeches?

4* How important is it that members of the two major political parties sit separately in the audience when watching a State of the Union speech?

5* Which are you more interested in watching – President Obama’s State of the Union speech or the Super Bowl?



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