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Questions - Trust on Issues - May 15-16, 19-20 & 23-24, 2013

Voters Give Biggest Trust Margin to GOP on Spending, Democrats on Environment
On Gun Control: 43% Trust GOP, 41% Trust Dems
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted May 15-16, 19-20, 23-24, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports


1* I’m going to read you a short list of issues in the news. For each, please let me know which political party you trust more to handle that issue.



National Security and the War on Terror

Energy Policy



Government Ethics and Corruption


Health Care

Social Security

Job Creation


Government Spending

Issues Affecting Small Business

Gun Control



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