Public Pulse: Should Congress pass a budget?

Public Pulse | March 20, 2012

According to our most recent poll, more than eight in ten (84%) voters find it extremely or very concerning that the U.S. Senate has not passed a budget in nearly three years.

According to Rasmussen, 52% of likely voters worry the federal government will do too much in reacting to the nation’s current economic problems. 36% are more concerned that the government will not do enough.


According to ABC/Washington Post, 49% of adults feel optimistic about the economy while 48% feel pessimistic.

According to Fox, only 12% of registered voters are happy gas prices are improving because it will force the U.S. to use alternative sources of energy. 73% are unhappy because it means Americans will suffer financially.

According to Rasmussen, 58% of adults support an across-the-board income tax percentage. 31% oppose a system where everyone pays the same percentage in taxes. 11% are undecided.

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