Posts tagged "Rasmussen"

Illinois Senate: Kirk 46%, Giannoulias 38%

Rep. Mark Kirk’s lead in the race for the Illinois U.S. Senate seat has increased moderately as the damage done to Alexi Giannoulias’ campaign by his family’s Broadway Bank failure seems to be hitting home with voters.The latest Rasmussen poll reported: Kirk now attracts 46% support in Illinois’ race for the U.S. Senate, up from... Read more »

I ain't paying

As politically correct it has become to “do something” about global warming, most voters don’t want to pay for it. As if it comes as a surprise. A new Rasmussen poll finds: Most U.S. voters think it is at least somewhat important for Congress to pass major energy legislation aimed at reducing global warming this... Read more »

New Poll: Kirk 41%, Giannoulias 37%

Rasmussen says:  Republican Congressman Mark Kirk claims 41% support for the second month in a row in Illinois’s U.S. Senate race, while his Democratic opponent, State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias, has lost ground. A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of likely voters in the state finds Giannoulias earning 37% of the vote, down seven points from... Read more »
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78% believe Jesus rose from the dead

Is America still a Christian nation? It’s a much debated question, but it’s hard to deny the fact of America’s cultural heritage. That many refugees came to these shores to find religious freedom is more than mere symbolism. You could be deprived of life, liberty, property and happiness if you were the wrong religion–something that... Read more »

A week after passage, a majority wants to repeal ObamaCare

A new Rasmussen poll found that opposition to ObamaCare is strong, despite White House pronouncements that once passed, Americans would grow to like it. It’s only the first week, but it’s worth keeping track of. Here’s the report: One week after the House of Representatives passed the health care plan proposed by  President Obama and... Read more »

55 percent favor repealing health care bill

Already? That didn’t take long. But what do they count? Here’s the poll.
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Poll: File that lawsuit

A new Rasmussen poll finds that almost half of Americans want their states to file lawsuits against the new health care act.

Who's worse, government or private insurers?

The government is worse, hands down, according to a new Rasmussen poll. It’s national telephone survey finds that 51% fear the federal government most when it comes to such decisions. Thirty-nine percent (39%) fear private insurance companies more. These views are unchanged from early August when many congressmen went home to town hall meetings filled with... Read more »

Ouch

Peasant revolt So, how do you like the direction that the government is taking us? If you don’t, you’re with an astonishing three-quarters of the Americans surveyed by Rasmussen Reports: Voters are madder than ever at the current policies of the federal government.A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 75% of likely voters... Read more »
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Another poll: Kirk leads Giannoulias 46% to 40%

This is according to a new Rasmussen poll. The most significant part of the findings is how independents split: Among voters not affiliated with either of the major parties, the Republican holds a sizable 59% to 22% lead. In December, Giannoulias was up by three points over Kirk. In October, the two men were tied at... Read more »
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