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Poll: Majority say it isn't government's role to monitor news content

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A vast majority of U.S. voters say it isn't government's role to monitor the content of news organizations, a Rasmussen Reports survey indicated Tuesday.
The Issue: Debt limit showdown averted

The Issue: Debt limit showdown averted

Could that have been a real-life "House of Cards" playing itself out in Congress last week when lawmakers approved a year-long suspension of the debt limit and restored military pension cost-of-living cuts with a minimum of fuss and bother?
MARCELLA S. KREITER, United Press International
Poll: More than half in N.J. believe Christie knew about closings

Poll: More than half in N.J. believe Christie knew about closings

ASBURY PARK, N.J., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- More than half of likely New Jersey voters say Gov. Chris Christie should quit if he knew of his aide's bridge plan, a poll released Friday indicated.

Congress still at near-record low approval rating

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- A new poll indicates as Congress returns to session, an overwhelming majority of Americans rated lawmakers' job performance in the cellar.

Poll: 49% oppose further U.S. aid to Egypt

WASHINGTON, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Nearly half of U.S. voters say they're opposed to more financial aid for longtime U.S. ally Egypt, a Rasmussen poll released Monday indicated.

Poll: Possible Clinton-Christie match-up a dead heat

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. voters are split in support of ex-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as presidential candidates, Rasmussen Reports said.

Poll: 47% have at least somewhat favorable opinion of Obamacare

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- While most U.S. voters say they don't like the new healthcare law, they also said it hasn't impacted them so far, a Rasmussen Reports poll indicated.
Budgetary ping-pong game drags on past shutdown deadline

Budgetary ping-pong game drags on past shutdown deadline

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. Congress Monday failed to reach a budget agreement by the midnight deadline, effectively shutting down the federal government.

Most Americans favor tougher coal regs despite higher energy cost

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Most voters said they agree with the Obama administration's decision to tighten controls on U.S. coal plant emissions, a Rasmussen Reports survey indicated.
Politics 2014: Endorsements for McConnell not coming in from Tea Party

Politics 2014: Endorsements for McConnell not coming in from Tea Party

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, a darling of the Republican Party's conservative wing, didn't offer support for party leader in the Senate, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, when asked if he would back McConnell over Tea Party-backed challenger Matt Bevin in the primary.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Politics 2014: Paul-Christie dialogue signals start of 2016 season

Politics 2014: Paul-Christie dialogue signals start of 2016 season

Winter, spring, summer or fall ... it's a long way to 2016. The Paul/Christie feud means one thing: The presidential campaign is upon us.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

Rasmussen: Americans tend to favor stand your ground laws in own state

ASBURY PARK, N.J., July 22 (UPI) -- Americans favor "stand your ground" laws in their own state, but are divided whether such a law is good or bad for public safety, Rasmussen Reports said Monday.
Rasmussen: Plurality favor ending Senate filibuster

Rasmussen: Plurality favor ending Senate filibuster

WASHINGTON, July 15 (UPI) -- Voters say they favor the U.S. Senate ending the filibuster as a way to block approval of a presidential nominee, a Rasmussen poll indicated.
The Issue: How far is the reach of the scandal monster dogging Obama?

The Issue: How far is the reach of the scandal monster dogging Obama?

Talk about a whiff. The Obama administration, in one extraordinarily difficult stretch, was belted with the specters of the U.S. Consulate bombing, word of the IRS targeting conservative groups and the revelation that the FBI was rifling through The Associated Press' phone records.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

Know where your taxes go? Military, healthcare, debt interest

WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- More than 26 cents of every federal tax dollar goes to the U.S. military and 20 cents is funneled to healthcare, the National Priorities Project said Monday.

Retirement squeeze is on in U.S.

WASHINGTON, March 19 (UPI) -- Saving enough for retirement is a concept that is slipping away for many U.S. workers, a national survey found.

Poll: Entrepreneurs behind in confidence

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Only 20 percent of U.S. entrepreneurs indicated they believed the economy would return to pre-recession levels, a recent survey indicated.
'Fiscal cliff': The fiscal bungee jump was just the first skirmish in a long battle

'Fiscal cliff': The fiscal bungee jump was just the first skirmish in a long battle

Even though the fall off the "fiscal cliff" was more like a bungee jump, the U.S. economy has yet to step back from the precipice.
MARCELLA KREITER, United Press International

World starts ringing in 2013

SYDNEY, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Fireworks lit up the skies in major global cities such as Sydney, Beijing and Tokyo as the world said farewell to 2012 and hello to 2013.
Voters split on Romney's business record

Voters split on Romney's business record

WASHINGTON, July 16 (UPI) -- U.S. voters are evenly divided on whether Mitt Romney's business experience would be a help or hindrance as president, Rasmussen Reports said Monday.

Poll: Opinion of Supreme Court rises

WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- Performance ratings for the U.S. Supreme Court rose after the justices heard the challenge to the 2-year-old healthcare reform law, Rasmussen Reports said.

Obama jobs plan gets near equal pros, cons

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- A nearly equal number of Americans said they favor President Obama's jobs plan as oppose it, Rasmussen Reports said Monday.
Voters split on Obama, Perry as mainstream

Voters split on Obama, Perry as mainstream

ASBURY PARK, N.J., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. voters are evenly split on whether President Obama and Texas Gov. Rick Perry hold extreme or mainstream views, a poll released Thursday indicates.

Poll: Business leaders better job creators

WASHINGTON, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. voters say they think the U.S. government should help create jobs, but said the matter would be better left to business leaders, Rasmussen Reports said.
Downgrade weighs down confidence

Downgrade weighs down confidence

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Consumer confidence in the U.S. economy fell in reaction to the downgrade of the country's credit rating, the Rasmussen Consumer Index indicates.
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