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US: National Survey (ABCPost-1/13-16)


ABC News / Washington Post
1/13-16/08; 1,079 adults, 3% margin of error
Mode: Live Telephone Interviews

National

State of Country
19% Right Direction, 78% Wrong Track

Bush Job Approval
33% Approve, 66% Disapprove

Barack Obama Transition Job Approval
80% Approve, 15% Disapprove

Favorable / Unfavorable
Bush: 37 / 62
Obama: 79 / 18

How much confidence do you have in Barack Obama to make the right decisions for the country's future - a great deal of confidence, a good amount, just some or none at all?

    61% Great deal / good amount
    37% Just some / none at all

Do you think Obama has a mandate to carry out the agenda he presented during the presidential campaign, or should he compromise on the things the Republicans strongly oppose?

    50% Has mandate
    46% Should comprimise

Would you support or oppose new federal spending of about 800 billion dollars on tax cuts, construction projects, energy, education, and health care to try to stimulate the economy?

    70% Support
    27% Oppose

(ABC story, results; Post story, results)

 

Comments
change:

Republicans are in trouble! big trouble!

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wakeup:

Rise Blue Dogs rise!!!
Blue Dog Dems have a sick feeling in their stomachs, the Kool-aid has side effects.

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change:

I think the Republican tendency to ignore facts such as, global warming is in chronic mode. On Nov.4 we elected Obama not Mccain, and Dems increased their margins everywhere. So, shut up, sit back while we undo your big mess!

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