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FOX News/Opinion Dynamics Poll. May 4-5, 2010. N=900 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.

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"Which political party -- the Democrats or the Republicans -- do you think would do a better job on each of the following issues? . . ."

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Democratic
Party
Republican
Party
Equal (vol.) Unsure  
% % % %  

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"Oversight of financial institutions"

5/4-5/10

47 34 6 13  

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"The economy"

5/4-5/10

44 41 6 9  

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"Taxes"

5/4-5/10

40 46 5 9  

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"Immigration"

5/4-5/10

35 42 7 16  

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"Size of government"

5/4-5/10

31 49 6 13  

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"Terrorism"

5/4-5/10

29 49 11 11  

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"Border security"

5/4-5/10

28 48 9 14  

 

CNN/Opinion Research Corporation Poll. March 25-28, 2010. N=1,009 adults nationwide. MoE 3.

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"Do you think the Republicans in Congress or the Democrats in Congress would do a better job of dealing with each of the following issues and problems? . . ."

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Republicans Democrats No
Difference
(vol.)
Unsure
% % % %

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"Medicare"

3/25-28/10

46 47 6 1  

8/28-31/09

39 52 7 2  

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"Unemployment"

3/25-28/10

46 46 7 1  

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"Education"

3/25-28/10

40 50 8 1  

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"Environmental policy"

3/25-28/10

34 57 8 1  

 

Washington Post Poll. March 23-26, 2010. N=1,000 adults nationwide. MoE 3.

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"Which political party, the Democrats or the Republicans, do you trust to do a better job handling [see below]?" Party names rotated

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Democrats Republicans Both (vol.) Neither (vol.) Unsure
% % % % %

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"The economy"

3/23-26/10

44 36 3 16 1

1/30 - 2/1/08

52 33 2 10 3

12/6-9/07

51 33 2 9 5

10/29 - 11/1/07

50 35 3 9 4

9/27-30/07

51 33 2 11 3

10/5-8/06

54 37 3 6 1

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"Health care"

3/23-26/10

47 34 2 15 3

1/30 - 2/1/08

56 29 2 10 4

10/29 - 11/1/07

54 29 2 10 5

9/27-30/07

56 26 2 12 5

10/5-8/06

61 28 1 7 2

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"Immigration issues" Half sample

3/23-26/10

38 35 3 16 8

1/30 - 2/1/08

40 37 2 12 9

10/29 - 11/1/07

42 35 4 13 6

10/5-8/06

49 36 4 10 3

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"The situation in Afghanistan" Half sample

3/23-26/10

43 33 4 13 6

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"The federal budget deficit" Half sample

3/23-26/10

43 35 2 18 2

1/30 - 2/1/08

52 31 2 10 6

9/27-30/07

52 29 2 12 5

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"Taxes" Half sample

3/23-26/10

41 39 4 14 3

1/30 - 2/1/08

48 40 1 8 4

10/29 - 11/1/07

46 40 2 8 4

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"The U.S. campaign against terrorism" Half sample

3/23-26/10

37 43 4 10 6

1/30 - 2/1/08

44 37 4 10 5

12/6-9/07

45 38 4 8 6

10/29 - 11/1/07

41 42 4 9 4

9/27-30/07

41 40 5 10 4

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"Energy policy" Half sample

3/23-26/10

49 32 2 12 5

 

Diageo/Hotline Poll conducted by Financial Dynamics. June 5-8, 2008. N=approx. 400 registered voters nationwide.

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"Which political party -- the Democrats or the Republicans -- do you think would do the best job handling [see below]?"

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Democrats Republicans Neither (vol.) Unsure  
% % % %  

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"The nation's health care"

6/5-8/08

54

24

10

11

 

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"The nation's economy"

6/5-8/08

54

28

8

9

 

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"The war in Iraq"

6/5-8/08

46

34

9

11

 

 

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press survey conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International. Feb. 20-24, 2008. N=approx. 750 adults nationwide. MoE 4.

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"Next, please tell me if you think the REPUBLICAN Party or the DEMOCRATIC Party could do a better job in each of the following areas. Which party could do a better job of [see below]?"

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Republican
Party
Democratic
Party
Both
Equally (vol.)
Neither (vol.) Unsure
% % % % %
Dealing with the terrorist threat at home

   2/20-24/08

45 38 6 4 7

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Making wise decisions about foreign policy

   2/20-24/08

40 45 4 4 7

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Making wise decisions about what to do in Iraq

   2/20-24/08

37 47 3 5 8

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Improving morality in this country

   2/20-24/08

34 44 4 9 9

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Dealing with the economy

   2/20-24/08

34 53 2 5 6

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Reforming the U.S. health care system

   2/20-24/08

26 56 3 8 7

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Reforming government in Washington

   2/20-24/08

25 50 4 11 10

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Protecting the environment

   2/20-24/08

21 65 3 5 6

 

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by the polling organizations of Peter Hart (D) and Neil Newhouse (R). July 27-30, 2007. N=1,005 adults nationwide. MoE 3.1. Several items asked of half the sample.

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"When it comes to [see below], which party do you think would do a better job -- the Democratic Party, the Republican Party, or both about the same? If you think that neither would do a good job, please just say so."

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Democratic
Party
Republican
Party
Both About
The Same
Neither Unsure
% % % % %
Dealing with global warming

   7/27-30/07

48 9 19 17 7

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Dealing with health care

   7/27-30/07

49 13 14 21 3

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Dealing with gas prices

   7/27-30/07

42 7 13 32 6

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Improving America's standing in the world

   7/27-30/07

44 17 18 17 4

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Reducing the federal deficit

   7/27-30/07

43 18 14 21 4

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Dealing with energy policy

   7/27-30/07

41 17 20 15 7

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Dealing with education

   7/27-30/07

41 19 19 15 6

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Dealing with homeownership issues

   7/27-30/07

35 16 21 13 15

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Controlling government spending

   7/27-30/07

36 20 14 27 3

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Dealing with the economy

   7/27-30/07

41 26 17 12 4

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Dealing with Iraq

   7/27-30/07

38 23 13 20 6

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Dealing with immigration

   7/27-30/07

29 19 19 26 7

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Dealing with ethics in government

   7/27-30/07

25 15 23 33 4

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Dealing with taxes

   7/27-30/07

36 27 14 18 5

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Dealing with China

   7/27-30/07

26 21 24 16 13

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Protecting America's interests on trade issues

   7/27-30/07

28 25 23 15 9

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Dealing with the war on terrorism

   7/27-30/07

29 29 20 18 4

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Promoting strong moral values

   7/27-30/07

23 28 23 23 3

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Dealing with homeland security

   7/27-30/07

21 33 24 15 7

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Promoting a strong military

   7/27-30/07

20 48 18 8 6

 

CNN Poll conducted by Opinion Research Corporation. Nov. 17-19, 2006. N=1,025 adults nationwide. MoE 3.

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"Who do you have more confidence in when it comes to handling the following issues: President Bush or the Democrats in Congress? . . ."

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President
Bush
Democrats
in Congress
Both (vol.) Neither (vol.) Unsure
% % % % %
Terrorism

   11/17-19/06

46 45 2 5 2

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Foreign affairs

   11/17-19/06

39 53 1 4 2

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Taxes

   11/17-19/06

38 52 1 6 2

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The situation in Iraq

   11/17-19/06

38 53 1 6 2

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The economy

   11/17-19/06

36 57 2 4 1

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Health care

   11/17-19/06

30 61 2 6 2

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Social Security

   11/17-19/06

30 61 1 6 2

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The federal budget deficit

   11/17-19/06

27 61 1 7 3

 

Time Poll conducted by Schulman, Ronca & Bucuvalas (SRBI) Public Affairs. Nov. 1-3, 2006. N=1,030 registered voters nationwide. MoE 3.

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"Which party -- the Democrats of Republicans -- would do a better job of [see below]?" Party names rotated

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Republicans Democrats Both (vol.) Neither (vol.) Unsure
% % % % %
Dealing with terrorism

   11/1-3/06

45 35 5 7 8

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Protecting moral values

   11/1-3/06

42 35 4 12 8

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Dealing with taxes

   11/1-3/06

40 45 2 6 7

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Dealing with the war in Iraq

   11/1-3/06

39 44 1 9 7

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Managing government spending

   11/1-3/06

31 46 3 14 7

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Understanding the needs of people like yourself

   11/1-3/06

30 53 2 10 5

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Standing up to lobbyists and special interests

   11/1-3/06

23 41 3 23 10

 

Newsweek Poll conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International. Oct. 26-27, 2006. Nationwide.

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"Please tell me which political party -- the Republicans or the Democrats -- you trust to do a better job handling each of the following. What about [see below]? Which party do you trust to do a better job handling this issue?" Party names rotated. N=1,002 adults, MoE 3.

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Republican
Party
Democratic
Party
Both (vol.) Neither (vol.) Unsure
% % % % %
The war against terrorism at home and abroad

   10/26-27/06

40 39 4 8 9

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Moral values

   10/26-27/06

38 38 5 10 9

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Guns

   10/26-27/06

37 39 3 7 14

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Crime

   10/26-27/06

36 38 5 9 12

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The economy

   10/26-27/06

34 47 4 6 9

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Same-sex marriage

   10/26-27/06

33 41 2 9 15

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Abortion

   10/26-27/06

33 42 3 8 14

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The situation in Iraq

   10/26-27/06

33 45 3 8 11

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Immigration

   10/26-27/06

32 40 4 11 13

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Federal spending and the deficit

   10/26-27/06

31 47 3 10 9

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Gas and oil prices

   10/26-27/06

27 48 2 13 10

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Stem cell research

   10/26-27/06

26 48 3 7 16

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Health care

   10/26-27/06

26 53 4 8 9

 

USA Today/Gallup Poll. Oct. 6-8, 2006. N=1,007 adults nationwide. MoE 3.

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"Do you think the Republicans in Congress or the Democrats in Congress would do a better job of dealing with each of the following issues and problems? How about [see below]?"

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Republicans
in Congress
Democrats
in Congress
No Differ-
ence (vol.)
Unsure DEM
Advantage
% % % % %

Gas prices

   10/6-8/06

28 54 11 7 26

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Corruption in government

   10/6-8/06

28 49 16 7 21

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The situation in Iraq

   10/6-8/06

35 52 6 7 17

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Moral standards in the country

   10/6-8/06

37 44 13 6 7

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. Oct. 5-8, 2006. N=1,204 adults nationwide. MoE 3.

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"Which political party -- the Democrats or the Republicans -- do you trust to do a better job handling [see below]?" Party names rotated

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Democrats Republicans Both (vol.) Neither (vol.) Unsure
% % % % %

The situation in Iraq

10/5-8/06

51 38 3 7 2

Democrats vs. Republicans continued

 


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