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1) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?01/17/2005
2.1) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling the economy?01/17/2005
2.10) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling education?01/17/2005
2.11) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling restricting medical malpractice and class-action lawsuits?01/17/2005
2.12) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling foreign affairs?01/17/2005
2.13) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling the U.S. response to the South Asian tidal wave, or tsunami?01/17/2005
2.2) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling the situation in Iraq?01/17/2005
2.3) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling Social Security?01/17/2005
2.4) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling taxes?01/17/2005
2.5) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling the environment?01/17/2005
2.6) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling immigration issues?01/17/2005
2.7) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling the US campaign against terrorism?01/17/2005
2.8) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling health care?01/17/2005
2.9) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling the federal budget deficit?01/17/2005
3) Do you think George W. Bush will do a better job as president in his second term than in his first term, a worse job or what?01/17/2005
4) Do you think the country should go in the direction George W. Bush wants to lead it, go in the direction the Democrats in Congress want to lead it, or what?01/17/2005
5.1) Please tell me what kind of priority you think George W. Bush and the Congress should give the economy.01/17/2005
5.10) Please tell me what kind of priority you think George W. Bush and the Congress should give education.01/17/2005
5.11) Please tell me what kind of priority you think George W. Bush and the Congress should give reducing political partisanship in Washington.01/17/2005
5.12) Please tell me what kind of priority you think George W. Bush and the Congress should give restricting medical malpractice and class-action lawsuits.01/17/2005
5.2) Please tell me what kind of priority you think George W. Bush and the Congress should give the situation in Iraq.01/17/2005
5.3) Please tell me what kind of priority you think George W. Bush and the Congress should give Social Security.01/17/2005
5.4) Please tell me what kind of priority you think George W. Bush and the Congress should give taxes.01/17/2005
5.5) Please tell me what kind of priority you think George W. Bush and the Congress should give the environment.01/17/2005
5.6) Please tell me what kind of priority you think George W. Bush and the Congress should give immigration issues.01/17/2005
5.7) Please tell me what kind of priority you think George W. Bush and the Congress should give the US campaign against terrorism.01/17/2005
5.8) Please tell me what kind of priority you think George W. Bush and the Congress should give health care.01/17/2005
5.9) Please tell me what kind of priority you think George W. Bush and the Congress should give the federal budget deficit.01/17/2005
6.1) Please tell me if you think George W. Bush will or will not make substantial progress on the economy in the next four years.01/17/2005
6.10) Please tell me if you think George W. Bush will or will not make substantial progress on education in the next four years.01/17/2005
6.11) Please tell me if you think George W. Bush will or will not make substantial progress on reducing political partisanship in Washington in the next four years.01/17/2005
6.12) Please tell me if you think George W. Bush will or will not make substantial progress on restricting medical malpractice and class-action lawsuits in the next four years.01/17/2005
6.2) Please tell me if you think George W. Bush will or will not make substantial progress on the situation in Iraq in the next four years.01/17/2005
6.3) Please tell me if you think George W. Bush will or will not make substantial progress on Social Security in the next four years.01/17/2005
6.4) Please tell me if you think George W. Bush will or will not make substantial progress on taxes in the next four years.01/17/2005
6.5) Please tell me if you think George W. Bush will or will not make substantial progress on the environment in the next four years.01/17/2005
6.6) Please tell me if you think George W. Bush will or will not make substantial progress on immigration issues in the next four years.01/17/2005
6.7) Please tell me if you think George W. Bush will or will not make substantial progress on the US campaign against terrorism in the next four years.01/17/2005
6.8) Please tell me if you think George W. Bush will or will not make substantial progress on health care in the next four years.01/17/2005
6.9) Please tell me if you think George W. Bush will or will not make substantial progress on the federal budget deficit in the next four years.01/17/2005
7) Which of the following comes closer to your views: Because the election was close, Democrats in Congress should not compromise with Bush on major issues, even if the result is nothing gets done on some of these issues OR because Bush won the election, Democrats in Congress should find ways to compromise with him on major issues, even if the Democrats have to agree to things they find objectionable.01/17/2005
8.1) Please tell me whether the following statement applies to George W. Bush or not: He understands the problems of people like you.01/17/2005
8.2) Please tell me whether the following statement applies to George W. Bush or not: He shares your values.01/17/2005
9.1) When you think about how the George W. Bush administration may deal with environmental policy - do you feel mostly hopeful or mostly fearful, or would you say your feelings are mixed?01/17/2005
9.2) When you think about how the George W. Bush administration may deal with same sex marriage - do you feel mostly hopeful or mostly fearful, or would you say your feelings are mixed?01/17/2005
9.3) When you think about how the George W. Bush administration may deal with abortion - do you feel mostly hopeful or mostly fearful, or would you say your feelings are mixed?01/17/2005
9.4) When you think about how the George W. Bush administration may deal with appointing judges to the U.S. Supreme Court - do you feel mostly hopeful or mostly fearful, or would you say your feelings are mixed?01/17/2005
9.5) When you think about how the George W. Bush administration may deal with the situation in Iraq - do you feel mostly hopeful or mostly fearful, or would you say your feelings are mixed?01/17/2005
9.6) When you think about how the George W. Bush administration may deal with Social Security - do you feel mostly hopeful or mostly fearful, or would you say your feelings are mixed?01/17/2005
9.7) When you think about how the George W. Bush administration may deal with the economy - do you feel mostly hopeful or mostly fearful, or would you say your feelings are mixed?01/17/2005
10) All in all, considering the costs to the United States versus the benefits to the United States, do you think the war with Iraq was worth fighting, or not?01/17/2005
11) Do you think the war with Iraq has or has not contributed to the long-term security of the United States?01/17/2005
12) As you may know, elections for a new national government in Iraq are scheduled for later this month. Do you think the Iraqi elections should be held as scheduled, or put off until a later date?01/17/2005
13) How confident are you that the upcoming elections in Iraq will produce a stable government that can rule Iraq effectively?01/17/2005
14) Do you think holding the upcoming elections in Iraq will or will not bring the United States closer to the day U.S. forces can be withdrawn from Iraq?01/17/2005
15) What do you think of the nation's Social Security system? Do you think that by the time you retire there will be enough money in the system to pay you the benefits you are entitled to, or do you think there will not be enough money left to pay you benefits?01/17/2005
16) One idea to help keep the Social Security system funded is to reduce the rate of growth in guaranteed benefits for future retirees by up to one and a half percent a year. Would you support or oppose this reduction in the rate of growth in benefits for future retirees as a way to help keep Social Security funded?01/17/2005
17) Another idea to help keep the Social Security system funded would let workers put some of their Social Security savings into stocks or bonds if they wanted to. That could produce higher or lower benefits depending on how the investments perform. Would you support or oppose this stock-market option for Social Security?01/17/2005
18) What would you think of a plan that included both of these ideas to help keep the Social Security system funded - a reduction in the rate of growth in Social Security benefits for future retirees, and a stock market option for Social Security contributions? Would you support or oppose that?01/17/2005
19) Who do you trust to do a better job handling Social Security: George W. Bush or the Democrats in Congress?01/17/2005
20) On another subject, what in your opinion is the single biggest environmental problem the world faces at this time?01/17/2005
21) Officials say Bush's inauguration ceremonies next week will cost about 40 million dollars, nearly all of it coming from private donations. Some people say that because the country is at war, it would be better to have a smaller and more subdued inauguration. Others favor continuing the country?s tradition of large inaugural celebrations. Which of these views comes closer to your own?01/17/2005
21a) On the subject of lawsuits: Some people say it?s good for companies to face the possibility of paying very big penalties in lawsuits, because it compensates people who are hurt and also makes companies think twice before selling dangerous products. Others say it?s bad because these lawsuits may be frivolous and the cost of the lawsuits gets passed on to customers as higher prices. Which of these do you agree with more - do you think companies should or should not face the possibility of paying very big penalties in lawsuits?01/17/2005
22) Thinking now of medical lawsuits: Say you are injured by bad medical care, and you sue the doctor, hospital or drug company. Would you support or oppose a law saying the most you can get is $250,000, plus your actual losses for things like medical bills and lost income?01/17/2005
23) Thinking now of medical lawsuits: Say someone is injured by bad medical care, and they sue the doctor, hospital or drug company. Would you support or oppose a law saying the most they can get is $250,000, plus their actual losses for things like medical bills and lost income?01/17/2005
24) Class-action lawsuits are lawsuits in which groups of people who say they?ve been injured by a product get together to sue. Would you support or oppose a new law putting tighter limits on who can file class-action lawsuits and how much money they can win in damages?01/17/2005
25) Do you think the United States is or is not doing enough to keep illegal immigrants from coming into this country?01/17/2005
26) Do you think illegal immigrants who are living and working in the United States now should be offered a chance to keep their jobs and eventually apply for legal status, or do you think they should be deported back to their native country?01/17/2005
27) Would you support or oppose a law that would prohibit states from giving drivers licenses or any other official photo ID to illegal immigrants?01/17/2005

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