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46% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Forty-six percent (46%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey for the week ending February 2.   

That’s down just a point from the previous week  which marked the highest level of optimism in over 12 years of regular surveying. By comparison, the weekly finding was in the mid- to upper 20s for much of 2016.

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The national telephone survey of 2.500 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports from January 29-February 2, 2017. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 2 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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The national telephone survey of 2.500 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports from January 29-February 2, 2017. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 2 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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