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Most Think U.S. Military Is Overstretched

Most voters continue to believe the U.S. military should only be used when America’s national security is at stake and think it’s being overused right now. Trump voters are more emphatic about this than Clinton supporters are. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 29-30, 2016 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 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 survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 29-30, 2016 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 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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