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51% Think Auto Bailouts Were Good for the United States

Most voters view the auto industry bailouts positively until they learn that the federal government will lose money because of them.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 51% of Likely Voters say, looking back, the bailouts of the auto industry were good for the United States.  Thirty-eight percent (38%) disagree and feel they were bad for the country, while 12% are not sure.  (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 8-9, 2012 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 November 8-9, 2012 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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