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Voters See Democrats, Not Trump in Driver’s Seat If They Win the House

Most agree President Trump is calling the shots right now, but if Democrats win the House in today’s elections, voters say that’s all going to change.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 58% of Likely U.S. Voters believe the president is setting the national agenda in Washington, D.C. these days. In far distant second is Congress with 11% support. Nine percent (9%) say the national media is setting the nation’s agenda, while just six percent (6%) see the Democratic opposition filling that role. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 4-5, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error 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 survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 4-5, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error 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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