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Saturday, October 29, 2005

Tax Poll: Public Support Dwindles for Raising Taxes to Reduce Deficit

A recent Pew Research Center for the People & the Press survey conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International reports dwindling public support for raising taxes to reduce the federal budget deficit:

Would you favor or oppose raising taxes as a way to reduce the budget deficit?

Favor

Oppose

Not Sure

October 2005

26%

70%

4%

March 2005

31%

66%

3%

N = 1,500 adults nationwide; MoE +/- 3

(Thanks to Ben Cunningham for the tip.)

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