Statements about Polls and Public Opinion

Says he "did the very best" in a recent poll in Iowa matching up each of the major Republican presidential candidates against President Barack Obama.

"The majority of Americans are conservatives."

The polls "show over half of Americans identify themselves as being pro-life."

"What is the proper collective noun for a group of baboons? Believe it or not . . . a Congress!"

"99% of NJ voters do NOT support hunting."

The St. Norbert College/Wisconsin Public Radio poll has "been wrong in almost every election."

In April 2009 "the Democrats were in control, and the congressional (approval) rating was 40 percent."

"The people in Massachusetts like (the state health care plan) by about a 3-1 margin."

"President Obama has the lowest public approval ratings of any president in modern times."

"Two-thirds of Granite Staters oppose the Tea Party" and its agenda on labor unions.

Says Barack Obama’s "favorability rating in Israel once clocked in at 4 percent."

Says "of the 2,000 Portland households in the year-long (composting) pilot, 87 percent of participants reported being satisfied with the overall system."

Says a poll found him the only Republican candidate who could beat Barack Obama in Texas -- and by eight points.

"The average Republican voter thinks there should be some revenue as part of this deal."

Says recent polls show Americans agree with Republicans that the federal debt ceiling should not be raised and the debt and deficit should be dealt with mostly by cutting spending.

"The clear majority of Republican voters think that any deficit reduction package should have a balanced approach and should include some revenues."

"Eighty percent of the American people support an approach (to federal budget problems) that includes revenues and includes cuts."

"The American people don't want us to raise taxes."

Says Gov. Chris Christie’s "poll ratings have been going up."

"Who are the most consistently misinformed media viewers? … Fox viewers, consistently, every poll."

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