Statements about Polls and Public Opinion
"No poll done this year ... shows less than a majority to reinstate a federal ban on assault weapons."
Says a majority of Americans -- and Republicans -- support his approach for deficit reduction.
"The majority of Americans now doubt that our children will have a better future."
President Barack Obama has "weakened the respect for America abroad."
"83% of doctors have considered leaving the profession because of #Obamacare."
"Right now, I’m polling at about 8 percent" against Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.
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.
"The average Republican voter thinks there should be some revenue as part of this deal."
"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."
"Who are the most consistently misinformed media viewers? … Fox viewers, consistently, every poll."
The Massachusetts health care plan is "wildly unpopular" among state residents.
"CNN did a poll recently where Obama and I are statistically tied."
"Large majorities" of the public "oppose major changes to Medicare" and favor higher taxes on the wealthy.
The majority of people in polls do "not support Obamacare."
Poll results from the past 35 years show that State of the Union speeches "do not move" presidential approval numbers.
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