Statements about Polls and Public Opinion

A recent Gallup poll found that 72 percent of Americans and 56 percent of Democrats "say the biggest threat to our nation's security is big government."

"Americans increasingly want (the Affordable Care Act) to be repealed."

Says President Barack Obama’s approval rating "gained 3 points in the last couple months."

"The president won the youth vote 3 to 1, but his numbers have dropped 20, 30 percent among the youth."

"When I talk about (raising the) minimum wage ... half of Republicans agree with it."

"Only 3 percent of voters 18 to 34 don't believe that climate change is really happening."

"The latest Quinnipiac poll found that nearly six-in-ten Americans oppose ObamaCare -- 30% support the law and 57% oppose it."

"At the time that (Medicare Part D) was passed (it) was actually less popular than the Affordable Care Act, according to the polls."

"(Obamacare) is a bill which has never once had a majority of Americans favor it."

"There was a Gallup poll in Egypt last year, and 70 percent of Egyptians don't want our money."

"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.

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