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CASEID

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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REAGAN JOB APPROVAL

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Ronald Reagan is handling his job as president? [STOP, GET ANSWER, THEN READ:] Is that approve/disapprove strongly, or approve/disapprove somewhat? [IF "DON'T KNOW" TO Q1, OR OTHER QUESTIONS LIKE Q1, PROMPT WI... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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REAGAN HANDLE ECONOMY

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Reagan is handling the nation's economy?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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REAGAN HANDLE FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Reagan is handling foreign affairs?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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REAGAN HANDLE SOVIET UNION

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Reagan is handling relations with the Soviet Union?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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NATIONAL ECONOMY

Do you think the nation's economy is getting better, getting worse or staying about the same?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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TRUST REP/DEM PARTY

Overall, which party, the Republicans or the Democrats, do you trust to do a better job in coping with the main problems the nation faces over the next few years? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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INCREASE TAXES

Financial experts say the government now has the largest federal budget deficit in history. Do you think the government should increase taxes to reduce the budget deficit or not? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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CUT SOCIAL PROGRAMS

Do you think the government should make substantial cuts in spending for social programs to reduce the budget deficit, or not?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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CUT MILITARY SPENDING

Do you think the government should make substantial cuts in military spending to reduce the budget deficit, or not?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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BETTER IDEAS FOR DEFICIT

Who do you think has better ideas for dealing with the budget deficit: the Democrats, or the Republicans?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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BOTH ISSUES SAME TIME

As you may know, Congress is considering proposals to reform the country's tax system at the same time it is debating ways to cut the budget deficit. Do you think the Congress should work on both these issues at the same time or do you think one of ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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PRIORITY TAX REFORM OR DEFICIT

Which one should be given a higher priority: tax reform or the budget deficit?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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TEN PERCENT TAX INCREASE

As you may know, the new Graham-Rudman law forces the government to cut about $50 billion dollars from the federal budget deficit by next fall. That amount, $50 billion, could be raised by a 10 percent increase in people's federal income taxes this ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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1988 DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY

Suppose your state holds a Democratic primary or caucus for president in 1988 and these are the candidates: Joseph Biden, Bill Bradley, Mario Cuomo, Richard Gephardt, Gary Hart and Lee Iaccoca. Whether you are a Democrat or not, for whom would you v... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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1988 REPUBLICAN PRIMARY

Suppose your state holds a Republican primary or caucus for president in 1988 and these are the candidates: Howard Baker, George Bush, Bob Dole, Gerald Ford, Jack Kemp, Jeanne Kirkpatrick, Pat Robertson or Donald Rumsfeld. Whether you are a Republic... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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PARTY CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Thinking about the congressional election this November where you live. If the election were being held today, which party would you like to see win in your district - the Democratic party or the Republican party? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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PARTY CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT-LEAN

As of today, do you lean more towards the Democratic Party or the Republican Party in the congressional election in your district?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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GOVERNMENT LOANS AND GRANTS

I'd like to ask about some SPECIFIC federal government programs. For each, please tell me whether you feel spending for that program should be increased, decreased or left about the same. How about loans and grants to college students? Should spendi... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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GOVERNMENT DAYCARE PROGRAMS

How about daycare programs which take care of the children of working parents who can't afford it? Should spending for that program be increased, decreased or left about the same? [IF INCREASE/DECREASE, PROBE:] Is that increased/decreased a great de... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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SPENDING ON MEDICAID

How about Medicaid, which provides free health care to the poor? Should spending for that program be increased, decreased or left about the same? [IF INCREASE/DECREASE, PROBE:] Is that increased/decreased a great deal or increased/decreased somewhat... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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AID TO PUBLIC TV/RADIO

How about aid to public television and public radio? Should spending for that program be increased, decreased or left about the same? [IF INCREASE/DECREASE, PROBE:] Is that increased/decreased a great deal or increased/decreased somewhat? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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AID TO ARTS AND MUSIC

How about aid to arts and music? Should spending for that program be increased, decreased or left about the same? [IF INCREASE/DECREASE, PROBE:] Is that increased/decreased a great deal or increased/decreased somewhat? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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SOCIAL SECURITY PROGRAM

How about the Social Security program? Should spending for that program be increased, decreased or left about the same? [IF INCREASE/DECREASE, PROBE:] Is that increased/decreased a great deal or increased/decreased somewhat? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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SPACE PROGRAM

How about the space program? Should spending for that program be increased, decreased or left about the same? [IF INCREASE/DECREASE, PROBE:] Is that increased/decreased a great deal or increased/decreased somewhat? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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SPENDING ON MEDICARE

How about Medicare which helps reduce health care costs for the elderly? Should spending for that program be increased, decreased or left about the same? [IF INCREASE/DECREASE, PROBE:] Is that increased/decreased a great deal or increased/decreased ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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FOOD STAMPS

How about food stamps? Should spending for that program be increased, decreased or left about the same? [IF INCREASE/DECREASE, PROBE:] Is that increased/decreased a great deal or increased/decreased somewhat? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

How about unemployment insurance? Should spending for that program be increased, decreased or left about the same? [IF INCREASE/DECREASE, PROBE:] Is that increased/decreased a great deal or increased/decreased somewhat? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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MILITARY SPENDING

How about the military? Should spending for that program be increased, decreased or left about the same? [IF INCREASE/DECREASE, PROBE:] Is that increased/decreased a great deal or increased/decreased somewhat? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE AFFECT POOR

In the 1960s and 1970s, the government began a number of assistance programs for poor people. Generally speaking, do you think those programs helped poor people, hurt poor people, or didn't make any difference one way or the other? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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CHILD BUSED FOR RACIAL INTEGRATION

On another subject: Have you or anyone who has lived in your household ever gone to a school in which students were being bused for purposes of racial integration? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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BUS STUDENTS FOR RACIAL INTEGRATION

Thinking of school busing, would you say you favor or oppose the busing of Black and White students as a last resort for school integration? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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SEE/HEAR REAGAN STATE OF UNION SPEECH

Did you happen to see or hear Reagan's televised State of the Union speech this past Tuesday?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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GOVERNMENT DO TOO MUCH/MORE

Some people think the government in Washington is trying to do too many things that should be left to individuals and private businesses. Others disagree and think the government should do more to solve our country's problems. Which of these two vie... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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U.S. OVERTHROW PRO-COMMUNIST GOVERNMENTS

Generally speaking, do you think it is a good idea or a bad idea for the United States to help try to overthrow pro-communist governments? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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KNOW FAMILY USED UP SAVINGS

And on another subject, do you personally know anyone whose family has been struck by an illness or injury that required them to use up almost all of their income and savings? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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WOULD LIKE TO RIDE SPACE SHUTTLE

Now, a few questions concerning space flight. Would you yourself ever like to ride in the space shuttle, or not?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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CIVILIANS RIDE ON SPACE SHUTTLE

Do you favor or oppose having civilians such as teachers, senators and journalists included in future crews on the space shuttle?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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SPACE PROGRAM BEST FOR U.S.

Which kind of space program do you think would be best for the U.S.: one that uses only unmanned space vehicles with no people in them, one that uses only manned vehicles such as the space shuttle, or one that uses both manned and unmanned space veh... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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CONTINUE MANNED SPACE PROGRAM

Should the United States continue the manned space shuttle program in light of last week's shuttle explosion which killed the seven crew members, or not? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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WOMEN'S MOVEMENT IMPORTANT

I'd like to ask a few questions about the women's movement, which began in the 1960's and has involved efforts by feminists and others to improve the status of women. Would you say the women's movement is important in American life today, or not imp... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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WOMEN'S MOVEMENT ACCOMPLISHED GOALS

Well, do you think the women's movement has accomplished most of its goals or not, or is that something you have no opinion on?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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WOMEN'S MOVEMENT'S EFFECT ON AMERICAN LIFE

Overall, would you say the women's movement has had a good effect on American life, a bad effect, or no real effect one way or the other? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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TREATMENT OF WOMEN COMPARED TO MEN

In general, would you say that women are treated equally today compared to the way men are treated, or are women treated better than men or are they treated worse? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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SUPPORT WOMEN'S MOVEMENT

Would you call yourself a supporter of the women's movement, an opponent, or are you neutral about it?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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WOMEN BETTER OFF AT HOME/JOB

I'm going to read two statements and I'd like you to tell me which one comes closer to your own views: A) In general, women will be better off if they stay home and raise families, or... B) In general, women will be better off if they have careers ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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WOMAN CAN HAVE IT ALL

Would you say it is realistic or unrealistic for a woman to expect to have a successful career, a good marriage and a stable home life at the same time? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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CHILDLESS WOMEN MORE RELIABLE WORKERS

Would you say women with children are more reliable workers than women without children, less reliable or reliable to about the same degree? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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MORE HELPFUL TO WOMEN IN WORKPLACE

Who would you say is more helpful to a woman in the workplace: other women on the job, or men?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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LABEL MUSIC FOR VIOLENT/SEXUAL LYRICS

Some people have proposed labeling rock music albums and tapes which contain sexual or violent lyrics, similar to the way movies are rated. Others oppose labeling, saying parents who are concerned should supervise their children's purchase of music.... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.

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