September 28, 2015

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September 28, 2015 | Market Research on Federal Legislative Branch

Americans to Congress: Do Your Job. Don’t Cave Over Veto Threat.

Republicans and Independents Want Congress to Take Action, Even If It May Not Be Successful

Almost all Republicans polled—88%—said that they think Congress should pass the legislation they feel is needed, even if it may be vetoed by the president. Support for this course of action was strong across all Americans, with 68% agreeing.


Source: Recommendations based off an online survey using national representative sample of 1,000 Americans conducted September 18-22, 2015 with a margins of error of ±3.1%.

American Perceptions Initiative is a project of The Heritage Foundation’s communications team.

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