More Scott Rasmussen Articles

  • The troubling legacies of racism and crony capitalism

    Conservatives and liberals had entirely different reactions to the recent confrontation between Attorney General Eric Holder and Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert. After the event, Holder expressed his view that no previous attorney general or president had ever had to deal with such...

  • 65 million American volunteers provide reasons for optimism

    I am an optimist. I believe that America's best days are still to come and today's children will live a life far better than their parents and grandparents. The vast majority of Americans are more pessimistic, and it's easy to understand why. Looking at the behavior and performance of our...

  • Let's call Obamacare the Affordable Insurance Act

    It was passed by Congress, signed by the president and upheld by the Supreme Court. But the individual mandate -- a requirement that every American buy the kind of insurance deemed appropriate by the federal government -- is being repealed by the American people.

  • The wizards of Washington can't deliver

    The political community is abuzz about the growing possibility that Republicans might win control of the Senate this November. But little attention has been paid to a larger and more significant trend. Like former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, President Obama saw his party lose...

  • The health care numbers are stacked against Obama

    From its inception, everything about President Obama's health care law has been controversial. The latest controversy came with the government's release of new enrollment numbers. Through February, 4.2 million Americans had signed up for health insurance on the government exchanges. Supporters...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Through a Google Glass, Darkly

    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

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  • 2014 ≠ 2016

    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

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  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...

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