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(Currently, Congress is debating spending in a number of different areas.) Do you want to see Congress increase spending on...national defense, decrease spending, or keep it about the same? (Source: Kaiser Health Tracking Poll, Jan, 2018)


Subpopulation/Note: . * = less than .5%.
40%
Increase spending

19%
Decrease spending

39%
Keep it about the same

2%
Don't know

*
Refused

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Survey by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Methodology: Conducted by Social Science Research Solutions, January 16 - January 21, 2018 and based on 1,215 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. 433 respondents were interviewed on a landline telephone, and 782 were interviewed on a cell phone, including 497 who had no landline telephone. [USSSRS.012618K.R08C] (View Citation)

Topics: CONGRESS SPENDING DEFENSE





Here are some proposed features of the new federal budget. How much do you favor or oppose each of the following?...Strongly favor, somewhat favor, neither favor nor oppose, somewhat oppose, strongly oppose...Increased spending on the military and defense (Source: Associated Press-NORC Americans' Priorities Survey, Mar, 2017)


Subpopulation/Note: . * = less than .5 percent
26%
Strongly favor

21%
Somewhat favor

18%
Neither favor nor oppose

18%
Somewhat oppose

17%
Strongly oppose

1%
Don't know

*
Refused

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Survey by Associated Press. Methodology: Conducted by AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, March 23 - March 27, 2017 and based on 1,110 telephone and online interviews. Sample: National adult. 954 respondents were interviewed online, and 156 by telephone. Interviews were conducted both online using a self-administered design and by telephone using live interviewers. All interviews were conducted among participants in AmeriSpeak, a probability-based panel designed to be representative of the national US adult population run by NORC at the University of Chicago. Panel participants without Internet access were interviewed via telephone by professional interviewers under the direction of NORC. NORC's AmeriSpeak Panel provides a representative panel of civilian, non-institutional adults (age 18 and over) living in the United States. [USAP.040617N.R02A] (View Citation)

Topics: ECONOMICS SPENDING DEFENSE





Do you think government expenditures should be increased or decreased on the following...Army and Navy? (Source: Gallup Poll (AIPO), Oct, 1937)


46%
Increased

21%
Decreased

34%
Remain about the same

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Dataset is available using RoperExpress VIEW DATASET ABSTRACT


Methodology: Conducted by Gallup Organization, October 20 - October 25, 1937 and based on 1,500 personal interviews. Sample: National adult. Sample size is approximate. [USGALLUP.37-101.Q05A] (View Citation)

Topics: SPENDING DEFENSE

Dataset: USAIPO1937-0101







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