In Focus: Where Obama’s Nominations Stand

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June 27, 2013, 1:52 p.m.

Con­duc­ted 6/16; sur­veyed 534 adults; mar­gin of er­ror +/- 4.2% (re­lease, 6/18).

How Do You Feel About In­creased Drilling For Oil And Nat­ur­al Gas Off­shore In U.S. Wa­ters?

- Now 5/23 8/08 7/08 6/08 Strongly fa­vor 26% 27% 52% 46% 48% Mildly fa­vor 23 30 22 23 25 Mildly op­pose 17 16 11 12 15 Strongly op­pose 34 25 13 18 12

Do You Think The Gulf Spill Will Dir­ectly Af­fect You And Your Fam­ily, In­dir­ectly Af­fect You And Your Fam­ily, Or Not Af­fect You And Your Fam­ily?

- Now 5/23 Dir­ect ef­fect 42% 31% In­dir­ect ef­fect 47 53 No ef­fect 11 16

If You Had To Choose, Would You Say That The Situ­ation In The Gulf Is ___?

Un­der con­trol 7% Out of con­trol 92 Mixed/both 1

Would You Say That The Situ­ation In The Gulf Is Get­ting Bet­ter/Worse, Or That It Has Sta­bil­ized But Is Not Get­ting Bet­ter?

Bet­ter 14% Sta­bil­ized 38 Worse 48

Do You Think The Gulf Will Ever Com­pletely Re­cov­er From The Ef­fects Of The Oil Spill?

Yes 51% No 49

The Fed­er­al Gov’t Sus­pend­ing All New Drilling For Oil In The Gulf And Oth­er Off­shore Sites For Six Months

Ap­prove 58% Dis­ap­prove 41

The Fed­er­al Gov’t Fil­ing Crim­in­al Charges Against Em­ploy­ees And Ex­ecs. At BP

Ap­prove 53% Dis­ap­prove 46

The Fed­er­al Gov’t Chan­ging The Law So There Is No Lim­it To The Amount Of Money BP Must Pay

Ap­prove 63% Dis­ap­prove 36

The Fed­er­al Gov’t In­creas­ing The Amount Of Reg­u­la­tion Of The Oil In­dustry In The U.S.

Ap­prove 68% Dis­ap­prove 31

Based On What You Have Heard Or Read, Do You Fa­vor/Op­pose Obama’s Pro­pos­als To De­vel­op Al­tern­at­ive Sources Of En­ergy And Re­duce The Amount Of Oil And Oth­er Fossil Fuels That Are Pro­duced And Used In The U.S.?

Fa­vor 72% Op­pose 25

Do You Think That Pro­pos­als To De­vel­op Al­tern­at­ive Sources Of En­ergy And Re­duce The Amount Of Oil And Oth­er Fossil Fuels That Are Pro­duced And Used In The U.S. Would In­crease/De­crease The Num­ber Of Jobs In The U.S.?

In­crease 69% De­crease 27 No change 2

Do You Think That Pro­pos­als To De­vel­op Al­tern­at­ive Sources Of En­ergy And Re­duce The Amount Of Oil And Oth­er Fossil Fuels That Are Pro­duced And Used In The U.S. Would Make Life Bet­ter/Worse For The Next Gen­er­a­tion Of Amer­ic­ans?

Bet­ter 79% Worse 19 No change 1
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