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November 2012 Omnibus Week 2 Princeton Survey Research Associates International for National Journal Final Topline Results

November 12, 2012 Total: 1,000 adults age 18 and older Margin of error: Plus or minus 3.7 percentage points

Interviewing dates: November 8-11, 2012 LANDLINE INTRO: Hello, my name is ________ and I'm calling for Princeton Survey Research. Were conducting a study about some important issues today, and would like to include your household. RANDOMIZE RESPONDENT SELECTION - DO NOT RANDOMIZE BY FORM: May I please speak with the YOUNGEST ADULT MALE, age 18 or older, who is now at home? AND May I please speak with the YOUNGEST ADULT FEMALE, age 18 or older, who is now at home? IF NO MALE/FEMALE ASK: May I please speak with the YOUNGEST ADULT FEMALE/MALE, age 18 or older, who is now at home? CELL PHONE INTRO: Hello, I am ___ calling for Princeton Survey Research. We are conducting a national study of cell phone users. I know I am calling you on a cell phone. This is not a sales call. (IF R SAYS DRIVING/UNABLE TO TAKE CALL: Thank you. We will try you another time...) CELL PHONE SCREENING INTERVIEW: S1. Are you under 18 years old, OR are you 18 or older? 1 Under 18 2 18 or older 9 Dont know/Refused IF S1=2, CONTINUE WITH MAIN INTERVIEW IF S1=1,9, THANK AND TERMINATE: This study is limited to adults age 18 and over. I wont take any more of your time... READ TO ALL CELL PHONE - INTRODUCTION TO MAIN INTERVIEW: Were interested in learning more about people with cell phones. If you are now driving a car or doing any activity requiring your full attention, I need to call you back later. The first question is... Notes: Due to rounding, percentages may not add to 100. An asterisk (*) indicates values less than 0.5%.

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ASK ALL CC1. Some experts believe there are as many as 11 million illegal immigrants in the United States today. Which ONE of the following steps, if any, do you think the government should take to deal with illegal immigrants? [READ 1-3 IN ORDER FOR HALF SAMPLE, READ IN REVERSE ORDER FOR OTHER HALF SAMPLE] {May 3-6, 2012 Omni} Nov 8-11 2012 17 43 May 3-6 2012 17 44 Dec 1-4 2011 25 39

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Deport ALL illegal immigrants, no matter how long they have been in the U.S. Deport SOME, but allow those who have been here for many years and have broken no other laws to stay here legally [OR] Allow ALL illegal immigrants to stay, provided they have broken no other laws and commit to learning English and U.S. history None of the above [VOL. DO NOT READ] Dont know/Refused [VOL. DO NOT READ]

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ASK ALL CC2. Scientists have linked emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases to global climate change. Do you believe that global climate change is increasing the likelihood that the U.S. will be hit by storms such as Hurricane Sandy which recently caused major damage along the east coast? {new} Nov 8-11 2012 57 34 8

Yes No Dont know/Refused (VOL.)

ASK THOSE WHO RESPONDED YES TO CC2 (CC2=1) CC3. Has the Hurricane made you believe that Congress and the President should address climate change more urgently even if it means enacting regulations that some say could raise the cost of electricity and other energy? {new} Based on those who believe climate change is increasing storms (n=557) Nov 8-11 2012 Yes 74 No 20 Dont know/Refused (VOL.) 6
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ASK ALL CC4. Over the coming months, HOW IMPORTANT is it for Congress to act on each of the following? First, is passing legislation to [INSERT ITEM; RANDOMIZE] very important, somewhat important, not too important or not at all important? What about legislation to [NEXT ITEM]? (IF NECESSARY: Is passing legislation to [ITEM] very, somewhat, not too, or not at all important?) {April 12-15, 2012 Omni} (VOL.) Oppose/ not needed/ Should not be done 0 * * * * * * * * 1 * * * 1 * *

Very important a. Reduce the federal budget deficit Nov 8-11,2012 Apr 12-15, 2012 Jul 8-11, 2010 b. Address the job situation Nov 8-11,2012 Apr 12-15, 2012 Jul 8-11, 2010 May 13-16, 2010 c. Address immigration policy Nov 8-11,2012 Apr 12-15, 2012 Jul 8-11, 2010 May 13-16, 2010 d. Address the countrys energy needs Nov 8-11,2012 Apr 12-15, 2012 Jul 8-11, 2010 May 13-16, 2010 e. Improve public education Nov 8-11,2012 75 73 70 86 79 80 81 48 46 63 59 69 64 66 67 76

Somewhat important 18 17 20 10 14 12 13 39 34 24 27 24 26 25 25 16

Not too important 2 4 4 1 2 2 2 9 12 5 8 3 5 3 4 3

Not at all important 2 3 3 1 2 3 2 2 6 5 4 2 3 3 3 3

(VOL.) Dont know/ Refused 3 2 3 1 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

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ASK ALL CC5. Over the coming months, HOW LIKELY do you think it is that Congress and President Obama WILL agree on legislation on each of the following? First, how likely do you think it is that Congress and the President WILL agree on legislation to [INSERT ITEM; RANDOMIZE]? Very likely, somewhat likely, not too likely, or not at all likely? What about legislation to [NEXT ITEM]? (IF NECESSARY: How likely is it that Congress and the President will agree on legislation to [ITEM]? Very, somewhat, not too, or not at all likely?) {April 12-15, 2012 Omni} (VOL.) Dont know/ Refused 3 3 1 2 3 3 2 3 2

Very likely a. Reduce the federal budget deficit Nov 8-11,2012 Apr 12-15, 2012 b. Address the job situation Nov 8-11,2012 Apr 12-15, 2012 c. Address immigration policy Nov 8-11,2012 Apr 12-15, 2012 d. Address the countrys energy needs Nov 8-11,2012 Apr 12-15, 2012 e. Improve public education Nov 8-11,2012 22 10 31 19 14 9 18 12 23

Somewhat likely 34 27 41 37 37 30 43 37 43

Not too likely 24 30 17 23 34 31 27 26 23

Not at all likely 18 30 10 18 13 27 10 22 9

ASK ALL CC6. Who do you trust more to deal effectively with the problems facing the country in the coming months [READ AND RANDOMIZE] {new} Nov 8-11 2012 32 50 4 9 5

Congressional Republicans [or] President Obama and Congressional Democrats [VOL. DO NOT READ] Both equally [VOL. DO NOT READ] Neither [VOL. DO NOT READ] Dont know/Refused

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DEMOGRAPHICS I have one last set of questions to help us better understand the people who took part in our survey. SEX Respondents Sex 48 52 Male Female

EMPLOY Are you now employed full-time, part-time, or not employed? 49 11 40 * PAR Employed full-time Employed part-time Not employed (DO NOT READ) Dont know/ Refused

Are you the parent or guardian of any children under 18 years of age? 32 68 * Yes No (DO NOT READ) Dont know/Refused

AGE

What is your age? 20 34 26 18 2 18 to 29 30 to 49 50 to 64 65 and older (DO NOT READ) Refused

EDUC What is the highest level of school you have completed or the highest degree you have received? 1 10 31 18 10 16 1 12 1 Less than high school (Grade 1-8 or no formal schooling) High school incomplete (Grades 9-11 or Grade 12 with NO diploma) High school graduate (Grade 12 with diploma or GED certificate) Some college, no degree (includes community college) Two year associate degree from a college/university Four year college or university degree/Bachelors degree Some postgraduate or professional schooling, no postgraduate degree Postgraduate or professional degree, including masters, doctorate, medical or law degree (DO NOT READ) Dont know/Refused
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HISP Are you of Hispanic or Latino background, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban or other Spanish background? 13 87 1 Yes No (DO NOT READ) Dont know/Refused

RACE What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other race? [IF R SAYS HISPANIC OR LATINO, PROBE: Do you consider yourself a WHITE (Hispanic/Latino) or a BLACK (Hispanic/Latino)? 68 30 11 13 3 4 2 INC White non-Hispanic Total non-White Black non-Hispanic Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander Other non-Hispanic (DO NOT READ) Dont know/Refused

Last year, that is in 2011, approximately what was your total family income before taxes just tell me when I get to the right category. INC1 (IF DONT KNOW OR REFUSED) Keeping in mind that this is a completely confidential survey, can you please tell me if your total household income BEFORE taxes last year was over or under $75,000? INC2 (IF UNDER $75,000) Was it over or under $50,000? INC3 (IF UNDER $50,000) Was it over or under $30,000? 29 13 20 29 9 $75,000 or more $50,000 to under $75,000 $30,000 to under $50,000 Under $30,000 Undesignated

REG

Which of these statements best describes you? 76 3 20 1 Are you ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN that you are registered to vote at your current address Are you PROBABLY registered, but there is a chance your registration has lapsed [OR] Are you NOT registered to vote at your current address? (DO NOT READ) Dont know/Refused

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PARTY In politics TODAY, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? 24 33 37 3 * 2 Republican Democrat Independent No preference (VOL.) Other party (VOL.) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

That completes the interview. Thank you very much for your time and cooperation. Have a nice day/evening.

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