Which of the following approaches to solving the nation's energy problems do you think the U.S. should follow right now—emphasize production of more oil, gas and coal supplies [Vote A], or emphasize more conservation by consumers of existing energy supplies [Vote B]?
Which comes closer to your view: The government should take all steps necessary to prevent additional acts of terrorism in the U.S. even if it means your basic civil liberties would be violated [Vote A], or the government should take steps to prevent additional acts of terrorism but not if those steps would violate your basic civil liberties [Vote B]?
Do you support [Vote A] or oppose [Vote B] having the US Congress hold public hearings on the National Security Agency’s intelligence-gathering program, involving sweeping surveillance of American citizen's phone records and Internet activity?
Which possibility concerns you more: that the federal government has too few regulations to hold private businesses accountable [Vote A], or that the federal government has too many regulations that make it harder to create jobs [Vote B]?
Which comes closer to your view: On the whole, the federal tax system works pretty well and Congress should make only minor changes to make it work better [Vote A], or there is so much wrong with the federal tax system that Congress should completely change it [Vote B].
Pew Research Center for the People & the Press Political Survey (Dec, 2011)
The Congress is considering an immigration bill that would attempt to increase border security and create a path to citizenship for many immigrants who are in this country without permission from the US government. Based on what you have read or heard about this bill, do you favor [Vote A] or oppose it [Vote B]?
There are a lot of different views on the best way to help the economy grow. Do you think it is better for the government to lower people's taxes [Vote A], or that the government should invest resources in federal projects to stimulate the economy [Vote B]?