Voters trust Republicans more than Democrats on eight of 10 issues, including, for the second straight month, the top issue of the economy.
According to the Rasmussen Reportsthe latest poll indicates that voters trust the Republicans more on economic issues 46% to 41%, showing little change from the six-point lead the party held last month.
Voters not affiliated with either party trust Republicans more to handle the economy by a 46% to 32% margin.
Fifty-two percent (52%) of voters now trust Republicans more on the issue of taxes,only 36% trust Democrats more on taxes.
On national security, Republicans hold a 49% to 40% lead over Democrats.
Republicans hold a four-point lead on the issue of the War in Iraq.
The GOP has a 40% to 34% lead on the issue of immigration and is ahead 46% to 39% on abortion.
Republicans also edge out Democrats on government ethics and corruption for the second straight month, 34% to 33%. In June, the GOP held a six-point advantage on the issue. (That's down thanks to our buddy, the Governor of S.Carolina)
Also for the first time in over two years, Republicans lead Democrats on the issue of Social Security 42% to 37%.
Republican candidates lead Democrats for the second straight week in the latest edition of the Generic Congressional Ballot. Support for the GOP remains unchanged this week - at its highest level over the past year, but support for Democrats dropped one point to tie its lowest level in the same time period
Fifty-four percent (54%) of all voters say the average congressional Democrat is more liberal than they are.