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Survey of 1,000 Adults

Conducted March 15-16, 2006

March 15 - 16, 2005   Do you have a favorable or an unfavorable opinion of Russell Feingold?                     Do you have a favorable or an unfavorable opinion of Russell Feingold?        
Gender 3 Party < 40 > Investors Marital Status Race Age Income
▼ Response ▼ TOTAL Men Women GOP Dem Other < Men Men 40+ < Wom  Wom 40+ Inv Non Married Not married White Black Other 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ < 20k 20k-40k 40-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k>
Favorable 15% 18% 12% 9% 22% 13% 22% 17% 18% 10% 16% 13% 14% 16% 13% 30% 13% 20% 14% 11% 15% 12% 12% 15% 20% 15% 11% 15%
Unfavorable 23% 28% 18% 33% 16% 20% 25% 29% 22% 17% 27% 20% 25% 21% 23% 22% 29% 24% 14% 25% 26% 28% 26% 21% 15% 26% 38% 25%
                                                       
March 15 - 16, 2005   How closely have you followed news stories about the NSA wiretapping program?                   How closely have you followed news stories about the NSA wiretapping program?      
Gender 3 Party < 40 > Investors Marital Status Race Age Income
▼ Response ▼ TOTAL Men Women GOP Dem Other < Men Men 40+ < Wom  Wom 40+ Inv Non Married Not married White Black Other 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ < 20k 20k-40k 40-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k>
Very closely 32% 40% 26% 39% 30% 27% 48% 37% 24% 26% 40% 26% 36% 28% 31% 40% 32% 36% 23% 33% 34% 34% 27% 27% 34% 42% 43% 36%
Somewhat closely 35% 38% 33% 32% 38% 36% 31% 40% 32% 33% 36% 35% 35% 36% 35% 41% 32% 31% 43% 30% 39% 33% 33% 35% 35% 35% 38% 40%
Not very closely 22% 17% 28% 22% 22% 24% 15% 17% 24% 29% 19% 25% 22% 24% 23% 17% 26% 19% 19% 29% 20% 26% 27% 26% 23% 17% 16% 14%
Not at all  9% 6% 12% 7% 8% 13% 6% 6% 21% 10% 5% 13% 8% 11% 11% 2% 7% 13% 15% 7% 6% 3% 11% 10% 8% 6% 3% 9%
                                                       
March 15 - 16, 2005  Senator Russ Feingold has introduced a measure to censure, or publicly reprimand, President Bush for authorizing the NSA wiretapping program.  Should President Bush be censured for authorizing the NSA wiretapping program?        
Gender 3 Party < 40 > Investors Marital Status Race Age Income
▼ Response ▼ TOTAL Men Women GOP Dem Other < Men Men 40+ < Wom  Wom 40+ Inv Non Married Not married White Black Other 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ < 20k 20k-40k 40-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k>
Yes 38% 39% 37% 13% 61% 39% 42% 38% 38% 36% 35% 40% 33% 44% 35% 48% 41% 40% 38% 36% 40% 33% 43% 34% 32% 41% 57% 34%
No 45% 48% 42% 73% 22% 38% 41% 51% 37% 43% 53% 38% 51% 38% 48% 33% 41% 39% 44% 47% 48% 48% 34% 49% 54% 42% 39% 53%
                                                       
March 15 - 16, 2005  Suppose that a candidate for Congress said that it was very important to ensure or impeach President Bush.  Would you be more likely or less likely to vote for a candidate who said that it was very important to censure or impeach President Bush?      
Gender 3 Party < 40 > Investors Marital Status Race Age Income
▼ Response ▼ TOTAL Men Women GOP Dem Other < Men Men 40+ < Wom  Wom 40+ Inv Non Married Not married White Black Other 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ < 20k 20k-40k 40-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k>
More likely 36% 37% 35% 15% 55% 40% 49% 33% 43% 33% 35% 37% 33% 40% 35% 42% 37% 46% 37% 31% 38% 24% 38% 34% 31% 38% 48% 36%
Less likely 42% 44% 41% 73% 20% 32% 35% 47% 34% 43% 50% 36% 48% 35% 47% 24% 33% 34% 44% 48% 43% 46% 29% 48% 51% 44% 44% 49%
No impact 14% 13% 15% 9% 17% 17% 13% 14% 12% 16% 10% 17% 12% 17% 12% 20% 23% 12% 12% 14% 12% 22% 19% 10% 14% 12% 6% 12%
                                                       
March 15 - 16, 2005  Knowing that Senator Feingold has introduced a measure to censure President Bush, do you have a favorable or an unfavorable opinion of Senator Russell Feingold?                      
Gender 3 Party < 40 > Investors Marital Status Race Age Income
▼ Response ▼ TOTAL Men Women GOP Dem Other < Men Men 40+ < Wom  Wom 40+ Inv Non Married Not married White Black Other 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ < 20k 20k-40k 40-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k>
Favorable 32% 33% 31% 9% 52% 36% 40% 31% 37% 30% 32% 32% 29% 36% 30% 43% 33% 38% 33% 30% 33% 24% 33% 30% 31% 32% 48% 34%
Unfavorable 41% 44% 37% 74% 14% 31% 39% 46% 30% 39% 48% 34% 46% 34% 46% 19% 31% 35% 41% 46% 42% 40% 29% 42% 51% 45% 36% 44%