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What Are Lawmakers Smoking? Most Want to Know the Answer to That Question

It’s not uncommon to hear a frustrated observer of government and politics in the nation’s capital ask something like “What have those people been smoking?”

It turns out a big majority of likely voters think that is a great question for lawmakers everywhere.

Rasmussen Reports asked 1,000 likely voters in a national telephone and online survey conducted October 11-14 if they would favor requiring drug tests, and 65 percent of them said yes, Rasmussen said Tuesday.

Only 26 percent of the respondents said they would oppose such a requirement. The survey has a 3 percent margin of error and a 95 percent confidence level.

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