The sense of Congress is that...

We should replace tax subsidies targeted toward a few energy sources with a general tax credit for research and development. The government should not be in the business of picking winners and losers in energy.

196

45%

239

55%

The minority position is that we should use tax subsidies to stimulate research and development into the most promising alternative sources of energy. We can't trust the utilities and oil companies to serve the public good.

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Results calculated from Resurgent Republic survey data of self-identified independent voters, June 20-June 23, 2010, N=290, margin of error +/-5.75%