The sense of Congress is that...

The federal government should subsidize promising forms of alternative energy like solar, wind, and electric cars. Becoming less dependent on foreign oil is so important that we need to help alternatives get off the ground.





The minority position is that the federal government should not pick winners and losers in our energy future. We should eliminate all government subsidies and let consumers decide which energy sources are most cost effective.

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Results calculated from Resurgent Republic survey data of self-identified independent voters, April 17-April 20, 2011, N=326, margin of error +/-5.43%