The number of U.S. Voters who view the issue of Taxes as Very Important has jumped 10 points from May to its highest level ever in Rasmussen Reports tracking. Still, Taxes rank fourth on a list of 10 issues regularly tracked by Rasmussen Reports.
The economy (85%), government ethics and corruption (72%), and health care (70%) are the top three issues.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 68% of voters view the issue of taxes as Very Important. Congressional Democrats are struggling with the best way to approach the issue as the Bush tax cuts expire on December 31.