Capitol Report: Already, a jobs-guarantee idea polls pretty well

Sen. Bernie Sanders is among the likely Democratic presidential contenders backing a jobs-guarantee plan — an idea that’s popular with nearly half of American voters, according to a new poll.

Does the prospect of a government-guaranteed job appeal to you? You’ve got company: nearly half of U.S. voters like the idea, according to a recent poll.

The proposal has been getting some traction on the left lately, after being floated by think tanks and embraced by likely Democratic presidential candidates including Sens. Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand and Bernie Sanders.

In a new Rasmussen Reports poll, 46% said they favored such a program.

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