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The Canvass Capitol Hill: February

In our February survey of top Hill staffers, they weighed in on several issues, including credit card reform, Speaker Mike Johnson’s effectiveness and former President Donald Trump’s chances of winning in November.

The Canvass provides anonymous monthly insights from K Street leaders and top Capitol Hill staffers on key issues playing out in Washington. Sign up here if you work on K Street. Click here to sign up if you’re a senior congressional staffer.

Results: You can check out the full results from February here, as well as a one-page overview. We’ve also organized a slide deck that summarizes the responses to the questions. The survey was conducted Feb. 5-23 in partnership with LSG.

Key highlights:

“Biden’s handling of war in Israel will hurt him in 2024, Hill insiders say”

“Hill staffers expect lobbying increase on pharma, financial services, defense”

“Top Hill staffers divided on prospects of border funding bill”

“Immigration top issue for 2024 voters, senior Capitol Hill staffers say”

“Capitol Hill, K Street are pessimistic about Trump’s chances of winning”

“A bipartisan majority of Hill aides doubt Johnson’s effectiveness as speaker”

“Hill aides don’t think credit card reform is happening”


Presented by AARP

AARP knows older voters. 

We’ve made it our business to know what matters to people 50 and over—like we know that protecting Social Security and supporting family caregivers are among their top priorities. Learn more from our polling in Pennsylvania.

Editorial photos provided by Getty Images. Political ads courtesy of AdImpact.